Excerpt: , the eternal left. For years this sport has been calling out to white trash hicks like a whale in heat and for years they have answered the call. Yes, no doubt you’ve heard the cries of “Junior” or “number (insert # here)” or the argument that men in there fifties driving around in a circle are “athletes”.
Conclusion: All in all we get very little from this game. It’s fun, yes but having owned a previous NASCAR title I can’t really see a reason to pay for this one, especially as the old PS2 titles are playable on your shiny new PS3. You really aren’t getting very much for your money here which is a shame. Whilst EA continue to surprise and innovate with some titles they never fail to disappoint with others. NASCAR 08 belongs to the latter.
Excerpt: I've never really been into NASCAR, as far as most types of racing events are concerned; this brand is rarely the most exciting type in my mind. But I do enjoy racing games in general and am familiar enough with the genre and mechanics to know a good game when I see or play one. Granted, other gamers who are hardcore fans of the sport might be able to talk about the quality of each driver's ability in the game and how that translates from their real-world counterparts,...
Excerpt: Like some of the other recent EA sports releases this year, NASCAR 08 tackles a subject that is not as close to the hot beating heart of us Europeans as it is to the home shores of America. So it was with mixed feelings that I heard the tell-tell thud of game plastic on doormat that signalled the arrival of NASCAR for review. But never let it be said that we don’t give games our all, so I sucked it up and took one for the team.
Excerpt: Nascar 08 bygger på en sportsgren, der er uhyre populær i USA, men som for mange europæere fremstår som en by i Rusland. Derfor er det ikke en stor overraskelse, at EA er de eneste, der har forsøgt sig med at lave et Nascar-licenseret spil. Sporten er dog ved at blive mere populær, også herhjemme, men er der noget nyt under solen i årets udgave?