Conclusion: MotoGP 09/10 is a solid, enjoyable racer that manages to capture the feel of charging about a track on a Superbike without being inaccessible to newcomers to the series. Aside from the overly sturdy feel of the bikes and riders and having to plug hours into it before being allowed so much as a...
Excerpt: The roaring sounds of revving up. The burning rubber. The elite competition. MotoGP 09/10 puts you in the seat of some of the most finely tuned motorcycles on the planet. In MotoGP 09/10, you get a smart combination of simulation with arcade-style racing, topped off with Hollywood movie-style...
Excerpt: First Impressions My reaction is I’ve never been comfortable on two wheels. Not in real life nor in videogames. That’s not to say I’ve mastered four-wheeled vehicles either but traveling on two wheels has always been a kind of no-go zone for me.
Excerpt: Creating a realistic simulation game of anything is a difficult task. No matter the approach, there are going to be two distinct groups that form in opposition: one that finds it too realistic, and one that doesn't think it's realistic enough.
Conclusion: Concept: Get people started with a great career mode and relatively easy-to-handle motorcycles
Graphics: The camera shakes and objects blur slightly as the speeds get higher and death becomes more certain
Sound: The announcer gets annoying when he starts talking to you about your objectives in the...
Conclusion: When it comes to longevity, MotoGP has a lot of content within the small package. Besides spending time within Time Trials and Arcade Mode, you can the option to tear up the track within either Career Mode or Championship Mode.
Summary: Some call it bravery, and some call it insanity--that particular willingness of MotoGP racers to strap themselves in the saddle of a two-wheeled, 800cc monstrosity and rip around some of the world's toughest tracks with nothing more than a helmet and thick leather coming between them and oblivion.
Pros: Improved Career mode, Lots of online options and good frame rate online, Great tire modeling
Cons: Overreliance on tuck feels unrealistic, MotoGP bikes take too long to unlock in most modes, AI disparity between qualifying and race performance is frustrating