Superbike 2001 Review

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Graphics: 9.0
Sound : 6.0
Gameplay : 9.0
Multiplayer : N/A
Overall : 8.5
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Featuring new bikes, riders, and tracks from the 2000 SBK season, plus improved handling, dramatically realistic crashes, and in-depth telemetry and bike setup for the expert Superbike racer, Superbike 2001 is set to strengthen its hold as the best game of its type. Setup features including rake, trail, 8 suspension settings, gear ratios, front and rear tire compounds, and the ability to save and load settings.

Minimum System Requirements:
Windows 95/98 Pentium 266 32MB RAM 4x CD-ROM 2MB Video RAM in software mode, 4MB Video RAM with hardware acceleration DirectX compatible Sound Card 400MB Hard disk space, 1 Hand

Recommended System Requirments:
Windows 95/98 Pentium 2 128MB RAM 16x CD-ROM 2nd Generation 3D Accelerated video card with 8MB Video RAM 3D sound card 400MB Hard Disk Space Joystick, 2 Hands

Multiplayer Support:

Split screen mode allowing you to have a one on one duel with a friend.

6 Player multiplayer over LAN or Internet

Graphics: 9/10
The Graphics in this game are really good. There are many graphics features in this game, imagine that when you drive over sand your wheels becomes dirty or when you hit somebody you see those little sparks... there are also good weather options like drive in rain,storms,cloudy weather. stuff like that. I really like the rain option because the road is slippery then and you can slip and fall and the real fun out of moto games is to drive onto other drivers :). Kidding of course... but the its one of the most fun parts in moto games, and SB 2001 makes it more enjoyable. The championship option is just like SuperBike 2000 also, all scenarios from the old games were kept and its kind of fun. (Note: Those Screenshots were taken with FSAA off. so imagine the graphics with FSAA on :)

Music: 6/10
Pretty plain music in the game :( shame... could get the game much better with some good music, although engine sounds are very good they don't cover up for the good loss of music...

Gameplay/Controls: 9/10
Controls in the game are very good, very easy to get on first run. Controlling the motorcycle is the hard part very tough to get on sharp turns after hitting the keyboard (lucky I missed it or there will be no more keyboard for me :) but now hand my hurts and I got pissed off to be the last driver again while all other drivers are 2 laps ahead of me. oh well... that's life.

Overall: 8.5/10
Get this game if you can, if you like Moto games (i.e. MotoCross 2, Moto-x) then its a must. If you're not driving genre fan then prolly it may appeal you for a while but then it will get boring pretty fast, only for Mad-Drivers!

Nothing more to say!