Real Highway Car Racing is available for free from the Windows App Store.
Features of Real Highway Car Racing for Windows 8:
Upon installing and launching Real Highway Car Racing on your Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 device, you will be presented with an interface resembling the below screenshot.
In the above screen you can choose to view either the Settings, Missions, Hi-score or view the Garage itself. Clicking Settings will fire up the basic settings of the game which will allow you to fine tune the settings like sound, etc.
Clicking on the Missions tab will show you the missions that you have to accomplish in the race and so on.
To start a race, you have to select a car from the bottom of the screen using the arrow buttons on either side at the bottom, and you can pick any of your purchased cars. You can purchase new cars by spending your skill points that you earn in the game. If it is your first time playing the game, then only the blue car will be unlocked at first. Simply select that, and click on the Play button at the top of the screen. Now, you will be taken to the gameplay screen itself.
You will be first detailed with the controls of the app in the gameplay screen, which are very easy to understand, but difficult to master. You have to control the automatically accelerating car via the left and right arrow buttons, use the down arrow for brake, space or up arrow button for boost. The objective is to go as far as you can without hitting any other vehicle. Once you hit a vehicle or any other obstacle on the road, the car will burst into flames, and it’s game over then and there!
You can pause the game at any given time by pressing the Esc. key, and you will be presented with the standard pause menu option of resuming the game or reverting to main menu of the game. You can also see your active mission objectives in the above pause menu. Once you crash, your game will be over and you will be presented with your race stats on your screen.
You can see your points earned etc. above. Overall, this concludes the how to on playing the Real Highway Car Racing game on your Windows 8 device. Have fun playing this game!
Real Highway Car Racing is an incredible game to download and have on your device if you are a fan of racing games for Windows 8. The game is lightweight, and doesn’t drain a lot of battery as well while running on your device. Overall, the game has a nice feel to it, and the only major drawback of the game is that it does not play in full 16:9 resolution, but rather plays in a small section of the screen space. Apart from that, the game is truly amazing and deserves a 4 out of 5 rating!