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Tuesday, February 17, 2009
 
Monster Trucks Nitro Reviewed
6:00 AM | Cord Kruse | Comment on this story

Macworld has posted a new review of Monster Trucks Nitro. Developed by Redlynx Ltd the 3D racing title features realistic physics and stunt driving on a variety of tracks filled with traps, loops, obstacles, and other challenges. Macworld gave the game a score of 3 out of 5 mice.

From the review:

Eschewing raw power and the destructive nature of monster truck rallies for timing, skill, and nuance, Monster Truck Nitro is a different kind of monster truck game. RedLynx is most known for developing Trials 2, a retro-style motorcycle platform game. Like Trials 2, Monster Trucks Nitro has 3-D graphics but operates on a 2-D plane. You guide your truck through a series of obstacles towards an end goal. Each mission presents new challenges and is a race against the clock. If you earn a bronze medal or better, you unlock a new mission to try.

There are about 25 missions in all. They vary from cliff jumping missions to obstacle courses involving moving bridges and falling rocks. Power-ups litter certain courses and are essential to success. One of the coolest moments in the game is utilizing nitro boosters that grant you a short speed burst so you can jump over a line of school buses.

The environments are uniformly desert-centric, but differ in their terrain and layout. There are only two trucks to choose from initially and they differ only slightly in how they drive. If you complete all courses with gold medals, you can unlock a third truck.
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Macworld: Monster Trucks Nitro
Monster Trucks Nitro


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