Crash Team Racing: Nitro-Fueled

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Crash Team Racing: Nitro-Fueled is ranked in the 92nd percentile of games scored on OpenCritic.

Rating Summary

Based on 99 critic reviews
Mighty Man

OpenCritic Rating

84

Top Critic Average

90%

Critics Recommend

Based on 99 critic reviews

Score Distribution

Unscored Reviews

Critical Hit
Unscored
Unscored
Jun 21, 2019

As we got with Crash Bandicoot and Spyro's recent remakes, Crash Team Racing Nitro Fueled is a loving remake of the Playstation's best kart racer. It's still as fun to play today as it was twenty years ago.

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Eurogamer
Essential
Essential
Jun 21, 2019

Crash Team Racing: Nitro-Fueled is a gold-standard remaster, capturing the loveably janky, off-brand spirit of classic CTR - and then some.

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VG247
Unscored
Unscored
Jun 21, 2019

Nostalgia might well have carried this one through, but in truth it doesn’t need it: this is a great game that has for the most part aged remarkably well, with the visual upgrade and other tweaks serving to make absolutely certain it’s worth the price of admission

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GameByte
Unscored
Unscored
Jun 24, 2019

Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled is one of the most fun kart racers to date and will surely be loved by the new generation of CTR fans.

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Expansive
Loved
Loved
Jul 7, 2019

CTR Nitro-Fueled is an essential purchase. Beenox have absolutely outdone themselves, creating a zany, entertaining atmosphere for a franchise that is going through an exciting transformation and renaissance.

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pressakey.com
Liked-a-lot
Liked-a-lot
Jul 16, 2019

Wonderful optics combined with nostalgic sounds and a very demanding driving physics provide for the almost perfect racing fun at the console.

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Scored Reviews

Daily Star
Jun 24, 2019

Between crazy customisation, adventure mode time attacks and endless amounts to do in arcade mode both solo and with friends, CTR Nitro-Fueled excels at offering a valued sense of replayability that'll most certainly keep players making return trips to channel their need for speed.

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GamesRadar+
Jun 21, 2019

This faithful recreation of the once king of kart racers means Crash Team Racing has seized the throne once more, with enough content and a high skill ceiling to keep players returning for years.

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Generación Xbox
9.5 / 10.0
9.5 / 10.0
Jun 21, 2019

Crash Team Racing Nitro Fueled is a must have for anyone who wants to have fun with a video game.

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SomosXbox
9.1 / 10.0
SomosXbox

Top Critic

9.1 / 10.0
Jun 21, 2019

The remastering of Crash Team Racing is everything we could expect from it. The Beenox video game is fun like the original and adds content in abundance to be enjoyable for hundreds of hours.

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Atomix
90 / 100
90 / 100
Jun 21, 2019

A fantastic comeback of one of the most beloved PS1 games. Beenox did a fantastic job remaking this classic racing game.

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Fintendo
Jun 26, 2019

"The second best kart racing series."

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3DNews
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Jul 7, 2019

Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled manages to keep all the elements that made an original game so fun to play. Even 20 years after its release, CTR is still a great racing game, and Nitro-Fueled is a nice present for the fans of Crash Bandicoot.

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Gameplanet
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Jun 21, 2019

As much as we love remasters, it is not often they are as justified as Crash Team Racing Nitro Fueled has proven itself to be. The well-balanced difficulty of this games map and AI fills a niche in the Kart Racing genre that is sure to delight multiplayer parties and provide a healthy challenge for both nostalgia-filled millennials and newcomers alike.

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PSX Brasil
90 / 100
90 / 100
Jun 24, 2019

Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled is a great and challenging karting game. Due to its unique drift system, there is plenty of space for you to devote some time into mastering the title. The content is also great, bringing the tracks from Crash Nitro Kart. However, there are some problems, like online with lag and getting items in the in-game store may require a lot of time. Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled is considerably challenging, which can frustrate many players and at the same time please others.

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Saudi Gamer
4.5 / 5.0
4.5 / 5.0
Jun 21, 2019

It's everything we ever wanted and more! Officially CTR is our go-to party game, it's so much fun to play for new players and returning player alike. Improved graphics, multiple modes and more.

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IGN Italy
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Jun 21, 2019

The classic CTR return faster, bigger and even better.

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BaziCenter
9 / 10
BaziCenter
Vahid Zohrabi Nejad

Top Critic

9 / 10
Jun 22, 2019

Despite all the big and small issues here and there, Crash Team Racing: Nitro-Fueled managed to stay true to its roots while adding some wonderful, much necessary features that helped it to become a wonderful title all in all.

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We Got This Covered
Jul 1, 2019

Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled is an adorable and charming trip down memory lane, packed full of challenging content for the most dedicated players while still being accessible and fun for the whole family.

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TheSixthAxis
9 / 10
9 / 10
Jun 21, 2019

First there was the N. Sane Trilogy and now there's Nitro-Fuelled. Activision's Crash Team Racing rebirth is more than a quick cash grab – Beenox has modernised an all-time classic with such evident passion, making this the best kart racing game we've seen on PlayStation or Xbox for many, many years.

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Digitally Downloaded
Jun 21, 2019

Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled is exactly what the doctor ordered. It's light-hearted, hugely entertaining, and made with a real eye for detail that helps elevate the overall experience. After the disappointment of the recent Sonic one, this has put everything in the world right again.

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VideoTime
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Jun 21, 2019

Today, remake games are just around the corner. Which bring from the past to great glories of what once were on great consoles.

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Gameblog
9 / 10
9 / 10
Jun 21, 2019

Crash Team Racing: Nitro Fueled offers you tons of content, a high quality visual redesign, new features (characters, circuits, customization, skins, etc.). It is a dive into the past that is absolutely not deceptive. This remake is remarquable !

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Gaming Nexus
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Jul 11, 2019

Crash Team Racing: Nitro-Fueled is a refreshing take on the aggressive kart racing genre. While it’s certainly not perfect, it’s packed with content that can keep the player engaged for a long time.

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Heavy
9 / 10.0
Heavy

Top Critic

9 / 10.0
Jun 25, 2019

Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled is a must-have racer that’s perfect for longtime fans and curious newcomers alike.

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SomHráč.sk
90%
90%
Jun 24, 2019

Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled is the best remake published by Activision yet. Immensely enjoyable right from the start, respectful towards the original game and offering a huge amount of content. There's some stuff in it that isn't exactly modern, but that stuff makes Crash Team Racing the game that enthralled millions of players 20 years ago.

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PlayStation LifeStyle
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Jun 22, 2019

Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled is a faithful remake of a classic karting game, with extra content from across the franchise to boot. Whether playing the respectfully challenging campaign mode to unlock all kinds of parts, stickers, and more, or skirmishing with strangers and friends both online and off, those who have fond memories of the original will get their money's worth out of the racer, without a doubt. The sliding mechanic still takes some getting used to after all these years, but it just wouldn't be CTR without it.

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God is a Geek
9 / 10.0
9 / 10.0
Jun 24, 2019

Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled is a fantastic remaster, filled with great courses and plenty of replayability, even if the difficulty sometimes feels off.

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LevelUp
8.8 / 10.0
8.8 / 10.0
Jun 22, 2019

Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled will make you feel right at home. With a polished experience, aditional content and renovated graphics, kart entusiasts will find this game simple, yet totally entertaining.

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COGconnected
88 / 100
88 / 100
Jun 20, 2019

Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled is a top-notch kart racer. There is just a ton of content here that should keep avid fans busy for months to come.

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Xbox Achievements
88%
88%
Jun 21, 2019

If you already hold the original CTR in high regard, then you'll see Crash Team Racing: Nitro-Fueled for what it is – a gorgeous and lovingly made update that serves as a welcome reminder of when Crash was the kart racing king.

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The Games Machine
8.8 / 10.0
8.8 / 10.0
Jun 21, 2019

The game developed by Beenox is a highly optimized title for today's standards while maintaining all the charm of the original. Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled is colorful, virtuous and fun, offering an interesting level of difficulty that makes the whole operation not just a vehicle to recall memories, but also a challenging arcade game with all the trappings of the genre.

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ZTGD
8.5 / 10.0
Ken McKown

Top Critic

8.5 / 10.0
Jul 16, 2019

Crash Team Racing Nitro Fueled is a beautiful trip back in time. It is also great that PS4 and XB1 owners finally have a truly great kart racer available on their machines. This game is a must-own for anyone that loves these types of games, and for the price it is impossible not to recommend. Just be prepared for the difficulty and remember playing on easy is perfectly fine, and much more enjoyable for that casual romp.

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Cerealkillerz
8.5 / 10.0
8.5 / 10.0
Jun 26, 2019

Adding even more content to the hit formula back from 1999, Nitro-Fueled is a prime example how a remake should look like: staying true to the original while updating the graphics and including loads of bonuses.This fun racer is the best alternative to Mario Kart to date!

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Geek Culture
8.5 / 10.0
8.5 / 10.0
Jul 9, 2019

It’s no Mario Kart for sure, but Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled has the makings of a kart-racing gem, and does an excellent job at delivering a fun and nostalgic experience – several frustrations aside.

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IGN Spain
8.5 / 10.0
8.5 / 10.0
Jun 21, 2019

Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled is still the best alternative to Mario Kart. Its cast of charismatic characters, its gameplay and power-ups, as well as its race tracks are at a high level. It is a pity that this remake has almost no new content and is limited to remaking the original CTR and Nitro Kart.

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MMOGames
8.5 / 10.0
MMOGames
TheDCD

Top Critic

8.5 / 10.0
Jul 1, 2019

Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled continues Activision’s successful run of bringing classic Sony mascots back in a whole new light.

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Easy Allies
8.5 / 10.0
8.5 / 10.0
Jul 2, 2019
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TechRaptor
8.5 / 10.0
8.5 / 10.0
Jul 1, 2019

Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled is a fun and complex kart racer. Boasting mechanics that are now genre standards, CTR's return shows just how relevant it still is. With additional features to fit into modern times like difficulty settings and graphics, this is a must-have for fans of the original, and for anyone who enjoys kart racing with friends.

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Culture of Gaming
8.5 / 10.0
8.5 / 10.0
Jun 30, 2019

I’m not going to mince words. This game is fantastic. Even with minor annoyances, I still had a fantastic time. There might not be more than two options for controls. There is every racetrack from both Crash Team Racing and Crash Nitro Kart, beautifully recreated in 4K resolution for the current generation. The rubberbanding might be annoying, but the races are so fun that I didn’t care for long. If you don’t like kart racers, this game might not change your mind. If you do like them, you should definitely give Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled a try, especially if you were a fan of the original. It takes what’s great about Crash Bandicoot and puts it into the kart racing genre.

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TrueGaming
8.5 / 10.0
TrueGaming

Top Critic

8.5 / 10.0
Jun 22, 2019

After all those years Crash Team Racing is brought back to life, fans of the original will be glad to hear how faithful the game is to the original game. it is a challenging game without a doubt, but the driving wasn't very smooth and 60fps would've improved things without a doubt.

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GamingTrend
85 / 100
85 / 100
Jun 20, 2019

Crash Team Racing: Nitro-Fueled has the thrilling speed and the addictive gameplay of the original and adds a metric ton of extra content for fans and newcomers to enjoy. Whether you're new to the frantic frenzy of Crash Team Racing or you've been hankering for a chance to play as Nitros Oxide himself, there's a whole lot of things to love

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Hobby Consolas
85 / 100
85 / 100
Jun 21, 2019

A comprehensive, colorful and varied racing game that will appeal nostalgic gamers as well as nitro junkies.

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Glitched Africa
8.5 / 10.0
8.5 / 10.0
Jun 20, 2019

Even if you never played the original, Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled is one fantastic kart racer

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Spaziogames
8.5 / 10.0
Spaziogames

Top Critic

8.5 / 10.0
Jun 21, 2019

Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled is a better remake than N. Sane Trilogy. It includes all Crash Nitro Kart tracks and an improved adventure mode.

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Level Down Games
8.5 / 10.0
8.5 / 10.0
Jul 12, 2019

Crash Bandicoot’s resurgence into modern culture is a welcome breath of fresh air. Now, let’s get both a new entry in the kart racing series that has never been seen, but more importantly.. a brand new platforming game. Crash is back!

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Oyungezer Online
8.5 / 10.0
8.5 / 10.0
Jun 25, 2019

We are facing a game that can be the new leader in kart racing genre, it's a lot of fun and has very high repeatability. It offers everything you expect to see from a kart racing game.

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Cultured Vultures
8.5 / 10.0
8.5 / 10.0
Jun 24, 2019

While its initially harsh difficulty may ruin your happy memories of the original in a hurry, Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled is kart racing nirvana with an abundance of content to dive into that makes it more than just an exercise in nostalgia.

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Gamefa
8.5 / 10.0
8.5 / 10.0
Jun 22, 2019

Crash Team Racing was one of the best games of the fifth generation and now, after 20 years, when you play Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled it is still has its magic and it is still one of the most fun and amazing games of this generation and also one of the best remakes we have seen so far. if you are fan of racing games, specially kart racing, whether or not play the original game, i must say that Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled is a "must have" game with amazing gameplay, fun characters and various content that entertains you for so many hours.

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CGMagazine
8.5 / 10.0
8.5 / 10.0
Jun 24, 2019

Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled breaks casual expectations, delivering a much needed jolt of speed and a high skill ceiling to reinvigorate my love for the genre.

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Everyeye.it
8.3 / 10.0
8.3 / 10.0
Jun 21, 2019

Nitro Fueled recovers the soul of Crash Team Racing but modifies its body, with all that comes from the gameplay.

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IGN
8.2 / 10.0
IGN

Top Critic

8.2 / 10.0
Jun 21, 2019

Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled's difficulty, memorable track design, and addictive power-slide mechanic make it a kart racer worth playing but it's not without its frustrations.

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Impulsegamer
4.1 / 5.0
4.1 / 5.0
Jun 21, 2019

Crash Team Racing: Nitro-Fueled proves that Crash can still keep up with other mascot kart racers, even twenty years on.

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Areajugones
8.1 / 10.0
Areajugones

Top Critic

8.1 / 10.0
Jun 21, 2019

Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled does a great job to revive an experience of pure fun in the field of driving. With a team of pilots that exceeds the figure of 20 - just like the circuits -, a sweet memory and a visual section perfectly adapted to the current times, we can safely say that Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled is about everything nostalgic could have asked.

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Video Chums
8.1 / 10.0
8.1 / 10.0
Jun 26, 2019

Whether you're a fan of the original or merely kart racers in general, Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled will surely amaze you with its satisfying gameplay and stunning visuals.

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Hardcore Gamer
4 / 5.0
4 / 5.0
Jun 22, 2019

Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled is an unexpectedly ambitious remaster that puts a fresh coat of paint on the accessible and deep kart racer.

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Metro GameCentral
8 / 10
8 / 10
Jun 25, 2019

The best Mario Kart clone of the nineties is also the best Mario Kart clone of the 21st century, with a stunning remake that offers welcome refinement and improvement.

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GamingBolt
8 / 10.0
8 / 10.0
Jun 22, 2019

It's been a while since Crash and his friends got behind a wheel, but Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled proves that they clearly haven't lost their touch.

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FNintendo
8 / 10
8 / 10
Jul 16, 2019

Crash Team Racing: Nitro-Fueled brings the original game to our age and it does a fine job at that, as the experience goes way beyond improved graphics and sound. The amount of game modes, characters and customization elements, as well as the online and offline multiplayer components and the solid gameplay make this a very healthy proposal for fans of the series and of kart-racing games.

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SECTOR.sk
8 / 10.0
8 / 10.0
Jun 25, 2019

Fully-remastered Crash Bandicoot is back on track and he is still fast and funny.

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Gamers Heroes
8 / 10
8 / 10
Jun 25, 2019

Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled's sheer amount of content and modes make it the best kart racer value on the market today. Packing both skill and charm, this is one title worth its weight in Wumpa Fruits.

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Nintendo Life
8 / 10
8 / 10
Jun 24, 2019

Crash Team Racing: Nitro-Fueled is a visually phenomenal upgrade on a PlayStation karting classic, and one that faithfully recreates both its positives (its unique drift boosting system) and its potential irritants (30fps, tricky AI). It does bring a whole new set of issues – mainly lengthy loading times and the fact that playing offline stops you making any progress towards unlocking anything – but while these prevent the game from becoming an absolute must-have, they don't sour the experience enough to stop us wholeheartedly recommending it regardless.

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DualShockers
8 / 10.0
8 / 10.0
Jul 10, 2019

WOAH! Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled is a fun remake that plays well, with weaknesses being unlockables and the Crash property itself.

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GameGrin
8 / 10.0
GameGrin
Richard Shivdarsan

Top Critic

8 / 10.0
Jul 10, 2019

Once I changed the controls to something more comfortable, I had a blast playing through the well-crafted adventure mode and all the tracks and challenges that reside in it, even if the CPU players had the rubber band effect.

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GameSpot
8 / 10
8 / 10
Jun 21, 2019

Crash Team Racing feels as good now as it did 20 years ago. The Bandicoot is back, baby.

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GameSpace
8 / 10.0
8 / 10.0
Jun 27, 2019

I can't shake the feeling that if Nintendo's online infrastructure was more robust, the loading minimized, and the coins were able to be earned when offline, Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled would be an instant masterpiece and torch-bearer for remakes of beloved games. Sadly, it falls just short of such a title.

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Screen Rant
Jun 27, 2019

Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled brings back the PS1 kart racer in style, with lavish style and addictive racing gameplay with lots to unlock.

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Press Start
8 / 10.0
8 / 10.0
Jun 21, 2019

This is the definitive Crash Team Racing experience. Nitro-Fueled is everything I hoped it would be, a faithful recreation of the classic game with added flair and personality. A lack of custom race settings and some superficial gripes are not enough to dissuade me that this is among the best kart racers available. Crash is absolutely back, baby!

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GotGame
8 / 10
8 / 10
Jun 27, 2019

That being said, Crash Team Racing: Nitro-Fueled proves that simplicity and nostalgia, with a few modern tweaks, works wonders. At $40, you can't beat a fun remake that covers content from three games over the span of six years

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GameSkinny
Jun 27, 2019

Crash Team Racing has long been remembered fondly by players and Beenox's Nitro-Fueled remaster proves, for the most part, we haven't been blinded by nostalgia.

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Softpedia
8 / 10.0
8 / 10.0
Jun 21, 2019

The game as a whole looks great, it is funny, it is frustrating to lose at it (figures) and it is an overall great experience that any player, young or old, should try.

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Destructoid
8 / 10.0
8 / 10.0
Jun 28, 2019

Crash Team Racing: Nitro-Fueled not only succeeds as a loving and faithful adaptation of the classic PS1 release, but it has been turbo-boosted by a glut of welcome new content including characters, tracks, and modes. Though it occasionally shows its age in course design, and erratically pumps the brakes with a surprising difficulty spike, Nitro-Fueled remains a fast and fun kart racer, sure to please old fans and worthy of a test drive from new ones.

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Echo Boomer
8 / 10
8 / 10
Jun 27, 2019

It's more than a full remake. Crash Team Racing: Nitro-Fueled feels like the definitive edition of past Crash racing games full of content and unlockables. This new take also remains colorful, fun, intense and just as challenging as the original.

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Game Informer
8 / 10.0
8 / 10.0
Jun 20, 2019

Beenox did a great job preserving the original content, and found avenues to add to it in meaningful ways

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Game Revolution
Jun 24, 2019

Despite those bumps in the road, Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled is both a respectful reimagining and a superb, modernized kart racer in its own right. It accurately borrows from its inspirations and enhances their qualities in ways that feel true to what Naughty Dog would have done if it had the hardware.

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Stevivor
8 / 10.0
8 / 10.0
Jun 21, 2019

Despite missing the mark on a difficulty that feels consistently challenging yet fun at the same time, Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled is an utter delight.

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TrustedReviews
Jun 28, 2019

Crash Team Racing: Nitro-Fueled is an excellent remake of a kart-racing classic, introducing the beloved PS1 mascot to an entire new generation of players. However, this might be a little too difficult for younger gamers, so they’d be better off jumping on easy mode.

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Daily Mirror
Jul 2, 2019

Crash is back (again) in this marvelous tribute to one of the PS1 era’s most memorable games and more. It goes beyond what could be expected from a remaster and fans are sure to be coming back for more content when it is released.

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PlayStation Galaxy
8 / 10.0
8 / 10.0
Jul 1, 2019

Overall, I enjoyed Crash Team Racing. Racing karts can be brutal, but fun. Adventure modes boss battles feel a tad bit unfair though. As each boss seems to have a gimmick that no ordinary kart racer usually has. Take Ripper Roo for example, who’s extremely fast and has unlimited TNT.

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Twinfinite
4 / 5.0
4 / 5.0
Jun 24, 2019

It might not be perfect, but it’s certainly got enough going for it to make a solid challenge for Mario’s crown as the king of kart racers.

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NoesPaisparaFrikis
8 / 10.0
8 / 10.0
Jul 1, 2019

Crash Team Racing Nitro Fueled in a worthy "successor" of the original game and compulsory purchase for lovers of racing games, whether they played the PSX classic or not.

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New Game Network
80 / 100
80 / 100
Jul 1, 2019

Nitro-Fueled gives Crash Team Racing a much-needed visual facelift while keeping the first-rate kart racing mechanics intact. The small amount of single player content doesn't give you much to do by yourself, but the healthy helping of multiplayer modes and unforgiving AI provide plenty of reasons to keep you coming back.

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SA Gamer
8 / 10.0
SA Gamer
Timóteo Da Silva
8 / 10.0
Jun 23, 2019

A wonderful, nostalgic trip that brings an old favourite back with substance and style. Despite one or two significant issues, it looks, sounds and feels better than you remember it. And while not perfect yet, it's the first game in some time that even comes close to knocking the Big N off their kart-racing pedestal.

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Game Volt
8 / 10.0
8 / 10.0
Jul 1, 2019

The game is very distinctive and the revival of a great Kart classic is well crafted ,online problems are what bother the experience and some other simple technical problems

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GearNuke
8 / 10.0
8 / 10.0
Jul 2, 2019

Crash Team Racing: Nitro-Fueled is a great Kart racing game with a difficult learning curve. It suffers from some minor technical issues on the Nintendo Switch but overall, it is a solid port that plays beautifully on the hardware.

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Game Rant
Jul 5, 2019

Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled has more content than most other kart racers in existence, but the game's stiff difficulty will be polarizing for players.

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Attack of the Fanboy
Attack of the Fanboy

Top Critic

Jun 21, 2019

Not just a 1 to 1 remake like Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy, Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled comes with the content you love from the original as well as additional tracks from a later entry in the series as well, proving that everybody's favorite Bandicoot still has plenty of gas in the tank.

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Shacknews
8 / 10
8 / 10
Jul 5, 2019

If you're looking for a new (technically old) kart racer to dive into and give your all, this is definitely a great one to add to the pile, especially if you've gotten your fill of all the iterations of Mario Kart.

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Gamerheadquarters
7.8 / 10.0
7.8 / 10.0
Jun 25, 2019

Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled delivers a fun karting experience, with a ton of content and just some minor issues that hold it back from greatness.

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GamePro
76 / 100
76 / 100
Jun 21, 2019

A fun racing game snack for in between, but suffers from currency grind and strange levels of difficulty

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Electric Bento
7.6 / 10.0
7.6 / 10.0
Jun 24, 2019

Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled is a faithful recreation of a beloved racer from the PS1 era of games, even if the difficulty ranges from boring to annoying.

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Wccftech
7.5 / 10.0
7.5 / 10.0
Jul 3, 2019

Hardcore CTR fans and those looking for a surprisingly-stiff challenge should give Nitro-Fueled a shot, but others might find it runs out of gas surprisingly quick.

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WellPlayed
7.5 / 10.0
7.5 / 10.0
Jun 20, 2019

Nitro-Fueled is a competent and attractive retreading of a 90s loungeroom staple but it lacks the staying power of its genre rivals

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Digital Chumps
7.5 / 10.0
7.5 / 10.0
Jun 21, 2019

Nitro-Fueled is a wonderful remake of the classic racer we all know and love. The mechanics and courses are lovingly recreated for the current gen. Combine that with a revamped Adventure mode and players have another faithful, fantastic game. Though I wouldn't say it's a perfect game due to its difficulty and pretty short story, I don't think it is crazy to say that Crash Team Racing is the best kart racing game available.

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EGM
7.5 / 10.0
7.5 / 10.0
Jun 26, 2019

Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled is at once a joyful and joyless recreation of a stone-cold classic. Packed to the gills with content, this drive down memory lane still contains a sense of the original's magic, and artfully decorates your favorite tracks and drivers with an impeccable attention to detail. But it's not immune to the modern era, and the looming threat of live-service DLC and nostalgia-grabbing looms heavy over the entire game.

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Push Square
7 / 10
7 / 10
Jun 21, 2019

A jam-packed remake that looks and sounds brilliant, Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled is a lovingly crafted remake of a much beloved kart racer.

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NintendoWorldReport
7 / 10.0
7 / 10.0
Jun 26, 2019

undefined.While the roughshod nature of the Switch port doesn't quite make Crash Team Racing a dominant kart racer on the system, the solid single-player mode and finicky yet rewarding boosting and driving still adds up to an enjoyable time, as long as you're fine with a visual downgrade and a long wait between races. I really enjoyed revisiting Crash Team Racing with Nitro-Fueled and it reminded me of how great the single-player component of this game is. I just wish there weren't such large caveats that held it back on Switch.

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PowerUp!
7 / 10
7 / 10
Jun 20, 2019

If you've already got other kart racers in your collection, Crash Team Racing Nitro Fueled isn't a necessity.

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Cheat Code Central
3.5 / 5.0
3.5 / 5.0
Jun 25, 2019

Crash Bandicoot fans will certainly be happy, and are likely already on board. Those looking for a challenge will have a good time chasing trophies. Casual/Party players who like kart games probably will want to stick with Sonic and Mario.

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