Excerpt: “Climax has it easy” you could think. Their MotoGP may be still popular on Xbox Live but there’s little competition in realistic bike racing. On the PS2 you’ve of course got Tourist Trophy passing along recently but this never managed to come to the level of Gran Turismo 4 nor make you forget the...
Excerpt: It's often said that stunning visuals can't make a mediocre game into a great one, but MotoGP '06 proves that the opposite is certainly true. While the MotoGP series has gained quite a fanatical following on the Xbox, its next-gen debut isn't as polished as series fans would have hoped for.
Excerpt: MotoGP '06 (MGP06) for the Xbox 360 is the official game of the MotoGP Championship, with all the bikes, riders and tracks from both the 2005 and 2006 season. MGP06 takes the franchise to the extreme, expanding beyond the realms of Grand Prix racing to incorporate high adrenaline Street Racing.
Excerpt: MotoGP '06, an introduction. The MotoGP: Ultimate Racing Technology series enjoyed real success on the original Xbox console. The series has an ideal mix of realism and user friendliness to make it the motorcycle racing game that all could enjoy.
recent trend of many recent games is to try and achieve a full on simulation of
a sport, which has its drawbacks. Usually, by the time you're done learning the
picky controls, going through the endless license tests and tweaks, you're so
bored you forget to have fun.
Excerpt: Sometimes, racing games can be fun. Need for Speed Most Wanted, an arcade type racer, was a blast to play. You didn’t have to worry too much about exactly what kind of tires you used or if the suspension was perfectly tuned or some such – it was mostly racing.