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Score Breakdown Based on 196 ratings
  1. 10 (22)
  2. 9 (74)
  3. 8 (77)
  4. 7 (13)
  5. 6 (1)
  6. 5 (4)
  7. 4 (1)
  8. 3 (1)
  9. 2 (0)
  10. 1 (3)

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  • User Rating 9.5

    One of the best remakes in a long time.

    Rated on July 29, 2010 by Jevangood

    This game is by far one of the best remakes I have seen in a long time. I was a big fan of the first game and thought they wouldnt bring the game back. Im very happy the 360 redid this game. It is ver...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    For anyone interested in fast, skill-based arcade racing that does not rely on gimmicky powerups, this game is heaven.

    Rated on August 02, 2010 by Mage5891

    Hydro Thunder Hurricane is an XBLA game that lets you choose from one of 9 boats and rip through 8 different aquatic tracks at speeds only lunatics would ever contemplate! For starters, this game i...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7

    Shows all the signs of being better than its forefather...yet somehow isn't.

    Rated on August 04, 2010 by MPK

    Back in 1999, when the original Hydro Thunder made its way from the arcades to the brand-new Sega Dreamcast as a launch title, gamers making their foray into the next generation were instantly treated...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    An Extremely Fun Game!

    Rated on August 06, 2010 by PeachyMcPeach

    I'm not usually a big fan of racers but I made an exception for this. I downloaded the demo the day it came out and instantly fell in love with it! I immediately added MS Points and then purchased the...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    This action-packed nautical boat racer will certainly scratch your racing itch.

    Rated on August 08, 2010 by RabidBurp

    The Racing genre has seen the last of its glory days and has all but vanished completely off the typical game developer's radar. However, Vector Unit sought to give the Arcade Racing genre a much-need...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    Hydro Thrunder, single player game an excellent game for on-line.

    Rated on August 08, 2010 by Bigdogmedic

    This arcade game for the Xbox 360 has some excellent graphics of top notch water crafting speed boats to race on nature or man made rivers (tracks). You begin with a novice boat to start your racing c...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    The sequel to the arcade and console hit.

    Rated on August 16, 2010 by Lokar

    Hydro Thunder was a favorite in the arcades, and proved just as popular once it appeared on the home system. You piloted a super powered speedboat, through settings from the tropics, to sinking palace...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    A great game with fun for every skill level... The multiplayer mode is really fun and not difficult either! 4out5

    Rated on September 14, 2010 by chriskonlabtop

    This is a great game for 360 that everyone should own. It can go up the 4 local mutiplayer and is a quick pick up and play just like mario kart. We haven't yet seen ?any? or decent water sports game f...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    Hydro Thunder Hurricane. Arcadey update is well worth it. Impressive.

    Rated on October 05, 2010 by KPAXMAN

    For fans of Hydro Thunder, this is a must own game. Forget about re-released versions of Hydro Thunder on best-of Midway compilations. This game is a whole new experience. Some might say I'm exaggerat...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    Hydro Thunder is an arcade adrenaline fuelled boat racer that deserves to be played. My DarkZero review

    Rated on November 13, 2010 by Domstercool

    Gamers might remember the title Hydro Thunder from 11 years ago when it arrived for the launch of Sega's Dreamcast. If you never had a Dreamcast then you might have seen it in the arcades, if you were...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.