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1. Posted: Tue 25th May 2010 23:03 BST
I've been playing this game since I was six. I love it. While it may not have that many race tracks, the quality of them makes up for it.
Edited on Mon 25th February, 2013 @ 23:19 by WildMan
2. Posted: Tue 25th May 2010 23:20 BST
I don't have access to the game any longer, but loved it back when I had an N64. The tracks were great, with just enough secrets and shortcuts. The cars handled well and generally felt really good (but without losing the arcade feel). But does the game still hold up today?
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3. Posted: Tue 25th May 2010 23:46 BST
@ ejamerI currently own the game. It still rocks, even today! I even find it better than Mario Kart Wii in a couple ways.
4. Posted: Wed 26th May 2010 02:21 BST
I have this game. This is the N64 Need for Speed. Great track design, cool shortcuts and good controls.It was very good back then, but now the giant black borders (even left and right of the screen - at least in the PAL version) distracted me a little.
5. Posted: Wed 26th May 2010 02:30 BST
Yes. One of my favorite N64 racers.
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6. Posted: Wed 26th May 2010 02:36 BST
Ok, fine, I'll say it then. Greatest Racing Game of All Time. Yes, it just had 6 tracks, but they are the 6 greatest tracks ever made. The shortcuts made the game seem like it had 100 tracks in it. Taking the shortcuts took some skills, but they were very rewarding. Some were so well hidden I was still finding new shortcuts a year and a half later. I still have that game, but I would love for the game to come out on the VC someday. It's so awesome.
7. Posted: Wed 26th May 2010 03:00 BST
Great racing game, no question. Wonderful track design, as already pointed out.
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8. Posted: Thu 27th May 2010 07:55 BST
I rented it a few times back in the days and I finally picked it up a few years ago. Pretty good racer indeed.
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9. Posted: Thu 27th May 2010 11:04 BST
Never heard of it. (looks it up on MobyGames)
EDIT: Oh wait, I recognize it now, never played this game though.
Edited on Thu 27th May, 2010 @ 11:06 by Rensch
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10. Posted: Thu 27th May 2010 14:00 BST
I have the game and I still love it today
Haven't played it in ages though, might be time to give it another playthrough
11. Posted: Thu 27th May 2010 14:13 BST
Was this the same as HSV adventure racing? I think in Australia they may have just changed the name of the game to a more popular brand. I bought it recently, because me and my brother used to always hire it out as kids and play it always. Only positive memories about this game!
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12. Posted: Thu 27th May 2010 14:19 BST
Yes, it's the same game, they just changed the cars from Beetles to the HSV brand for the Aussie Release
13. Posted: Thu 27th May 2010 14:22 BST
thought so, because we are bogans.
14. Posted: Thu 10th Jun 2010 07:04 BST
My favorite track is Metro Madness. Tons of shortcuts. I've spent hours on just driving around on that track!
15. Posted: Mon 25th Feb 2013 23:18 GMT
Just thought I'd bump this old thread of mine to see if any of you new guys have anything to say or discuss about BAR..
16. Posted: Mon 25th Feb 2013 23:20 GMT
Been a while since I've played it but I liked it. I'd love to see another game like it for the Wii U or another console.
17. Posted: Mon 25th Feb 2013 23:22 GMT
@Waymores_Blues Yeah I'd love to see a reboot on the Wii U, with offscreen play and such. However I doubt EA cares enough to make a reboot..
18. Posted: Mon 25th Feb 2013 23:23 GMT
Just gotta say that this is still one of my favorite racers of all-time. I remember going out and buying it right away....and that was right after I just rented it. Definitely loved all the cool shortcuts and all the crazy maps that they had. I might have to go get my 64 and BAR game from storage.
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19. Posted: Mon 25th Feb 2013 23:24 GMT
@Metal_Sonic: It doesn't have to be a reboot. I'd just love to see any racing game like it with the big tracks and all of the short cuts.