Excerpt: EA Sports dropped the ball here, folks. NASCAR 2001 's somewhat blocky graphics just aren't up to par with what the PlayStation 2 is capable of. Not only are the graphics blocky, but the game is extremely choppy, especially when the rear-view mirror is enabled.
Excerpt: Our readers should know up-front that I examine titles like NASCAR 2001 from the perspective of an interested, yet casual fan of the racing simulation genre. After spending a week+ with NASCAR 2001, I'm ready to offer my impressions.