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New 'Wreck-It Ralph' Promo Brings Back Late '90s Heyday of Cartoonish Video Game Racing


1997: it was the year that saw the release of Mario Kart 64 and later Diddy Kong Racing, which somehow ended up being way less fun even though it added planes and hovercrafts. And in the fictional world of Disney's Wreck-It Ralph, it was also the year of Sugar Rush Speedway, an arcade racer built around cute characters, confectionary cars, and juvenile diabetes. Here's a late '90s commercial advertising the game at Lidwak's Arcade. Don't be fooled: the game is a lie.


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