Generally favorable reviews - based on 15 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 14 out of 15
  2. Negative: 0 out of 15
Buy On
  1. If you like rock music to accompany your efforts, this has some of the best with even the Stone Roses lending their tracks.
  2. Players can create their own custom BMX tracks with the bundled 3-D course editor, offering more than 100 variations of ramps, rails and other obstacles.
  3. Da Gameboyz
    It plays well, and above all it is fun.
  4. But frankly, this type of fun we've all seen for the PSX twice already, and there's not really enough here to warrant dropping the dough and adding it to the collection - so rent before you buy.
  5. 90
    Thanks to fresh physics challenges, ample combo lines, and trick-filled locales, Mat Hoffman’s Pro BMX is the game to get.
  6. Between the game sound and the game's eclectic soundtrack, Mat Hoffman's Pro BMX is totally amazing...The soundtrack rivals "Wipeout XL" for the title of best licensed soundtrack ever.
  7. Smooth gameplay, great sound, and sharp graphics make this game a definite keeper.
  8. Graphically, "Mat Hoffman's Pro BMX" is about the best that you're going to see in a Playstation title.
  9. If you loved Tony Hawk, you will definitely love Mat Hofman's Pro BMX. While it doesn't have the more extensive options and deeper mechanics of "Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2," it has plenty of its own personality and depth.
  10. It's still a very good game once you learn to live with its shortcomings, and I wouldn't suggest that any THPS addict shy away from buying it, but don't expect THPS on two wheels.
  11. But the one thing that can’t be overlooked is that the game is over way too soon...(but) lives up to the engine it’s built on – it’s a great companion to "THPS2."
  12. 78
    I'd be ready to write off "Dave Mirra" completely after playing this, if it weren't for the fact I like Acclaim's lineup of riders so much.
  13. Despite a trick roster with some troubling names (anyone care to attempt a “Rocket Queen”?), this is as down and dirty as they come. Detergent not included.
  14. Official U.S. Playstation Magazine
    The environments are vast and nicely drawn, though the pop-up is a bit frustrating at times. [June 2001, p.103]

Awards & Rankings

#16 Most Discussed PS1 Game of 2001
User Score

Generally favorable reviews- based on 16 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 11 out of 16
  2. Negative: 1 out of 16
  1. LeviB.
    Sep 19, 2001
    It's awesome.
  2. NapoleaoB.
    Feb 26, 2003
  3. JasonL.
    Sep 16, 2002
    This game has pretty good graphics for the PSone, but fails to deliver more than high-score/ sparatic game play.