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Flying straight from the silver screen to your PC comes Star Wars: Episode I: Racer, which recreates the Podrace sequence from The Phantom Menace for legions of gamers everywhere. Take the controls of your Pod as one of over 20 racers, all taken from the film, and fly at speeds exceeding 600 miles per hour on 21 tracks spread across eight worlds.
From happy-go-lucky Anakin Skywalker to the cheating Sebulba, from the junk dealer Watto to Fode & Beed (the two-headed race announcer), many of your favorite characters from Tatooine are here. Not only can you race on the desert world, but you can also take on your opponents on planets such as the water-covered Aquilaris, the frozen Ando Prime, the swamp planet Baroonda, and even the most famous Podracing world in the Star Wars universe, Malastare, with its methane gas lakes.
Play the tournament circuit on one of three difficulty levels and select your track. From there you can examine your racer's condition, buy parts at Watto's junkyard, and even purchase Pit Droids which you can use to repair your craft during the race.
While you race, you can view the action from multiple camera angles and monitor your Pod's status. If you unlock Sebulba's racer and use it, you can shoot flames into your opponents' engines. In multi-player mode over a LAN, you can shout taunts at other racers in your character's voice. The force feedback option allows you to feel every collision and engine thrust. ~ Brad Cook, All Game Guide