Excerpt: THQ offers up their next title in the MX Vs ATV franchise. THQ has taken a brave step with MX Vs ATV Alive. It is one step that may define how games are sold in the future and one that ultimately defines this review.
Excerpt: Don’t you hate walking in on a conversation which falls silent as you disturb the flow, never to restart even though the topic seemed engaging? MX vs. ATV Alive is the racing equivalent, seemingly bent heavily towards those who had previously engaged in the series whilst not really caring, or being...
Summary: I'll freely admit to two things: I'm not that good at modern racing games that aren't "cartoony" (such as Mario Kart or Diddy Kong Racing), and I haven't played a motocross game since Excitebike on the NES.
Excerpt: For fans of motocross, MX vs. ATV has long been the definitive series for dirt-slinging action. With Alive , however, we have a package that is a bit out of the ordinary for the franchise. This iteration will only set you back $40 instead of a fully priced $60 game.
Summary: Unless you’re a die-hard off-road racing fan, then " MX vs. ATV Alive " probably isn’t the title for you. What’s on offer is decent enough, but there’s so little of it. And it’s so horribly throttled that you’ll likely not have the endurance to even access some of it.
Excerpt: MX vs. ATV Alive is an incredibly unusual beast. While most modern video games not only introduce you to the titles mechanics in a slow and methodical fashion, it also includes some form of ‘story’ to enjoy and complete.