Roadsters

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Dreamcast
39
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Nintendo 64
72
3.1
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Description

Roadsters is a car racing game that features both licensed cars from manufacturers like Mitsubishi, Alfa Romeo, Lotus, etc., and unlicensed cars from imaginary manufacturers that are based and bear great resemblance to their equivalent, real car models. The game has 8 racers and 34 cars from which you can choose from and 4 modes in total:
  • Roadster Trophy – The player starts by selecting one of the available racers and is given a sum of money that must be used to acquire a car. There are 3 divisions in which the player can compete on with the 3rd being of the easiest difficulty and requiring less money to participate; the 1st being the most difficult one and needing a higher amount of money in order to participate. More money can be earned by winning the races and that in turn allows to buy new cars or upgrade the ones that are already in possession.

  • Multi-Player – Multi-player mode supports up to 2 human players that can compete in any of the available circuits with 4 more CPU controlled racers. The mode allows for either vertical or horizontal split screen.

  • Quick Race – In Quick Race the player can select the racer, car, circuit and weather conditions, and race against 7 more CPU controlled players.

  • Time Trial – Like Quick Race mode, the player can also select here the racer, car, circuit and weather conditions but without the competition of the other modes, the player races against time for as many laps as the player wants.

Screenshots

Roadsters Nintendo 64 Demo playing
Roadsters Nintendo 64 Quick Race in Docklands
Roadsters Nintendo 64 Title screen
Roadsters Nintendo 64 2-player race (horizontal split screen)

Alternate Titles

  • "Roadsters Trophy" -- Nintendo 64 In-game title

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Critic Reviews

Total! (Germany) Nintendo 64 1999 1.75 out of 6 85
Video Games Nintendo 64 Dec, 1999 84 out of 100 84
Consoles Plus Nintendo 64 Dec, 1999 82 out of 100 82
NowGamer PlayStation Dec 05, 1999 8 out of 10 80
HappyPuppy Nintendo 64 Feb 10, 2000 7 out of 10 70
Mega Fun Dreamcast May, 2000 54 out of 100 54
GameSpot Nintendo 64 Dec 22, 1999 4.8 out of 10 48
IGN Dreamcast Mar 27, 2000 4.6 out of 10 46
GameSpot Dreamcast Apr 11, 2000 4.2 out of 10 42
Video Games PlayStation Jun, 2000 41 out of 100 41

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