According to ESRB, this game contains: Mild Lyrics

Parents have nothing to worry about with this title…except that maybe their kids will think crashing ATVs is actually cooler than riding them. Other than that, this is good clean racing fun.

Racing fans will view this game in one of two ways: either as a fun arcade-styled racer that's accessible to everyone, or as a letdown because it's not detailed enough to appease their inner gearhead. Climax has done a nice job of stepping in and keeping the feel and tone of the game true to the earlier incarnations, meaning if players liked the older titles, they'll like this one.

Casual gamers will probably like this game more than anyone—it's easy to pick up and play, and mastering it can be done in short order as well. It's a title that's well-suited to short playthroughs and can then be set aside with no adverse effects. 

Deaf and Hard of Hearing gamers should find the title acceptable. There's not a lot of voice-work in the game , and it is accompanied by written text. Gamers will miss out on the high-pitched whine of their machines as they tear around the many tracks, but they'll also be able to avoid the lame soundtrack.

Mike Bracken

Mike Bracken

Mike Bracken is a 43-year-old writer and bohemian living in Florida with a mountain of movies, books, and video games.

A film critic by trade, specializing in Euro-horror, cult exploitation, and Asian action cinema, Mike has written reviews for a diverse group of print and online publications. He covers horror news, movies, books, and games at TheHorrorGeek.com and Horrorsquad.com and spent two seasons as The Horror Geek on Comedy Central's pop-culture game show, Beat the Geeks.

Mike's childhood was spent playing videogames any time he got a chance. His parents had a Pong console and his grandmother had an Atari 2600, where Mike cultivated his skills by playing hour upon hour of games like Space Invaders, Berserk, and Asteroids. From those early experiences Mike learned one thing: he loved games.

In 1999, Mike became a staff reviewer at Cinescape Magazine's website where he spent a year learning the craft of game criticism. After internal changes led to Mike leaving Cinescape in late 2000, he joined up with RPGFan in 2001 and spent several years writing reviews for them. Happy, but looking for an opportunity to expound on a wider variety of titles, Mike joined GameCritics.com and hopes to help Chi, Dale, and the rest of the GC staff bring a higher level of respect to the field of game criticism.
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