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  • Summary: GRIP is a futuristic combat racer inspired by the Rollcage games from 1999/2000. Combine furious speed with intense action to create memorable racing moments.

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Grip: Combat Racing - Official Trailer
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 12 out of 17
  2. Negative: 2 out of 17
  1. Nov 15, 2018
    90
    There’s a huge amount of fun to be had here, but it’s not a game that will appeal to those in the market for a realistic depiction of the joys of the internal combustion engine. Realism has been traded for pure insanity, so if you prefer something more like Forza or Gran Turismo then this won’t be the game for you. If you were a fan of Rollcage, then you’ll love this.
  2. Nov 12, 2018
    85
    GRIP: Combat Racing promises to fall into the first category, bringing justice to an old series of games that have become cult classics themselves. The graphics and physics engine aren't just there just to give the series a facelift, they take what it advertised as its strong point, speed and death-defying acrobatics, and crank them up to eleven!
  3. 82
    The spirit of Rollcage lives back in Grip: Combat Racing, where you speed your way up upside down until victory. The Rivals system is genius, but Caged Element didn't fully explore its potential. Beautiful tracks and a tense campaign are definitely highlights of this game.
  4. Nov 2, 2018
    80
    Rollcage resurrection, friends. With its arcade feel and well crafted tracks, GRIP : Combat Racing is a cool little game every 90's arcade racers lovers should play.
  5. Nov 6, 2018
    75
    When GRIP: Combat Racing works, it’s a vertiginous racer with a unique mechanic that defies gravity. However, there’s some asperities in terms of gameplay and track design that makes us not fully enjoy some of its events.
  6. Nov 30, 2018
    70
    GRIP: Combat Racing will delight the nostalgics grown up on bread and Rollcage, accustomed to frills and testosterone-rich races. However, bringing back past productions is a risky choice, and it is precisely on certain roughness that the stock loses points, precluding excellence due to smudges in the design of the tracks and in the collision system.
  7. Nov 6, 2018
    40
    Held back by baked-in design decisions, muddy graphical effects, and non-exciting sound design, it’s doubtful that GRIP could make any significant comeback due to its flaws. With these elements in mind, GRIP: Combat Racing should take a pass from prospective purchasers.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 3
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 3
  3. Negative: 0 out of 3
  1. Nov 12, 2018
    10
    For me, bullet force on freegames66 is one of the best game so far compared to the other online shooting game.
  2. Nov 7, 2018
    10
    I played this game since it was in early access and even then it never felt dull. The soundtrack is amazing, the car designs fit the world andI played this game since it was in early access and even then it never felt dull. The soundtrack is amazing, the car designs fit the world and match the music. This is probably one of my favorite racing games of all time. Expand
  3. Nov 6, 2018
    8
    Played this throughout early access on Steam, and it's been a pleasure to see this game progress. Often described as 'the dark souls ofPlayed this throughout early access on Steam, and it's been a pleasure to see this game progress. Often described as 'the dark souls of racers' due to its intense difficulty, Grip is a modern re-telling of the Rollcage series. It's fast, relentlessly difficult, and a refreshing return to the arcade future racers of old. It's difficulty will make it a difficult sell for the casual crowd, but if you enjoy arcade racing, it's well worth checking out. It's also important to mention that this is a game in 2018 with a predominantly Drum & Bass soundtrack, and that's huge! Expand