PublisherBlack Bean Games
Steering wheel compatibleNo
UK Release Date19/10/2010
SBK-X is without doubt the finest biking game available on a modern console, though there are still issues with rider weight and handling that require further research. While I feel the graphics engine needs to move on, it’s solid and functional, though consistent steps forward on future releases will be essential. SBK-X great fun to play for any skill level with a huge and comprehensive package, and I hope Black Bean can continue to invest in their ever expanding automotive infrastructure. SBK-X is a significant step forward for Milestone, Black Bean and motorbike fans alike and would make a worthy addition to the collection of any fan.
In 2009 I wrote a Replay Review of successful 1980’s arcade title Hang-On, a game that signified a point in the history of motorbike games where the genre met its 4 wheeled rivals blow for blow. But throughout the recent history of gaming, the biking genre appeared to fall behind, whether it be misunderstood it’s […]Reviews