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Formula Retro Racing Review

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Posted: 10 months ago, last updated 9 weeks 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.

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Release Date: 14/05/2020

Platforms: PC and Xbox One

Genres: Action, Racing and Simulation

Developer: @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.


Does not offer in-game purchases, 'loot boxes' or 'battle/season passes'.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

This game has been rated PEGI 3+.

This game has been rated ESRB EVERYONE.


Accessibility for this game is as follows:
System Settings

Windows has extensive accessibility features. Some, like colour correction, work with games. Lots of accessibility software can be used with PC games, from voice recognition to input device emulators. Xbox One has a system features, the excellent co-pilot share controls mode and adaptive controller support for all games... read more about system accessibility settings.

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