Patreon button  Steam curated reviews  Discord button  Facebook button  Twitter button 
3DS | PC | PS4 | PS5 | SWITCH | VITA | XB1 | XSX | All

The Dukes of Hazzard: Racing for Home (PlayStation) artwork

The Dukes of Hazzard: Racing for Home (PlayStation) review

"The Dukes of Hazard Racing for home is the first Dukes of Hazard game. While the game is full of charm, and stay very true to the show, many things make it far from being an enjoyable experience. "

The Dukes of Hazard Racing for home is the first Dukes of Hazard game. While the game is full of charm, and stay very true to the show, many things make it far from being an enjoyable experience.


The gameplay of Dukes of Hazard is quite shallow. The game is broken into 26 different missions ranging from a minute and a half to four minutes in length. Yes the game is extrememly short, and can easily be beaten for the first time in two hours. You don’t need to get up even once to beat this game. The missions range from collect these, win the race, avoid the police, and ram vehicles until they die. There are power ups on each level. Oil, nitro, and wrenches to fix your car when damaged. Driving the General is fun, but control is not tight at all. Cars feel quite floaty, and often times slight turns lead to complete spin outs. Going off ramps is also often problematic or glitchy. If the car controls were refind a bit the game could have been much more decent. Lastly are the levels. Too few. Way too few. You get like 5 different areas to race through all your missions, and you can barely tell them apart. Each level looks nearly the same as the last, and all the levels are very narrow. You will hit walls often, so drive carefully!

Gameplay Score (6/10)


The in game graphics are very average. Each environment you drive in literally looks the same, except dirt roads may be black topped, or a few buildings and ledges will appear. The cars look okay, but the view makes them all look like Matchbox cars or something. The movie cut scenes are horrid, and the face on each character looks like melted wax. Not a strong point.

Graphics Score (5/10)


The sound in the game is the strongest aspect. All the sound effects, although few, are great. The engines of all the cars, the crashes, everything fits well. The music is very fitting to the game. All the music are country soundtracks done by the “Tractors.” The game also has the original theme song which was a must have in the game. The game features the voices of Waylon Jennings, and everyone else who played the main characters in the show. Good job here.

Sound Score (8/10)

In the end Dukes of Hazard Racing for Home is a good sounding, average looking short shallow game full of charm. Fans of the show will appreciate the lengths taken to make the game feel real, but the shallow and short gameplay combined with little meat and potatoes for gameplay really hammers this game from being what it could have been. Rent? Otherwise just try to find it for under $5.

G_Dub's avatar
Community review by G_Dub (December 08, 2007)

A bio for this contributor is currently unavailable, but check back soon to see if that changes. If you are the author of this review, you can update your bio from the Settings page.

More Reviews by G_Dub [+]
Crash Tag Team Racing (GameCube) artwork
Crash Tag Team Racing (GameCube)

Crash Tag Team Racing. What a disappointment! I bought this game expecting some potentially fun kart racing game similar to what made me fall in love with the original CTR. I should’ve guessed any Crash game not made by Naughty Dog would’ve been terrible, but I was a fool and bought this game anyway. Oh well, now for t...
Nuclear Strike (PlayStation) artwork
Nuclear Strike (PlayStation)

Released for our beloved Playstation 1 console in 97. (10 years already?) This is the best chopper game I've played, but that's not saying much. Not to say the game is bad, but it depends on your taste.
Armored Core 4 (Xbox 360) artwork
Armored Core 4 (Xbox 360)

I have never played any other Armored Core game, including the Armored core 4 Playstation 3 version, so none of this review is biased whatsoever. To the review!


If you enjoyed this The Dukes of Hazzard: Racing for Home review, you're encouraged to discuss it with the author and with other members of the site's community. If you don't already have an HonestGamers account, you can sign up for one in a snap. Thank you for reading!

You must be signed into an HonestGamers user account to leave feedback on this review.

User Help | Contact | Ethics | Sponsor Guide | Links

eXTReMe Tracker
© 1998-2021 HonestGamers
None of the material contained within this site may be reproduced in any conceivable fashion without permission from the author(s) of said material. This site is not sponsored or endorsed by Nintendo, Sega, Sony, Microsoft, or any other such party. The Dukes of Hazzard: Racing for Home is a registered trademark of its copyright holder. This site makes no claim to The Dukes of Hazzard: Racing for Home, its characters, screenshots, artwork, music, or any intellectual property contained within. Opinions expressed on this site do not necessarily represent the opinion of site staff or sponsors. Staff and freelance reviews are typically written based on time spent with a retail review copy or review key for the game that is provided by its publisher.