Excerpt: The Xbox has quickly become the racing fans choice of console. With games like Project Gotham Racing 2 and Rallisport Challenge impressing racing fans, V8 Supercar Race Driver 2 has a lot to prove. Does V8 take first position in an overcrowded genre? Read on to find out. V8 Supercar Race Driver 2 is the fifth title in Codemaster’s hugely successful TOCA Race Driver series . This series has been around just as long as Gran Turismo and has consistently changed.
Conclusion: While I love Project Gotham Racing 2 and all it entails, it is primarily a flamboyant street racer - this, however, is the real race car deal, with real tracks, real drivers and real cars. Bottom line: one of the best racing games ever created.
Conclusion: Hardcore fans of V8 Supercars really have no choice in the matter, this is a must buy. The rest of us, the crowd more likely to think oversteer is some kind of exotic beef cooking technique, equally have no choice. V8 Supercars 2 on Xbox provides some of the most fun gaming action you can have on the console, be it single or multiplayer. Page 2...
Conclusion: With the Holden and Fords, as well as loads of Aussie tracks, V8 Supercars 2 has the local edge over the other big Xbox racing games. While the career mode is a watered down, user friendly part of the game with no real car tuning available, its loads of fun and features plenty of full on action.
Pros: + super fast frame rate, + excellent car models, + huge variety of car types, + all the official aussie teams and tracks!, + will take you ages to beat, +, Reviewed by Shane Bryan, +
Cons: - the Career mode could do with some more ‘Sim’ features, - can’t save replays, - no qualifying laps