Wacky Races

Critic Score User Score
Game Boy Color
82
4.0
PlayStation 2
65
4.5
Windows
63
3.4
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Description

For those who can remember the cartoon series, this will be a blast from the past. Choose from all your favourite characters including Peter Perfect, Penelope Pitstop and, of course, Dick Dastardly and Muttley, and wind your way through cartoon like environments in the familiar vehicles of each character. Simply get to the end of the race first to open up new tracks, and use weapons to pick off the rest of the cast, and aid your progress.

Screenshots

Wacky Races Game Boy Color At the start as The Slag Brothers in the Bouldermobile 01
Wacky Races Game Boy Color Shooting Fireballs
Wacky Races PlayStation Character selection
Wacky Races Game Boy Color Language selection

Alternate Titles

  • "Wacky Races Starring Dastardly and Muttley" -- UK Release
  • "Wacky Races: Autorennen Total" -- German title
  • "Los Autos Locos" -- Spanish title
  • "Les Fous Du Volant prĂ©sentent Satanas et Diabolo" -- French PlayStation 2 title
  • "Les Fous Du Volant" -- French title
  • "Corrida Maluca" -- Brazilian title
  • "Corri con Dastadly e Muttley" -- Italian title
  • "Chiki Chiki Machine Mou Race" -- Japanese title

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User Reviews

An underrated gem -- in my top 3 Funnest, Most Playable DC Games Dreamcast MagFram (43)
This is the reason I bought a Dreamcast. Dreamcast Courtland Funke (45)
This is some pretty neat stuff right here. PlayStation 2 CKeen The Great (142)

Critic Reviews

Joypad Game Boy Color Sep, 2000 9 out of 10 90
Game Revolution Dreamcast Jul 01, 2000 B+ 83
Video Games Dreamcast Sep, 2000 83 out of 100 83
Video Games Game Boy Color Jul, 2000 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
SEGA-Mag (Objectif-SEGA) Dreamcast Feb 26, 2008 8 out of 10 80
Mega Fun Dreamcast Aug, 2000 78 out of 100 78
Daily Radar Game Boy Color 2000 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 75
Game Over Online Windows Sep 28, 2000 68 out of 100 68
Super Play (Sweden) PlayStation Oct, 2000 6 out of 10 60
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Windows Oct 05, 2000 50 out of 100 50

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Trivia

Sadly, this PC version doesn't include toon shading used in the Dreamcast version, and in Sega's Jet Grind Radio. Toon shading makes the characters stand out from the backgrounds with stronger shadings around the character or vehicle, giving it a more hand drawn look like the real thing.

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Contributed to by Corn Popper (69543), Brian Taylor (3), Kartanym (10751), Xoleras (66087) and Courtland Funke (45)