Excerpt: This is the Gears of War you probably expected. If you haven’t been a fan of the past Gears of War installments, the third iteration will show similar results. The franchise has always had that aggressive, testosterone-fueled, bro-tastic theme going on, and that doesn’t change here.
Excerpt: Anticipation. There is no denying that if you were a gamer in November of 2006, anticipation permeated your gaming appetite in a way never before seen. In retrospect, it’s quite difficult to even fathom the launch of both the PS3 and Wii, the release of Resistance Fall of Man, Gears of War, Wii...
Excerpt: The problem with Excite Truck is that it looks like it can be played by anyone, when in reality your average Joe will be in a constant battle to keep their truck under control. Give someone the Wii-mote and tell them to tilt it to steer their on-screen truck and they'll be waving their arms around...
Excerpt: Family Friendly Gaming welcomes you to the first ever review of a Nintendo Wii video game. (also known as Wiiview) Excite Truck uses the innovative Wii Remote controller in a most unusual way - the controller is held sideways.
Excerpt: With the launch of any new console comes varying games to show what the new kid on the block can do. With Nintendo recent launch of the Wii various games also launched to show how developers could utilize the wiimote to play different games in different genres.
Summary: One of things you've probably heard
repeated again and again is the fact that Wii is less powerful than some
of its competitors in this generation. Judging by the graphics and slick
visuals in Excitetruck, the system is more than capable of creating an
excellent visual experience.
Conclusion: Excite Truck has a simple concept. Drive your heart out. Weaving the Wii control around while trying to prevent your truck from careening out of control is undeniable fun. While the graphics and audio are not impressive in the slightest, the game play is too much fun to avoid.