Fatal Inertia review

Flawed racing oddity is not quite dead in the water

GamesRadar+ Verdict


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    Arcade gameplay is blast for a while

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    Smart secondary weapons

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    Welcome strategy in races


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    slow racing

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    Lack of shortcuts

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    Lame course design

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Sept 12, 2007

The Xbox 360's garage is outrageously well-stocked with racers, yet Koei has spied a gap in this market, hence Fatal Inertia - what initially looks like Koei's answer to Wipeout but transpires to be more like a, well... rubbishy futuristic version of Diddy Kong Racing.

More info

DescriptionThe PS3 version finally made it to release... as a PlayStation Network download.
Platform"PS3","Xbox 360"
US censor rating"Everyone 10+","Everyone 10+"
UK censor rating"12+","12+"
Release date1 January 1970 (US), 1 January 1970 (UK)