Review: Best Rally review – That’s a pretty bold claim

Best Rally review - That's a pretty bold claim One thing no one tells you about racing cars is that it’s not all about speed. Well, it is, but taking a corner too fast is just as likely to leave your car wrecked and you lap times looking awful.

That’s something that Best Rally understands. It’s a game that’s all about navigating obstacles in the fastest way possible, finding the right lines to cross the finishing post in as quick a time as you can manage.

It’s got a few problems here and there, but for the most part it’s a brilliantly balanced arcade blast that deals in fractions of a second.

Is it best?

You’re in control of the steering of a rally car. Each level is a short track with a time limit. Get to the end within the time limit and you get a star, with more stars rewarded for being even quicker.

It’s a simple task, and the controls are just as simple in turn. Press the left of the screen to steer left, press the right of the screen to steer right. There’s a floaty-ness to the controls that takes a bit of getting used to, but when it clicks you’ll be having a whale of a time.

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