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8.2 out of 10

Blur

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Overall 5
5.0

Blur

Video Game Generation
1 January 2012
  • Summary: Blur could have been a decent, if humdrum racer if left as just that. Unfortunately, Bizarre Creations lived up to their moniker and wound up with a Frankenstein monster of a game which tries too hard to please everyone (and winds up pleasing no one). If the developers had chosen one clear course of action and developed either a pure racer or a Mario Kart style kiddie racing game, we might have had a better game on our hands here.
  • Pros: Attractive graphics, Online play
  • Cons: Blur, is schizophrenic: the aptly named “Bizarre Creation” clearly couldn’t decide what they wanted to shoot for here., Extremely annoying to lead for the entire game, only to be blown away by the computer in a cheap last second save. Lazy developing at its worst.
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Overall 6
6.0

Darwinia +

Square-Go
15 November 2010
  • Excerpt: Viruses really are the bain of a PC user’s life. Get one and you’re guarenteed to spend hours deleting files, losing documents and inevitably either losing all your valuable files, resinstalling the Operating System or spending inordinant amounts of time fixing the problems.  If only you could climb into the computer and physically kill the virii one by one in open warfare, wouldn’t that be good?
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Blur Review

VideoGamer.com
25 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 8
8.2

Blur

Playstation Illustrated
23 October 2010
  • Excerpt: Blur is pretty damn hard. I'm no pro at racing games, but can at least hold my own. With Blur , though, it's not just about finding the right lines or hitting the perfect drift - you have to learn to dodge all manner of projectiles as well. The number of real-world cars available in Blur is mind-blowing and beyond anything I expected. There are mid-line consumer cars like the Ford Focus, as well as high-end deals like the Audi R8.
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Overall 8
8.0

Blur

Strategy Informer
19 September 2010
  • Conclusion: All of these pieces combined, once again, leaves us with an odd result. Aptly named, Blur tries to unclear the line between kart and sim, but in the process may leave many racing enthusiasts of both sorts uncomfortable. The large number of options available does not take into account the more casual demographic, but likewise gives the “hardcore” more room to play with.
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Overall 7
7.0
Gameplay 8
8.0
Graphics 6
6.0
Sound 7
7.0
Replay value 8
8.0

Expert Review

Video Game talk
12 August 2010
  • Excerpt: I�ve been a fan of Bizarre Creations for years, namely their work on the Project Gotham series; despite my lack of patience for simulation style racers. When Blur was announced, I was very excited to get my hands on a racer that was created to capture the car combat elements of games like Twisted Metal and Mario Kart, while still retaining the highly polished graphic engine of their previous car titles.
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Overall 8
8.1

Blur Review

DailyGame
27 July 2010
  • Excerpt: The best way to describe Blur, a new game from the developers of Project Gotham Racing, is basically this: Blur is a gateway drug for everyone tiring of the kart-racing shtick. Having not heard too much about Blur prior to its release, I opened the box knowing only that it was developed by Bizarre Creations, the studio that made stylistic racing and Kudos synonymous with an awesome multiplayer experience. Really, what more did I need to know?
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Overall 8
7.6
Gameplay 8
7.5
Looks 8
7.5

Blur (PS3) - Review

VGChartz
15 July 2010
  • Excerpt: Blur had a great marketing campaign. Cutesy little characters racing around in a faux Mario Kart or Mod Nation Racers style with cutesy little cars firing cutesy little weapons. Then one little ball of adorable pulls over, gets out, and watches real licensed cars racing asphalt streets with destructive weapons. The theme: Mario Kart grows up. Sadly, the game doesn’t quite live up to the awesomeness of that campaign.
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Overall 7
6.8
Features 5
5.0
Gameplay 7
7.0
Graphics 8
8.0
Sound 9
9.0
Lifespan 7
7.0

Blur

Gaming Target
8 July 2010
Overall 8
8.2

Blur

PS3style.com
2 July 2010
  • Conclusion: While there is nothing extraordinary about Blur, it does deliver the goods packaged in a fast paced adrenaline rush. Action race fans desiring something that’s not cutesy like Mario Kart or Mod Racers will appreciate the hardcore gameplay, and being able to drive licensed cars. Though you’ll learn the ropes in the solo mode, the best part of Blur is the multiplayer modes that are truly addicting.
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