Summary: Blur takes the best of developer Bizarre Creation's Project Gotham Racing series and mashes it with Mario Kart. That means real cars and realistic tracks paired with power sliding and power-ups. And it works amazingly well. Blur is fast paced and fun, but also surprisingly accessible..
Excerpt: With everything beginning to become more realistic, more real life and getting a little removed from what gaming is all about, it is nice for a company to take the realism out and put the fun back in.
Frantic racer with plenty of cartoon violence and open chat.
Common Sense Media
27 September 2010
Summary: Parents need to know that Blur is a fairly safe game for kids 12 and older. The over-the-top arcade action involves firing weapons at competitors and fails to realistically depict the consequences of high speed collisions, but the racing scenarios are clearly fantasy.
Conclusion: With the alluring beauty of Mickey’s presentation, entering its world immediately presents the game’s most fundamental design flaw: its horrible camera control. At the most inconvenient times the camera wrests control from your hands decides to completely spaz out.
Excerpt: I've always wanted to play a game like Blur . I've always wanted to see a game that took the kart racing genre and made it into something hardcore and competitive. Blur does exactly that, and on that merit alone, it's at least worth a look.
Excerpt: Some people may try and draw a quick comparison between Split/Second and blur. There are some fundamental differences between these two racing games. First off blur is all about using the power up weapons on the track to destroy the competition.
Summary: " Blur " is a pretty decent game. With above average graphics and sound, the usual tight gameplay that you’d expect from a Bizarre game, along with the best multiplayer suite that I think has ever been found in a racing game, and you have the basis of a top game.
Excerpt: I didn't like the idea of Blur. Ever since I was told about Bizarre Creations' first game for Activision, I couldn't help but feel disappointed. I love PGR. PGR2 is one of my all-time favourite games and the studio's last game in the series, PGR4, is up there with the best racers available for the...