Kart racers are perhaps the most immediately shunned genre in all of gaming. Its unpopularity only rivaled by the colossal success of the Mario Kart series. It seems that since Mario Kart's inception, everyone else has been copying the template and received tepid results at best.
Jimmie Johnson: Anything with an Engine is the latest challenger to the throne. While it certainly copies the Mario Kart formula (a comparison the devs do not shy away from), it tweaks the how-to-make-a-kart-racer blueprint to offer people a little something different.