Guess which car is having the most fun in Euro Truck Simulator 2
Quarter to Three
31 July 2014
Excerpt: My truck is idling at a stoplight. This isn’t Grand Theft Auto V or Watch Dogs, so I can’t just nose my way between lanes and drive through the red light. In Euro Truck Simulator 2, obeying the rules is part of the gameplay. The fine I’d incur for running a red light isn’t worth the time I’d save.
Summary: from SCS Software was a surprise to many players last year as it was one of the most entertaining and polished simulation games to be released in quite awhile. In the game, players are tasked with managing their own shipping business across Europe and the various tasks involved from hauling freight...
Excerpt: There’s something ultimately calming about Euro Truck Simulator 2 . Whether you’re dashing along the highway, clear skies ahead of you and an open road beckoning, or maneuvering down country roads in the dead of night, rain splashing against your windscreen, the entire experience always feels...
Pros: So peaceful and calming. Tons to see and do. Piles on the content.
Cons: Difficult to get over the fact that you’re literally driving trucks for hours on end.
Summary: There are titles in the simulation market which can be sold on the novelty factor alone, but tend to be disappointing games. Euro Truck Simulator 2 is not one of them, it is strangely cathartic, engaging and relaxing.
Excerpt: Simulation games are usually titles that only appeal to the niche market and the enthusiasts. I am neither of those. I have no interest in trucks in Europe, and little interest in simulation games of this nature, so then why was I able to enjoy Euro Truck Simulator 2 as much as I did?
Excerpt: has had some appreciable buzz about it since its release a month and a half ago. I’ll be honest; I took this game for about 80% curiosity and 20% as a mild goof. It’s not to say that simulators can’t be good but there have been an increasing number of them coming from Eastern Europe (this one hails...
Review: Euro Truck Simulator 2 is, despite its premise, a fantastically designed sim
28 January 2013
Conclusion: Honestly, the only thing that's missing is some sort of CB radio function that would allow you to communicate with others playing the game. In all seriousness though, Euro Truck Simulator 2 might be an extremely niche game, but its easy to see the appeal.
Excerpt: Ever dreamt of being a trucker? Just you, your truck and the open highway? If you have, you're in luck. SCS Software has once again teamed up with Excalibur Publishing to bring us another truck simulator, Euro Truck Simulator 2 (ETS2).