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Beetle Crazy Cup (Windows)

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Written by  :  BigJKO (68)
Written on  :  Mar 04, 2002
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Summary

60's gaming has never been so fun.

The Good

It's just plain fun. Nothing's as fun as driving a flower beetle, with nitro boosters and up a ramp with some great 60's tunes playing in the background. Coupled with great graphics, this game makes one hell of a driving game. Best of all, low-end computers can run the game with mediocre graphics on an acceptable framerate. And the different gameplay modes are pretty original in my opinion. They really hit the nail with the Jump and Monster modes.

The Bad

Of course it's not flawless. The graphics aren't perfect, but that's made up for some people with the low system requirements. The AI isn't that realistic, but you can complain about that in every game. Basically, the top computer players drive flawlessly and the worst drivers keep crashing into you all the time. And, despite the great music, there just isn't enough of it. They only have two tracks for each mode.

The Bottom Line

It's a great game. If you like driving games like Big Red Racing then you'll definately like this one. It's got the same wacky, out-of-control racing, plus a great soundtrack.