Metropolis Street Racer (2000, Dreamcast) – 9/10

Metropolis Street Racer (2000)

1 / 2 player offline. 8 player offline multiplayer.

“It’s not about how fast you drive, it’s about how you drive fast.”

Earn kudos by driving skilfully and unlock dozens of cars to race on over 250 circuits created from the actual streets of London, Tokyo and San Francisco.

9/10

As ambitious a video game project as ever undertaken, the fact that this game works as a game and not just as a technical accomplishment is remarkable. This is one of the Dreamcast’s most impressive titles with convincing pinpoint handling, astonishing sound, astounding graphics, jaw-dropping breadth and incredible longevity. The absence of a replay function, racing gaming’s worst ever rear view camera and the legendary super-rock hardness of it all do count against Metropolis Street Racer but only slightly.

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