We all love Mario Kart, but what if instead of playing with iconic Nintendo characters, one could race around with characters from animated adult comedies, such as Peter Griffen from Family Guy? That's where a new mobile game, Warped Kart Racers from developer Electric Square and publisher 20th Century Games comes into play.
In this article, we outline everything you need to know about Warped Kart Racers, from the exact release date and platforms available to all the exciting characters and the first look at its gameplay.
Warped Kart Racers release date & platforms
Hold onto your seats, as Warped Kart Racers has a release date of 20th May 2022, via Apple Arcade.
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The game appears to be exclusive to Apple Arcade, which means Warped Kart Racers will be available on release date via the following platforms:
- Apple TV
At the time of writing, it appears that there will be no Android version of Warped Kart Racers, and no mention of any consoles has been made.
First Warped Kart Racers gameplay revealed
Warped Kart Racers' first gameplay reveal took place in early May 2022 and showcases some frantic racing action.
You can play alone or compete in multiplayer action (up to eight players), and there's even an "extensive single-player campaign" for gamers to enjoy.
A description of Warped Kart Racers via the official announcement reads: "Get warped into the ultimate kart racing game - by yourself, or multiplayer - featuring the stars of 20th Television’s hit animated shows: American Dad!, Family Guy, King of the Hill and Solar Opposites! Experience iconic locations and even some surprise ones in your quest for karting glory!"
From the first look at the gameplay, it is clear there will be items, power-ups and boosts to use across the game's diverse lineup of tracks.
Check out the first Warped Kart Racers gameplay below.
There will be a total of 16 maps drawn from fan-favourite episodes that players can race and battle in.
All Warped Kart Racers characters
Warped Kart Racers features characters from four adult comedy animated shows, namely Family Guy, American Dad, King of the Hill and Solar Opposites.
A total of 20 characters will be available at launch, five from each of the shows mentioned above. Check out the complete list of all Warped Kart Racers characters below.
- Peter Griffin - Family Guy
- Lois Griffin - Family Guy
- Meg Griffin - Family Guy
- Stewie Griffin - Family Guy
- Brian - Family Guy
- Stan Smith - American Dad
- Francine Smith - American Dad
- Hayley Smith - American Dad
- Steve Smith - American Dad
- Roger - American Dad
- Hank Hill - King of the Hill
- Peggy Hill - King of the Hill
- Bobby - King of the Hill
- Luanne Platter - King of the Hill
- Dale Gribble - King of the Hill
- Korvo - Solar Opposites
- Terry - Solar Opposites
- Jesse - Solar Opposites
- Yumyulack - Solar Opposites
- The Pupa - Solar Opposites
It appears you will need to unlock these characters (no exact details provided) and there will also be a wealth of customization options, skins and new karts to unlock.
So there you have it, the release date and platforms for Warped Kart Racers, all the exciting characters from various animated shows, and a first look at the frantic gameplay.
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Featured image courtesy of Electric Square Ltd.