Dirt bikes are a type of motorcycle designed for rough terrain. This includes unpaved roads, shallow rivers, sand, gravel, mud, and even snow. Dirt bikes are lighter than motorcycles designed for use of paved roads, with a robust suspension system to absorb shock, and knobbly tires for traction. They are used for a variety of motorcycle sports, including long and short off-road races for speed, to obstacle races and motorcycle events which revolve around balance rather than speed. The type of dirt bike used depends on the sport in question, since many off-road motorsports call for specialized motorcycles.
Dirt bike games mimic the range of off-road motorcycle events, such as motocross, track racing, and
In most dirt bike games, falling and crashing the motorcycle leads to immediate disqualification. In many series, including the comical Moto X3M games, the motorbike and its rider will even explode if the player slams into an obstacle or crashes the motorbike after a jump. Players can usually score extra points or shave some time off the clock by performing flips and other cool stunts.
For players who prefer bigger and heavier road-going motorcycles, we also have a dedicated Motor Racing games page where you can find more 2D and 3D games with lots of other types of motorcycles. Have fun playing!