Constant sense of ultimate speed is your only companion, and fast reflexes and tactical skills are what stands between victory and defeat. Buy before Dec. 7 10AM PST and get 10% off.
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Very Positive (844 reviews) - 81% of the 844 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Nov 30, 2010

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About This Game

Constant sensation of ultimate speed is the players companion throughout the game. Lightning-fast reflexes and tactical skills are what stands between victory and defeat.
Breakneck rides on near vertical mountainsides with up to 70-degree slopes - feel your heart pumping!
Extreme track design with breathtaking vistas - learning the inside-outs of their topography will be an advantage in the race for #1.
Steer your vehicle mid air allowing for full control over your ride. Shortening or lengthening your jumps, changing angles can make or break your lap time.

Assemble your own vehicles from a wide selection of parts and components. Adjust their parameters to best suit your playing style and personalize the looks, making it unique and truly your own.

Features

  • Different classes compete simultaneously on the same track
  • Unique original soundtrack that brings across the vibe of the game, from members renowned bands such as Deftones, Fear Factory, Hatebreed or Static X, created specifically for nail'd
  • 14 unforgettable tracks in 4 exciting locations

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows XP (with SP3)or Windows Vista (with SP1)
    • Processor: Intel Pentium 4 3.2 Ghz, Intel Pentium D 2.66 Ghz, AMD Athlon 64 3500+ or better
    • Memory: 1 GB Windows XP / 2 GB Windows Vista
    • Graphics: 256 MB DirectX 10.0® compliant video card or DirectX 9.0c® compliant card with Shader Model 3.0 or higher
    • DirectX®: DirectX 9.0c or greater
    • Hard Drive: 4GB
    • Sound: DirectX 9.0c Compatible Sound Card
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Overall:
Very Positive (844 reviews)
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Sulphuric_Glue
2.6 hrs
Posted: August 16
Brilliant but incredibly unrealistic racer with real sense of speed and real fun that is incredibly cheap.
What's not to love?
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PhoenixT1
14.7 hrs
Posted: August 13
It's an excellent arcade offroad racing game. You can change many parts on your vehicle (earned in single mode) and the look of your driver. And it's often at 90% discount...
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Jady
16.0 hrs
Posted: July 17
good arcade racing game!
good graphics.
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mencius0235
0.7 hrs
Posted: July 14
Can be a good game If not so many bugs.
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Dem
10.7 hrs
Posted: July 13
For the price asked, it's criminal to not own this title if you like racing games.
The game play, speed and graphics are solid, and the courses varied enough as well as being challenging.
Who doesn't like to faceplant themselves into a rockface now and then after all :D

The sense of speed and the drops you do really make your balls feel funny sometimes :P

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Reeze The Vampire
4.6 hrs
Posted: July 5
This is probably the most fun I've had with a racing game in a while. It is crazy, intense, over-the-top, and has massive sprawiling courses. The graphics are decent, it has a small but good soundtrack, and decent customization. However, there are a few issues that I have here and there. The first being the lack of maps; there are roughly 12 different maps, and though they are all good, you will end up doing ewach one probably between 5 and 7 times each, and that gets pretty repetative. The customization is decent, but it seems to have little to no effect on how your vehicle drives, weather you're a motocross bike or an ATV. Either way, for $5, this is a really solid experience full of fun. I'm not a race game fan, so it didn't hold my attention too long, but while it did this game was really freaking fun.
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DUDE#its#AMAZING
0.1 hrs
Posted: June 26
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KONTROL SIFIR
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AŞIRI GERÇEKSİZLİK
GEREKSİZ HIZ
VE PARKURLAR KULLANDIĞIMIZ ARACI DÜŞÜNMEDEN TASARLANMIŞ GİBİ
KISACASI PARANIZA YAZIK TAVSİYE ETMİYORUM.
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AEM
4.8 hrs
Posted: June 19
Got this for 1 euro but I think it worths its full price (5euros).
Its very fan game. Recommended.
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Coil_Whine
17.5 hrs
Posted: April 9
A lesser-known MX/ATV racing game by the developers of Dying Light, Techland. Blood-curdling speeds and a variety of modes to play. Well optimized too!
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C y b e r J e r a k l
47.3 hrs
Posted: March 26
Best Game.
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Most Helpful Reviews  Overall
85 of 95 people (89%) found this review helpful
Recommended
2.4 hrs on record
Posted: November 5, 2013
Nail'd may be the best $1.24 I've ever spent on Steam.

This game plays like the classic PS2 game ATV Offroad Fury, with better graphics, bigger maps, and a turbo on your ATV.

Disclaimer: This is not real racing. You spend as much time in the air as you do on the ground. You can steer your vehicle in the air.

But hot damn, it's fun. It lacks 2-player support. The soundtrack isn't the best. But the game is a blast to play, and it *does* support my Xbox controller. Try the demo.
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37 of 44 people (84%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
10.4 hrs on record
Posted: October 24, 2014
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ND4r1ApjPrU&list=UUnQL0hzRCQwxnRMV9Nn9i6g

In Nail'd you will crash a lot, at least in the beginning, maybe even accompanied with some cursing, but you after learn the tracks, both will be reduced. But lets not jump ahead to the gameplay and continue with the options. There are a lot video option (texture quality, material quality, shadows, texture filtering and so on) to make the game run on slower machines. The game came out in 2010 and I can safely say it looks decent 4 years later.

I was quite surprise from the audio option. You can manage every sound in the game – engine, music in game and in the menus, environment and so on. As a hole the audio is okay. The engines sound okay and the music is decent, fits really well with the game. Also you can adjust the brightness and rebind keys on the keyboard. And honestly, you need to, because by default they are weird. You can play with 360 controller, but controls are absolutely fine with the keyboard.

After you set up all the option, it's time to choose male or female character, some clothes for them and atv or dirt bike. For your driver customizations are limited just to clothes, but you can change parts on your vehicle. They are unlocked just by playing the game and they have advantages and disadvantages.

The gameplay is arcade. Here the gravity is not the master. What I mean is, you can do extremely ridiculous jumps. And the sense of speed is amazing. This maybe is one of the few games where I don't mind the motion blur. Even if I want to I can't turn it off. In the beginning, before I get used to the sense of speed, I often missed some turns. Interesting thing in the gameplay is the steering in the air and leaning to adjust your jump. In other words – you almost fly.

There are 4 types of races – single lap, 3 laps, time challenge and stunt race. The first 3 are self explanatory. The stunt race is a little bit different. They are not stunts in a traditional sense. In this mode points are given if you drive through fire gates and circles, make wheelie and few others. And of course, here also matter if you finish in first place and how much you were in front of the other players. That way you can win a race, even if you didn't make enough stunts. All of them give you boost. My favorite way of getting it is to fall down on someone or push them in to obstacles. This can happen to you too. Other interesting thing is the mutators. They are constant boost or no collision.

To work everything I said about the gameplay, you need really good tracks. This is the case here. The design is great, even the environments are good – village, harbor, forest, canyon and others. Every track have different routs to take, but not all of them are shortcuts. Also in some tracks there are obstacles like falling rocks, but they are easily avoidable and stop being a surprise after a while.

One of the things I didn't like is the difficulty. I played on medium. The first half of the game I didn't have any problems with the AI. Then the difficulty jumps high for a few tracks. After them I was winning every race again without a problem. But biggest issue here is the repetition. It's kind get boring after a while, because there isn't enough variety. Since this is old game the online multiplayer is dead, but if you have some friends there is LAN, it's such rare thing to see these days.

I never played racing game with such sense of speed and adrenalin. Some compare it to MotorStorm. Even with the repetition, which comes at some point, this is still a solid game. If you have friends to play it gets even better. I recommend it.
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29 of 34 people (85%) found this review helpful
Recommended
1.3 hrs on record
Posted: December 28, 2013
A must have for your Adrenalin fuelled racing collection. Ridiculous jumps that will leave your stomach back at the top of the cliff. I never get sick of the feeling of flight whilst jumping off the mountains and ramps in this game. Great value fun for a couple of bucks.
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33 of 42 people (79%) found this review helpful
Recommended
6.1 hrs on record
Posted: November 22, 2013
It's so fast and crazy, every fan of action racing games will love it.
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28 of 35 people (80%) found this review helpful
Recommended
28.2 hrs on record
Posted: March 24, 2014
★★★★☆


This is an extremely fun racer. The sense of speed is incredible. The only reason I didn't give it a 5 star rating is the lack of multiplayer. I did beat the entire first person mode, so if you enjoy a really challenging racer even in a single player campaign? Then you really should pick this one up. The graphics and sound are all great. The music is alright and keeps you going as fast as the game does. You will soar like you've never experienced, in the air nearly as much as on the ground. Learn to control it and you'll be rewarded with a rush like no other. It's a good purchase. Oh, and the partial controller support icon on the store page? I used an Xbox 360 compatable joystick just fine.
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23 of 28 people (82%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
Recommended
11.3 hrs on record
Posted: October 24, 2014
This game has great controls, (by that I mean the mechanism), although the community and devs are inactive, you can still enjoy this game by replaying the tournament or starting a quick race.
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17 of 19 people (89%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
2.0 hrs on record
Posted: December 20, 2014
nail'd is one of those games designed to flick all the "HELL ♥♥♥♥ING YEAH!" switches in your brain. Normally when I play a racing game, I'm super serious. No, that doesn't mean I play Gran Turismo, Forza, Project Cars, or any other simulation. I'm a fan of arcade racers like Daytona USA, Outrun 2, Ridge Racer, and so on. All of my attention is focused on making those expertly crafted turns, weaving past my rivals, and powersliding. I don't care about realism, but games that emphasize your opponent's destruction (Burnout) don't do anything for me.

I have to admit, nail'd flicks my switches real good.

This is an ATV/MX racer, with some vehicle customization. Sim-fans are going to be shown the door immediately, since the first thing they'll notice are stats like "boost acceleration" and "mid-air steering". It's expected that at least 1/5 of the mileage you put into this game, will be spent in the air. Each track is composed of ramps, hills, slopes, cliffs, and other structures designed to get you high. The tracks are also loaded with obstacles such as trees, rocks, trucks, trains, and so on on.

Unlike the arcade-racers I usually play, collisions aren't an automatic restart in nail'd. You're always in the race, and you lose maybe 1/2 a second or so when you crash. However, keeping up with the pack (and winning) requires that you boost. Boost is acquired via certain gates, mid-air rings, perfect landings, wheelies, going fast, and even wrecking your rivals.

That last one actually doesn't come up very often in a race, which is why I love it. With Burnout and its ilk, the pacing starts to become effected when it seems like every few seconds I'm watching a cut-scene of a burning wreck. What was once awesome, gets really tiring. Knocking your rivals out in nail'd works because there aren't any cut-scenes. Everything moves so quickly that it takes you a second to realize "Did I just do that? Holy crap!" At one point I jumped off a ramp and actually landed on someone, destroying them instantly, I was so freaked out I crashed twice in a row. There are other moments like this, like the time I got so much air I actually rode on top of a hot-air balloon.

nail'd is an extreme racer sure, but it also has a touch of subtlety. It rewards players for doing the unexpected. The tracks are designed to accomodate rather than frustrate, giving racers room to look for shortcuts and opportunities to score more boost. This is likely one of those "you already own this" titles due to its appearance in bundles. Do yourself a favor and give it a go.

Also it might be a trick of perspective, but the racers in this game have phat behinds.
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27 of 37 people (73%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
15.6 hrs on record
Posted: November 29, 2013
great sound tracks
amazing graphics
many fun map

(best played with a controller.)
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15 of 16 people (94%) found this review helpful
Recommended
38.2 hrs on record
Posted: October 29, 2014
Amazing game for someone who's addicted at racing. I was a fan of racing games but this is the kind of game im trying to find :D It's just amazing. Jumping on high cliffs and many more. Really recommend this game
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16 of 18 people (89%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
0.5 hrs on record
Posted: October 23, 2015
Got it in a bundle, and while I don't hate it, it is just a little too arcade than what I was looking for. I remember playing SSX a ski game thinking about how the physics were just too unrealistic. This reminds me of that.

It's an inexpensive game, and if you like arcade-style racing, you will probably get your money's worth. It just isn't my kind of game.

7.5/10 in a bundle
5/10 at full retail
add a point to account for my bias.
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