No race for second place
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Feel the requirement for rapidity!
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Each and every new update on the NA eShops
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Toy-ca touring cars
The original Gotcha Racing was a fun-filled, top-down racer that revved its way to an 8.10 review here on Nintendo Life, and now its sequel is looking to score its own podium finish as Gotcha Racing 2nd roars onto Nintendo Switch on 29th March. This cutesy racer combines gacha (capsule) toys, which you can unlock and then...
Get parts from the gacha and customise your own original machine. Win a variety of races and aim for the top of the Grand Prix!
There are about 700 part variations. Roll the gacha using prize money from racing, and upgrade to better parts!
You can fuse the remaining parts to make your machine more powerful. Design your own original machine with them!
The machine spec is not the only thing that makes a difference in the match. Use the machine's actions to heat up the race!
Use a variety of effects such as variant, boost, barrier and interference, and defeat your rivals!
Race on 16 courses with simple operability and easy drifting! There are game modes that provides excitement for both single and multiple players!
Grand Prix mode
Take part in races and roll the gacha to upgrade your machine, and achieve grades A through F.
Time Attack mode
Enjoy completing courses in your best time. In addition to the normal Time Attack, there are Time Attack events where you can get special parts. Your time can be submitted for online rankings to compete with rivals worldwide*.
This mode allows a racing match with two to four players**. You can enjoy exciting races anywhere on Nintendo Switch.
You can enjoy the Mini GP race which is playable with unusual controls, and a circuit that just fits the screen. Use a spin attack to knock off your opponents from the square shaped stage.
What will you choose to aim for: Grand Prix winner or the world top record?
A world of exciting racing is waiting for you!