Excitebots: Trick Racing

Game review by Harold Goldberg, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

High-octane racing game leaves you charmed and breathless.

Parents say

age 6+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 4+

Based on 1 review

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Community Reviews

age 6+

It you like Excite Truck you will like Excitebots.

A lot like Excite Truck but with crazy bug themed vehicles and new course obstacles. Online play is fun especially if you have a friend that also has the game.
age 4+

Take a chance. I think your little ones will like it.

My 3 year old can play it with no problem. He got the hang of it quickly. One minor warning, and it has nothing to do with this game in particular but with all games that focus on "winning", you have to watch to see how losing a race begins to affect your child. My 3 year old went through a short phase where he got very mad or pouted after not winning. He's a very very competitive child. So I don't know if that was just him or what. Anyway, after some time away from the game, and we taught him simply to say, "Oh man." when he lost, that seemed to do the trick and he just loves playing it. The good thing is that you collect stars throughout the game and you get them whether you win or not. The stars allow you to buy different cars and colors. My boys both love that feature.

Game Details

  • Platform: Nintendo Wii
  • Available online?: Available online
  • Publisher: Nintendo
  • Release date: April 20, 2009
  • Genre: Racing
  • ESRB rating: E for Mild Fantasy Violence
  • Last updated: November 5, 2015

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