Game Reviews 2021: F1 2021, WRC 10 and More

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  • Petrol heads will be in their element during the second half of 2021, with some stunning motor racing games scheduled to be released.

    Fans of Formula 1 and the World Rally Championship (WRC) have been eagerly awaiting their flagship titles, but they are not the only racing games on the horizon.

    Much like the exciting Costa Bingo website, there are plenty of high-octane games to choose from over the coming months across all platforms. Read on as we take a look at four of the best.

    F1 2021 – (PC, PS5, Xbox Series X/S, PS4, Xbox One) – July 16

    F1 2021 is the latest offering from motor racing specialists Codemasters, and is expected to fly off the shelves when it is released during July.

    The game features a brand-new story mode called Braking Point, co-op and competitive multiplayer modes and much more.

    If you pre-order the Digital Deluxe edition you will be able to access seven classic F1 drivers including Ayrton Senna, Michael Schumacher and Alain Prost.

    F1 2021 will benefit from faster loading times and better visuals on the latest consoles, with the SSDs and increased power providing an improved gameplay experience.

    RiMS Racing – (PS5, Xbox Series X/S, PS4, Xbox One Switch, PC) – August 19

    If high-speed motorbikes are more your thing, the upcoming RiMS Racing game should provide you with the thrills and spills you need.

    The game includes some of the word’s most powerful machinery with Ducati, Honda, Suzuki, Kawasaki and Yamaha amongst the manufacturers featured.

    RiMS Racing requires you to have a deep understanding of your bike, with changes to the set-up and parts having a significant impact on its performance.

    Featuring iconic circuits Laguna Seca, Nurburgring, Silverstone and more, RiMS Racing promises to be the best motorbike simulator ever released.

    WRC 10 – (PC, PS5, Xbox Series X/S, PS4, Xbox One) – September 2

    The WRC is in its 50th year and the Anniversary edition of the game is packed with content that allows players to celebrate the occasion.

    Put your driving talents to the test in WRC 10 History Mode, with each of the 19 historical events providing a unique test for gamers.

    There are four new rallies in WRC 10 – Estonia, Croatia, Belgium and Spain – and six historic rallies including Acropolis, San Remo, Germany and Argentina.

    With 120 special stages, 52 official teams, 20 legendary cars and an upgraded Career Mode, WRC 10 should keep you occupied for hours on end.

    Hot Wheels Unleashed – (PS5, Xbox Series X/S, PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch) – September 30

    Many gamers yearn for arcade-style racers rather than simulators, and Hot Wheels Unleashed undoubtedly ticks all the right boxes for them.

    From brutal muscle cars to souped-up vans and more, this Milestone developed game will provide a turbo-charged motor racing experience.

    For people who enjoy a challenge, Hot Wheels Unleashed gives you the opportunity to take on a friend in two-player mode, or face up to 12 players in a worldwide event online.

    The game’s powerful editor lets you build your own unique tracks with exciting loops, boosters and obstacles – if you want fun motor racing, this is the game for you.