Game Revolution writes: "A four-year-old child who can do Fourier analysis impresses me. It's impressive in the way that only a kid who barely knows how to use a toilet and yet can still perform advanced mathematics could be. You know, "impressive" like a dog who eats dried turds and then minutes later confidently prepares a world-class coq au vin. However, if the child prodigy weren't a child and the culinary canine weren't a dog, there'd be nothing all that impressive about someone who could perform either feat, or more disturbingly, both. He'd just be a shit-eating mathematician with a taste for coq.
Not long after the PS3's launch, the first Motorstorm was an impressive showcase of the console's abilities, but always with the caveat that it was only impressive "for a first-generation title". Like the turd-eating pooch and the fresh-out-of-diapers tot, Motorstorm had plenty of issues associated with being among the earliest PS3 titles out of the gate. Some issues were eventually fixed, but many were too deeply embedded in the game's design to be repaired by patches."