Posts Tagged ‘beetle crazy cup’

Have You Played… Beetle Crazy Cup?

Have You Played? is an endless stream of game retrospectives. One a day, every day, perhaps for all time.

I was pretty new to games reviewing when cheery RPS Magazine tribute magazine PC Gamer handed me Beetle Crazy Cup to review in 2000. I’d been at it for less than a year, and had pretty much exclusively reviewed rubbish. I think they assumed Infogrames’ VW Beetle racing game was going to be ‘bish too, hence its coming my way. Turns out it was brill. I wasn’t really sure what to do. Read the rest of this entry »

Fuel Inefficiency: Gas Guzzlers Extreme Is Out

Gas Guzzlers Extreme, for no sensible reason, reminds me of a racing game I thoroughly enjoyed and yet have never heard a single other human mention: Beetle Crazy Cup. It came out in 2000, from Infrogrames as was, by the entirely unknown Xpiral. It was a VW-licensed game that I gave it 85% in PC Gamer back then, and I don’t think a single person bought it. I bring this up, because I’m struggling to find too many interesting things to say about Gas Guzzlers Extreme.

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