MX vs. ATV Unleashed

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MX vs. ATV Unleashed
MX vs. ATV Unleashed.jpg
Developer(s) Rainbow Studios
Publisher(s) THQ
Series MX vs. ATV
Platform(s) PlayStation 2, Windows, Xbox
Release date(s) PlayStation 2
NA 20050316March 16, 2005

EU 20050624June 24, 2005
NA 20050324March 24, 2005
EU 20050624June 24, 2005
Microsoft Windows
NA 20060116January 16, 2006
EU 20060317March 17, 2006

Genre(s) Racing
Mode(s) Single-player, Multiplayer

MX vs. ATV Unleashed is a racing simulation console video game for Xbox, PlayStation 2 and PC. It was developed by Rainbow Studios and published by THQ; it was released in 2005. It features same console support for 2 players and online support for 8 players.[1] The PC version has a "Track Editor" feature.[2][3] A PlayStation Portable version was later released in 2006 as MX vs. ATV: On the Edge.[1]




The game received mainly positive reviews. IGN gave the game a 9.3/10, praising the overall presentation and gameplay, but criticized the environments' potential aging.[5] GameSpot gave the game a score of 7.7, criticizing the aerial races, but praising the controls, physics, tracks, amount of game modes, and the track editor.[2] PlayStation Illustrated gave the game a more critical review, with a score of 66%, calling the game "boring".[6]


MX vs. ATV Unleashed includes 9 motorcycles and 14 ATVs. The motorcycles range in size from 50cc pit bikes up to 500cc race-ready cycles. The ATVs are primarily 450cc and can be two or four-stroke.

MX vs. ATV also features vehicles that are not normally in an off-road racing game, including off-road buggies, monster trucks, trophy trucks, sand rails, and golf carts. Aircraft are also featured, bringing airplanes and helicopters to the title.


  1. ^ a b "MX vs. ATV Unleashed: On the Edge - PlayStation Portable". IGN. 2006-02-28. Retrieved 2012-08-16. 
  2. ^ a b February 3, 2006 3:35PM PST (2006-01-16). "MX vs. ATV Unleashed Review". Retrieved 2012-08-16. 
  3. ^ "MX vs. ATV Unleashed - PC - GameSpy". Retrieved 2012-08-16. 
  4. ^ "MX vs. ATV Unleashed Blowout - PlayStation 2 Preview at IGN". Retrieved 2012-08-16. 
  5. ^ "MX vs. ATV Unleashed - PlayStation 2 Review at IGN". Retrieved 2012-08-16. 
  6. ^ "MX vs. ATV Unleashed On". Retrieved 2012-08-16.