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NASCAR 09- PlayStation 3

alaTest has collected and analyzed 35 reviews of NASCAR 09- PlayStation 3. The average rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other PlayStation 3 Games (PS3) for all reviews. People are impressed by the graphics. The design also gets good feedback. Many are critical about the story and AI, while comments about the reliability and gameplay are mixed.

design, graphics

AI, story

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other PlayStation 3 Games (PS3) the NASCAR 09- PlayStation 3 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : GamesRadar (



Sweet sound and visuals, All the tracks and racers, Nifty mini-game challenges

Brutal difficulty past rookie, Play-it-safe career mode, Insane online drivers

Jun, 2012

Expert review by : Common Sense Media (

A step in the right direction for the series.


Parents need to know that the game is filled with corporate logos, from the decals on the drivers' cars and suits to the banner ads that are posted around the tracks – just like NASCAR is in real life. The game has an online component where players can...

Mar, 2009

Expert review by : Cheat Code Central (

NASCAR 09 Review


The Madden of Racing

Mar, 2009

Expert review by : Chuck Bednar (

NASCAR 09 Review


The video game equivalent of TNT's Sprint Cup coverage--technically sound, but lacking in the presentation department.

Mar, 2009

Expert review by : Console Monster (

Rise of the Guardians


It's a well-known fact that video games based on films aren't highly praised by critics. They're often rushed for release, can be completed within a few hours and contain very little replay value. While there are a number of exceptions, Rise of the...

Upgrade system is well implemented, Difficult level is right for the target audience

Reptitive, Storyline is almost non-existant, Hit and miss AI

Mar, 2009

Expert review by : Strategy Informer (



Yet, despite its disappointing presentation, NASCAR 09 delivers a thoroughly addictive driving experience thanks to enthralling Career and Sprint Driver Challenge modes and the faithful reproduction of an extremely claustrophobic racing discipline that...

Oct, 2008

Expert review by : Graeme Strachan (

Nascar 09


NASCAR is possibly the true artist's car sport; a veritable ballet of control and reaction with three dozen metal boxes flowing round a circuit in a stream of movement, tidy, beautiful and masterful. Which is why it's soon apparent that there's...

Jul, 2008

Expert review by : Boomtown (

NASCAR 09 review (X360)


How well does this Xbox 360 racer capture the thrills of America's most popular motorsport?

Jul, 2008

Expert review by : GameSpot (

NASCAR 09 Review


Addition of Jeff Gordon onscreen improves the presentation and overall experience, Paint booth allows you to customize every aspect of your ride's appearance, Paint schemes can be shared online, Excellent audio, Career mode features a number of new...

Racing gets repetitive quickly, Gameplay doesn't feel much different from Nascar 08, Crashes are lacking excitement, Online races take a long time to get started

Jul, 2008

Expert review by : PSX Extreme (

Expert Review

Jun, 2008