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  • Summary: The official game of the 2008 Season, Moto GP 08 features all the official riders, bikes and tracks from this year's event providing the definitive 2 wheeled racing experience. For the first time you can race as yourself in a team against the world's elite riders, across 125cc, 250cc and GP class bikes. You'll also get an opportunity to race in teh new circuits of Indianapolis in the US an drace at night in Qatar. Be successful and you'll earn rider points that you can then use to upgrade your bike. [Capcom] Expand
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  1. MotoGP 08 is the best chance that motorcycling fans can find at this moment. Its control is fine, and the presence of the Career Mode assures many hours of entertainment.
  2. There are some shortcomings but on the whole MotoGP 08 is a game which offers lots of race-feeling and fun. Especially, the multiplayer-mode is very entertaining.
  3. We'd be happier of the frame rate didn't stutter like a cartoon pig on busier corners. [Christmas 2008, p.115]
  4. 67
    An uneven effort, MotoGP '08 is a decent game that should please most newbies and occasional riders but proves that Milestone has a ways to go before it fully grasps the handlebars.
  5. An inauspicious beginning for Capcom's new motorbike series that has little to offer even committed fans.
  6. Fans of motorbike racing will love this game, with its realistic settings and physics handling. But other players will find themselves torn between the arcade and simulator settings, that are either too easy or too unforgiving, making this a difficult game to get into. Online 12 player races are a blast though.
  7. 50
    Die-hard fans of the real-life motorcycle racing championships will no doubt be interested in this game just for the personalities, prototype bikes and tracks. They’re all here, but that’s where the fun ends. Overall, this is a functional but unexciting trip to the races.

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