MotoGP (2006 video game)

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MotoGP
Developer(s) Namco Bandai Games
Publisher(s) Namco Bandai Games
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (Europe)
Platform(s) PlayStation Portable
Release date(s)
  • JP: August 24, 2006
  • NA: September 26, 2006
  • AUS: October 26, 2006
  • EU: October 27, 2006
Genre(s) Simulation, Racing

MotoGP is a racing game released for the PlayStation Portable based on the 2005/2006 MotoGP season. MotoGP was developed by Namco Bandai Games and was released in 2006. The game received average reviews with most critics focusing towards the graphics and gameplay.

Gameplay[edit]

MotoGP is a racing game featuring all motorcycles seen in the 2005/2006 MotoGP season. The game features game modes like arcade and Season mode. When playing in arcade mode, the player gets the chance to choose a motorcycle to drive, when finished the player controls the motor via the analog nub or the D-pad.

Reception[edit]

Reception
Aggregate score
Aggregator Score
Metacritic 69/100[1]
Review scores
Publication Score
Eurogamer 6/10[2]
Famitsu 31/40[3]
GameSpot 7/10[4]
GameSpy 3/5 stars[5]
IGN 7/10[6]
OPM (UK) 6/10[7]
PALGN 6.5/10[8]
Play 75%[9]
PSM3 79%[10]
VideoGamer.com 7/10[11]

The game received "average" reviews according to the review aggregation website Metacritic.[1] IGN said, "The season mode is as basic as it gets, and there isn't much besides that. The riding mechanics are fantastic, however, and that's what makes the game a nice pickup for motorcycle racing fans."[6] In Japan, Famitsu gave it a score of two eights, one seven, and one eight, for a total of 31 out of 40.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "MotoGP for PSP Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved October 26, 2014. 
  2. ^ McCarthy, Dave (December 3, 2006). "MotoGP (PSP)". Eurogamer. Retrieved June 21, 2016. 
  3. ^ a b "Collection of every PSP-game reviewed in Famitsu". NeoGAF. August 27, 2006. Retrieved June 21, 2016. 
  4. ^ Mueller, Greg (October 3, 2006). "MotoGP Review (PSP)". GameSpot. Retrieved October 26, 2014. 
  5. ^ Steinberg, Steve (October 10, 2006). "GameSpy: MotoGP (PSP)". GameSpy. Archived from the original on October 18, 2006. Retrieved June 21, 2016. 
  6. ^ a b Roper, Chris (October 11, 2006). "MotoGP Review (PSP)". IGN. Retrieved October 26, 2014. 
  7. ^ "MotoGP (PSP)". Official UK PlayStation 2 Magazine: 98. December 2006. 
  8. ^ Jastrzab, Jeremy (October 28, 2006). "MotoGP Review - Sony PSP Review". PALGN. Archived from the original on January 17, 2008. Retrieved July 15, 2016. 
  9. ^ "MotoGP (PSP)". Play UK (146): 93. December 2006. 
  10. ^ "PSP Review: MotoGP". PSM3: 96. December 2006. 
  11. ^ Orry, Tom (November 27, 2006). "MotoGP Review for PSP". VideoGamer.com. Retrieved June 21, 2016. 

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