I enjoyed Auto Modellista so much when I tried it for the first time last week that I felt it deserved another look or two. So that’s what we’re up to today!
For the unfamiliar, Auto Modellista is a 2002 release from Capcom that, alongside Monster Hunter and Resident Evil Outbreak, was supposed to be Capcom’s big break into online gaming. That, uh, didn’t quite work out — indeed, the initial Western release of Auto Modellista didn’t have any online modes at all — but it didn’t stop it being a cool, immensely stylish game.
Hit the jump for the latest video to see what I mean!
Today, rather than exploring the game in wide-eyed wonderment like last week, I focus on actually clearing a few races and getting a feel for how the various cars in the game differ from one another. Turns out the diminutive little Toyota Yaris which I’ve modelled after my real-life ride (well, if my real-life ride was approximately 15 years older than it is) is a formidable opponent in a variety of situations!
Uphill, downhill, circuit racing… who says hot hatchbacks can’t compete? Not I, not I…
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