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5.1 out of 10

187 Ride or Die

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6.0

187 Ride or Die

Game Vortex
26 February 2006
  • Excerpt: 187 Ride or Die looks fantastic, making looks one of the game's few high points. In particular, the car and city models look great and show off some really nice details and sharp texture work. The looks are enhanced by Burnout -level lighting and special effects that give the game that graphical "pop" few others are able to pull off. I was also impressed to see how well the developers were able to pull off the "feel" of driving around Los Angeles.
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Overall 5
5.0

187 Ride or Die

The Gamers Temple
10 October 2005
  • Excerpt: I’m not really all that sure what the “187” in 187 Ride or Die’s title signifies, but my confusion over the title is minor compared to the confusion experienced by the game’s designers when developing the game. Is the game a street racer? A car combat shooter? A hip-hop gansta’ action game?
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Overall 5
5.0

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TheStar.com
15 September 2005
  • Excerpt: Whether it's a misconception or a shameful truth, the whole virtual "gangsta" lifestyle of excessive violence and excessively foul language would seem to be the latest cash cow for many game developers, as Ubisoft's 187 Ride of Die apparently attests.
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Overall 5
5.0

187 Ride or Die

Evergeek
15 September 2005
  • Excerpt: Whether it's a misconception or a shameful truth, the whole virtual "gangsta" lifestyle of excessive violence and excessively foul language would seem to be the latest cash cow for many game developers, as Ubisoft's 187 Ride of Die apparently attests.
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Overall 5
5.0

187 Ride or Die

Evergeek
15 September 2005
  • Excerpt: Whether it's a misconception or a shameful truth, the whole virtual "gangsta" lifestyle of excessive violence and excessively foul language would seem to be the latest cash cow for many game developers, as Ubisoft's 187 Ride of Die apparently attests.
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Overall 6
6.0

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BigPond GameArena
23 April 2006
  • Conclusion: 187 Ride or Die is a bit of a cheesebomb of a game. The dialogue is just nasty - and not in that good, Janet Jackson way, rather in the traditional, rancid way. The game itself when you get to play - fine in small doses, but really, the shooting gimmick is just that, and the driving has been done better elsewhere. The visuals - again okay, but nothing extraordinary. An "average" game in most respects, and subpar in one - the script. Disappointing.
  • Pros: Briefly diverting, Some top line voice talent...
  • Cons: ...wasted with some really forced dialogue
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Overall 7
6.5

Gas, brake, honk - gas br... Woah!

Web Wombat
1 February 2006
  • Conclusion: Not groundbreaking by a long shot, and a bit slack for something developed by the people behind XIII and King Kong, but an interesting idea that - if it had more depth and longevity - would be tremendously gratifying. Here's hoping for a sequel with more polish.
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