MotoGP: Ultimate Racing Technology 3

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Windows
81
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Xbox
85
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Description

The third iteration of the MotoGP franchise updates the GP section of the game for the 2004 season with up to date tracks, bikes & riders. There are four skill levels, full varied weather effects, and all the real riders and bikes.

It also a new Extreme mode to the experience. There are 16 Extreme tracks, each based in or near the locations of the real Grands Prix, giving the game a total of 32 tracks. These are generally faster than the real circuits, but they add hazards such as tight alleyways and bumpy cobbled roads. New customisable street bikes (both 2- and 4-stroke) are featured in the game, specifically for racing on the new Extreme tracks. Earnings in this mode are spent on bike upgrades.

The on-line section of the game now utilises a seeding system to match riders with a similar ability together. Your seeding starts at 100, and reduces as you win races, depending on their difficulty. Turning the negative of releasing a 2004 season recreation well into 2005 into a positive, the X-Box version also includes some highlight footage of the real 2004 MotoGP season.

The game also boasts a new Commentator Mode and Spectator Mode which allow non racing players to watch and comment on a race while they wait for a new game to start.

Screenshots

MotoGP: Ultimate Racing Technology 3 Windows Track selection in the Grand Prix mode
MotoGP: Ultimate Racing Technology 3 Windows Extreme mode - night racing in Tokyo
MotoGP: Ultimate Racing Technology 3 Windows Catching some close racing.
MotoGP: Ultimate Racing Technology 3 Windows Close racing here

Alternate Titles

  • "MotoGP URT 3" -- Russian title

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Critic Reviews

1UP Xbox Sep 02, 2005 9.5 out of 10 95
GameSpot Xbox Aug 31, 2005 8.9 out of 10 89
4Players.de Xbox Sep 08, 2005 87 out of 100 87
Gamesmania.de Windows Sep 13, 2005 86 out of 100 86
Gamesmania.de Xbox Sep 13, 2005 86 out of 100 86
PC Powerplay Windows Aug 31, 2005 83 out of 100 83
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Oct, 2005 81 out of 100 81
G4 TV: X-Play Xbox 2005 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Jeuxvideo.com Windows Aug 26, 2005 15 out of 20 75
Extreme Gamer Xbox Oct 15, 2005 7 out of 10 70

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