Summary: Test Drive has made some great games, however this is not one of them. The controls are unnatural and the races are redundant. The best thing about this game is looking at the cars and their interiors. If your looking for a great racing game I suggest checking out Gran Turismo or Burnout Paradise.
Summary: There was way too much hype around this game. First of all, the graphics are comparable to many Gamecube games. All the cars sound the same. And, the storyline is horrible. Also, savefiles fail frequently, requiring you to reset the game and start from the beginning! the only good thing I can think up is that the game does have an amazing selection of cars. IMPORTANT: if you are going to get this game, be sure to use it's PS Online capability!
Excerpt: "Unfortunately, this was oneof those games that should not have been simplified for PS2. It missing such essential parts of the game, that its depressing, The games essentially is based on an hawaiian island and, apparantly the roads are layed out to scale. You compete in races, both on and offline to collect cars, earn money and rank 1st worldwide if your good enough. Without the extras,on 360 and PS3, this game becomes mundane and suicidally ...
Pros: A real time interactive mass played driving game, thats good fun .
Cons: Can be a serious driving game, if played on newer console .