- MotorStorm: Pacific Rift's Game Director Nigel Kershaw
shared the following tips today via PS Blog:
To get those elusive gold medals in the speed races on MotorStorm: Pacific Rift can be somewhat frustrating, with the time ticking down, and every millisecond doing the wrong thing might mean the difference between gold and silver.
First thing to remember - getting gold on these, especially later in the game, is supposed to be hard. However none of them are impossible...I've completed them all myself with a good few seconds to spare, and I'm not that good at the game.
Second point is to expect the unexpected. Some of the speed races follow pretty standard track loops, while others mess with your head by gallivanting all over the tracks in strange directions. If it's your first time in a particular speed race, don't just sail through a gate expecting to be lined up perfectly for the next one. Be cautious and pay attention.
Third point is practice. Unless you're some kind of god, you're not going to get these babies the first time out, especially on the later levels. Give them a test run first, and learn where those illusive gates are.
Fourth point is to learn to drive efficiently. In a previous blog post