Conclusion: There are a lot of people that should consider MTX: Mototrax a no-brainer. Obviously those fanatical about motocross will want to pick it up as well as anybody looking for a new way to race via Live. Guys and gals that got off on T.H.U.G. will also find a lot of gameplay value here since they will be able to dig deep into the lengthy Career Mode. Gamers jonesing for the return of the motocross track editor, a la Excitebike, will want to check it out as well.
Excerpt: MTX: Mototrax review Game Over Online - http://www.game-over.com By now, gamers have come to expect a couple of things from any Motocross title that’s released: huge jumps on large racetracks, picking the right bike for the right course, and mastering the art of pre-loading for maximum height.
Excerpt: In fact, a number of elements from Hawk’s skateboarding games have found their way into Mototrax, starting with the immediate creation of a character as soon as you start a game, a la T.H.U.G. Initially your options are somewhat limited during creation: The amount of equipment you can choose to initially outfit your rider with is restricted to one or two choices, many of them generic.
Excerpt: Coming from the developers who dared to remake Excitebike and the publishers of the grand-daddy of extreme sports, Tony Hawk Pro Skater comes MTX: Mototrax. Rather than simply make a Motocross game, Leftfield has decided to incorporate four distinct methods of play in MTX, Supercross, Motocross, Freestyle and a Free play mode, each of which I will explain more about later.
Excerpt: “MTX Mototrax” is the latest motocross game to be released for the racing oriented gamer. A collaboration between Left Field Productions and Activision; “MTX Mototrax” is going to try and capitalize on the recent praise given to “MX Unleashed”, with the hope of conquering and winning the battle for the best current motocross game.
Conclusion: MTX Mototrax is a motocross game that will appeal to both fans of the sport and inquiring minds. Since the game is so well developed, everyone should enjoy this title and all racing fans should give this a go. MTX Mototrax is a great ride and addition to Xbox racing catalog.
Conclusion: MTX is a well thought out game with enough variety to last most gamers months, and it has a very polished, or high quality feel, if you like. MTX: Mototrax is another impressive 'extreme' showing from Activision and Neversoft, and I for one look forward to the sequel. Top stuff!
Conclusion: In the end MTX Mototrax it's a game which is heavy on features that will appeal to motocross fanatics, with an extensive rider line-up and bikes and gear from real world manufacturers. The game also has some enticing features such as Freestyle mode and a spiffy Track editor. Unfortunately MTX Mototrax comes off feeling like we've been there and done that it all before and except for some fun Xbox Live support didn't really blow us away.
Pros: authentic riders, bikes and equipment, freestyle sections feel fresh and inventive, track editor and Xbox Live enhance longetivity, top soundtrack and audio
Cons: lacks originality in sections, feels a bit ‘been there', not particularly exciting, career mode feels largely unexciting, graphics could have been loads better