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Best top down racer for iPhone?

04-15-2010, 09:50 AM
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Best top down racer for iPhone?

Anybody have any suggestions for a good top down racer game for me to pick up? Haven't been very impressed with any of he titles I own at the moment (SlotZ, Racing Mania, Doodle Kart, Touch Racing) is there a title out there with the graphical look of Touch Racing with a more traditional control set up? Wish deliverance was here already! Any suggestions please post! Thanks
04-15-2010, 11:04 AM
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04-15-2010, 11:29 AM
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Got that one already as I mentioned, left the Nitro out of the title. I dunno I love the graphcs but felt let down with no upgrades for the cars available, can't enter my name instead of being Player 1 ( nitpicking I know) and the controls, maybe I just have big hands, But the game just doesn't do it for me. I'm quite aware that I'm pretty much alone in my opinion of the game but to me with it's look and price the fact it doesn't offer more cheats itself.

Guess I'll never have RC Pro Am or Micro Machines of old fun in this style racer again.
04-15-2010, 11:39 AM
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Originally Posted by Natron View Post
Got that one already as I mentioned, left the Nitro out of the title. I dunno I love the graphcs but felt let down with no upgrades for the cars available, can't enter my name instead of being Player 1 ( nitpicking I know) and the controls, maybe I just have big hands, But the game just doesn't do it for me. I'm quite aware that I'm pretty much alone in my opinion of the game but to me with it's look and price the fact it doesn't offer more cheats itself.

Guess I'll never have RC Pro Am or Micro Machines of old fun in this style racer again.
I'm pretty sure there is a 3D clone of Micro Machines, hidden deep in the App Store. I can't remember it's name, but I'll have a look for you and let you know if I find it.

Deliverance looks awesome though, I doubt any other top-down racer will beat it (for a while, at least).

Hakuna Matata
04-15-2010, 11:45 AM
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MicroKart - in 3D, similar to Micro Machines. There is a free version and a paid verison. Reviews aren't too good, but you may like it.

http://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/microkart/id308605201?mt=8

Nano Rally - like a 2D version of Micro Machines. Nice 2D graphics. Generally positive reviews. There is also a lite version.

http://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/nano-rally/id323395305?mt=8

Hakuna Matata
04-15-2010, 12:09 PM
#6
there's also adrenaline racer, I think it's still free. However, I believe we have to wait to deliverace, most likely it's gonna make us forget about other racers, kinda like espgaluda with shmups
04-15-2010, 12:27 PM
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MicroKart - in 3D, similar to Micro Machines. There is a free version and a paid verison. Reviews aren't too good, but you may like it.

http://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/microkart/id308605201?mt=8

Nano Rally - like a 2D version of Micro Machines. Nice 2D graphics. Generally positive reviews. There is also a lite version.

http://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/nano-rally/id323395305?mt=8
Nano rally is actually fun

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04-15-2010, 12:27 PM
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downloading adrenaline racer now!

Beta tester of 54 games
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Thats a nice lookin gun.
04-15-2010, 03:24 PM
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Thanks! Got adrenaline racer nano rally and microkart downloaded and ready to check out!
04-15-2010, 03:36 PM
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Enjoyed Doodle Kart and Nano Rally.

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