Do not buy if you thoroughly enjoyed TDU 1, you will be disappointed.
29 April 2012
Summary: Now, I will start off by saying that I will be comparing this game, Test Drive Unlimited Two, to its predecessor: Test Drive Unlimited. Warning! If you enjoyed the first game, you will not enjoy this one nearly as much! TDU2 is a horrible game in comparison, in this game, they tried to step away from the arcade style racer, and tried to have the game become a simulation racing game, to compete with Forza or Gran Turismo.
Summary: This is the worst racing game that I have ever played. Now that I have gotten that off of my chest, let me explain why I make such claims: One of the first games that I bought whenever I acquired the 360 was Test Drive Unlimited. I thought that game was revolutionary in a way and spent a lot of free time on it. Obviously, I was looking forward to the new, moderately improved TDU2. To my disappointment, it didn't live up to my expectations.
Summary: I saw many previews and commercials regarding the release of TDU2, and I was very excited. I heard you could walk around and explore the world, and you can, but in the most lame way. "Walking" around is like you are hovering, not walking. The driving physics suck, the voice overs are corny, the people's lips don't even match what the people are saying for Pete's sake!
Summary: I bought this, thinking it was gonna be similar to the first TDU, different, like completely! The handling engine sucks (according to most peoples' and my opinions), has decent graphics (weather effects, headlight range, etc could be improved), and the car selection is "ok". I like how Atari and EDEN added in cars from the '80s, but the majority of the cars are pretty much just the high end performance and exotic cars -- not to mention that Atari/EDEN couldn't put in the...