Freekstyle GameCube
Metascore
78

Generally favorable reviews - based on 11 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 11
  2. Negative: 0 out of 11
  1. 82
    Freekstyle is very playable using the GameCube controller, so you're not taken out of the game world with frustration.
  2. Offers the same fast-paced, high-flying racing action that the PS2 version does, retaining the original version's intense level of difficulty and its two-player modes.
  3. It’s little more than an adrenalin-injected version of Excitebike, but should satisfy the thirst of would-be MotoXers without having to endure the pain of a piercing or tattoo.
  4. Damn! Freekstyle should come packed with a nut cup, because it gave me one of the hardest kicks to the nuggets I've had in a long time. [Sept 2002, p.85]
  5. 81
    The kind of game that truly rewards skillful play, and like "SSX" before it, is a true joy to play once you've attained full mastery of the intricate controls.
  6. 80
    Freekstyle is kept from achieving the classic status of Tricky, however, by some heinous rubber-band A.I.
  7. Like the stunts, the sound and graphics are lick (the fire effects are excellent), and the polished presentation is perfect for fans of "SSX Tricky" and other mad, mondo stunt games. [Sept 2002, p.161]
  8. The main problem lies in the fact that this is really nothing more than a re-done "SSX Tricky."
  9. It's motocross to the extreme. There is nothing out there like this, except for "SSX Tricky," and this is better than Tricky. If you like Tricky, you'll love Freekstyle.
  10. 58
    I think I'm starting to (yawn) want to get my "freek" on somewhere else. [Sept 2002, p.44]
  11. This title feels as good as it looks thanks to its tight and responsive handling.

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