Test Drive: Off-Road 3

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Test Drive Off-Road 3
Test Drive Off-Road 3 cover.png
Developer(s)Infogrames North America
Xantera (GBC)
Publisher(s)Infogrames North America
Infogrames Multimedia (Europe)
SeriesTest Drive
Platform(s)Microsoft Windows, PlayStation, Game Boy Color
Release
  • NA: 31 October 1999
  • EU: 19 April 2000
Genre(s)Racing
Mode(s)Single-player, multiplayer

Test Drive Off-Road 3 (4X4 World Trophy in Europe) is a racing video game developed and published by Infogrames North America for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation and Game Boy Color.

Reception[edit]

Reception
Aggregate score
AggregatorScore
GameRankings(PS) 60.50%[1]
(PC) 56.17%[2]
(GBC) 50.00%[3]
Review scores
PublicationScore
GameSpot(PC) 6.3/10[4]
(PS) 4.3/10[5]
IGN(PC) 7.3/10[6]
(PS) 5/10[7]
(GBC) 4/10[8]

Test Drive: Off-Road 3 received mixed reviews. Aggregating review website GameRankings gave the PlayStation version 60.50%,[1] the PC version 56.17%[2] and the Game Boy Color version 50.00%.[3]

GameSpot's Gamespot Staff gave the PC version a score of 6.3 out of 10, saying, "Test Drive: Off-Road 3 demanded a lot more attention to detail than its developers actually invested."[4] Miguel Lopez, also from GameSpot, gave the PlayStation version a score of 4.3 out of 10, stating that, "Test Drive: Off-Road 3 suffers from too many issues for it to warrant anything more than a passing glance."[5]

IGN's IGN Staff gave the PC version a score of 7.3 out of 10, saying, "While better than its predecessors, Test Drive: Off-Road 3 is, in a word, average."[6] Marc Nix, also from IGN, gave the PlayStation version a score of 5 out of 10, stating that, "This muddy, grubby, leaden racer proves that off-road racing games just can't cut the muck."[7] Craig Harris, who is also from IGN, gave the Game Boy Color a score of 4 out of 10, proclaiming, "It's the same dang engine as Test Drive 6 on the Game Boy. Oh yeah, and the cartridge rumbles, too."[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Test Drive: Off-Road 3 for PlayStation". GameRankings. Retrieved December 1, 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Test Drive: Off-Road 3 for PC". GameRankings. Retrieved December 1, 2018.
  3. ^ a b "Test Drive: Off-Road 3 for Game Boy Color". GameRankings. Retrieved December 1, 2018.
  4. ^ a b Staff, Gamespot (May 2, 2000). "Test Drive: Off-Road 3 Review". GameSpot. Retrieved December 1, 2018.
  5. ^ a b Lopez, Miguel (May 2, 2000). "Test Drive: Off-Road 3 Review". GameSpot. Retrieved December 1, 2018.
  6. ^ a b Staff, IGN (December 20, 1999). "Test Drive: Off-Road 3". IGN. Retrieved December 1, 2018.
  7. ^ a b Nix, Marc (November 17, 1999). "Test Drive: Off-Road 3". IGN. Retrieved December 1, 2018.
  8. ^ a b Harris, Craig (March 9, 2000). "Test Drive: Off-Road 3". IGN. Retrieved December 1, 2018.

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