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Gamers Universe: SBK-08 Superbike World Championship PC Review

Gamers Universe writes: "On the international motorbiking scene the Superbike World Championship has never really managed to eclipse the likes of 125cc, 250cc, and MotoGP racing for excitement or spectators. Despite a noble attempt by EA Sports a few years back, licensed video game franchises have always had a MotoGP bias. However, this year developer Milestone has tried to redress the balance with SBK-08.

The PC edition of the latest SBK is an odd mix of Xbox 360-level high-poly bikes and riders alongside PS2-friendly low-res textures and cardboard cut-out trees. While this visual simplicity gives you an easy at-a-glance view of the track layouts, those with beefier gaming rigs will yearn for something more detailed passing by in the background."

Pros:
+Graphics easy to distinguish
+Runs on low spec PCs
+Complete championship mode
+Simulated vehicle physics

Cons:
-Visuals behind the times
-Ultra-steep difficulty curve
-Modes lack breadth
-AI never feels dynamic
-MotoGP offers better alternative

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