Corvette (video game)

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Corvette (video game)
Corvette Cover.jpg
Developer(s) Steel Monkeys
GBA
Visual Impact
Publisher(s) TDK Mediactive
PS2
Global Star Software
Platform(s) Game Boy Advance, PC, PlayStation 2, Xbox
Release date(s) GBA
  • NA November 11, 2003
PC, Xbox
  • NA December 10, 2003
PS2
  • NA March 9, 2004
  • EU April 30, 2004
Genre(s) Racing game

Corvette is a 2003 racing video game in which players race in cars from the 1950s and unlock cars in career mode to race cars from 1953 to 2003. Players can customize cars to fit their driving style. The game features traffic and policemen. The tracks come from Chicago and go to L.A. The game was released on Xbox, Game Boy Advance, PC, and PlayStation 2.

Racing format[edit]

The racing format for this game contains Quick Race, Arcade, and Career mode. On the Arcade and Career modes, it starts in the first generation of Corvette in a series of races. There are several series of racing for all generations of Corvette. As you win races, you earn minor upgrades for your car. At the end of a section of that generation of Corvette, it goes on One-on-One race on the open road to win a trophy. If you do win, it will go to the next generation and its races. When completed, the gamer will unlock many cars, customized parts, and tracks for Quick Race.

Reception[edit]

Reception
Aggregate scores
Aggregator Score
GameRankings (Xbox) 52.20%[1]
(PS2) 51.41%[2]
(GBA) 49%[3]
Metacritic (GBA) 58/100[4]
(PS2) 57/100[5]
(Xbox) 53/100[6]
Review scores
Publication Score
Game Informer 4.5/10[7]
GameSpot (GBA) 4.9/10[8]
(Xbox) 4.3/10[9]
(PS2) 4/10[10]
GameSpy 2/5 stars[11]
GameZone 7.2/10[12]
IGN (Xbox) 6.2/10[13]
(PS2) 5.5/10[14]
Nintendo Power 2.9/5[15]
Official PlayStation Magazine (US) 3.5/5 stars[16]
TeamXbox 5.8/10[17]
X-Play 1/5 stars[18]

The game was met with very mixed to negative reception. GameRankings and Metacritic gave it a score of 52.20% and 53 out of 100 for the Xbox version;[1][6] 51.41% and 57 out of 100 for the PlayStation 2 version;[2][5] and 49% and 58 out of 100 for the Game Boy Advance version.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Corvette for Xbox". GameRankings. Retrieved October 28, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Corvette for PlayStation 2". GameRankings. Retrieved October 28, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "Corvette for Game Boy Advance". GameRankings. Retrieved October 28, 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "Corvette for Game Boy Advance Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved October 28, 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "Corvette for PlayStation 2 Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved October 28, 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "Corvette for Xbox Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved October 28, 2014. 
  7. ^ Kato, Matthew (June 2004). "Corvette (PS2)". Game Informer (134): 129. Archived from the original on December 30, 2007. Retrieved October 28, 2014. 
  8. ^ Provo, Frank (November 18, 2003). "Corvette Review (GBA)". GameSpot. Retrieved October 28, 2014. 
  9. ^ Winegarner, Tyler (January 21, 2004). "Corvette Review (Xbox)". GameSpot. Retrieved October 28, 2014. 
  10. ^ Winegarner, Tyler (March 9, 2004). "Corvette Review (PS2)". GameSpot. Retrieved October 28, 2014. 
  11. ^ Barnholt, Ray (April 3, 2004). "GameSpy: Corvette (PS2)". GameSpy. Archived from the original on October 30, 2005. Retrieved October 29, 2014. 
  12. ^ David, Mike (March 27, 2004). "Corvette - PS2 - Review". GameZone. Archived from the original on December 30, 2008. Retrieved October 29, 2014. 
  13. ^ Hwang, Kaiser (February 5, 2004). "Corvette (Xbox)". IGN. Retrieved October 28, 2014. 
  14. ^ Sulic, Ivan (March 11, 2004). "Corvette (PS2)". IGN. Retrieved October 28, 2014. 
  15. ^ "Corvette". Nintendo Power 172: 138. September 2003. 
  16. ^ "Corvette". Official U.S. PlayStation Magazine: 96. June 2004. 
  17. ^ Semsey, Rob (December 23, 2003). "Corvette Review (Xbox)". TeamXbox. Archived from the original on September 28, 2011. Retrieved October 29, 2014. 
  18. ^ Fischer, Russ (April 28, 2004). "'Corvette' (PS2) Review". X-Play. Retrieved October 29, 2014. 

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