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  • Summary: An original title designed for the Xbox video game system, Mad Dash Racing combines high-speed combat racing and 3D adventure action with a crew of motley characters for an insane multi-player competition!

    Compete in a race for survival against the evil Hex, his dirty minions and your
    An original title designed for the Xbox video game system, Mad Dash Racing combines high-speed combat racing and 3D adventure action with a crew of motley characters for an insane multi-player competition!

    Compete in a race for survival against the evil Hex, his dirty minions and your unforgiving friends. Glide across rivers of hot, steaming lava, bash through mammoth boulders, and slide down icy glaciers to beat the other racers and escape Hex's wicked wrath. Do whatever it takes to cross the finish line first from shooting weapon power-ups, planning scheming attacks, or knocking your opponents off track with a sharp elbow nudge.
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 21
  2. Negative: 2 out of 21
  1. 81
    A really cool game that I enjoyed a lot. Unfortunately, because of the horrid rubber band AI, I have to cut off a star from my rating. This really hurts the game in a way it shouldn't. I prefer my wins by skill and not dumb luck.
  2. Perhaps the greatest drawback to Mad Dash Racing is the interface, which can be confusing at times.
  3. A lot of fun. I just wish there was not so much going on all the time because I really felt out of control through the majority of the races.
  4. A decent game. It looks pretty darn good, has a swell sense of speed, and the music adds to the frantic pace (though the sounds bites in the game are kinda repetitive).
  5. There simply isn’t enough substance to recommend a purchase. The multiplayer is fun - for awhile, but it gets stale quick. The single player is extremely short.
  6. It'll be too frustrating and unforgiving for most people to get into. If you enjoyed "SSX Tricky," and like the thought of a harder, half-platformer-half-racer hybrid version, though, you'll probably find it just right.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 4
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 4
  3. Negative: 1 out of 4
  1. BenD.
    Jun 1, 2002
    10
    It's got good graphics, sound and fun. Ever since I played it I thought it was the best game in history.
  2. DanM.
    Mar 23, 2002
    10
    This game is great.
  3. RobertR.
    Jan 31, 2002
    8
    It's fun as a multiplayer, my kids love it.
  4. Uter
    Jul 31, 2004
    3
    I was expecting to really like this title even after reading some sub par reviews. But as it turns out, I think I like this game less than I was expecting to really like this title even after reading some sub par reviews. But as it turns out, I think I like this game less than most reviewers did. It's just not fun. Collapse