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Cruis'n World (Nintendo 64)

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Category Description MobyScore
AI How smart (or dumb) you perceive the game's artificial intelligence to be 3.6
Gameplay How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.) 3.2
Graphics The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines 3.7
Personal Slant How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes 3.4
Sound / Music The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition 3.6
Overall MobyScore (11 votes) 3.5


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85
Consoles Plus
Avec des circuits variés, plein de voitures, une maniabilités à la hauteur, et des carambolages en série, Cruisin'World fait partie des meilleurs sur N64.
83
The Video Game Critic
The four-player split-screen mode is plagued by slowness and limited visibility, but at least the frame-rate remains smooth. If you enjoyed Cruis'n USA, this sequel is definitely worth your while. It's probably the best of the Cruis'n games for the Nintendo 64.
77
Nintendo Power Magazine
Excellent graphics, play control, track variety, multiplayer races, special moves and options all add up to the best Cruis'n game ever. There's a lot more to this game than I first realized. It gets tougher as you go.
70
Cincinnati Enquirer
Like any good arcade racing game, Cruis’n World requires little, if any, brain power. Success is dependent upon quick reflexes and the ability to keep a button depressed for three minutes without a break. While hardened gamers might shy away from such basic requirements, there’s no denying that such simplistic gaming jaunts can be quite enjoyable. There’s nothing to learn, nothing to worry about — heck, there’s really nothing to do but sit back and drive. Which, in the case of Cruis’n World, is just the right formula to produce some good, old-fashioned, mindless entertainment.
70
Retroage
Cruis’n World to dobra gra zręcznościowo-wyścigowa z ciekawymi patentami przeniesionymi z automatu. Nie stara się ona symulować jazdy prawdziwym samochodem, a raczej dać więcej radości z samej rozgrywki. Każdy kto lubi włączyć niezobowiązującą grę powinien być zadowolony – to tak jak w salonach gier, dobrych kilka lat temu - wrzucasz żeton i grasz. Jednak nie tylko to może przesądzić o rozgrywce, są automatyczne save’y, więc jeśli już ktoś zasiądzie na dłużej i pobawi się w zdobywanie punktów, wymianę ich na dodatkową prędkość, pobijanie rekordów – to może spędzić dłuższą chwilę niż nic niezobowiązujący wyścig. Cruis’n World nadaje się też dobrze do gry wieloosobowej nawet do czterech graczy. Można razem z kolegami przejechać cały glob w „Cruise The World”, lub ścigać się kilka okrążeń w „Championship”. Ja grę polecam, a w wakacje w nadmorskich kurortach, gdzie pełno jest salonów gier - będę szukał automatu z Cruis’n World, z kieszenią pełną złotówek lub żetonów.
70
Meristation
Una gran variedad de coches y circuitos, un control de vehiculo casí perfecto y el modo de 4 jugadores hacen de Cruis'n World una gran elección.
69
Consoles News
La prise en main est immédiate et on ne lache jamais l'accélérateur (fans de simulation s'abstenir). Apparemment la bande-son a séduit tout le monde et il existe des petits plus (surtout par rapport au Cruis'n USA) comme des turbos, des armes, des raccourcis... Même si les circuits sont jolis et détaillés, l'intérêt de ce titre me parait mince, il faudrait peut-être vous secouer un peu les gars.
67
Game Revolution
One aspect worthy of note is that different cars have different engine sounds. From the throaty growl of a 510hp V8 to the high whine of a twin turbo V6, I found this to be a rather pleasant and unexpected surprise considering how other high-profile racing sims really cheese out on engine sounds. There are also ten different music tracks all fully accessible at any time while you're racing. I know every single one of you out there fiddle with the radio while driving so why not do it in a video game, too?

While Cruis'n World offers some mindlessly easy and fun gameplay, I really can't recommend purchasing this game at full price. There's just not enough depth in this game to give the average consumer their $50's worth. Definitely worth renting, however. Just add a few buddies, a few six-packs of the beverage of your choice and sit back for some tire-smokin' fun.
65
IGN
This is an undeniably great port of an undeniably bad game. Gameplay is smooth, quick and decidedly boring. Graphics are crisp, clean and filled with pop-up. The game's engine and gameplay style -- fun for a few minutes when it first came out in the arcades -- is what ultimately does it in. Don't encourage more games of this type. The Rush franchise is more deserved of your hard-earned cash.
62
Game Play 64
Si l'on fait abstraction de certaines invraisemblances géographiques et culturelles (comme un décor japonais extrêmement chinois avec tous ces bouddahs), on peut quand même noter que ce volet ne marque pas une franche cassure avec le précédent : vous pourrez même piloter d'une seule main cette fois encore. Et ces graphismes simplistes...
59
GameSpot
All in all, Cruis'n World isn't a bad game, but it certainly isn't very good, either. Most of the time spent with this game will be centered around driving in first place, only to have it robbed from you by the CPU-controlled cars at the very last second. There's no room for error in your driving if you want to win, and that's perhaps what makes this such an annoying game. Rent this one, but it really isn't worth purchasing.
55
Total! (Germany)
Genau wie sein Vorgänger ist Cruis'n World einer dieser überflüssigen Fun-Racer, die einfach keinen Spaß machen wollen. Die Steuerung ist trotz der vielen neuen Möglichkeiten keineswegs komplexer geworden. Sie wirkt vielmehr mit vielen sinnlosen Features überfrachtet, die man eigentlich gar nicht braucht. Auch die netten grafischen Gags am Rande der Strecken können nicht lange davon ablenken, daß sämtliche Kurse extrem einfallslos und uninteressant designt wurden. Ihr düst ständig dem Horizont entgegen, paßt auf, daß Ihr nicht mit dem Gegenverkehr in Konflikt geratet und kabbelt Euch mit den Computer-Gegnern um die vorderen Plätze. Die Kurven fallen da kaum auch und können auch mit Höchstgeschwindigkeit durchfahren werden. Was für Cruis'n World spricht, ist die technisch saubere Umsetzung, sowie die anfangs nett anzusehende Comic-Grafik. Auf Dauer reicht das aber nicht aus, um die spielerischen Schwächen zu kaschieren.