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Bug Riders tries to put a new twist on the racing genre. You choose a character and his or her bug and race through six tracks that make up the "Great Race".

Instead of having a normal accelerate button, you must crop your bug to make him go faster. But watch out, you don't want to overdo it because he will become angry and refuse to obey you. You can pull on the reins to slow down.

The six tracks are filled with shortcuts and power-up items, such as missiles and bombs to blast away your opponents. You must fly through as many time rings as you can to add time to the clock or you won't be able to finish the race.


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Player One PlayStation Jan, 1998 85 out of 100 85
Game.EXE Windows Jan, 1998 77 out of 100 77
Mega Fun PlayStation Jan, 1998 74 out of 100 74
PC Jeux Windows Feb, 1998 58 out of 100 58
Video Games PlayStation Dec, 1997 58 out of 100 58
PC Action (Germany) Windows Feb, 1998 55 out of 100 55
PC Player (Germany) Windows Apr, 1998 44 out of 100 44
Reset Windows May, 1998 4 out of 10 40
PC Joker Windows Mar, 1998 35 out of 100 35
IGN PlayStation Dec 04, 1997 3 out of 10 30


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