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Mixed or average reviews- based on 8 Ratings

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  1. Positive: 3 out of 8
  2. Negative: 1 out of 8
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  1. JohnG.
    Jan 23, 2008
    Contrary to many reviews, this IS a good game. I usually agree with critics, but they have me baffled on this one. It controls a lot better than they say and there are plenty of visual effects to make the game look nice. It has plenty to offer in terms of depth, so overall it IS a good package!
  2. Jul 21, 2013
    The game sucks, it's one of the worst games ever made. Controls are awful, graphics look terrible, it's just and ultimately bad game. I have the Wii veraion, but I bet the PS2 version is slightly better...

Generally unfavorable reviews - based on 22 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 0 out of 22
  2. Negative: 11 out of 22
  1. Nintendo Power
    The makers of Excitebike 64 return to the motocross circuit with a disappointing wreck of a Wii game. [Feb 2008, p.89]
  2. The thing that hurts Nitrobike the most is that it just doesn't bring much new content to the table in terms of Wii racing titles. In fact, aside from the well-done online mode, it's a near carbon-copy of Excite Truck.
  3. 40
    It's a shame, because the Wi-Fi play is arguably the best part of Nitrobike. While the technical issues persist, the smaller field and lag-free experience benefits from the knowledge that your online competitors are putting up with the same glitches that you are.