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8.6 out of 10

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Blur Review

VideoGamer.com
26 October 2010
  • Excerpt: I didn't like the idea of Blur. Ever since I was told about Bizarre Creations' first game for Activision, I couldn't help but feel disappointed. I love PGR. PGR2 is one of my all-time favourite games and the studio's last game in the series, PGR4, is up there with the best racers available for the Xbox 360. Those titles were all about finding the fine line between precision and style, pitting you and your chosen car against the challenges of real city courses.
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Overall 9
8.6

Blur (PS3)

ccgr.org
27 September 2010
  • Excerpt: While some titles like Gran Turismo focus on a real life driving experience, Blur does the opposite, offering a chaotic and somewhat ridiculous driving game. But that's what makes it fun. As stated above, Bizarre Creations didn’t make this game to challenge Shift or Gran Turismo; instead they've made something completely different, and how many people can say that they have seen a 1950’s Ford pickup truck in a racing game? (Let alone one that can go 100 miles an hour.
  • Pros: Fun multiplayer, unique driving experience.
  • Cons: Multiplayer lags once and a while, driving physics feel a little shallow.
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Overall 9
9.2
Graphics 9
8.6
Sound 7
7.4
Control 9
9.0
Addiction 10
9.8

Blur Review

Cheat Code Central
25 September 2010

Blur Review

Zeitgeist Review
31 August 2010
  • Summary: All in all, Blur is a pretty damn good racing game. The power-ups really make racing interesting and the speed and handling of modern non-cartoony vehicles is totally kick-ass. The graphics are beautiful but the soundtrack is pretty bland. If you’ve got some friends over, you’ve got local support of 4-player split screen or an elegant online leveling up system to keep you occupied for hours upon hours in addition to the lengthy single player campaign.
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Overall 7
7.1

Blur

Defunct Games
19 July 2010
  • Summary: Sold as a retelling of Super Mario Kart, Blur ends up being a solid game on its own merits. The fast-paced races, exciting power-ups and fun online mode aren't marred by a shallow single-player career and a low supply of race tracks. The game's fun online mode more than makes up for any minor issues I have with the game! This product was submitted by the publisher for review. As a rule, Defunct Games does not review games we spent money on.
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Overall 7
7.1

Blur

Defunct Games
19 July 2010
  • Summary: Sold as a retelling of Super Mario Kart, Blur ends up being a solid game on its own merits. The fast-paced races, exciting power-ups and fun online mode aren't marred by a shallow single-player career and a low supply of race tracks. The game's fun online mode more than makes up for any minor issues I have with the game! This product was submitted by the publisher for review. As a rule, Defunct Games does not review games we spent money on.
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Overall 10
10

Blur

Square-Go
11 July 2010
  • Excerpt: Ever since racing games began people have been trying to force their opponents off the road in the desire to win. In the late 90′s, as physics engines were significantly improved, we saw the evolution of the “combat racer” from realistic racing games like TOCA and Metropolis Street Racer to futuristic racers such as Carmageddon , Wipeout and Rollcage . Blur makes no bones about its heritage, with its Wild West styled intro and wide array of weapons.
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Overall 8
7.8

Blur review

PCGamer Online
9 July 2010
  • Conclusion: PC optimization issues and lack of peripheral support aside, Blur is the sweetest car combat game in years.
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Overall 8
7.8
Performance 7
7.1
Gameplay 8
8.4
Multiplayer 8
7.9
Appearance 8
8.2
Singleplayer 7
7.4

Blur Review

New Game Network
5 June 2010
  • Summary: A powerful combat arcade racer with smooth handling and a slick interface. Good balance of action but some issues hold it back.
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Overall 8
7.5
Gameplay 8
8.0
Graphics 8
8.0
Sound 7
7.0

Does it pull ahead of the competition?

Yahoo
2 June 2010
  • Conclusion: Blur isn't the addictive, competitive online game that people wanted it to be. Rather, Blur is a palate-cleansing game, the type of experience you pop in for a few minutes with your friends when you're looking for a break between sessions of a game you really like marathoning. If you love a more hardcore racing experience, and the idea of truly chaotic combat sounds appealing, than Blur might be for you.
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