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Score Breakdown Based on 1683 ratings
  1. 10 (280)
  2. 9 (558)
  3. 8 (497)
  4. 7 (205)
  5. 6 (70)
  6. 5 (20)
  7. 4 (17)
  8. 3 (9)
  9. 2 (5)
  10. 1 (22)

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  • User Rating 8.5

    Excitebike - a Exciting game for the little ones!

    Rated on April 03, 2008 by Da_Bacon_master

    This game is for any ages but is more pointed at the younger kids from ages 5 and up.It had multilayer and a feature to build your own track! This was a pretty cool game when i first played this is...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.2

    Excite Bike is fun, memorable, and an amazingly fun experience, with a track editor that changed the face of gaming.

    Rated on July 20, 2006 by EyeNixon

    Quite awhile back someone had the bright idea of making a racing game involving motorcycles, quite a generic premise. But into the mold came the factor that made ExciteBike the little gem it is. It's ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.7

    Excitebike is one of the best of all the old NES games, featuring solid motorcycle mechanics and high replay value.

    Rated on August 20, 2005 by DukeStinks

    Most really old NES games feel awkwardly dated today due to the fact that they're predominantly very simple. Although they're fun to play, most people will play games like Balloon Fight and Ice Climbe...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.7

    Rated on May 30, 2004 by PooponyourDog

    Excitebike is a classic. One of the first great console racing games, Excitebike offered almost a limitless amount of tracks, since you could create your own from scratch. And while the graphics weren...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.6

    Amazing indeed!!

    Rated on July 27, 2006 by jgrumpy

    Wow!! you can do whatever you want on the track, this classic game take you back into time making you can take on bikers in the normal track or even better you can custom the track putting anything on...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    My first racing game from 1987. Still very nice.

    Rated on September 30, 2009 by CigarDude

    When my parents purchased the original Excitebike for me shortly after we got the NES in 1987, I never thought that I would be a racing game fanatic. I have since become a racing game fanatic with we...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.3

    One of the most straightforward, addictive, and overall fun bike racing games.

    Rated on October 21, 2004 by cparker1980

    This game is just plain fun. It allows you to play a set of 5 race tracks either alone or against other riders that continuously respawn for added challenge. The fact that your opponents respawn is ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    EXCITEBIKE - - - Classic, classic NES game! Simple controls and gameplay plus innovative player options equal triumph!!!

    Rated on May 20, 2008 by DoctorBedlam

    This game is hard to beat. If only new racing releases would take a cue from this classic and advance their ideas. The fact that when I was four or five that I could make and race my own tracks on ...

    4 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.9

    Excitebike was and always will be a classic and revolutionary game

    Rated on December 27, 2004 by waflerevolution

    Excitebike was and always will be a classic and revolutionary game …. For the motor bike racing genre this game was revolutionary. What made it revolutionary? Simple. The racing against other biker...

    3 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 4.2

    Exitebike for the E-Reader is just a mere port of a dated game. This version shows nothing new but comes at a good price

    Rated on July 01, 2006 by ghangiskhan1

    Back in the days of the NES, Exitebike was a rare gem of a motocross game. There weren't many of those around at the time so if you were a fan of Motocross and had a Nintendo, Exitebike would've proba...

    1 out of 5 found this review helpful.