Back on track.
The Superbike World Championship season is already underway and MotoGP is set to follow this weekend. It’s time to see if our 2011 predictions turn out to be insightful musings or wishful thinking. Will Rossi secure his seventh MotoGP Championship on a Ducati? Does Cal Crutchlow have what it takes to run with the best? Win, lose or crash, the stage is set for a very interesting season.
But while the racing elite knacker their sliders on the world’s most prestigious circuits, some of us have to make do with motorcycle games. Last year two games vied for our attention – Milestone’s SBK X, a game worthy of the sim accolade, and Monumental’s MotoGP 09/10, a racer that claimed a sim label without much justification. It’s a criticism Monumental has clearly taken on board.
The most striking change is the revamped visuals. Many people hated the brightly pronounced appearance of MotoGP 09/10, and the new style is more photogenic and realistic. It’s not entirely lifelike, as there’s still a veneer that crisps everything up, but with a consistent frame-rate that never skips a beat this is arguably the best-looking motorcycle racer ever.
Review: MotoGP 10/11
Tue, 15 Mar 2011 12:00:00 GMT