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Mad Skills BMX 2

By Paul Semel, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Fun but shallow bicycle racing game for all ages.

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While it can be fun in its simplicity, this simplicity also makes this arcade bicycle racing game a bit too shallow. In Mad Skills BMX 2, you have to race your dirt bike on straight but bumpy tracks in one-on-one races against the computer. The kicker is that while you don't have to tell your rider to keep going, you do have to read the terrain and then hit the up and down buttons when it's time for the rider to jump, land, or pop a wheelie. Do so correctly and riders pump their legs even harder, hopefully enough to beat the competition to the finish line. But while the first couple of races are fun, and the tracks do vary, it's still not enough to keep you coming back for more. Sure, the competition can be fierce -- one slip-up can cost you the race -- but actually competing isn't difficult, since you're just hitting one of two buttons. But while this may be a bit too simplistic and redundant to keep you engaged for longer than a day or two, fans of uncomplicated arcade games and dirt bike racing games will, at the very least, get one good weekend out of Mad Skills BMX 2.

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