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App description: An explosion-laden, arcade racing game that will have you feeling like a badass in seconds.

Maximum Car is basically Burnout for mobile. If Burnout was a chunky pixelled mix of Chase HQ, Mario Kart and, er, Burnout.
Pocket Gamer SILVER AWARD 8/10

Fun is a word that will continue to roll around in your head every time you play Maximum Car
4/5 Gamezebo

All of this insanity is accompanied by a fantastic sound-track
Big Red Barrel 4/5

Maximum Car is a bunch of over-the-top crazy nonsense
148Apps 4/5

Drift and boost your way through 5 unique game worlds in ONE HUNDRED tasty looking cars.

Battle your way to victory, complete missions or enjoy the slow mo takedown cams as you explode fellow racers with missiles - perhaps from the comfort of an Ice Cream Van.

Its up to you...

But whatever you do, be sure to do it MAXIMUMLY (thats not a word).

"MAXIMUM CAR is the second greatest racing game EVER MADE"

MAXIMUM CAR is an Ancient Games d.s production and the lovechild of award winning animation duo tea&cheese (8-BIT WATERSLIDE) and legendarily bearded indie game developer Nicoll Hunt (I Fight Bears / FIST OF AWESOME).

*No forced ads, no banners and no push notifications. That's right, we hate money.*

*Not recommended for iPad 2 or lower*
10-05-2016, 04:17 AM
#2
Joined: Sep 2012
Location: New York, NY
Posts: 995
Have had my eye on this an will check out. Praying that IAP don't get in the way. Fingers crossed for a premium unlock.

Edit: Haven't seen a single ad or timer! This is just pure fun. Have to play more but realized the guy who was behind Fist of Awesome was involved with this game which is a great sign.

Last edited by jpgold; 10-05-2016 at 04:40 AM.

10-05-2016, 05:23 AM
#3
Joined: Sep 2012
Location: New York, NY
Posts: 995
So I take it back.....there are timers in the form of "race tokens". I only raced 4-5 times before running out and being promted to buy more.

There is an infinite token IAP that would essentially make the game premium (I guess) for $4.99.
10-05-2016, 09:05 AM
#4
Joined: Sep 2009
Posts: 1,778
Fun game definitely reminiscent of takedowns in Burnout. Would be cool if it weren't track based and instead kinda like Burnout Paradise with open roads to turn down complete with ramps etc, but still a pretty fun game as it is. Not a fan of the coins to race though, you don't get to play much before running out and need to wait or watch videos to refill. Might consider the iap to get unlimited continues. Gonna play some more before taking the plunge. Wanna make sure it doesn't get repetitive and just turning into a grind to unlock cars...
10-05-2016, 09:21 AM
#5
Joined: Jun 2012
Location: Brazil
Posts: 651
Wow what a nice surprise! Super fun game definitely reminiscent of Burnout, Out Run and Rock 'n Roll Racing!

I really love the very responsive controls! The only down side is a slight sluggishness in the frame rate on my iPad mini 2, but nothing too bad.

Probably my game of the week!!

@Snooptalian: there seems to be an endless mode too, although I haven't tried it yet.
10-05-2016, 09:27 AM
#6
Joined: Sep 2012
Location: New York, NY
Posts: 995
Quote:
Originally Posted by Snooptalian View Post
Fun game definitely reminiscent of takedowns in Burnout. Would be cool if it weren't track based and instead kinda like Burnout Paradise with open roads to turn down complete with ramps etc, but still a pretty fun game as it is. Not a fan of the coins to race though, you don't get to play much before running out and need to wait or watch videos to refill. Might consider the iap to get unlimited continues. Gonna play some more before taking the plunge. Wanna make sure it doesn't get repetitive and just turning into a grind to unlock cars...
Feel the same. I liked what I've seen so far, but only was able to get in like 4 games before being asked to buy more tokens. While it's a fun game, that really rubbed me the wrong way. I'd happily pay for the unlimited coins but didn't really get a chance to dig into the game before being shut out. I'll just wait the 4 hours for them to replenish as there are other things to play.
10-05-2016, 09:37 AM
#7
Joined: Nov 2014
Posts: 3,862
My initial impressions are good. While there are timers they did put in a way to get rid of them so I'm happy with that. There is a HUGE selection of cars. There's racing, drifting, and combat! The on screen controls are actually pretty well thought out.

I did, however, experience a hang up when after a race I tapped the button for extra coins. It just hung up and I could do nothing but force close the game and restart.

I will continue to play before I decide to go premium and I also might purchase one of the vehicles I like. I'll report back later.

Billy
10-05-2016, 11:03 AM
#8
Joined: May 2010
Location: Deepest Circle, Hell
Posts: 8,683
Does buying the unlimited IAP essentially turn the game completely premium or are there any opt in ads and stuff, a Crossy Road gacha system, etc?

"I am virgin, I'm a whore! Giving nothing; the taker, the maker of war!" - Black Sabbath, "I"
10-05-2016, 11:10 AM
#9
After a first couple of races: This game is fun!
10-05-2016, 11:18 AM
#10
Joined: Apr 2010
Location: California, USA
Posts: 4,475
Quote:
Originally Posted by LordShad0wz View Post
My initial impressions are good. While there are timers they did put in a way to get rid of them so I'm happy with that. There is a HUGE selection of cars. There's racing, drifting, and combat! The on screen controls are actually pretty well thought out.

I did, however, experience a hang up when after a race I tapped the button for extra coins. It just hung up and I could do nothing but force close the game and restart.

I will continue to play before I decide to go premium and I also might purchase one of the vehicles I like. I'll report back later.

Billy
Hmmm. I'm gonna wait and see what you think after playing a bit more and if your imps are favorable, I'll grab this. Seems we have similar taste in the games we like! Comes in handy when you're thinking about banging down the old 'buy' button but still on the fence! 😉👍