Conclusion: Midtown Madness 3 is one of those games that is really hard to get a final read on because there are many things that you’ll really enjoy and other aspects that will leave you scratching your head.
Excerpt: Ever dreamt of cruising through Paris in an Audi TT, jumping over La Seine, driving under the Eiffel Tower, and racing past the Louvre? Perhaps you’ve fantasized of touring around Washington D.C. in a cement truck, crashing into the U.S.
Conclusion: However the single player mode lets it down badly, especially if you don't have access to broadband and can't play online. If only it'd have been an online-only title, it might have scored full marks, as that's where the game really excels, and sets the bar for other Xbox Live titles to aim for.
Excerpt: Xbox Live has played host to a number of good-quality games since its launch and Midtown Madness 3 is one of Microsoft's big games this summer. The series has a big following from its days on the PC and is now in the hands of Dice, the developers of the excellent Rallisport Challenge for Xbox and...
Excerpt: Fun. That pretty much says it all, but I wouldn’t be earning my huge reviewers salary if that is all I said. Midtown Madness is sort of a cross between Midnight Club and Crazy Taxi. I was expecting very little and found myself having fun.
Summary: is the latest in a string on non-linear racers, instead of forcing you to follow a track you have the freedom to choose the best path possible to get from point A to point B (and in some cases, navigate to points C, D, E, and F).