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Play OverviewPlay Overview

BlazeRush (2014) is a car racing and combat game where you beat other players across the line by any means necessary. Play is viewed from the top, like Micro Machines, which lets you not only pick the best racing line but trigger attacks and bumps to push others off course.

The goal is simple: cross the finish line first. However, you have to watch out for other players trying to do the same. You pick up a variety of offensive and defensive weapons along with speed boosts and rockets. It takes simple kart racing in a high-octane multiplayer direction with four people competing in the same game.

The result is a game like Blur, that combines the kart racing arcade action with a wide range of combat-style power-ups and collectables. It's high-speed and hard-hitting and a lot of fun for players of any age.

Our examiner, Andy Robertson, first checked BlazeRush 16 months ago. It was re-examined by Jo Robertson and updated 16 months ago.
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Play StylePlay Style

This is an Action, Race and Shooting game with Collecting and Traversal elements. You can play with 1 to 4 players in the same room or as a 8-player online game.

 
You can play this game in the following styles:

DurationDuration

Play Time: This game will take between 3 minutes and 5 minutes to complete. You can assemble a team of friends to play in local or online multiplayer.

BenefitsBenefits

This game is good if you want to:

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Content Rating

Rated PEGI 7 for violence.
 
Users Interact: The game enables players to interact and communicate with each other, so may expose players to language usually associated with older rated games.

Skill Level

7+ year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game. The controls are quite simple but you need to be able to deal with hectic races, attacks and fast reactions to the twisting courses.

Account Rating

  • You need PlayStation Plus to play online with PlayStation 3.
  • You need be 18-years-old to subscribe to Nintendo Online, but can then create accounts for children of any age to play online with Nintendo Switch.
  • You need be 18-years-old to subscribe to PlayStation Plus for online play, but can create sub-accounts for younger players of 7-years or older to play online with PlayStation 4.

CostsCosts

BlazeRush usually costs £6.99 to £10.79. 

BlazeRush

Switch StoreSALE Switch £10.79 £3.77 until 23/06/2024
Steam Store PC £6.99
Steam Store Mac £6.99
PlayStation Store PS4 -
There are the following additional costs associated with this game:
  • You need a subscription to play online:
    • You need to purchase a Nintendo Online subscription to play online with Nintendo Switch.
    • You need to purchase a PlayStation Plus subscription to play online with PlayStation 4.
 
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DetailsGame Details

Release Date: 28/10/2014, updated in 2019

Price: 65% off

Out Now: Mac, PC, PS3, PS4 and Switch

Skill Rating: 7+ year-olds

Players: 1-4 (8 online)

Genres: Action, Race, Shooting (Collecting and Traversal)

Accessibility: 0 features documented (Tweet Developer )

Components: 3D Third-Person

Developer: Blaze Rush Game (@BlazeRushGame)


Taming Gaming Book Written by parents for parents, the database complements the in-depth discussion about video game addiction, violence, spending and online safety in the Taming Gaming book. We are an editorially independent, free resource without adverts that is supported by partnerships.

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