Hit the Retro Highway and return to the days of 8-bit blast processing and pure arcade fun! Retro Highway is a throwback mobile game aiming to combine the accessibility of modern titles with the high-skill challenge and charming aesthetics of old.
• Experience high octane old school action on your phone or tablet
• Complete daring challenges and compete with your friends or the whole world for the highest scores
• Explore six unique environments ranging from a hot desert freeway to a futuristic moon base
• Customize your playstyle by choosing from a diverse garage of 10+ bikes and by upgrading various powerups
• Embrace the nostalgia rush caused by stylish pixel art visuals and chiptune soundtrack
• Smooth 60 FPS gameplay (NOTE: can be changed back to 30 FPS in the options menu for lower end devices)
• Increased coin rewards and lowered prices
• Updated platform integration and ads policy
• Updated logos
• Various other small fixes, tweaks and balance changes
Ratings and Reviews
What i love:
Objectives change and therefor you can play each level over and over with a different approach. You can try to not crash and set new distance achievement. This is fun on its own. Its also fun to try to reach more specific objectives.
What could be improved:
The gameplay is awesome. I am still playing. The level design could be more interesting. Unlocking new levels is fun, but newer levels are more like obstacle courses, taking the joy out of joy riding. My biggest complaint is that sometimes the level design is a little flat and unrealistic. Like a two way road that just ends. What about a progression through varying types of scenery, Or a fork in the road?. What about being able to get off the beaten track every once in a while. That could be fun. Like jumping on and over bridges. How about making this game a little more scenic, like the corn fields in the first level. Details that feel more genuine and maybe even more realistic. For example the, downtown, level feels a little flat(ie buildings and backgrounds). It could be more immersive while still retaining the retro feel.
Fun game with repetitive tasks
I had a lot of fun with this game. I probably put in around 10-20 hours. I love the retro graphics combined with fluid gameplay. When you get the bikes that handle well, you truly get immersed into the game. Weaving in and out while avoiding deadly obstacles.
That being said, getting to the higher bikes is an absolute chore (without $$$). The tasks to earn in game coins are free, however there’s only 10-15 tasks. This may seem like a lot, but you’ll get through them very quickly. Once complete, they recycle the same tasks with higher numbers. So now I have to fly off 40 ramps. But it takes 5 minutes for 40 Ramos to even appear.
All in all, I enjoyed the game and would highly recommend.
This game is a salute to some of the great arcade racing games. Games like Super Hang-on, Outrun, and Pole Position. If you have ever played any of these games, then give this a try. Big tip: to get that full arcade feel, hold your tablet close to your face, just inches away.
Your on a bike, collecting coins, dodging traffic. You got your turbo boost, and can do some crazy crashes. Think of Retro Highway as one as the home console version of today. You can get the Crazy Taxi arcade version in the App Store, but you get the Crazy Taxi version on your Dreamcast or Steam you get the base game, plus extras.
That is what you get here. You can unlock upgrades, new locations, and new bikes which help you progress. Instead of paying a quarter for five minutes of gameplay or one round, this game costs a download, a tap to start, and an ad or two.
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- Gearhead Games ApS
- 46.4 MB
- Requires iOS 9.0 or later.
- Requires iPadOS 9.0 or later.
- iPod touch
- Requires iOS 9.0 or later.
- Age Rating
- 9+ Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
- © 2021 Gearhead Games
- In-App Purchases
- Remove Ads $1.99
- 75,000 Coins $3.99
- 30,000 Coins $1.99
- 40 Boost Tanks $3.99
- 15 Boost Tanks $1.99
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