MySims Racing

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MySims Racing
MySims Racing.jpg
PAL cover art
Developer(s)Artificial Mind & Movement
Publisher(s)Electronic Arts
Composer(s)Mark Mothersbaugh
SeriesThe Sims
EngineHavok (Wii)
Platform(s)Wii, Nintendo DS
ReleaseNintendo DS, Wii
  • NA: June 12, 2009
  • AU: June 18, 2009
  • EU: June 19, 2009
  • JP: June 25, 2009
Genre(s)Racing
Life simulation
Sandbox (DS only)
Mode(s)Single-player
Multiplayer

MySims Racing is a go-kart-car racing game developed by Electronic Arts as part of the MySims series, a spin-off from its trademark The Sims series of games. The title was released on June 12, 2009, for the Nintendo DS and Wii.[1]

Though similar to Mario Kart, the game offers some unique gameplay features, such as a Story Mode (similar to the rebooted Need for Speed series), basic car and character customization, and the ability to transfer cars to and from Wii Remotes.

Reception[edit]

The game received positive reviews among critics. GameSpot gave the Wii version 7.5, praising the game's customization and new style of kart racing.[2] The DS version received 7.0 from GameSpot. It was praised for its fun customization options, the Story mode that mixes up the standard kart-racing formula and its crisp, vibrant visuals both in and out of races; however felt the game's Story mode was too long.[3]

Reception
Aggregate scores
AggregatorScore
GameRankings70.21%[4]
Metacritic68%[5]
Review scores
PublicationScore
GameSpot7.5[2]
GameZone6[6]
IGN7.0[7]
Blast[8]
Nintendo World Report8[9]
NZ Gamer8.5[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MySims Racing (Wii)". IGN. Retrieved June 14, 2016.
  2. ^ a b Austin Light (June 24, 2009). "MySims Racing Review". GameSpot. Archived from the original on June 27, 2009. Retrieved September 17, 2011. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. ^ Austin Light (June 25, 2009). "MySims Racing Review". GameSpot. Archived from the original on June 28, 2009. Retrieved September 17, 2011. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  4. ^ "MySims Racing". GameRankings. Retrieved July 9, 2016.
  5. ^ "MySims Racing". Metacritic. Retrieved July 9, 2016.
  6. ^ "MySims Racing - NDS - Review". GameZone. June 22, 2009. Retrieved July 9, 2016.
  7. ^ Matt Casamassina (June 26, 2009). "MySims Racing Review". IGN. Retrieved July 9, 2016.
  8. ^ Marc Normandin (June 17, 2009). "MySims Racing Wii review". Blast. Retrieved July 9, 2016.
  9. ^ Pedro Hernandez (July 14, 2009). "MySims Racing". Nintendo World Report. Retrieved July 9, 2016.
  10. ^ Sam Prescott (July 1, 2009). "MySims Racing". NZ Gamer. Retrieved July 9, 2016.