ModNation Racers :: PlayStation 3 Game Review
You don't have to spend months to build or make something cool, ModNation Racers shows how creating and sharing things can be easy and fun
ModNation Racers is similar to another PlayStation 3 game, LittleBigPlanet, where you can make almost anything you want, including the characters and levels. The big difference is that, in ModNation Racers, you don't have to put in a lot of effort to make really cool stuff.
Done in 60 Seconds
Even if you are lazy, you can still make cool stuff in ModNation Racer with little effort. There are a lot of preset patterns and themes that you can use to start your project. With a bit of tweaking, you can create something absolutely unique and amazing. To [kwlink 25141]make your own race tracks[/kwlink], for example, you just drive around the the track is built underneath you. With a click of a button, you can auto-fill the area with buildings and animals.
If you want to put some effort into it, you can really bog down on the details. You can use any color you want and there are hundreds of choices for things like wheels, eyes, mouths, shirts, logos, etc.
Fast and Furious
You can share your character, kart, and tracks online and see what other people have made. The online world for ModNation Racer is big and great to use. You can race anyone you see and even mix in local multiplayer with the online multiplayer so that you can take your friend online with you.
The controls are tight and amazing to use. Drifting is easy to learn and charges up a meter that you can use for a boost or shield that protects you from weapons. If you don't want to race online, there is a great single player mode with a funny story and lots of replay value.
Overall, ModNation Racers is a winner. It is a must have game for any PlayStation 3 owner, even if they are not a big fan of racing or building games.
ESRB Rating: E for Everyone