BMX is one of the most exciting, and best loved bicycle sports in the world. The sport involves cyclists racing on BMX bikes, or performing various stunts on BMX bikes. It began when several BMX cyclists appropriated motorcross tracks for their own personal training, racing, and stunts. Soon, what began as a recreational sport, developed into its own competitive sport. Many people might be shocked to learn, that BMX is actually quite a popular betting sport, with BMX events attracting a large number of bettors. There are a number of ways for people to bet on BMX events, with some of the most popular betting forms being placing bets on who will score the most points, who will win the race, whether the rider will succeed on a stunt etc. Many BMX fans can bet on this page when it comes to BMX events.
As with most popular racing events, BMX has spawned many video games based on the sport. The sport’s popularity has led to a number of successful games based on it being produced, and in this article we will take a look at some of the most fun BMX games ever produced.
Pumped BMX +
In 2015, the studio, Yeah, Us! developed the arcade racing game, Pumped BMX +, which was published by Curve Digital. Upon release, the game was free for subscribers of Playstation Plus subscribers. The game is available on Microsoft Windows, Playstation 3 and 4, as well as on Playstation Vita, and Xbox One. Pumped BMX + is a side scrolling, platformer game, where the player controls a BMX cyclist. The game is played with a side view, and the goal of it is to complete a series of courses, perform a number of amazing stunts, and finish the course as quickly as possible. The best part of the game is that it allows for the player to customize their own bike as well as their own rider.
PIPE was produced by BMX Streets and released in 2018. The game is masterfully designed to perfectly emulate the BMX experience, by simulating realistic BMX bike motions. The game features over 50 aerial stunts which the player can perform, each with varying degrees of difficulty. For completionist gamers, PIPE also contains a number of Easter Eggs, which make the gameplay experience more fulfilling and interesting. The game is played in the third-person perspective, where the player takes control of a BMX bike rider, and races through a BMX course.
Mat Hoffman’s Pro BMX 2
Pro BMX 2, endorsed by professional BMX rider, Mat Hoffman himself, is the oldest game on this list, dating back to 2002, it is available for Playstation 2 and Xbox. The game was published by Activision, and the game’s structure and mechanics were carried over from Activision’s earlier success Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater series. The game features several different modes, with Road Trip being the most popular, and main mode. The goal of Road Trip is to complete a number of tasks, and attempt to get the highest score. Other modes include Free Ride, Tiki Battle, and, of course, the always popular Multiplayer mode.