Excerpt: There are a lot of people who are going to walk past Cars 2 without giving it a second thought. After picking up my copy, I stopped at a local fast food place for a quick meal. The drive-thru worker saw the game sitting next to me and questioned my choice of game.
Conclusion: Whatever your feelings about Cars , arguably Pixar’s least popular movie series, you can’t deny the quality of Cars 2: The Video Game . It’s everything that typical movie games aren’t, being fun, content-rich and technically solid.
Summary: Lightning McQueen and Mater take their friendship to exciting new places in "Cars 2" when they head overseas to compete in the World Grand Prix. The road to the championship is filled with plenty of potholes, detours and hilarious surprises when Mater gets caught up in an intriguing adventure of his...
Excerpt: First Impressions My reaction is Most gamers will know that games based on movies tend to turn out rather poorly. It’s very rare that a game is able to capture even a fraction of the movie’s original charm or style, so it’s easy to dismiss these cheap knock-offs.
Summary: Regardless of whether you enjoyed, endured, or avoided seeing Disney Pixar's Cars 2 , the racing game of the same name is a fun drive. It's also an unusual one. This is a racer in which every vehicle is equipped with a jump button, using the reverse gear is a legitimate race strategy, and...
Pros: Good-sized and varied career mode, Great track designs with plenty of shortcuts, Four-player split-screen supported in all modes, Over 30 playable Cars characters
Cons: No online play, Voice samples become grating after a while
Excerpt: Look down – at the score. Now look back up. Confused? Don’t be: Cars 2 is – as you might expect from the developers behind Toy Story 3 – rather good. In fact, if you like Mario Kart and other simple, arcade racers of the ilk, Cars 2 is actually right up your street because it plugs right into...
Pros: Superb arcade handling, Frequently great graphics, Bags of character, Wicked in multiplayer, The 3D visuals are great on PS3
Cons: Slightly dull courses, Weapons can have that annoying factor, No online, 3D mode switches itself on every time you load