MotoGP: Ultimate Racing Technology

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Windows
78
4.2
Xbox
87
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Description

Race as one of the official 2001 MotoGP season riders in this motorcycle racing simulation.

MotoGP features layered modes of play to get you up to speed:
  • Training Mode - learn cornering, braking, top speed and acceleration
  • Quick Race - race a single race
  • Time Trials - qualifying rounds based on fastest laps
  • Arcade Championship - points-based arcade style racing
  • Grand Prix - Career mode
There are 5 different difficulty levels. In the beginning, you are limited to a small number of race tracks. Once you make it to Grand Prix mode, you can race the entire season on 10 of the 16 official race tracks. Your competition consists of about 30 experienced riders on various makes and models of 500cc motorcycles. Races take place all over the world including Germany, Spain, the Netherlands, and Australia and on famous tracks such as Donington and Suzuka. Playing through the Career mode will unlock more tracks for the Time Trials and Quick Race modes.

Customizations include the ability to assign the controls to your preference, color choices for your bike, helmet, leathers etc., importing your own custom soundtracks, and other upgrades which are unlocked with ability points you earn as you win. Graphical effects like weather changes, variable lighting, cheering fans and on-track competitor animations have been added for realism.

Multiplayer is split-screen for 2, 3 or 4 players as well as LAN play.

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Alternate Titles

  • "MotoGP" -- Xbox title

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Critic Reviews

Game Chronicles Xbox Jun 25, 2002 9.4 out of 10 94
Eurogamer.net (UK) Xbox Jun 27, 2002 9 out of 10 90
4Players.de Xbox Jul 21, 2002 87 out of 100 87
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Xbox Jul, 2002 87 out of 100 87
Game Over Online Xbox Oct 31, 2002 87 out of 100 87
GameSpot Xbox May 17, 2002 8.5 out of 10 85
1UP Xbox Jun, 2002 B+ 83
4Players.de Windows Jul 25, 2002 83 out of 100 83
Daily Game Xbox Jun, 2002 8 out of 10 80
Jeuxvideo.com Windows Jul 15, 2002 14 out of 20 70

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Trivia

Moto GP

Awards

  • 4Players
    • 2002– Best PC Simulation of the Year

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