Micro Machines World Series

Rating Summary

Based on 56 critic reviews
Weak Man

OpenCritic Rating

55

Top Critic Average

5%

Critics Recommend

Based on 56 critic reviews
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6.5 / 10.0
Aug 22, 2017

This promised so much more than it delivered. It's a good game, but it's just not as good as its predecessors. Whilst Micro Machines World Series is good fun, it doesn't offer enough to elevate it to the status of its forefathers.

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30%
Aug 14, 2017

Micro Machines World Series doesn't deserve your money or your attention. It lacks any interesting content and the fun and magic of its predecessors. If you're looking for this particular genre, then much better option would be Toybox Turbos or older Micro Machines games. Sadly, this new instalment of the series is just a waste of time.

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7 / 10.0
Aug 10, 2017

I could see this game being a great deal for what it is now for around $15, but you never know if they’ll drop the price or not.

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Aug 9, 2017

Micro Machines World Series is a game that could have been great but squanders it all with bad controls and a push towards modes that aren't as fun as the racing mode should have been. Maybe if there were some gameplay patches and some more Hasbro themed style levels (Where's my G1 Transformers track guys?) that could make the game somewhat more interesting than the cheap cash in that we're left with today.

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7 / 10
Aug 6, 2017

Back in 2014 we thought Toybox Turbos was the closest thing we'd get to a revitalised reboot of Micro Machines, so upon reflecting on the release of an actual brand new Micro Machines, is Toybox Turbos a better Micro Machines game than World Series? It may not have had the franchise name but it tried to be Micro Machines and succeeded, whereas World Series IS Micro Machines and it's sadly disappointing.

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7 / 10.0
Aug 3, 2017

whether you’re playing on your own, with friends locally or online, Micro Machines World Series is a lot of fun and what more would you want from the series?

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6 / 10.0
Aug 3, 2017

In the end, Micro Machines: World Series is disappointing. The offline modes lack variety, so those who aren't interested in online play must contend with a shell of a game. Those interested in playing online will feel like they're playing offline anyway since the community just isn't there. While the racing is enjoyable, the increased emphasis on skirmishes hurts the game when you realize that your contributions have little to no impact on the overall match. You can still squeeze some fun out of this, but most people would be better off leaving this title alone.

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the_nmac
70%
Aug 3, 2017

Micro Machines World Series is a decent racer with great callbacks to previous games in the series. It controls well and has a great battle mode while creating some really cool tracks.

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Jul 28, 2017

many veteran players of this series will feel let down by this latest instalment, and this is all down to the bare bones approach that the developers have taken by releasing this game with only 12 cars and 10 race tracks.

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4 / 10.0
Jul 21, 2017

Micro Machines as a brand is still great fun but you'll find that's sustained only for the briefest of moments.

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