Review: Beach Buggy Racing (Nintendo Switch)

Drive into an action-packed, surprise-filled world of off-road kart racing mayhem. Race against a field of rival drivers, each with unique personalities and special abilities.


  • Big cartoon graphics.
  • 117MB Download size.
  • Own in game trophies.
  • Opening tutorial.
  • Auto accelerate option available.
  • Four player local multiplayer support.
  • Daily challenge to earn bonus loot.
  • Career- Nine series of races where you can edit your driver, Upgrade and paint your car. Earn stars to unlock new races then face off against a boss in each series.
  • Mario Kart influenced racer, Collect power ups and find shortcuts etc.
  • Simple control layout.
  • Pro controller support.
  • Earn cash from races to buy upgrades.
  • Responsive fluid handling.
  • Wide selection of powerups from rockets to ice to oil spills.
  • Easy to read UI.
  • Shorcuts to find.
  • Very approachable and noob friendly.
  • Colourful cast of characters.
  • Some very nice locations from the Jungle to beaches and waterfalls.


  • Cheap AI at times but more noticable in boss races.
  • No online.
  • Lacks touchscreen support.
  • Only one view which can at times hinder your ability to see what is ahead.

Jim Smale

Gaming since the Atari 2600, I enjoy the weirdness in games counting Densha De Go and RC De Go as my favourite titles of all time. I prefer gaming of old where buying games from a shop was a thing, Being social in person was a thing. Join me as I attempt to adapt to this new digital age!

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