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Formula Retro Racing Review

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Posted: 17 months ago, last updated 8 months ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer and Jo Robertson.


Formula Retro Racing is a retro 90's arcade racing game. This Virtua Racing style combines the simplicity of visuals and racing style with some proper attention to the skill needed to get to the front of the grid.

There are a range of tracks across various game modes to beat your personal best times and compete in the Formula Retro Racing leaderboards.

Classic arcade Checkpoint racing, where you have to get to the next checkpoint in time to keep going, is joined by a new Eliminator mode where the trailing cars are illuminated.

The mechanical simplicity and defiantly old school approach aren't for everyone, but whether returning to sentimental memories of misspent youth or introducing a new generation to the joys of these games, it joins Horizon Chase Turbo as a great reimagining of these games for a modern era.

DetailsGame Details

Content Rating: PEGI 3

Release Date: 14/05/2020

Platforms: PC and Xbox One

Genres: Action, Racing and Simulation

Developer: Repixel 8 (@Repixel8)


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Duration: It takes between 5 minutes and 10 minutes to play a round of this game.
Players: This is a single player game. Online leaderboards, but no ghost laps.


Formula Retro Racing usually costs £9.99.

Formula Retro Racing

XBox Store Xbox One £9.99
Does not offer in-game purchases, 'loot boxes' or 'battle/season passes'.

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Content Rating

This game has been rated PEGI 3.


We haven't documented accessibility features for this game yet. Our Formula Retro Racing Accessibility Report details system-wide settings that may help, and suggests similar games with accessibility features. Tweet the developer (@Repixel8) to let them know about our Accessibility Questionnaire.

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