STAFF REVIEW of MX 2002 Featuring Ricky Carmichael (Xbox)

Monday, December 17, 2001.
by l Maximus l

MX 2002 Featuring Ricky Carmichael Box art My overall appeal of the game was that it was a pretty good game, but, to my disappointment, it's only a rental, my fellow XBoxAddict buddies. Unless you are an absolute die-hard (and I truly mean die hard) motorcross fan, then this game is not worth your hard earned 50 bones...just rent it.

If you really enjoyed Excitebike 64 on the N64, you will be very disappointed about MX, unfortunately.

The Gameplay was pretty easy to master. I probably did every trick in the book after one hour of playing. This is a very negative thing considering that I prefer games that take a long time to Master. A few things I didn't like is how your rider is able to land sideways, backwards, or even after you are coming off a huge !&%$@#* jump and all of the sudden, you slam into a wall but are able to stay on your bike but at a complete stand still. The realism is not quite there.

Also, when your rider is on the normal racing tracks, he seems to float and you don't get the realism of what riding on racing tracks feels like. I think they could have polished both of these up much much more.

Also, there was a minimal power ban...the developers really messed this one's only good for launching off jumps right before you fly through the needs to be used more often, that is, if you could during racing and catching up if you are behind.

Visually, the graphics are great! I actually was very impressed with the graphics, especially the backgrounds and tracks. This was done quite tastefully. However, my only quom on this is that I really wished they touched up the bikes a little better...they never got scuffed and didn't really appear to be drawn very well. I give the background and racing track graphics a 4.5 and the bikes and 2.5, therefore, a 3.5 average overall.

Great soundtrack and it keeps you interested in racing like the crazy rider you are. The bikes' engines could have sounded a little better...a little muffled for my taste. They could have polished this up much more.

Touch up everything. Realism is what people are looking for with XBox games. I believe all of the information above that I mentioned should provide a great starting point.

Overall: 7.0 / 10
Gameplay: 5.0 / 10
Visuals: 7.0 / 10
Sound: 6.0 / 10


Site Statistics

Registered Members: 50,411
Forum Posts: 725,924
Xbox One Titles: 3,122
Xbox 360 Titles: 1,086
Xbox 360 Kinect Titles: 95
Xbox 360 Arcade Titles: 586
Original Xbox Titles: 987
Staff Reviews: 2,084
Member Reviews: 10,339
News Articles: 15,757
Screenshots: 34,487
Xbox 360 Achievements: 45,112
Xbox 360 Faceplates: 2,016
Cheat Codes: 1,706

Latest News

Under Leaves is Available Today

Under Leaves is Available TodayRelax, looking for hidden objects in gorgeous, hand-painted scenery. Under Leaves will take you on a journey around the world where you’ll discover charming animals. The game is finally available on Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S.

See News Archives

Community Forum Activity

2021: XBA is still here
Post by shrew king
1 Replies, 3250 Views

Watch Dogs: Legion
Post by Nato King
0 Replies, 19235 Views

Xbox Series X or S
Post by Nato King
5 Replies, 22367 Views

Spellbreak Grand Magus Pack (3) and Starter Pack (7) Giveaway!
Post by Variation-XBA
0 Replies, 17679 Views

I pay $ 1000! I search the Element 54 Canadian launch Team signaturen Faceplate
Post by Smill
0 Replies, 15222 Views

Xbox one no signal
Post by debrartin
0 Replies, 42105 Views

do you remember?
Post by SnoochyBoochy
3 Replies, 43981 Views

i haz xbox
Post by SnoochyBoochy
0 Replies, 38944 Views

Claiming the first thread of 2020
Post by Kraft
7 Replies, 66462 Views

Important! I pay $ 1000! I search the Sweden launch and the Element 54 Faceplate
Post by Smill
3 Replies, 25950 Views

Squad Up
Post by samslophead
0 Replies, 65381 Views

TERA Skinned Xbox One X Giveaway!
Post by Variation-XBA
0 Replies, 55347 Views

Starfield Release expectations?
Post by DJ tx
4 Replies, 104979 Views

Issue with Xbox live on Xbox home
Post by rcmpayne
0 Replies, 75273 Views

Happy Birthday, Me.
Post by SnoochyBoochy
4 Replies, 91248 Views

© 2000-2021 - All rights reserved. All trademarks are properties of their respective owners.
Xbox is a registered trademark of Microsoft. is not affiliated with Microsoft.

Made in Canada
Site Design by Cameron Graphics