THE GOOD: Excite Truck is a very fun and unique game, because you steer by holding the Wii remote on it's side and tilting it left and right. It is a high speed, big air race off pitting you against five other computerized trucks. Zoom through all 7 landscapes, which include lush forests, sandy beaches, and frigid wastelands. Speed through China, Mexico, Scotland, and even an undetermined location Turbo boost off huge ramps, activate special "Terrain Morphs" that alter the track, and ram into all sorts of obstacles. You can also earn stars by getting big air, drifting around curves, crashing into other trucks, swerving past trees, maneuvering through rings that appear in midair when you get a terrain morph, spinning in the air, and placing first through fifth in the race. These stars are needed to win the race, and if you have earned enough, the next race will be available, and maybe a new truck. This game has fair graphics and a lot of detail into the trucks and the race tra...
THE GOOD: + Unique game idea + Good simulation + Lots to do (i.e. cool tricks) + Challenging gameplay + Good sounds + Decent graphics + Many trucks + Choose background music using MP3's from an SD card
THE BAD: - Controls are sketchy - Does not use Nunchuk - Without an SD card, little sound
SUMMARY: One of the first racing games to be released for the Nintendo Wii, Excite Truck brings a lot of "excite"-ment to any players gaming collection. Playing the one player, or against a friend, Excite Truck is a fun, yet unique racing game. Choose a truck and it's colour, then begin racing around various cities to unlock new tracks.
Gameplay As you take your truck for a spin, it's more than just a normal race. Excite Truck isn't about winning the race, it's about collecting stars by performing various skills and tasks. This adds more to the challenging gameplay, making it more fun to play as well. You can receive stars for many different things, including: