DescriptionThanks to an improved version of the SuperFX Chip, Stunt Race FX was the first racing game for the SNES to feature fully polygonal cars and levels, which made it possible for the game to include gradients and obstacles that could not be realized in earlier, "flat" racing games.
The game features four modes of play: Speed Trax is basically an arcade mode where the player has to qualify for each upcoming race by reaching checkpoints while collecting items to restore his damage- and boost-bar. It is divided into a Novice-, Expert-, and Master class, with each class featuring four unique tracks. In Stunt Trax the player has to complete courses filled with obstacles within a certain time limit while trying to collect as many stars as possible. Battle Trax is a two player mode taking place on special tracks without any CPU-controlled opponents. Finally, Test Run let's the player practice all tracks that have been unlocked.
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- "Wild Trax" -- Japanese title
- "ワイルドトラックス" -- Japanese spelling
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|The Godfather of 3D Racing.||So Hai (347)|
|A pretty good racing game||gamewarrior (5060)|
|handsome racer for its time||Shaun Cox (3)|
|Game Zero||Nov, 1994||94 out of 100||94|
|Game Players||Oct, 1994||90 out of 100||90|
|Play Time||Sep, 1994||89 out of 100||89|
|Megablast||Sep, 1994||86 out of 100||86|
|Total! (Germany)||Jul, 1994||1.75 out of 6||85|
|Video Games||Jul, 1994||72.25 out of 100||72|
|GamePro (US)||Oct, 1994||3.5 out of 5||70|
|Just Games Retro||Mar 13, 2014||70|
|Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM)||Aug, 1994||6.6 out of 10||66|
|The Video Game Critic||Jul 17, 2010||F||0|
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TriviaIt was named best SNES racing game in 1994 (Game Players Jan. 1995).
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- IGCD Internet Game Cars Database (Game page on IGCD, a database that tries to archive vehicles found in video games.)