SBK Superbike World Championship

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The superbike world championship is truly a global event. Sbk superbike world championship is a unique experience in motorsports featuring ultra-realistic close-up shots of the riders hugging tight turns whiles their bodies hang inches away from the track. Closely fought battles are guaranteed


Manufacturer SVG Distribution
SKU 208966358
UPC 815315001464
UPC 14 00815315001464
Format PlayStation 3
Review Since late last year, Moto GP 08 has undoubtedly held the crown for bike racing games on both PC and Console. The announcement of SBK 09 made for salivating mouths and questions of whether it could topple Moto GP's mountain, and it may just do that...SBK 08 was, to be kind, a flop, it just didn't have the edge that racing fans crave, but in SBK 09 all the wrongs from the previous title have be made right. Still based on the Superbike World Championship (Obviously) it gives you the full rider roster and a great selection of the tracks presented in the 2009 season. Also giving you basic racing modes of Training, Quick Race, and Championship, it's stripped back to its core value, the racing. The racing in this game is absolutely phenomenal. The engine that Black Bean have produced to recreate a Racing Bikes physics are brilliant and fail to miss a single detail, down and unshifting mid corner will whip the front and tail and make you lose corner traction while still showing the riders hand movements to represent a clutch in. It a mile ahead of what could be expected. The damage systems have been upgraded and show some great detailing of panel damage and even performance deterioration depending on the accident that occurs...The hardest part of Motorbike simulators is getting the 4 wheeled fan interested, the dynamics of the two sports are completely different. SBK 09 has used a simple engine and it has a very lenient learning curve and is blissfully easy to pickup. After a few laps and once the braking-accelerating system is mastered you can move onto the bike tuning options which have a great effect on the performance of your machine. Again though, for those who aren't really across the running of a bike but still would like to tinker, you can refer to a Team engineer who will make recommended changes based on some selections you make...All in all, SBK 09 is the total package for Motorbike and racing fans alike. It has left its previous incarnation for dead and has also overtaken MotoGP as the dominating Moto Title. A very worthy purchase.
Reviewer Mark Beresford
ReviewRating 8
4 Well Balanced Racing Styles give genuine progression and satisfaction to the gamer.
6 Game Modes: Basic, Arcade, Advanced, Simulation, Extreme and Custom.
A Genuinely and Technically Accurate Extreme Simulation Mode for real petrol heads.
Next Generation Gaming gives players the chance to challenge their friends and opponents all over the world.
Pick Up and Play Arcade Mode allows the player to access the race in just a few seconds.
Product Attributes
Game Genre Simulation
Daniel Matschijewsky, Better controls, force feedback and better presentation are justification enough to buy this new version.
Ramon Varela, Its clear a bet for simulation makes it a game not just for newcomers.
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