MX vs. ATV Unleashed

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MX vs. ATV Unleashed
MX vs. ATV Unleashed.jpg
Developer(s) Rainbow Studios
THQ Wireless (Mobile)
Publisher(s) THQ
Series MX vs. ATV
Platform(s) Mobile phone
PlayStation 2
Xbox
Microsoft Windows
Release Mobile
  • NA: March 2005
PlayStation 2 & Xbox
  • NA: March 16, 2005 (PS2)
  • NA: March 24, 2005 (Xbox)
  • EU: June 24, 2005
  • AU: March 13, 2008 (PS2)
Microsoft Windows
  • NA: January 16, 2006
  • EU: March 17, 2006
  • AU: October 4, 2007
Genre(s) Racing
Mode(s) Single-player, Multiplayer

MX vs. ATV Unleashed is a racing simulation console video game for the PlayStation 2, Xbox, Microsoft Windows, and mobile phones. 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]

Vehicles[edit]

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.

Reception[edit]

Reception
Aggregate scores
Aggregator Score
GameRankings (Xbox) 78.53%[4]
(PS2) 77.91%[5]
(PC) 71.42%[6]
Metacritic (Xbox) 80/100[7]
(PS2) 79/100[8]
(PC) 71/100[9]
Review scores
Publication Score
EGM 7.17/10[10]
Game Informer 8/10[11]
GameSpot 7.7/10[2][12]
GameSpy 4/5 stars[13][14]
GameZone (PS2) 8.7/10[15]
(PC) 8/10[16]
IGN 9.3/10[17]
(PC) 7.5/10[18]
OPM (US) 4/5 stars[19]
OXM (US) 7.6/10[20]
PC Gamer (US) 68%[21]
X-Play 4/5 stars[22]
The Sydney Morning Herald 3/5 stars[23]

The game was met with positive to average reception. GameRankings and Metacritic gave it a score of 78.53% and 80 out of 100 for the Xbox version;[4][7] 77.91% and 79 out of 100 for the PlayStation 2 version;[5][8] and 71.42% and 71 out of 100 for the PC version.[6][9]

PlayStation Illustrated gave the game a score of 66%, calling the game "boring".[24]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "MX vs. ATV Unleashed: On the Edge – PlayStation Portable". IGN. Retrieved August 16, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b Ekberg, Brian (February 3, 2006). "MX vs. ATV Unleashed Review (PC)". GameSpot. Retrieved March 21, 2015. 
  3. ^ "MX vs. ATV Unleashed – PC". GameSpy. Retrieved August 16, 2012. 
  4. ^ a b "MX vs. ATV Unleashed for Xbox". GameRankings. Retrieved March 21, 2015. 
  5. ^ a b "MX vs. ATV Unleashed for PlayStation 2". GameRankings. Retrieved March 21, 2015. 
  6. ^ a b "MX vs. ATV Unleashed for PC". GameRankings. Retrieved March 21, 2015. 
  7. ^ a b "MX vs. ATV Unleashed for Xbox Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved March 21, 2015. 
  8. ^ a b "MX vs. ATV Unleashed for PlayStation 2 Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved March 21, 2015. 
  9. ^ a b "MX vs. ATV Unleashed for PC Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved March 21, 2015. 
  10. ^ EGM staff (April 2005). "MX vs. ATV Unleashed (PS2, Xbox)". Electronic Gaming Monthly (190): 116. 
  11. ^ "MX vs. ATV Unleashed (PS2, Xbox)". Game Informer (144): 116. April 2005. 
  12. ^ Ekberg, Brian (March 30, 2005). "MX vs. ATV Unleashed Review (PS2, Xbox)". GameSpot. Retrieved March 21, 2015. 
  13. ^ Leeper, Justin (March 21, 2005). "GameSpy: MX vs. ATV Unleashed (PS2)". GameSpy. Retrieved March 22, 2015. 
  14. ^ Leeper, Justin (March 21, 2005). "GameSpy: MX vs. ATV Unleashed (Xbox)". GameSpy. Archived from the original on January 8, 2006. Retrieved March 22, 2015. 
  15. ^ Knutson, Michael (April 7, 2005). "MX vs. ATV Unleashed - PS2 - Review". GameZone. Archived from the original on October 5, 2008. Retrieved March 22, 2015. 
  16. ^ David, Mike (February 16, 2006). "MX Vs. ATV: Unleashed [sic] - PC - Review". GameZone. Archived from the original on October 4, 2008. Retrieved March 22, 2015. 
  17. ^ Sulic, Ivan (March 14, 2005). "MX vs. ATV Unleashed (PS2, Xbox)". IGN. Retrieved March 22, 2015. 
  18. ^ Sulic, Ivan; McNamara, Tom (February 15, 2006). "MC vs. ATV Unleashed (PC)". IGN. Retrieved March 22, 2015. 
  19. ^ "MX vs. ATV Unleashed". Official U.S. PlayStation Magazine. April 2005. 
  20. ^ "MX vs. ATV Unleashed". Official Xbox Magazine: 81. May 2005. 
  21. ^ "MX vs. ATV Unleashed". PC Gamer: 98. April 2006. 
  22. ^ Tsang, Jason (April 20, 2005). "MX vs. ATV Unleashed Review (PS2, Xbox)". X-Play. Archived from the original on January 4, 2006. Retrieved March 22, 2015. 
  23. ^ Wilcox, Mike (May 28, 2005). "Mad, bad fizzer". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved March 22, 2015. 
  24. ^ Horowitz, Andrew. "MX vs. ATV Unleashed". PlayStation Illustrated. Game Vortex. Retrieved August 16, 2012. 

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