It is a short, oddly conceived game, that has little to redeem it. Even allowing for a fear of lawsuits preventing the design of the trucks to be so bland, why are the environs so bland and brown? Addictiveness: Bad Appeal Factor: Like any red-blooded American male, Hell, anyone with a pulse, I love monster trucks. Acceptable items are fairly worn but continue to work fully. Modes: Monster Trucks Mayhem has one mode, Play. . But the challenges lockable segements ruins the whole games.
Sound Rating: Poor Control and Gameplay: If the designers of Monster Trucks Mayhem did one thing perfectly, it was using the control scheme made popular by Mario Kart Wii. After beating the game, which takes all of 45 minutes, unless you have no hand eye coordination, there is no reason to replay the game. Put the beasts to the test as you tear through some of the meanest and most challenging tracks devised, destroying whatever lies in your path and smashing opponents off the road. I cannot summarize how little game there really is here. Enormous tires, incredibly powerful engines, and the shocking excitement of monster truck racing has come exclusively to Wii! After each race is an event, like the King of the Hill played in the sewers or a smash through the Canadian woods.
Originality: Bad Addictiveness: With only half an hour to an hour of gameplay and no reason to replay it, addictiveness is simply not present in Monster Trucks Mayhem. A truly awful game, for sure. Enormous tires, incredibly powerful engines, and the shocking excitement of monster truck racing has come exclusively to Wii! Only the City Center Chaos stage takes more than an attempt or two to finish, if you have even mediocre video game skills, as I do. This makes for a frustrating and deeply dissatisfying experience, to put it mildly. Very Good items are well cared for but will have light wear and tear from normal use. Replayability: Very Bad Balance: The challenge of Monster Trucks Mayhem comes more from the strange events and stages than from any sort of direct design decision.
If there is one particularly disappointing aspect to the graphics, it is the completely uniform nature of the smashable cars. Important Information: We classify items in these categories: Brand New items are unused and factory sealed when packaging is applicable. Signs of wear can include aesthetic issues such as scratches, dents, and discoloration. The most egregious of the offenders is Bullfrog, a round, sexy sports car turned monster truck. All combine to bring the shocking excitement of Monster Trucks Mayhem home for play. Mode Rating: Bad Graphics: Workmanlike.
Is there some sort of internal memo telling developers to make monster truck games for the Wii? Short Attention Span Summary While I enjoy video games and I enjoy monster trucks, I cannot find much in Monster Trucks Mayhem to recommend. The stages are creative, but not exactly logical. Very Good Condition Wii Game. The trucks, even the ones based on good concepts, have an overly generic look. But there is one place it can go, ebay. Each event lets the player use a new vehicle and beating the event unlocks said vehicle for the next race. There might not be anything cooler than monster trucks, anything more awesome.
Like New items have very minor wear, if any. With no multi-player and no unlockables, there is zero reason to replay Monster Trucks Mayhem after beating it. Good items show wear from consistent use, but remain in good condition and work with full functionality. Put the beasts to the test as you tear through some of the meanest and most challenging tracks devised, destroying whatever lies in your path and smashing opponents off the road. There is no multi-player, even though a game of this type almost demands some form of two-player. Oh, and how could I forget Monster 4×4 Stunt Racer? The trucks are constantly falling off the rooftops and have to respawn, usually in places where further progress is impossible and the race has to be restarted.
The item may have identifying markings on it or show other signs of previous use. The rooftop race sounds like it could be fun, instead of the abortion it is. There is music, but it is without defining characteristics, a wall of generic techno beats and guitar squalls. Monster trucks racing around a volcano sounds cooler and more original than possible, but it is not as fun as the concept. All photos are stock photos. I cannot emphasize enough how appealing a monster truck really is. The trucks make a nicely rumbling engine sound that sets the scene for car crushing action.
Worst of all, after you figure out what the challenges want you to do, they are super easy. Monster trucks should be bold and these trucks are milder than a Taco Bell Mild Sauce packet. In a nut shell, the game is good for immediate fun. Turning the WiiMote left turns you left and turning it right turns you right, as it should be, and that scheme works well. I have never said this before, but at even that low price, I cannot recommend Monster Trucks Mayhem. Balance: Bad Originality: On one hand, Monster Trucks Mayhem has no licensed monster trucks.