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GF Rating
6.6

93 ratings

Critic & User Reviews

GF Rating
6

Above Average

Are cars this poorly made?

posted by dasilodavi (WATERTOWN, MA) Oct 2, 2009

Member since Jan 2006

3 out of 3 gamers (100%) found this review helpful

If this game is based in reality, your car is slapped together by screws, caps, and small bolts, and you should be afraid..

The game is alright, just terribly repetitive. the game has you do a series of jobs on various cars, then insists you do the same time-consuming stuff on your own car. It looks recreational, until you find you have to keep customizing your car to place in a "customs show" every 20 or so levels.

The controls are OK, but every now and then something goes awry. It fails to register the next step in the repair, or a tool you need is unavailable. And dear Lord, the painting! You'll learn to hate those steps.

It's an OK game, fun for those who like trauma Center or other touch-task games. Oh, the story is terrible terrible terrible, don't play it for that.

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GF Rating
6

Above Average

Good time, but short

posted by Brujah (MILFORD, OH) Jun 8, 2009

Member since May 2008

3 out of 3 gamers (100%) found this review helpful

So, I rented this with a totally open mind. Found out that I quickly started to really really enjoy it. It didn't have much in the way of pointing out what you are supposed to do, and as i have no mechanical knowledge, thought this would become a problem as it progressed. Its not accurate, but its still fun. I had a few glitches with my game that i rented, as it froze up frequently. It auto-saves, which is a bonus.

The story...I wish i didn't have to go into this, it was totally bland. Honestly, I would rather have played it without the background story.

Also, no way to see what certain parts will look like on a car, i.e. no preview of it, until you have put it on. I did like being able to customize the color of paint and paint designs to the exact shade I wanted.

All in all, at FIRST, i would have rated it a 10, if it hadn't frozen frequently, if the story was better, or not there, if it took longer than a day or 2 to play through, and if it had a way of seeing the parts when you want to but them. SO..final conclusion, from a 10, to a 6. Hope the sequel is better, i STILL recommend this to anyone who thinks they would enjoy it, as long as you overlook the innaccuracies.

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GF Rating
10

Perfect

Great

posted by KingWally (DEFIANCE, OH) May 19, 2009

Member since Feb 2009

2 out of 5 gamers (40%) found this review helpful

this is acutally one of the best, funnest games i have played on the ds. i loved everything about it. yes some of the things in the game do not make a huge amount of sense. like 4 lugnuts on a race car. and theres nothing to do with 4x4s. but its worth the time to go thru it and play.

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