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MX vs. ATV Alive
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Release Date (US):
May 10th, 2011
Release Date (UK):
May 13th, 2011
Online Players:
THQ Digital Studios Phoenix
RP [Rating Pending]
PSU Rank:
0 of 1166 Games
PSU Rank on PS3:
0 of 0 Games
Additional Information:
Also on Xbox 360.

About MX vs. ATV Alive

Own the competition as you wrestle for position with tightly contested racing in the fifth iteration of the MX vs ATV franchise. Feel the realism of the revolutionary real-world physics engine which has defined the genre. MX vs ATV Alive captures the spectacle of motocross and the essence of competitive racing while providing the best riders and gear from the latest manufacturers, letting players live the sport. MX vs ATV Alive employs the franchise's acclaimed physics engine while utilizing a new game structure that caters to the fans via a robust offering of DLC content. As you get deeper and deeper into the game, a player can add more content of your favorite modes and features in, catering the game to your likes and your style of play.



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A thrilling and attractive racer, MX vs ATV: Alive is a fundamentally good game, but the serious lack of content and repetitive progression prevents it from being great.

We like

  • Competition is intense and physical
  • XP system offers plenty of customization
  • Looks great, even full throttle

We dislike

  • The lack of available tracks
  • Only two gameplay modes
  • Thin content makes for a repetitive experience

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MX vs ATV: Alive is something of a budget game at $40, and its limited content only further cements its barebones concept. Luckily there is a relatively strong game behind the thin content, but THQ’s downloadable extras model still doesn’t justify the poorly-constructed player progression mechanics. Yes, there are decent tracks you can unlock as you delve deeper through the game, but the problem is you must play th...

MX vs. ATV Alive News

  • MX vs. ATV Alive announced, racing to retail in May

    MX vs. ATV Alive, the next motocross game in the MX vs. ATV franchise, was officially announced by THQ earlier today. Alive, which will retail for a cool $40 USD, touts enhanced physics over the last entry in the series, MX vs. ATV Reflex. THQ also claims the game will be supported by an "...

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