MotoGP4 review

Running on fumes

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The motorcycle physics vary between training-wheel simple (with rider aids like auto-brake and automatic transmission enabled) and moderately challenging. An optional "sim" mode produces a nervous bike that'll instantly break traction if you're too ambitious with the throttle (who the hell oiled the track?) and the gas and brake controls are mapped to the PS2's pressure sensitive X and Square buttons, permitting graduated analog response depending on how hard you press. You can also control fore and aft weight shift with the left thumbstick or let the game do this for you automatically. MotoGP4's gamepad-friendly bike dynamics may not impress hardcore sim fans but they deliver enough of a challenge to keep casual bike racing fans engaged.

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GenreRacing
DescriptionWhat it lacks in graphic polish MotoGP4 tries to compensate with extra content. Namco has added two bike classes to supplement the flashy GP machines.
Franchise nameMotoGP
UK franchise nameMotoGP
Platform"PS2"
US censor rating"Everyone"
UK censor rating""
Release date1 January 1970 (US), 1 January 1970 (UK)
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