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Speed Kings (PlayStation 2)

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Description

Speed Kings is an arcade-style motorbike racing game. The player has to race through 22 different levels, weave through civilian traffic and compete against 5 CPU opponents. There are 22 non-licensed motorcycles, modeled after their real world counterparts to use in the six game modes: single race, time attack, trick attack, head to head, grand prix, meets, and tag (multiplayer-only). As players progress in the game, they earn respect points, which unlock new bikes.

During the race, the player has to build up the powerband meter to perform nitro boosts by colliding into the sides of oncoming vehicles, or performing tricks such as wheelies, handstands, big jumps or sliding underneath 18-wheelers. It's also possible fight other riders Road Rash style.

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Alternate Titles

  • "SK" -- Official abbreviation

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The Press Says

games xtreme Aug 21, 2003 8 out of 10 80
Digital Entertainment News (den) Jul 30, 2003 7.8 out of 10 78
Gamesmania Aug 25, 2003 78 out of 100 78
GameSpot May 27, 2003 7.6 out of 10 76
4Players.de Aug 22, 2003 73 out of 100 73
Boomtown Sep 03, 2003 6 out of 10 60
IGN May 29, 2003 5.5 out of 10 55
Eurogamer.net (UK) Jun 27, 2003 5 out of 10 50
Jeuxvideo.com Aug 06, 2003 10 out of 20 50
Game Shark Jun 30, 2003 F 0

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Richard Mitton (38) added Speed Kings (PlayStation 2) on Feb 22, 2006
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