Battle Riders Review
- Racing feels competitive and aggressive
- Obliterating opponents with well-timed cannon blasts is ace fun
- A bit grey
- Not enough tracks
Though a little more colour would have been nice, Battle Riders delivers aggressive, compelling races with explosive gunplay.
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Racing sims can be a bit clinical. You'll often get endless menus filled with gear ratio sliders and engine tuning options, when all you really want to do is slam your figurative foot to the floor and burn some rubber.
Battle Riders is an antidote to the serious-headed racers of the world, so much so that the Deathrace 3000-inspired vehicles you drive also have massive guns slapped on the side of them.
Question is, does it deliver the high octane, armour plated goods? Watch the video above to hear Pocket Gamer reviewer Craig Grannell's take on the action.
Watch the video above to hear the full review.
DescriptionBattle your way to first place in this amazing combat racing game! It offers adrenaline pumping, high-octane action and a lot of fun! No in-app purchases.
TOUCHARCADE - 9.0 - "Wreck And Roll Racing"
POCKETGAMER - 8.0 - "A compelling and satisfying post-apocalyptic arcade racer"
148APPS - 8.0 - "Battle Riders is a slick, well-made take on vehicular manslaughter"
APPSPY - 8.0 - "Battle Riders delivers aggressive, compelling races with explosive gunplay"
ARCADELIFE - 9.0 - "Full Speed Winner"
Metal and 64 bit support deliver amazing graphics and effects, enabling full real-time lighting and shadows.
Win races and complete the career mode, which spans over 120 events. Unlock new racing tiers, enabling higher speed and better weapons.
• RACING MODES
Hit the tracks in 6 racing modes: Duel, Battle Race, Survival, Elimination, Clean Race and Time Trial.
• UNIQUE CARS
Choose from 7 unique cars, specially built to sustain the challenges of combat racing. Upgrades and customizations are also available.
• WRECK THE COMPETITION
Powerful weapons from 5 different types: Machinegun, Missiles, Mines, EMP and Raygun.
• EXCITING TRACKS
Blast your way to greatness on 9 tracks across 3 different environments. Each track also features a reversed version, for a total of 18 tracks.
By completing tiers you also unlock fun challenge modes: Time Attack, Minefield and Barrels.
• SMOOTH CONTROLS
Choose tilt control, arrows or on-screen joystick to drive and blast away the competition.
• GAME CENTER
Unlock great achievements and compete for the first place on the Wrecks Leaderboard.
Universal, works on all devices starting with the iPhone 3GS, iPod Touch 3 (except the 8 GB version) and iPad 1. Some features are not available on older devices.
Note: The game does not have multiplayer.
What's New in Version 1.0.4- Full iOS 9 compatibility
- 64 bit support and Metal rendering
- Real-time dynamic shadows and lighting
- New graphic filters including Full-screen Ambient Occlusion
- Graphical and gameplay fixes and improvements