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IndyCar Series

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Overall 7
7.0

IndyCar Series

The Armchair Empire
25 May 2004
  • Conclusion: The problem comes in that the competition in this game still doesn’t hold up too well. It won’t take long for players to start holding their own in the game, and people very familiar with this style of racing will likely find the game getting too easy too fast, because the competition just won’t hold up in the long run. Conversely this really makes IndyCars a very accessible title for rookies to this style of racing.
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Overall 8
7.8

Indy Car Series

Playstation Illustrated
17 May 2004
  • Excerpt: At first glance, Indy Car Series doesn't seem to be packing a lot in. Most of the racetracks in this game, though modeled after real life locations, are circular and monotonous. And as for the many cars speeding round them, all you'll find there is a different color scheme on the same model, unless you look really, really hard. What's there is nice, but there isn't a whole lot of it. Where Indy Car Series does shine is in the little things that it delivers.
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Overall 5
5.0

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TheStar.com
31 July 2003
  • Excerpt: Funny thing about Indy racing: you pretty much have to be a fan of the sport in order to take any interest in a game of the sport.
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Overall 5
5.0

IndyCar Series

Evergeek
31 July 2003
  • Excerpt: Funny thing about Indy racing: you pretty much have to be a fan of the sport in order to take any interest in a game of the sport.
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CVG
20 July 2003
  • Excerpt: Are you a fan of arcade-style racers? If so, you will probably want to steer clear of IndyCar Series--the latest from Codemasters. But for those of you who don't mind playing a simulation racer, this game, based on the IndyCar racing league from Codemasters, may just offer what you are looking for.
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Overall 8
8.0

Indy Car Series

Thunderbolt Games
3 July 2003
  • Excerpt: Gran Turismo 3 rocks. Why? Because although it was a simulation, it was also a lot of fun. It was one of the most rewarding, realistic and graphically impressive games around, accurately reproduced its subject material whilst keeping it playable. Indy Car Series isn’t better than GT3 , but it keeps the same principles of making a serious game enjoyable. The first thing you’ll notice is the license with all the cars, events, logos and tracks present.
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Overall 7
7.0

IndyCar Series

Gamecell
12 February 2004
  • Conclusion: Visually IndyCar Series is pleasing rather than eye-popping. The detailed cars all scale smoothly and crash damage looks realistic. Unfortunately the PS2 version looks a little jaggie with all the long bends and safety fencing, but the game still looks good. A smooth 2 player (with up to 8 AI cars) and unlockables including extra cars, paintjobs and collectors cards will keep you playing when long after the championship is won, but only if you're seriously dedicated -...
  • Pros: Loads of speed and authentic tuning options., 33 cars on track at once!, The Indy 500 is one of, great races.
  • Cons: Maybe too tough and demanding for its own good., Nothing but big grey oval circuits and left turns - and they just don't appeal like Spa, Monza and Monaco.
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Overall 6
6.0
Gameplay 5
5.0
Graphics 8
8.0
Sound 6
6.0
Lifespan 6
6.0

IndyCar Series review

allaboutgames.co.uk
18 September 2003
  • Conclusion: It may look good, and promotes itself as a high-octane sport, but IndyCar is a lacklustre sport that when well recreated in
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Overall 7
7.3
Gameplay 8
8.0
Graphics 7
7.0
Sound 7
7.0

Expert Review

Gry - Wirtualna Polska
23 July 2005
  • Excerpt: Seria wyścigów, znana pod wspólnym tytułem Indycar, ma już całkiem sporą tradycję. W ciągu ostatnich lat pojawiło się całkiem sporo tytułów z tej serii i to na wszystkie liczące się platformy. Co ciekawsze, tworzy je firma Codemasters , która jak wiadomo, posiada duże doświadczenie w tym gatunku gier, więc gracze mają już pewność, że spod jej skrzydeł wychodzą naprawdę udane pozycje. Najnowszą grą z serii Indycar jest...
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Overall 8
7.5

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Ludoskopos
1 September 2004
  • Conclusion: CONCLUSIÓN Resumiendo, un juego más que bueno para los que prefieren la máxima simulación, combinado perfectamente con adrenalina y accidentes espectaculares donde los reflejos y la paciencia junto con una buena estrategia harán que seas el número uno de la Indy Racing League. Un juego con muchas opciones de dificultad y que a pesar de la poca afición española a la IRL, no decepcionará a los fanáticos de las cuatro ruedas.
  • Pros: Carreras muy emocionantes., Equipos y circuitos oficiales., Buena inteligencia artificial.
  • Cons: Gráficos mejorables., Animaciones algo pobres.
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