Screamer 2 (DOS)

79
Critic Score
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3.6
User Score
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Description

The follow-up to Screamer is an arcade-style racing game. Unlike its predecessor, it offers a more rally-oriented gameplay. The twelve selectable high-performance road cars of the previous game have been replaced with four rally cars. The game features an improved graphics engine (SVGA) and various tracks including England, Switzerland, Egypt, Colombia, and others. These tracks may be slippery or contain various obstacles and scenery objects such as birds, helicopters, cows, etc. Split-screen head-to-head competitive two-player mode is available.

Screenshots

Screamer 2 DOS Bash 'em for position
Screamer 2 DOS 2-player split screen action
Screamer 2 DOS Egypt stage (SVGA mode)
Screamer 2 DOS Ready, set, GO!

Alternate Titles

  • "Screamer 2: Sheer Speed Road Racing" -- Tag-lined title
  • "S2" -- Official abbreviation
  • "Bleifuss 2" -- German title

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User Reviews

Time has taken the biggest edge of the graphics, but the playability is still strongly there. Zamppa (87) unrated

Critic Reviews

Gamesmania.de 1996 90 out of 100 90
PC Games (Germany) Oct, 1996 89 out of 100 89
PC Joker Oct, 1996 87 out of 100 87
PC Xtreme Oct, 1996 80 out of 100 80
PC Player (Germany) Oct, 1996 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Game Players Dec, 1996 7.8 out of 10 78
GameStar (Germany) Jul, 1998 78 out of 100 78
PC Games Dec, 1996 B 75
Gameplay (Benelux) Dec, 1996 75 out of 100 75
GamePro (US) Jan, 1997 3.5 out of 5 70

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robotriot (8631) added Screamer 2 (DOS) on Nov 03, 1999
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