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    Star Wars: Episode I - Racer

    Game » consists of 5 releases. Released Apr 30, 1999

    Based on the podracing scene in the 1999 film Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace, Racer is a fast-paced arcade-style racing game where players pilot dangerous anti-gravity vehicles known as "podracers".

    The best thing to come from the Star Wars prequels

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    #1  Edited By Lunarbunny

    The movies sucked and pretty much all the other tie-ins sucked...but this was fun. I've reinstalled it and played it again, even. Personally I think it deserves a remake.

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    #2  Edited By BiggerBomb

    Sorry to burst your bubble, but the best thing to come from the prequels is the double sided lightsaber.

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    #3  Edited By Vinchenzo

    The arcade machine for this sucked. I always got fucked up with the 2 levers you push forward or pull back. Well, maybe it didn't suck but I sure sucked.

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    #4  Edited By Jayge_

    The game on the PC was pretty good, but it was no WipEout.

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    #5  Edited By jakob187
    BiggerBomb said:
    "Sorry to burst your bubble, but the best thing to come from the prequels is the double sided lightsaber."
    Quoted for mufuggin' truth!  NOOOOONG!
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    #6  Edited By Willy105

    This game was awesome. Better than WipeOut and as good as F-Zero.

    And I just saw Episode 1 again. It was pretty good, compared to the hate it had when it came out.

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    #7  Edited By Willy105
    BiggerBomb said:
    "Sorry to burst your bubble, but the best thing to come from the prequels is the double sided lightsaber."
    Meh. It was just a fancy way to lose.
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    #8  Edited By jakob187

    Actually, the best thing to come from the prequels is "Crowd Pleaser".  = D

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    #9  Edited By Prime20
    BiggerBomb said:
    "Sorry to burst your bubble, but the best thing to come from the prequels is the double sided lightsaber."
    Truer Words were never spoken.

    It really wasn't that great of a game, but in comparison to half the shitty games that came out based off the prequels this one does stand out ahead of the pack. But what cant when its paired up against Super Bomb Bad racing?
    That said it was even better if you got around to playing the arcade version that had a whole pod seat and controls set up ala Daytona Racing USA.
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    #10  Edited By TheGTAvaccine

    I loved the arcade version of this game.

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    #11  Edited By TheGreatGuero

    Heh, looks like someone beat me to mentioning the double bladed lightsaber. But I think the true best thing is the spotlight it put on Natalie Portman. Oh yeah.
    However, Episode 1 Racer was freaking awesome. I loved that game.

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    #12  Edited By TomA

    I actually played this on the N64 today,before I was this post.

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    BiggerBomb said:
    "Sorry to burst your bubble, but the best thing to come from the prequels is the double sided lightsaber."
    That is an insanely compelling argument.  This comment is not in jest. 

    It really is a toss-up between the Saber-staff and Episode I: Racer. 
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    #14  Edited By Green_Incarnate
    BiggerBomb said:
    "Sorry to burst your bubble, but the best thing to come from the prequels is the double sided lightsaber."
    Yeah, but it's kinda messed up having every other scrub in Jedi Academy using a staff lightsaber.

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