Baja: Edge of Control HD

Rating Summary

Based on 18 critic reviews
Weak Man

OpenCritic Rating

65

Top Critic Average

11%

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6 / 10.0
Sep 22, 2017

This is a new oportunity to enjoy BAJA: Edge of Control after almost ten years from its release. However, even though this is a remastered version, the games still looks too old and lacks the functions that other racing games have.

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5 / 10
Sep 14, 2017

Baja is about as middle of the road as remasters get. While it's great to see Nordic paying attention to its stable of dormant THQ properties, exhuming an average racing game from 2008 seems a tad misguided. Baja hasn't aged particularly well, but it's far from bad and there's still some fun to be had taking to the track. You just have to question why this remaster even exists.

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80 / 100
Sep 27, 2017

Overall, Baja: Edge of Control is a remaster that has held up over the years though it is kind of baffling as to why we're getting a new version in the first place.

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7 / 10
Oct 7, 2017

Baja: Edge of Control HD is a remaster that may be head-scratching at first, but once you get your hands on it, there's plenty to enjoy. Outside of some mixed texture work, the game runs and plays silky smooth. Given the game's accessible price tag, off-road racing fans certainly have a lot to enjoy. There's just something blissful about racing out in the open terrain, overlooking the land.

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Sep 14, 2017

As Baja can hardly be called a beloved classic, it's an odd choice for the remaster treatment, never managing to feel anything more than a decade-old racer. Who says remasters should be reserved for the cream of the crop though?

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Ken McKown

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7 / 10.0
Sep 19, 2017

I had fun. I love off-road racing games and this one just scratched that itch. The track diversity is nice, I just wish it didn't turn into such a grind as the game went on.

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Jesús Ramón

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6.5 / 10.0
Sep 18, 2017

BAJA: Edge of Control HD offers a different bet to the players who enjoys driving games by offering a category rarely used in video games. We have to mention its great duration because if the game gets you caught it will keep you glued to the control for many hours, being this the biggest and almost unique incentive that enjoys the game.

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ACG

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Wait for Sale
Sep 13, 2017
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7 / 10.0
Sep 15, 2017

Baja: Edge of Control HD won't attract anyone with its graphics, although the gameplay itself is extremely fun.

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7 / 10.0
Sep 12, 2017

Baja: Edge of Control HD is a better game than what the original used to be; homewever, the lack of diversity among the tracks makes the game fun only in the short term, and even the multiplayer modes can't do much to help about that.

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