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Scorcher

DOS - 1996

Also available on: SEGA Saturn

Year 1996
Platform DOS
Released in Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, United Kingdom, United States
Genre Racing / Driving
Theme Post-Apocalyptic
Publisher Scavenger, Inc.
Developer Zyrinx
Perspectives 1st-Person, Behind view
4.58 / 5 - 19 votes

Description of Scorcher

Scorcher is an innovative racer that combines elements of WipeOut and Marble Madness with mixed results.

Although the game has many outstanding 3D race courses that are very imaginative and fun to drive on, it doesn't offer enough features to maintain interest after you have tried every course.

The game's storyline is virtually nonexistent, so it suffices to say that you drive "Scorcher," a futuristic speed bike, competing with others on various courses. You can use turbo-boost to accelerate and jump, but other than that the bikes don't handle much differently from 20th century bikes.

All of the game's six tracks are very well-designed, and are a lot of fun to navigate through. The problem is, there is little else to keep you playing after you have played all of them. The game has no multiplayer modes or level designer. It doesn't even have weapons to spice things up.

So you will enjoy the game for as long as it takes to finish the tracks and getting used to the initial challenge of controlling a futuristic bike. After that, you will probably go back to the tracks in WipeOut. Scorcher is fun for a while - too bad it's only for a short while. If you liked Megarace, you'll probably enjoy this underdog for as long as it will last, though.

Review By HOTUD

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Comments and reviews

Yus 2023-04-17 0 point

There was CD music in the game.

elly 2022-10-13 0 point

i got the game to work in dosbox but i can't get the music to play .the sound works fine but there's no music .

Marcos_Black_ 2020-01-20 0 point

Vou baixar , espero que rode no meu core2duo 4gb de ram e quadro fx 1700

gfs1989 2018-04-05 1 point

O meu filho jogou muito esse jogo. Eu gostava porque não é um jogo violento. O disco estragou e eu só consegui extrair algumas fiaxas de áudio.

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