Excerpt: The PSP has had its share of good racing action. I'll admit I'm biased, someone that comes to every game in this genre hoping to fall in love, but I challenge anyone to say the system hasn't seen many quality racing games.
Summary: Midnight Club: LA Remix will provide another incredible portable racing experience. Developed by Rockstar London, the game will take full advantage of the hardware to deliver the unrivaled sense of speed and style that the Midnight Club series is known for.
Summary: With a name like Midnight Club: L.A. Remix it's easy to confuse it with the recently released console game, but this PSP racer is vastly different ... and that's a good thing. Rockstar Games strikes again with another portable game with great graphics, solid controls and tons of content.
Summary: Before we jump into this review there's one thing that needs to be made perfectly clear: Midnight Club: L.A. Remix for the PSP is not a port of Midnight Club: Los Angeles on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.
Excerpt: on the Xbox 360. Since the game was released on virtually every platform, I was also tasked with taking a look at the PSP version. I was curious how a game like Midnight Club LA would translate to the small screen of the PSP, and I wanted to see if it could maintain the sense of speed of its big...
Pros: Good frame rate with solid visuals., Handling is believeable and predictable., Two separate cities give room to race.
Cons: Can't see road ahead well enough., Scripted events get stale quickly., Race markers aren't accurate enough.
Excerpt: Speed is a wonderful sensation. It's the driving force behind those ultra-powerful engines offered with today's automobiles, most of which are overpriced and completely unnecessary. But we want the power because, no matter what the posted limit says, we've got an undying need for speed.
Excerpt: One thing I love about writing for DHGF is that it is forcing me to go outside of my normal boundaries and try things I’ve never played before. At the very least, I’m revisiting genres I’d long ago decided weren’t for me. As it was, when Midnight Club LA Remix showed up in my mail box, I was weary.
Conclusion: Perhaps the best compliment I can pay LA Remix is that it thoroughly appears that the development team's heart went into making this game. Ports are often void of personality and, frankly, feel as if the publisher doesn't understand what sort of budget is required to properly translate the...