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Grand Prix II (DOS)

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3.9
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Advertising Blurbs

Print advertisement - PC Player 08/1996:

    Danke für Ihr Vertrauen

    Das Warten wird belohnt!
    Jeden Moment springt die Ampel auf Grün und das Rennen um den Weltmeistertitel kann beginnen.


    PC Player 4/96, Florian Stangl
    Für mich hat Geoff Crammonds neuestes Werk allen Konkurrenten einiges voraus: die beste Grafik, am meisten Details, eine geniale Steuerung und den längsten Spielspaß dank der 16 anspruchsvollen WM-Strecken.


    PC Games 4/96, Oliver Menne
    Beste Rennsimulation aller Zeiten.
    Wer Rennspiele mag, kommt an Formula One GrandPrix 2 nicht vorbei!


    Power Play 4/96, Michael Galuschka
    GrandPrix 2 ist gnadenlos realistisch und unterstreicht dies mit einer fast perfekten SVGA-Grafik. Für mich ist Formula One GrandPrix 2 schon jetzt das Spiel des Jahres.

    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (101000) on Apr 11, 2010.

Print advertisment - PC Player 04/1996:
    Dieser Mann hat ein Geheimnis

    (Picture of a man who makes a silly face)

    Er ist Formel-1 Weltmeister

    GRAND PRIX 2 - ERHÄLTLICH FÜR PC CD-ROM

    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (101000) on Apr 09, 2010.

Print advertisement - PC Player 01/1996:

    GRAND prix 2

    BRINGEN SIE IHR CD-ROM-LAUFWERK AUF TOUREN!

    MicroProse und Geoff Crammond präsentieren das Sequel zu der Simulation, die neue Maßstäbe für Rennspiele gesetzt hat: Formula One Grand Prix 2.

    Erleben Sie die Weltmeisterschaftssaison 1994 hautnah! Formula One Grand Prix 2 bietet Ihnen atemberaubende Grafiken und die realistischsten Wagen und Strecken, die Sie je gesehen haben.

    Kurvenlage, Kollisionen und Kreiseln: Die Spannung im Cockpit wird Ihnen den Schweiß auf die Stirn treiben! Jedes Detail wurde berücksichtigt: die echten Teams und Fahrer, die echten Wagen mit allen Sponsoren, die echten Kurse mit authentischer Bandenwerbung. Und für Fahrer, die ihre Fähigkeiten voll auf die Probe stellen wollen, gibt es unzählige Wageneinstellungen, Motorschäden und Auftankstrategien.

    Stellen Sie sich jetzt noch durchdringenden Sample-Motorenlärm, verbesserte Soundeffekte und Spieloptionen für Modem oder Direktverbindung vor, und Sie werden uns zustimmen: Diese Simulation ist unerreicht. Oder anders formuliert: Sie liegt um Runden vorne!

    Formula One Grand Prix 2. Für IBM-PCs und Kompatible mit CD-ROM.

    EIN OFFIZIELLES PRODUKT DER FIA-FORMEL-EINS-WELTMEISTERSCHAFT
    Lizensiert durch FOCA an Fuji Television
    Spiel © 1995 Geoff Crommand. Verpackung und Handbuch © 1995 MicroProse

    DIE BESTEN FORMEL-1 SPIELE GIBT ES NUR BEI MICROPROSE


    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (101000) on Apr 08, 2010.

Press Release:

    GRIP THE WHEEL, REV THE ENGINE AND TAKE ON THE WORLD'S TOUGHEST COURSES IN WORLD CIRCUIT RACING'S GRAND PRIX II’ FROM MICROPROSE

    Experience the Thrill of Formula One Competition in Hot New Racing Simulation Game

    Alameda, CA, July 23, 1996- Spectrum HoloByte, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBYT) announced today the launch of the World Circuit Racing brand's Grand Prix II PC CD-ROM, shipping worldwide under the MicroProse brand. This launch represents the single largest initial release for the Company this year, totaling over 350,000 units.

    Racing enthusiasts can now join a real FIA Formula One team and race some of the most challenging courses on the planet. Licensed by FIA Formula One, Grand Prix II will put players in the driver's seat as they practice, challenge for the pole and go head-to-head with actual Formula One drivers on tracks in Monaco, Brazil, France and beyond.

    Grand Prix II provides the ultimate in realism, with every aspect of the Formula One circuit re-created with incredible accuracy and detail. In addition to the actual courses that make up the Grand Prix’ circuit, the game includes full pitching and rolling, spectacular crashes, engine blowups and richly detailed 3-D effects. As drivers race through tight curves and fly down straightaways, they will even see the same trackside sponsors they would encounter at the track itself.

    "An extraordinary amount of effort has been taken to make this game as realistic as possible," said Derek McLeish, Senior VP of Marketing, Spectrum HoloByte, Inc. "The result is a pulse-pounding experience each time around the track, whether it's a practice run or a race against the best drivers on the circuit."

    Grand Prix II offers players a number of options that add to its realism. Enhanced camera views allow players to watch the race from several different angles, just like those seen on television. Similarly, a replay feature allows competitors to relive their finest moments from any of the available views. Five levels of opponent ability and multiple driving aids allow drivers to adjust the game to their own skill level and increase the difficulty as they become more experienced racers. Players also have the option of racing a full season or individual races.

    Category: Racing Simulation Format: PC CD-ROM Minimum Requirements: 486/100, Pentium recommended, double-speed CD-ROM, 8MB RAM with DOS 5.0 or later, 15MB of hard drive space, mouse, keyboard or joystick, VGA and 256-color SVGA Support: Sound Blaster and compatible, ProAudio Spectrum

    Product information is available for download from the MicroProse World Wide Web site: http://www.microprose.com/. For consumer orders, call 1-800-695-GAME in the United States and Canada and call 619-693-1200 outside the United States and Canada, or visit our world wide web site.

    Contributed by skl (1147) on Mar 13, 2004.

Back of the box:
    GRAND prix 2

    This is not a racing game. This is you in the cockpit hurtling around a grand prix circuit at speeds of up to 200 mph. Forget virtual reality, this if the real deal. All the teams, all the drivers, all the cars, all the circuits. The game includes every aspect of the real grand prix experience; in-depth car set-ups, practice and qualifying sessions, and much more.

    - Teams, drivers, engine makes and sponsors identical to the real sport

    - All sixteen 1994 world circuits

    - State-of-the-art 3-D Engine

    - Full race strategy planning

    - Multi-player capability

    - VGA graphics, full texture-mapping and light-sourcing

    - Superb realism, pitching, rolling, banking, crashes and spins

    - Full lap replay emulates real TV camera angles

    - Link and modem capability

    Grand Prix 2 leaves other racing simulations on the starting grid. If you've always dreamt of completing in a real formula one race, then strap yourself in and get ready for an adrenaline rush like you've never felt.

    Contributed by Kic'N (4242) on Apr 26, 2001.