User Score
8.5

Generally favorable reviews- based on 79 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 73 out of 79
  2. Negative: 3 out of 79

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  1. Mar 3, 2012
    9
    this game is freaking awesome you go freaking like 100 miles an hour making jumps that are like 1000 off of the ground with awesome levels and cars this one of the best games on the wii period
  2. Jan 2, 2014
    9
    Very good racer. The controls are near perfect, the graphics are beautiful for a Wii game and it let's you listen to your own music (MP3's on SD-Card). The only reason I'm no giving this game a 10 is the splitscreen 2player mode which is sperated by a vertical line and this makes playing with a friend more difficult than it should be. Still I have to say the 2player mode is good enough to be worth your time.
    If you own a Wii and you're into arcade-style-racing you should definitly get this
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72

Mixed or average reviews - based on 57 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 29 out of 57
  2. Negative: 0 out of 57
  1. Excite Truck is a very fun, fast, and – dare I say it – exciting return to grass roots arcade style racing. There no tuning to worry about, no license tests, and no underground street cred here. All of those things can be found elsewhere. Excite Truck is just about racing, and it excels in this regard.
  2. As undeniably fun as this game is, its downfall is its lack of depth. You can burn through the initial difficulty setting in the career mode in a couple hours.
  3. Ultimately, Excite Truck feels more like a tech demo than a full-fledged game.