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  • Summary: Race, smash and takedown your opponents in a break from the norm action/arcade racing. Dare to be reckless and win at all costs as you enter into the world's most celebrated and globally streamed, extreme sport. Onrush catapults you into the heart of the action, as you chase down vehicles inRace, smash and takedown your opponents in a break from the norm action/arcade racing. Dare to be reckless and win at all costs as you enter into the world's most celebrated and globally streamed, extreme sport. Onrush catapults you into the heart of the action, as you chase down vehicles in vibrant, multi-layered, landscapes that promises to thrill, excite and encourage players to perform the most extravagant takedowns. Expand
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 16 out of 23
  2. Negative: 1 out of 23
  1. Jun 5, 2018
    95
    ONRUSH is nothing short of remarkable. Its fast-paced and innovative functionality never buckles under the pressure of its constant action-packed personality. This is unlike any other racer available and manages to effortlessly stand out as a result. Its gameplay systems feed into one another exceptionally well, ultimately producing a robust and distinct experience that comes jam-packed with heaps of replay value.
  2. Jun 13, 2018
    90
    There may constantly be talk about redefining the racer for a new generation of gamer, but that chatter can now stop as Codemasters have done just that with brilliant effect in ONRUSH. And all by just removing that finish line.
  3. Jun 8, 2018
    85
    ONRUSH is a great arcade racing game that scratches so many itches. I wish the single player was a little more drawing and diverse. I also wish some of the modes were a little more exciting, but as a new take on the genre, it feels fantastic. Don’t skip this one, it is a must-play for anyone that enjoys arcade racing.
  4. Jun 5, 2018
    80
    The high-octane action is constantly intense. It looks and sounds stunning, especially on the Xbox One X, and it's easy to pick up and play initially but has an added layer of depth thanks to its class-based gameplay that will make it hard to truly master. If you're looking for a standard arcade racer to play alone, it's probably not for you, but if you're looking for something different and have a few friends willing to team up, ONRUSH feels wholly new and chaotically fun.
  5. 80
    A stupidly fun arcade racer that confounded our expectations, Onrush is the perfect game for those seeking something immediate, accessible and effortlessly entertaining.
  6. Jun 11, 2018
    75
    ONRUSH is a unique take on a racing game. The game has an easy-to-play, difficult-to-master gameplay that is fun for everyone. It’s a shame that ONRUSH suffers from a lack of game modes and maps, which unfortunately makes it feel repetitive after a while.
  7. Jun 5, 2018
    45
    Onrush looks like a racing game, plays almost like a racing game and feels like a racing game. But it’s not a racing game. It’s more of a MOBA game, and this is a cool concept, but it simply doesn’t really work.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 11 out of 17
  2. Negative: 3 out of 17
  1. Jun 7, 2018
    10
    'Oh no this isn't a racing game..' Get over it. Onrush is exhilarating, its is truly a fun and exciting new game that brings a refreshing take'Oh no this isn't a racing game..' Get over it. Onrush is exhilarating, its is truly a fun and exciting new game that brings a refreshing take on what an arcade racer can be. Expand
  2. Jun 5, 2018
    10
    Been waiting for a game like this for years! You can never get bored of smashing into vehicles.
  3. Aug 29, 2018
    9
    For me, this is a stunning game. Its arcade action is sublime. It's intense fun. However, it is slightly frustrating. The networking,For me, this is a stunning game. Its arcade action is sublime. It's intense fun. However, it is slightly frustrating. The networking, particularly on the ranking tournaments, keeps cutting out. The networking is not stable enough for competition mode, IMO.
    Other than that, there is a learning curve to understand the abilities of the car. But if you want fast action, great soundtrack and stunning gameplay, then this is it. The ranking mode and the multiplayer online is brill but expect some problems with the network connection, not as stable as it could be.
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  4. Sep 8, 2018
    8
    Perhaps $59.99 is too much for this game, maybe $39.99 is a better price. Despite the price, and mildly repetitive gameplay, this is overallPerhaps $59.99 is too much for this game, maybe $39.99 is a better price. Despite the price, and mildly repetitive gameplay, this is overall an exciting and enjoyable love letter to the arcade racing/combat genre. Expand
  5. Jan 24, 2019
    8
    I don't usually play racing games but I like this. I can understand why people don't like it but its a solid game in my book
  6. Aug 21, 2018
    5
    Don't trust high quality screenshots you can see on the game page. You will never see it in the game. The visuality is 10 years old. Yes thereDon't trust high quality screenshots you can see on the game page. You will never see it in the game. The visuality is 10 years old. Yes there is some kind of fun while playing but really some arcade game doesn't worth the price of AAA game. Also in my case I didn't have sound in racing. What I see is low job investments and a wish to get fast money.
    Tricky Microsoft shut off reviews for game owners of free days playing otherwise its final score would be much lower.
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  7. Jan 2, 2019
    0
    Probably the worst "racing game" of the last 5-10 years.

    1st - Style: The style of the game is very hard to bear for people over 14 years.
    Probably the worst "racing game" of the last 5-10 years.

    1st - Style: The style of the game is very hard to bear for people over 14 years. These embarrassing figures, the horrible music, these stupid dances, you could think that this is satire.
    2nd - Pacing: Pacing in the game is horrible. The makers absolutely didn't understand why the Crashcam was cool in Burnout. Here I have to watch forever how I crash due to a small stone in 4/5 cases due to mediocre physics. After that I can watch another timer ticking down and hope that I don't get placed unfavourably in a curve during respawn and crash instantly. But the worst thing is this completely irrelevant statistics presentation at the end of a race. For minutes I see idiotic AI riders who have done something supposedly great and therefore present their stupid dance. Click away? No way, go to the toilet, or make a coffee, or make a Power Nap.
    3rd - Game Design: A racing game without real races and then there are "races" you don't even have to win. If the task is to make 3 barrel rolls, then it doesn't matter at all whether I or my team pursue the racing goal at all.
    4th - AI: Sometimes okay, sometimes the worst racing games have ever seen.
    5th - Balancing: Completely broken. Some tasks are impossible to accomplish in a race/tournament, which is why some of these extremely boring races have to be driven several times.
    6th - WTF moments: I was just back in a race where you didn't give a damn about the mode/goal. Since I had fulfilled the task, I simply placed the controller next to me to wait until the AI won the race. Good idea? Not really. I was kicked because of inactivity...from a single player match? What were the developers thinking? Of course I was allowed to fulfill all the tasks again, after all I was kicked out of my own game and didn't finish it.

    Blind fanboys might say "ItS nOt A rAcInG gAmE". Yeah it might be a racing car combat whatsoever. But the "combat" aspect is even worse than the racing part. This game is neither worse your money nor your time. Even if you got it for free, DON'T waste your time with this digital rubbish.
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