3-D Ultra NASCAR Pinball

Genre(s): Casual/Arcade & Pinball

IGN Rating: 3.0 (out of 10)

Price: Free

Link(s): http://www.old-games.com/getfree/9892



3-D Ultra NASCAR Pinball is a pinball game with a racing theme. Once a software-for-purchase, now released for FREE. Unique is that the theme is not only present on the table’s background images but that the player actually takes the role of one of four real-life NASCAR drivers. Every race consists of three parts, each represented by one table: preparing, racing and pit stops.

The player prepares his car by playing at the garage table. Similar to regular pinball games the goal is to score as most points as possible. The player visits the speedway table two times per race: at first there is a qualifying round which, together with the garage score, sets the starting position for the race. During the race the player constantly competes against the other drivers; to be successful he needs to score points by hitting certain parts of the table as fast as possible. Lastly the pit stop table is entered by hitting a certain point on the speedway table. This is required if the player hits the “accident” spot or at certain times during the race. Again the goal is to hit certain points on the table as fast as possible.

The game only has 3 fields: garage, track and pitstop. It features several famous NASCAR drivers like Dale Earnhart and Bobby Labonte as playable characters, but the choice affects only audio commentaries and field decorations.

While 3-D Ultra NASCAR Pinball certainly isn’t a “great” pinball game, it might appeal to fans of NASCAR and/or casual fans of pinball. For a more authentic pinball experience on the PC we suggest you consider Future Pinball and Visual Pinball. Both reviewed here on Cheapskategamer.com

Publisher: Sierra Entertainment

Developer: Dynamix

Release Date: 1998

Players: Single Player


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