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Rise: Race The Future (Steam VR)

Rise: Race The Future (Steam VR)

Rise: Race The Future (Steam VR)

System: Valve Index, HTC Vive, Oculus Rift & Windows MR
Price at Time Of Review: £14.49
Comfort Rating: Red
Genre: Racing
Input: Gamepad, Keyboard & Mouse
Best Playing Position: Sitting
Multi-Player: No
Age Rating: PG
VR Shop Score 1/100: 85

Description: Experience the most addictive racing gameplay! Drift and slide like never before thanks to an exceptional fluid and precise physics-based slippery handling. Unique futuristic cars, smooth powerslides, jumps and water zones take old-school rally arcade games to the next level of fun!

Review: I have to say ‘Rise: Race The Future’ is a damn sight better than its own Steam reviews might suggest. This is a pretty diverse singleplayer only racing game. Not only does it look good in VR, but there is also loads of content to be enjoyed. OK, so its arcade racing style might not be to everyone’s tastes, but those of us who grew up on games like Ridge Racer will feel right at home here. It’s not just car racing, the car also turns into a boat which drastically changes the feel of the game. With hundreds of challenges set over a massive 64 races, this game has the right price and the right feel for a great racing game that I personally feel sells itself a little short. Just be aware that this is a racing game so in VR it can be quite nauseating.

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