Drive Ahead!

-2.55
Bad
Price: Free
Ads: Yes
In App Purchases: Yes

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Temporal Dark PatternsTemporal Dark Patterns

This game has 5 reported Temporal Dark Patterns. There are 0 votes indicating the absence of a dark pattern.

-3.81

1 votes
Daily Rewards -
1 / 0 votes
Encourages return visits every day and punishes you for missing a day.

1 votes
Grinding -
1 / 0 votes
Being required to perform repetitive and tedious tasks to advance.

1 votes
Advertisements -
1 / 0 votes
Forced to watch ads or given rewards for watching ads.

1 votes
Infinite Treadmill -
1 / 0 votes
Impossible to win or complete the game.

1 votes
Can't Pause or Save -
1 / 0 votes
The game does not allow you to stop playing whenever you want.

Monetary Dark PatternsMonetary Dark Patterns

This game has 6 reported Monetary Dark Patterns. There are 4 votes indicating the absence of a dark pattern.

-1.75

1 votes
Premium Currency -
1 / 0 votes
Exchange rate between real money and in-game currency disguises the real price of items.

1 votes
Pay to Win -
1 / 0 votes
A player can spend real money to purchase something that gives them an advantage in the game.

1 votes
Artificial Scarcity -
1 / 0 votes
Limited time offers with unnecessary urgency.

1 votes
Recurring Fee -
1 / 0 votes
Encourages players to play as much as possible to get their money's worth.

1 votes
Gambling / Loot Boxes -
1 / 0 votes
Spending real money to play a game of chance for a reward.

1 votes
Anchoring Tricks -
1 / 0 votes
Placing a cheap item next to an expensive item to make it look more affordable.

1 votes
Accidental Purchases -
0 / 1 votes
Making it easy to accidentally spend money with no confirmation or ability to undo or refund the action.

1 votes
Power Creep -
0 / 1 votes
A permanently purchased item in the game becomes less valuable over time.

1 votes
Pay Wall -
0 / 1 votes
The game becomes impossible to continue playing without payment.

1 votes
Waste Aversion -
0 / 1 votes
Capped inventory forces you to destroy items or upgrade inventory. Also, having small amounts of left over premium currency.

Social Dark PatternsSocial Dark Patterns

This game has 3 reported Social Dark Patterns. There are 3 votes indicating the absence of a dark pattern.

-0.92

1 votes
Social Pyramid Scheme -
1 / 0 votes
You get a bonus for inviting your friends and then they have to invite their friends.

1 votes
Fear of Missing Out -
1 / 0 votes
If you stop playing you'll miss out on something or be left behind and unable to catch up.

1 votes
Competition -
1 / 0 votes
The game makes you compete against other players.

1 votes
Social Obligation / Guilds -
0 / 1 votes
To avoid letting down your friends, you are obligated to play when you don't want to.

1 votes
Reciprocity -
0 / 1 votes
Feeling obligated to return a favor, share resources, trade an item, etc.

1 votes
Encourages Anti-Social Behavior -
0 / 1 votes
The game incentivizes players to lie, cheat, or backstab other players to get ahead.

Psychological Dark PatternsPsychological Dark Patterns

This game has 4 reported Psychological Dark Patterns. There are 3 votes indicating the absence of a dark pattern.

-1.94

1 votes
Invested / Endowed Value -
1 / 0 votes
Having already spent time and money to improve your status in the game, it's difficult to throw it away.

1 votes
Badges / Endowed Progress -
1 / 0 votes
Reluctancy to abandon a partially completed goal, even one forced upon the player.

1 votes
Illusion of Control -
1 / 0 votes
The game cheats or hides information to make you think you're better than you actually are.

1 votes
Variable Rewards -
1 / 0 votes
Unpredictable or random rewards are more addictive than a predictable schedule.

1 votes
Complete the Collection -
0 / 1 votes
The urge to collect all the items, achievements or secrets in a game.

1 votes
Aesthetic Manipulations -
0 / 1 votes
Trick questions or toying with emotions or our subconscious desires.

1 votes
Optimism and Frequency Biases -
0 / 1 votes
Overestimating the frequency of something because we’ve seen it recently or memorably.

App Store Ratings

iOS:  (4.50) with 44,402 votes.
Google Play:  (4.46) with 1,138,323 votes.



Recent Dark Pattern Reviews

Daily Rewards reported on May 3, 2024
daily rewards but all next to the whole page of paid items
Grinding reported on May 3, 2024
you either pay to get it instantly or grind for at around 8 hours for one item
Advertisements reported on May 3, 2024
yes as it does give you a double reward for an add or even just an add without the double reward
Infinite Treadmill reported on May 3, 2024
it is soo far to the max it would take like 5000 games that you would all win to get to max and each game is like 6 min so equal to 100 days of just winning.
Premium Currency reported on May 3, 2024
just soo much and gives you like 6 deals just when you log in
Pay to Win reported on May 3, 2024
if you dont spend money you go up against people who did which makes it soo much harder
Artificial Scarcity reported on May 3, 2024
makes you have deals every day and look like they disapear but stay around for longer than the timer says so you believe it will stay like that again but then suddenly does not
Can't Pause or Save reported on May 3, 2024
mostly yes but also no as you can play against bots so its like a meh but i want to give description for other poeple so i did a negative
Recurring Fee reported on May 3, 2024
has a battle pass
Gambling / Loot Boxes reported on May 3, 2024
there are sooo many you can get a cheap one a decent one and a good one and the good one would take like a month of grinding for gems and not spending a single one on other items


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Screenshot Drive Ahead! is a gladiator car fight. Get points by knocking friends in the head with a car! Battle with off-road vehicles, garbage trucks and racing cars. Each vehicle has it’s strengths and weaknesses!

Play "Drive Ahead!" In four game modes. Battle your friend on the same device or on your two devices using wi-fi connection! Explore racing stadiums in single-player missions to get rewards! How long can you reign in King of the Hill arenas? Share your best Superstar Stadium replays for a chance to get featured inside the game! Will you be the next Drive Ahead superstar?!

Customize your battles or choose random mode for surprising matchups! Can you beat a monster truck with a go-kart? Hiding won’t help! Sudden death mode introduces sawblades, rain of fire and floods of water. The only way to survive is by attacking!

Collect virtual credits and use them in the Prize Machine to unlock tons of cars and loads of arenas as you play!

MORE ABOUT THE DEVELOPER
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