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Baja: Edge of Control
6.5 out of 10

Baja: Edge of Control

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Overall 6
6.0

BAJA: Edge of Control

True achievements
7 June 2011
  • Conclusion: Don't make the same mistake as I made: I thought this was Baja 1000 - a totally quick and easy game compared to this. If you're still unconvinced as to how terrible and boring a game Baja: Edge of Control really is, check out the TA Score for it.
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Overall 5
5.2
Graphics 6
6.0
Sound 7
6.8
Control 4
4.0
Addiction 5
5.0

Baja: Edge of Control Review

Cheat Code Central
24 February 2009
Overall 8
7.5
Gameplay 7
7.0
Graphics 8
8.0
Sound 9
8.5

Baja: Edge of Control

Game Boyz
17 December 2008
  • Excerpt: From the core founding members of the MX vs. ATV franchise comes the next off-road racing experience, Baja: Edge of Control. You will have to conquer the toughest terrain Mother Nature has to offer and build the ultimate off-road vehicle.
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Overall 8
8.0

Baja: Edge of Control

Operation Sports
4 December 2008
  • Excerpt: Have you ever started playing a game that you really did not expect much from, and then found yourself completely captivated by it? Stranger still, when you really ask yourself WHY you like it so much, you cannot seem to put your finger on exactly what makes it so great to you?
  • Pros: Well-tuned handling model., Classes feel wildly different., Thousands of miles of terrain to race on.
  • Cons: Thousands of miles of low-res terrain., Multiplayer functionality lacking a bit., A.I. play is a bit rough.
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Overall 8
7.5

Expert Review

GamingNexus
14 November 2008
  • Summary: With over 100 different sponsors and racing teams involved with Baja the Edge of Control THQ probably made money just buy putting it on store shelves. Which is a good thing too since off road racing video games are a very niche market.
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Overall 9
9.0

Baja: Edge of Control

Game Vortex
8 November 2008
  • Excerpt: If you don't love the great outdoors, you probably aren't a great candidate to enjoy Baja: Edge of Control . This is a game that features some rugged, beautiful terrain from locations like Cabo San Lucas, Mexico and Lake Powell, USA.
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Overall 7
7.0

Baja: Edge of Control review (X360)

HonestGamers
30 October 2008
  • Excerpt: Alright, I’ll come clean. When I first got this game, I thought, oh God no, it’s another off-road borefest replete with the misleadingly exciting-looking cover art. I’ve played and reviewed a few of those already, I’ll have you know (bless my heart).
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Review: Baja: Edge of Control (Microsoft Xbox 360)

Diehard GameFAN
23 October 2008
  • Excerpt: Baja: Edge of Control Genre: Racing Developer: 2XL Games Publisher: THQ Release Date: 09/22/08 The Baja 1000 is quite possibly one of the deadliest races out there, which is also one of the best reasons to watch the race.
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Overall 8
7.5
Gameplay 9
8.5
Graphics 7
6.5
Sound 5
5.0
Lastability 9
8.5

Baja: Edge of Control

Cosmos Gaming
21 October 2008
  • Summary: This game is a definite “try before you buy”. If you dig the demo, you’ll probably like the real deal, so head on over to the Xbox Live Marketplace and check it out. You might find yourself sucked into the world of Baja.
  • Pros: -The first and only real offroad racing simulation game., -Lag-free multiplayer via Xbox Live., -Extremely long career mode., -Hyper realistic physics., -Simple and familiar button layout., -Traction settings help to make the game more accessible.
  • Cons: -Visuals are all over the place and tend to look odd., -Sound effects are a bit too similar for most vehicles., -Music is standard and highly generic., -Panorama isn’t practical., -Learning curve and difficulty are absolutely extreme.
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Baja: Edge of Control

Testfreaks blog
18 October 2008
  • Summary: The Baja 1000 is a famous off road race that takes place in Mexico’s Baja Peninsula. Known for its treacherous terrain and grueling length, it is not for the feint of heart.
  • Pros: Multitude of courses, Plenty of vehicle choices, Highly detailed off road racing Sim
  • Cons: Repetitive, Difficult even at easiest setting, Steep learning curve
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