I wish I were only logging this one as ‘Now Playing’ but unfortunately it took only half of a rental period to work my way through pretty much everything Excite Truck had to offer. Ridiculous shortness aside, this one comes highly recommended… as long as you don’t purchase it.
It’s probably best not to think of Excite Truck as a racing game, at least not a vehicular racing game. Even beyond arcade fare like the Midnight Club and Rush series, Excite Truck’s gameplay is more akin to an extreme sports title. It’s what you might get had Tony Hawk grown up a little farther South and gotten into monster trucks instead of monster tricks.