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Dave Mirra BMX Challenge

by Jonathan Metts - August 13, 2007, 6:12 pm PDT
Total comments: 4

After ditching an X-rated biking game years ago, Dave Mirra returns to gaming.

BMX biker Dave Mirra has won more X-Games medals than any other athlete. A long time ago, he also had a couple of BMX video games from Acclaim that were some of the best extreme sports games around. Mirra's second game for PS2/GC/Xbox was compared favorably with the Tony Hawk skateboarding series. When the third game took a raunchy turn, Mirra bailed, and history would prove him wise as the resulting BMX XXX was a disaster in every way. Acclaim is now gone, but Crave Entertainment hopes to bring back the magic with a completely new game, Dave Mirra BMX Challenge.

As the first BMX game for Wii, this one packs both racing and trick modes through a dozen levels. Each level has two different race routes available. Along with Mirra himself, you can create your own character through a customization process. The Wii version is being outfitted with multiple control schemes involving both the Wii Remote and Nunchuk. This arcade-style take on extreme bicycling is a budget title (like all of Crave's games) and has been ported up from a PSP version, already released.

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ArbokAugust 13, 2007

"...and has been ported up from a PSP version, already released."

Sounds like a winner...

Infernal MonkeyAugust 14, 2007

IGN loved the PSP version.

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Dave Mirra BMX Challenge Review
The worst PSP game yet

2.0 Gameplay
No.

1.5 Lasting Appeal
You can beat the game in two, maybe three hours.

OVERALL
2.0


=3

Tempting... but no

ArbokAugust 14, 2007

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Dave Mirra BMX Challenge Review
The worst PSP game yet


Question: is this proof that Nintendo was wise to drop Left Field from 2nd party status?

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Dave Mirra BMX Challenge Box Art

Genre Racing
Developer Left Field Productions, Inc.
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Worldwide Releases

na: Dave Mirra BMX Challenge
Release Sep 25, 2007
PublisherCrave
RatingEveryone
eu: Dave Mirra Racing Wii
Release Jun 2007
Publisher505 Games
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