Excerpt: EA has had two years since the launch of the Xbox 360 to develop the first NASCAR game for the system. Normally one would think that this would give EA tons of time to perfect the game and pack it with features and goodies.
Conclusion: You shouldn't be tortured by how fake this game is, and I'm glad that EA isn't responsible for NASCAR the Game 2011. which I recommend fans to get. This game is decent to raise that gamerscore up, but the max you will get is 965G. Overall, bad game and just terrible (0.5 out of 5 stars).
Conclusion: I only like NASCAR because I like to see people crash (I guess I have some issues if I like to see havoc) and I wanted to see what they can make a game out of it. Iwas was sadly disappointed. If you are full of energy or trying to sleep maybe you should give this game a go.
Excerpt: I am not properly equipped to play this game. I literally do not have the equipment necessary to play the game: namely, the Microsoft Wireless Force Feedback Wheel. It's so key to playing the game that I considered just turfing this review and letting someone else handle it.
Conclusion: plenty of retry attempts just to pass to the next challenge. The Chase setup as the career mode is very good, however, with plenty of racing events and mini-games that will test your pedal to the medal and maneuvering abilities.
Excerpt: There’s a new phenomenon that has cropped up in the past few years in the world of gaming that I like to call the “Next Gen Placeholder.” These NGP’s, as I like to call them, are not a creature that is unique to one system, genre or developer, but seems to have really spread like wildfire since the...
Excerpt: NASCAR 08 Xbox 360 Review INTRO For the first time NASCAR is on the next-gen systems, and in some ways it’s treating this appearance with some coddling, hoping to put a bunch of would-be stock car jockeys on the oval with all the skills to nab a great endorsement from Home Depot.
Excerpt: EA Sports' long running NASCAR series makes its long awaited debut on the new generation systems as NASCAR 08 for both the PlayStation3 and the Xbox 360. Maybe next year they'll make it worth your while.