Steering wheel compatibleNo
UK Release Date21/11/2001
- Currently the only racing game on Nintendo Switch with licensed cars.
- Comprehensive car and garage customisation.
- 200 races.
- Micro transactions haven’t been carried over from the mobile game.
- Twitchy controls.
- Dated graphics.
- Limited car selection.
- Track designs aren’t very memorable.
Gear.Club Unlimited fills the void of semi-realistic racing games on the Nintendo Switch and is a passable first effort. The extensive customisation is a clear highlight that will keep car enthusiasts engaged, and the improved visuals and removed micro-transactions elevate it above the original mobile game. Ultimately, however, the experience hasn’t been very well-adapted for the Switch. Stiff handling and twitchy controls make for unsatisfying driving, while other more polished Switch racers put the drab visuals to shame. Gear.Club Unlimited had the potential to be the Switch’s answer to Gran Turismo and Forza Motorsport but is unfortunately hampered by its mobile roots. It’s a shame because racing real cars on Nintendo’s hybrid console is a novelty right now.
For a long time, the selection of racing games available on the Nintendo Switch was limited to just two titles: the fantastic, F-Zero-inspired futuristic racer Fast RMX, and the near-perfect Mario Kart 8: Deluxe. Since then, the Switch’s racing game roster has expanded considerably with ports of Mantis Burn Racing, Rocket League, and MXGP 3, […]Reviews