Pumped BMX 3 may have the heading of an arcade amusement, however, touch the most superficial layer and you’ll really locate an unpredictable arrangement of mechanics that will take a decent extended period of time to get used to. It can baffle on occasion, and it’s a diversion that solicits you to put a considerable measure from work in, however, once you’re there you’ll locate a perplexing and fulfilling impact. This is a simulation game based on real BMX pros but characters in the game don’t wear safety gear.
This is the third and final installment in the popular Pumped BMX series and it has successfully continued to maintain the streak of earlier games. The biggest new addition element is the inclusion of 15 real BMX professionals to the game, each has their own strengths and weaknesses. In the game you have 60 levels, 24 tricks and 720 challenges to work through, participating in different arenas across 6 absorbing environments. You are going to find a lot of content in the game and all environments. Especially for the beginners, Pumped BMX 3 is pretty tough at times but the difficulty is something that can be learned and improved upon. But keep in mind that, this game won’t be an easy task to handle.
After the game is installed there is a tutorial that guides you through basics of the game. Pump button helps you to accelerate down the course, while spin button keeps you spinning in the midair. The joystick can be tilted in different directions to pull off certain moves while you are flying through the air. Rotating the device will tilt your character forward and backward, letting you perform flips and backflips. The key to surviving is to keep your momentum going, which you can do by holding and releasing the pump button, all you need is good timing.
It takes a considerable amount of time to adjust with controls which are very difficult initially but if you can manage to get a grip on things, it’s truly outstanding to know how versatile the controls are. Once you start playing, there are some stages which are over in the blink of an eye leaving room for more. But let me assure you that if you are not able to gain tilt control over the game, you will not be able to play Pumped BMX 3. Like most of other games, new levels will be opened on completing the previous ones. Even if you are not master of tilt controls, still you will be able to manage to take the game to further levels. [Read: Bike Rivals Game Review]. If you have played previous versions of the game, you will definitely find this installment comparatively difficult. Pumped BMX 3 helps you out through Skill Challenges upon selecting a level, you are given a number of objectives. You earn a medal for achieving objectives. A bronze medal is earned just for completing a level, while a platinum medal is earned if you have performed a series of cool tricks in a row. The thirst for winning medals keep you in the game and make you play repeatedly if you want to earn the higher one.
Overall if you compare Pumped BMX 3 with its previous installment, you will find it much better than that. Real pros of the game are that it has well-constructed visuals, smooth animations but the weak audio with mostly same tune throughout the game. This game has an excellent Game Center support for both leaderboards and achievements, and iCloud support is also included.
Pumped BMX 3 may not be the perfect option but still a lot better than previous installments. So far it’s the last game in the series. You have a lot more to learn in order to become a pro and earn higher medals for each level. A tough game with the artificially created environment but still a fun game, therefore, it’s worth downloading.