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2Xtreme (PlayStation)

58
MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
2.4
MobyScore
5 point score based on user ratings.

User Reviews

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Our Users Say

Category Description MobyScore
Acting The quality of the actors' performances in the game (including voice acting). 2.0
AI How smart (or dumb) you perceive the game's artificial intelligence to be 2.3
Gameplay How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.) 2.7
Graphics The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines 2.7
Personal Slant How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes 2.0
Sound / Music The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition 2.7
Overall MobyScore (3 votes) 2.4


The Press Says

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90
GamePro (US)
Plenty of high-speed action and a tough CPU competitor will keep gamers coming back for more. The biggest appeal is the split-screen, two-player mode for face-to-face action.
76
GameSpot
For those who have a racing buddy, and the desire to work through their aggression in a desperate game of speed, 2 Xtreme's a fine choice. But for those going solo, other prettier racing games dish up more satisfying courses.
75
Joypad
Road Rash reste plus sympa, même si 2 Extreme propose un mode deux joueurs particulièrement amusant où l'on peut s'en mettre plein les dents (et le reste aussi). Les habitués des jeux à deux devraient y trouver leur compte...
65
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM)
I do like having the ability to beat up on your opponents, especially in Two-player Mode. But I can't say that it redeems this game. If you liked the first one, this is more of the same. But I wouldn't recommend it to anyone else.
61
Mega Fun
Extreme Games ist eines der wenigen Spiele, die auch heute noch regelmäßig nach einem anstrengenden Uni-Alltag mit einem Studienfreund gezockt werden. Da war die Enttäuschung über den Nachfolger 2Xtreme gleich doppelt groß: Die Zahl der Strecken ist zwar auf zwölf angestiegen, dafür sehen sich jeweils drei davon ziemlich ähnlich. Überhaupt wirken die Hindernisse (Elefanten, Säulen, Sprungschanzen) äußerst lieblos plaziert, und der grafische Abwechslungsreichtum am Spielfeldrand des ersten Teils wurde ersatzlos gestrichen. Weitere Mankos: Grobpixeligkeit bei herannahenden Objekten; keine freie Wahl mehr zwischen Rollerskates, Skateboard, Fahrrad und Snowboard; weniger Fahrer zur Auswahl. Leider besteht immer noch das Grundübel, daß man beim kleinsten Fehler von fast allen gegnerischen Sprites überrundet wird. Schade um die vergebene Chance, denn ein wirklich gutes Extreme Sports gibt es leider noch nicht für Konsolen.
50
Electric Playground
I'd like nothing more than to say that 2Xtreme is a triumphant success but unfortunately, compared to how much I liked the original Extreme Games, I have to concede that this sequel is a miserable failure. There was an attempt to inject some new strategic options into the mix, and some of the animation is better, but the dull locales, the limited mobility of the characters and the fact that, once again, this is a split screen 2 player racing game (instead of a linkable 2-4 player event), does nothing but slow down the momentum of this incredibly cool franchise. One can only hope that developers take to heart some of the criticism aimed at this game and work hard to salvage this series for its next iteration. Racing on skateboards, mountain bikes, inline skates and snowboards should be much more fun than this.
33
The Video Game Critic
2 Xtreme does have a nice power-up system however, with special gates that provide health, strength, speed, or jumping power. These add a strategic element to the action, but overall 2 Xtreme was a major setback for the series, one it never really recovered from.
10
Computer and Video Games (CVG)
All in all, 2xtreme is a sequel which is inferior in almost every way to the original. The graphics are poor, the fun is limited, and the game gets just downright dull after a few hours. Even the two player mode doesnit save it, offering you a split screen but not much extra playability. If you want a fun racing game, check out Extreme Sports, because the prequel will offer you a lot more enjoyment than this shoddy follow-up.