Hello everybody and welcome to the twelfth episode of BXB’s Bits and Bobs. A new semi regular podcast where we talk about whatever we damn well please! This weeks show has some massive news in it as well as some excellent games!
Top-down racing games seem to have become a bit passé, these days. The genre that defined competitive play in the 8-bit and 16-bit eras – including titles like Super Sprint and Micro Machines – has naturally made way for 3D racers more befitting of modern consoles. That said, there’s something uniquely attractive about the playful, toy-like style of top-down driving.