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Stuntman: Ignition (PlayStation 2)

75
MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
4.0
MobyScore
5 point score based on user ratings.

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Our Users Say

Category Description MobyScore
Acting The quality of the actors' performances in the game (including voice acting). 4.0
AI How smart (or dumb) you perceive the game's artificial intelligence to be 4.0
Gameplay How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.) 4.5
Graphics The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines 4.2
Personal Slant How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes 4.2
Sound / Music The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition 3.5
Story / Presentation The main creative ideas in the game and how well they're executed 3.8
Overall MobyScore (4 votes) 4.0


The Press Says

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90
HonestGamers
Ignition…is madness. It’s a controlled, entertaining insanity. A visually stunning, incredibly unique take on typical racing games that actually got it right this time. I thought to end on a high note, calling Stuntman Ignition one hell of a ride. Other games are a ride. A Merry-go-round is a “ride". Ignition is a nitro burning merry-go-round with 300 horsepower engine attached to it with the horses spitting bullets out their mouths and BOMBS blowing up in the background spinning crooked on its axis and the whole thing set on fire…
80
Game Captain
Als mir mein Chefredakteur zu verstehen gab, unser Tester des Vorgängers habe sich damals die Zähne ausgebissen, dachte ich mir noch: „Pff, so schlimm kann Stuntman Ignition fünf Jahre nach dem Erstling schon nicht sein“. Doch als ich selber zum x-ten Mal vergeblich versucht habe, die Regiestunts, die Stuntkette, das schwammige Fahrverhalten des Wagens und das knappe Zeitlimit unter einem Hut zu bekommen, wusste ich genau, was gemeint war. Wer allerdings wie ich eine große Mütze Ehrgeiz aufbringen kann (und vielleicht noch einen Punchingball zum Frustabbau neben der Konsole stehen hat), den wird durchaus das Stuntman-Fieber packen. Runde für Runde im Kreis rumfahren kann ich bei anderen Rennspielen genug, daher ist das Konzept, quasi ein Tony Hawk mit Fahrzeugen, eine nette Abwechslung im Rennspielbereich.
80
Console Obsession
Stuntman: Ignition is a very stylish game and certainly a better one than its predecessor. Whilst the career mode isn’t really that long, at least it will have you working at it for some time to turn all your ratings into five stars and giving yourself the smug satisfaction of doing so.
78
Gamesmania
Stuntman Ignition ist ein Rennspiel der erfrischend anderen Art. Allein für die Idee und die stellenweise grandiose Umsetzung, hätten die Entwickler einen Game Oscar verdient. Wer die liebevoll gestalteten Film Trailer gesehen hat, der weiß mit wie viel Engagement die Entwickler zu Werke gegangen sind. Schade ist nur, dass der Schwierigkeitsgrad derart hoch ist, was zusammen mit den späten Stuntansagen und den teilweise extremen Einbrüchen der Framerate für Frustmomente sorgt. Wer sich seine Schneidezähne nicht am Spielecontroller ausbeißen will, muss schon über starke Nerven verfügen. Rennspielprofis die eine echte Herausforderung suchen und Spieler die Frustmomente nicht scheuen, werden mit diesem Titel jedoch bestens bedient – der große Umfang, der für Next-Gen Spieler zudem einen klassischen Mehrspielermodus bereithält, spricht ebenfalls für Stuntman: Ignition!
78
Vgames

באופן כללי סטאנטמן איגנישן הוא משחק מהנה למדי. הנהיגה מהנה ומאתגרת, המסלולים בנויים לא רע ואפילו התוצר הסופי - הסרט - מוצג בצורה מהנה בפרומואים שהוכנו לו מראש. כל זה, לדאבוני, לא אומר שהמשחק מתאים לכולם. שיטת ה"ניסוי וטעיה" שולטת פה ואם אין לכם כוח להשקיע בכל מסלול, תגלו שההנאה שלכם מסתיימת מהר מהצפוי.

75
4Players.de
Es macht nach wie vor Spaß, sich durch die anspruchsvollen Szenen zu kämpfen, manchmal sogar zu quälen und schließlich in den schönen Widerholungen die Früchte seiner Arbeit zu genießen. Aber das z.B. die eigenen fahrerischen Leistungen nicht in den Trailern auftauchen, mindert das Vergnügen etwas. Die zusätzlichen Inhalte wie Stunt-Arena oder die Online-Duelle auf 360 –die PS2 bleibt im Splitscreen offline- bleiben alle im Stadium „nett, aber letztlich belanglos“ hängen. Vielleicht hätte Paradigm etwas mehr Risiko in Kauf nehmen, mehr eigene Ideen einbringen und das Spiel mit einer nochmals verfeinerten Kulisse ausstatten sollen. Dann nämlich hätte Ignition die Chance gehabt, in die Wertungssphären des sechs Jahre alten Vorgängers zu stoßen. So bleibt unter dem Strich eine klasse Präsentation, aber letztlich nur gute und etwas zu kurze Unterhaltung.
75
Jeuxvideo.com
La série Stuntman est sans conteste passée entre de bonnes mains. Si le principe ne diffère pas fondamentalement du premier volet, tout a été revu et corrigé pour que l'on note une progression à tous les niveaux. Plus accessible, plus complet, plus coloré, ouvert au multijoueur, il s'impose comme une vraie bonne surprise cette année. Dommage en revanche qu'on ne puisse s'essayer qu'à six films.
75
Futuregamez.net
Stuntman Ignition is a solid game and certainly has its entertaining moments. I would have liked the main game to offer some more missions, and to be a little better in the level design so you know what’s coming up ahead but it remains entertaining from start to finish.
75
GameSpot
Stuntman: Ignition is a significant step up from its predecessor, and it's a pretty distinct experience as far as driving games go. The fundamental structure of playing through the same stunt sequence repeatedly will no doubt sour some, but if you can get past that, it can be a blast.
73
Gamer Within
It's a great game for its concept and it certainly packs an explosion, although the formality of the heavy trial and error requiring you to repeat sequences over and over will grow frustrating, so patience is defiantly needed here. The career length isn't long-lasting, with estimations near 10 hours, adding the repetitive education involved and along with the other modes you can spend a reasonable time for replay value. If you can excuse the dawdling requirement and can exercise your determination then you're in for an exciting experience in Stuntman Ignition.
70
UOL Jogos
Para aqueles que apreciaram a primeira versão, "Stuntman: Ignition", mesmo sem apresentar muitas novidades, vale pelo banho de tecnologia que a nova geração de consoles pode proporcionar. Contudo, não é o suficiente para nutrir muita expectativa, senão de alguns dias de entretenimento, mas, ainda que se trate de um título bastante acessível, o excesso de tentativa e erro pode afugentar e frustrar o perfil de jogador, digamos assim, menos paciente.
70
Worth Playing
Stuntman: Ignition is a niche game meant for niche gamers. This title really isn't for anyone who's prone to violent outbursts when he loses a fighting game or misses a note in Guitar Hero, but it's still a lot more accessible than it could have been. It would have been nice if the extra modes were more polished and exciting, but for those who don't mind endless repetition and an old-school gaming philosophy, the Stuntman franchise is still a perfect fit.
70
IGN
Stuntman: Ignition is a relatively unique title that'll test your urge for perfection. If you don't like trying the same thing over and over again until you've absolutely nailed it, this isn't the game for you. But if that setup appeals to you then you'll find a fair bit to like here. It can be a game of trial-and-error at times, and it can certainly feel repetitive, though that's part of its inherent design.
70
Game Tap
So what do we got here? Stuntman Ignition is a decent game that has the parts of a great game. Add alcohol or any other mind altering substance to the mix, and some friends, and all of sudden the game could be insanely fun. But a game should be fun enough to be enjoying alone and not just with company. Grab this one (or maybe just rent it) if you plan on have family coming into town, or see yourself getting excited every time a monster truck rally comes to town. This game will have some fans out there that can appreciate what’s done here, but it’s definitely not a showstopper, not by any stretch.
60
GameSpy
I was really looking forward to Stuntman: Ignition. The original game was quirky enough to warrant high hopes. Unfortunately, just about everything that hampered the original is back to do the hampering again. There are some strong spots, but the constant repetition will drive you kookoo. The basic concept of the series, though, remains strong. I'd love to see development iron out the problems. And, hopefully, it won't take another five years for that to happen.