The latest from the DreamWorks, GameMill and Universal Games and Digital Platforms teams is that of DreamWorks All-Star Kart Racing. Featuring an all-star cast and promising all-star fun, does this have enough about it to fight for a place amongst the best karting games ever?
Available right now on Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S is DreamWorks All-Star Kart Racing. It’s also on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Nintendo Switch and PC (Steam). Wherever you play, it’ll give you the chance to compete as a solo racer, or against friend, with some of your most favourite DreamWorks characters in tow.
Iconic locations await in DreamWorks All-Star Kart Racing too. All as you shift, drift and jump your way through a collective of tracks and circuits that have been inspired by the fan favourite films from the DreamWorks Animation stable.
Whether you are young, old, a fan or not, this may well have what it takes to deliver a fun karting experience to all.
Key Game Features
- All-Star Racing Roster: Racers will hit the racetrack with 20 fan-favorite DreamWorks Animation characters, including Shrek, Po, Tigress, Megamind, Puss in Boots, Hiccup, Astrid and many more!
- 20 Awesome Karts: Each character boasts their own uniquely styled kart to race. Players can put their own twist on each ride with hundreds of customizable parts and accessory combinations.
- Race Through Iconic Locations: Players will be transported into fantastical worlds as they traverse tracks inspired by locations from beloved DreamWorks Animation films, including: the Kingdom of Far Far Away from Shrek, Bergen Town from Trolls, the Spirit Realm from Kung Fu Panda, Baby Corp from The Boss Baby, New York City Zoo from Madagascar, and many more!
- Harness the Power of Magic Paths: Players can hit magical switches on the track to uncover hidden shortcuts. They can extend these magical paths by hitting more switches in the series!
- Trolls Join the Crew: Poppy, Branch, Barb, Cooper and more from the colorful world of DreamWorks Animation’s Trolls are the players’ melodic hosts for each race, helping out with their power-up potential. Players can collect Trolls in the game to ride along with their racers for special surprises!
- Compete in a Variety of Game Modes: Players will be able to feel the excitement in Free Race, Cups, Challenge, or Time Trial game modes, and take on their family and friends in eight-player online and four-player local split-screen multiplayer action.
Which version should you buy?
You’ll find DreamWorks All-Star Kart Racing in Standard Edition form from the Xbox Store for £34.99. It’s playable across Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S – fully optimised for those latter consoles.
There’s also the DreamWorks All-Star Kart Racing Rally Edition for £39.99. For the extra fiver, you’re getting access to all of the following…
- Two exclusive playable characters: Wolf from Puss in Boots: The Last Wish; Master Oogway from Kung Fu Panda
- Two exclusive character-inspired, playable karts chassis: 1 for Wolf from Puss in Boots: The Last Wish; 1 for Master Oogway from Kung Fu Panda
- Each exclusive kart chassis comes with 36 customization options: 6 Kart designs options; 6 Engine options; 6 Wheel-style options; 6 Spoiler options
And from there, the Rally Pack (that contains all of those above bits) is also available. It’s individually priced at £12.49.
Everything you see should also be present on the digital stores of PlayStation, Switch and PC too.
Stay tuned for our full review of DreamWorks All-Star Kart Racing on Xbox. And let us know if you buy this one. The comments are below.
DreamWorks All-Star Kart Racing on Xbox Game Description
An all-star cast of some of your favorite DreamWorks characters brings the fun and hilarity to high-speed kart racing action like never before! Race on 20 different DreamWorks-themed tracks, including Shrek’s Swamp, New York City Zoo from Madagascar, Isle of Berk, and more! 20 of the most iconic DreamWorks characters: Shrek, Po, Tigress, Puss in Boots, Hiccup, Astrid, Boss Baby, and other top favorites all come together in a kart racing experience like no other.