Okay, so you don't have a blockbuster game and it won't be winning any critic awards.

So how does one increase sales of said title? Oh, it isn't so hard. Just create a long advertisement that focuses on hot girls frolicking and getting undressed. We see parts of the game but who cares? As any good advertising professional will tell you, it's all about getting the attention of the audience. …mission accomplished.

However, one fact does remain true in the video game world- consumers aren't easily swayed by such ad campaigns. The bottom line is that MX vs. ATV: Alive is okay, but not great. We apologize for having missed the review for this but if you require more info, check out Metacritic. Or just watch this video again. Up to you.

Related Game(s): MX vs. ATV: Alive

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Dancemachine55
Dancemachine55
9 years ago

That video did nothing for me. All it did was convince me that some companies continue to push the mindless stereotype that all gamers are teen boys desperate to see hot girls.

What features are outlined in the game? What makes this game stand out from its predecessors?

You got 1 thing right Ben, it got my attention, but the wrong kind of attention. I watched the video for about 30 seconds, but it in no way convinced me to buy the game.

… unless the 3 girls come with the game. ๐Ÿ˜›

bigrailer19
bigrailer19
9 years ago

As motocross enthusiast I rarely look at these games as games. What I mean is I'm not looking for them to compete with pure, or motorstorm… I look fr how well the tracks were developed, how well the bikes perform as compared tp real life, how well the bikes are modeled and if they have the licenses to real bikes like it showed they had as DLC at the end. So the commercial displayed all that for me to get excites for it, the girls were just a plus. ๐Ÿ˜‰


Last edited by bigrailer19 on 7/2/2011 12:00:29 PM

StangMan80
StangMan80
9 years ago

You wrote everything I was going too, And I do mean everything. ๐Ÿ™‚

It seems these games aren't what they use to be.
Well Hopefully Kaz can come to the rescue. ๐Ÿ˜€

Excelsior1
Excelsior1
9 years ago

it's sitting on metacritic with a 62. surprised to see white night chronicles 2 barely above it with a 68 after 13 critic reviews.

Beamboom
Beamboom
9 years ago

Well, if you compare it to the average score of the first wkc (wkc2 supposedly is basically more of the same) it should not come as a surprise? Wkc was never a hit with the reviewers.
On gamerankings wkc2 is at 61% right now (although after only 4 reviews), below MX vs. ATV: Alive at 65%…


Last edited by Beamboom on 7/2/2011 11:56:23 AM

Beamboom
Beamboom
9 years ago

These ladies made me forget gaming altogether. ๐Ÿ˜€

Killa Tequilla
Killa Tequilla
9 years ago

Not dirty enough.

Zorigo
Zorigo
9 years ago

XD

frylock25
frylock25
9 years ago

that was just dumb.

Nas Is Like
Nas Is Like
9 years ago

Whoa, those graph(tits) are awesome. Not a fan of the genre or the game though, but that was still nice. ๐Ÿ˜‰

Edit: Cotdamn that video was hot! If it did "nothing" for people, they should have their penis/sexuality checked.


Last edited by Nas Is Like on 7/2/2011 12:54:52 PM

Affliction18
Affliction18
9 years ago

I think the bigger disappointment is the fact this game is rated E and this is the commercial they choose…totally irrelevant to the game.

bigrailer19
bigrailer19
9 years ago

You didn't catch the joke at the end?

Affliction18
Affliction18
9 years ago

I caught the joke, but I still believe that the "porn star" like girls weren't necessary.

Geobaldi
Geobaldi
9 years ago

I miss Excitebike ๐Ÿ™

bigrailer19
bigrailer19
9 years ago

Me too.

Ben Dutka PSXE
Ben Dutka PSXE
9 years ago

Play Joe Danger.

bigrailer19
bigrailer19
9 years ago

Yea I still gotta get that game. I loved the demo.

Geobaldi
Geobaldi
9 years ago

I bought it when it came out. It was really enjoyable but a sequel or a new Excitebike needs to come out here soon. Or something else that plays like those two do. A new Rock N Roll Racing would be great too while we're on the subject of classic racers lol.

Ben Dutka PSXE
Ben Dutka PSXE
9 years ago

I keep hoping for a Joe Danger 2.

And if we got another Rock 'n Roll racing, I'd be a happy camper, too. ๐Ÿ˜‰

bigrailer19
bigrailer19
9 years ago

Promotion is promotion whatever way you look at it. Some people may think it's sad, but the truth is the way the promoted this game in some ways is how they promote the sport. Girls in tight pants and tight shirts hold up the 30 second board before the start of every major national race, then theirs the trophy girls dressed the part as well, not to mention all the models they use to take pictures next to the men and machines. I've been involved in the sport for a very long time, and although the focal point of the sport is the machines, athletes and the racing, woman in the sport are very involved, both as racers and models. E3 has booth babes, motocross has trophy girls.

Look at it however you want but it fits and it was lighthearted. It's not like the girls were literally dancing around naked and that's all the ad focused on. If you can't see past that, then maybe you enjoyed the commercial too much to admit it.


Last edited by bigrailer19 on 7/2/2011 1:29:45 PM

BikerSaint
BikerSaint
9 years ago

What? There were Bikes there?

I guess I didn't notice since my eyeballs were firmly attached to that raven-haired beauty blotting those little beads of perspiration from the outer regions of her chest that had seeped onto her gray sports bra.

And she can certainly wash my Harley any ole time(I'm a great tipper) LOL


Last edited by BikerSaint on 7/2/2011 2:20:11 PM

blitz30952
blitz30952
9 years ago

"I'm a great tipper"

Hahahaha, craaaaack up! ๐Ÿ™‚

TheCanadianGuy
TheCanadianGuy
9 years ago

SOLD! "giggity"

Riku994
Riku994
9 years ago

Stupid E for Everyone…

Neo_Aeon666
Neo_Aeon666
9 years ago

yeah it cut the action just before it gets nice ๐Ÿ˜€ loll XD

bigrailer19
bigrailer19
9 years ago

Haha… Figures…

Claire C
Claire C
9 years ago

I need to go to the gym more……….

:_(

thj_1980
thj_1980
9 years ago

Makes me want to try a demo and see what I would get if I wasted my $70 on a game that sucks.

bigrailer19
bigrailer19
9 years ago

The game retails for $39.99…

Summoner
Summoner
9 years ago

Sure, these girls are nice to look at.. but I find this kind of commercials kinda pathetic.. What do half naked girls simulating a lesbian kiss have to do with a motocross game? I don't know, this idea for commercial used to be ok for me, but now it's getting old, and I feel like they're thinking i'm an idiot who will drool at these girls and then buy the game..

OPHIDIAN
OPHIDIAN
9 years ago

The girls come with the game right?…

TheHighlander
TheHighlander
9 years ago

That's just pathetic and sad. Really. It's just unbelievably sad. It's an implicit admission that your game is complete crap if you open with a long shot of hot babes in booth babe outfits, and then throw every 'hot babe' cliche possible into the commercial.

I'm actually quite turned off by it, and I really don't want that game now either.

Affliction18
Affliction18
9 years ago

Exactly.

Fane1024
Fane1024
9 years ago

BMX XXX

'nuff said


Last edited by Fane1024 on 7/5/2011 4:57:13 AM

Dukemz_UK
Dukemz_UK
9 years ago

I think the same way women get (justifiably) peeved by adverts which portray them as being mindless stereotype consumers, men should be peeved at this type of advertising drivel. I would have been curious about this game, but this ad almost convinces me the game is crap. I'm taking a stubborn stand against this rubbish.

The Doom
The Doom
9 years ago

If something like this appalls you guys, then you must be disgusted by the booth babes at E3

Summoner
Summoner
9 years ago

Well, "disgusted" isn't the right word.. but anyway, it's ok to have girls at conventions.. but in the case of this commercial, the use of girls to attract attention, just shows a lack of ideas.. I dont know, it seems shallow to me. And it's like the developers are telling me "Yeah, we know this game is just OK… but… look at this! Boobs!".. which is sad. I also think that girls shouldn't "sell" themselves like that for a videogame.. this video makes them look dumb.. But I guess, these days you have to find a way to make money, right?