Excerpt: I guess this is officially a regular thing. For every new handheld device that hits the market, a new installment in the Asphalt series is to be in the launch lineup. The PS Vita is now here, and alongside it is Asphalt Injection . What's to be said about this arcade racer? Well, it's Asphalt .
Summary: Just as I was settling in to start typing this review, I had to reach for the case while muttering, "What is this one even called?" Such is the existence of the Asphalt series, a racing game so indistinct that you could play five different ones in a day and struggle to tell them apart.
Excerpt: The PS Vita’s launch line-up included four racing titles – Ridge Racer, ModNation Racers, MotorStorm RC and Asphalt: Injection. Of these four games, only Asphalt: Injection features licensed vehicles and tracks based on famous cities, making it the obvious choice for gamers with a soft spot for...
Excerpt: Asphalt: Injection is the latest in a long list of Asphalt titles, this time released to capitalize on the launch of the PlayStation Vita. Gameloft has tried to make a fresh start with this series, but the same old problems continue to plague this generic racing franchise.
Summary: Whenever a new system launches, there’s usually an air of expectation surrounding the games to be released for it. Players have themselves hyped up for a level of visuals they haven’t seen before, whether that’s on home consoles or handhelds, a new depth of gameplay and the kind of bells and...
Excerpt: is one of the launch games for the PlayStation Vita that many people might not know about. The Asphalt series is somewhat popular on iOS devices, with developer Gameloft pushing out sequels almost every year.
Conclusion: Despite all of its faults, Asphalt Injection is a competent racing game on the Playstation Vita . There is a lot of content to wade through, and you always end up unlocking new content at the end of the race, which keeps players engaged .
Excerpt: With Ridge Racer being delayed in the U.S. (probably due to the poor reception it received in the East), there hasn't been a better time for another racer to fill its shoes and claim the crown...
Pros: + Plenty of tracks, + Lots of cars and upgrades, + Multiple race types
Cons: Sub par graphics, Poor driving model, Terrible AI, Multiplayer is unbalanced