Rush Hour

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Rush Hour is a racing game in the style of Ignition. The landscape as well the cars are in 3D, but the perspective is top down. There are no weapons in this game, just racing. You can drive 16 different sport cars and choose from 8 different tracks.


Rush Hour Windows Downtown course. The A.I. of the cars messes up when making 90-degree turns.
Rush Hour Windows Title screen
Rush Hour Windows The Pacific Dream-track has a nasty 180-degree turn.
Rush Hour Windows I have successfully finished the Country course (320x200 resolution).

Alternate Titles

  • "Speedster" -- European title
  • "BattleRound USA" -- Japanese title

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Critic Reviews

NowGamer PlayStation May 01, 1997 8 out of 10 80
Coming Soon Magazine PlayStation May 16, 1997 3.5 out of 5 70
Gamezilla PlayStation 1997 70 out of 100 70
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Jun, 1997 62 out of 100 62
PC Games (Germany) Windows May, 1997 61 out of 100 61
Edge PlayStation May, 1997 6 out of 10 60 Windows 1997 50 out of 100 50
PC Joker Windows Jun, 1997 45 out of 100 45
PC Player (Germany) Windows May, 1997 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Game Revolution PlayStation Oct, 1997 D- 16


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The game, at least the demo, just wants to install DirectX 3.0, not knowing there would be any newer versions probably.
Contributed to by tarmo888 (5298) and Erwin Bergervoet (299)