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STAR WARS Episode I Racer

Relive all the thrill and excitement of the Podracer sequence from STAR WARS: The Phantom Menace.

STAR WARS Episode I Racer is a racing game made by LucasArts and published by Disney Interactive. Take the controls as Anakin Skywalker, or any one of over 21 Podracers, and feel the full-force blast of two massive jet engines at simulated speeds of up to 600 mph. Climb on, strap in, and experience the pure adrenaline-pumping excitement of the Podracing sequence from Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace. Rein in a turbine-driven chariot through 8 spectacular worlds. Negotiate through flaming methane lakes, Tusken Raider assaults, ant-gravity tunnels and much more in a pulse-punding, do-or-die fight to the finish where anyone will do anything to cross the finish line. How far will you go?

Game Info

Release Date: 17 May, 1999
Developer: LucasArts
Publisher: Disney Interactive
Genre: Racing
Rating: 75/100

STAR WARS Episode I Racer

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System Requirements

Minimum Specifications


OS: Win 7
CPU: 1.8 GHz
RAM: 1 GB
GRAPHIC: 3D graphics card compatible with DirectX 9.0c and 256 MB VRAM
HDD: 0.5 GB

Recommended Specifications


OS: Win 10
CPU: 1.8 GHz
RAM: 1 GB
GRAPHIC: 3D graphics card compatible with DirectX 9.0c and 256 MB VRAM
HDD: 0.5 GB

Game Features:

  • Relive all the thrill and excitement of the Podracer sequence from STAR WARS: Episode I.
  • Avoid hazards such as methane lakes, meteor showers and Tusken Raiders.
  • Hang on tight – with afterburners on, Podracers max out at a simulated 600 mph!
  • Spectacular 3D environments.
  • Race in furious competition against 21+ opponents.
  • Vehicle sound effects and epic soundtrack taken directly from Episode I.
  • Take on over 21 tracks on 8 unique worlds!

STAR WARS Episode I Racer Trailer

STAR WARS Episode I Racer Review

7.5 Total Score
Good

Star Wars Episode I: Racer is a racing video game based on the podracing sequence featured in Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace. The game features all of the racers and race course on Tatooine featured in The Phantom Menace. It also adds several new courses, some on Tatooine, others on various planets. Several single player modes, including a tournament mode, are available for play. It also features multiplayer, the format of which varies by platform. Jake Lloyd and Lewis MacLeod, who portrayed Anakin Skywalker and Sebulba in The Phantom Menace, reprise their roles in the game. Star Wars Episode I: Racer features a variety of tracks spanning several different planets. It also includes all of the racers featured in the movie as well as additional competitors exclusive to the game. The player character's podracer is equipped with a boost function that the player can activate. While activated the podracer's temperature will rise, and if the player boosts for too long, the engines will explode, destroying the podracer and costing the player several seconds as he/she respawns to continue racing. The podracer will also be destroyed if one or both engines sustain severe damage from colliding into too many walls or obstacles, requiring the player to steer carefully to avoid falling behind. The player can also actively repair the podracer while competing, however doing so results in a slower overall speed until repairs are either complete or stopped. Excellent Port of the original Nintendo 64 title. Used to play the heck out of this back in the day. Some minor texture flickering here and there but otherwise there shouldn't be anything to hinder your experience.

Good
7.5
User Rating: 5 (1 votes)