Daytona USA (Dreamcast)

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Just like the arcade version, pick one of three tracks (beginner, advanced, or expert) and either automatic or standard transmission. A pounding music soundtrack kicks in as you are slapped into your car to await the green light. The game offers both a traditional arcade mode with checkpoint time splits and a special PC mode that pits you against the other cars over different race distances. The PC mode also offers more car choices, with a variety of speed, acceleration, and grip characteristics. It even rewards successful players (meaning those finishing first, second, or third in the difficult setting) by offering up to ten more upgraded cars to drive. Once underway, the goal is to work from last to first as smoothly and quickly as possible


Daytona USA Dreamcast CRASH!
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Daytona USA Dreamcast In Game 1

Alternate Titles

  • "Daytona USA 2001" -- European release title

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User Reviews

A good laff when ur with your mates, very unrealistic handling very arcade style (pick up and play) WICKED! Lee Redfern (20) unrated

Critic Reviews

Gaming Target May 17, 2001 9 out of 10 90
Gamezilla May 21, 2001 85 out of 100 85
OJGames Jan 24, 2007 85 out of 100 85
Gamer's Pulse Apr 23, 2001 81 out of 100 81 Apr 04, 2001 78 out of 100 78
Planet Dreamcast Mar 26, 2001 7.5 out of 10 75
HappyPuppy Jan 30, 2001 7 out of 10 70 (UK) Apr 19, 2001 7 out of 10 70
The Video Game Critic Apr 13, 2001 B- 67 May 04, 2001 11 out of 20 55


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    • 2001 – Dreamcast Racing Game of the Year

Rogee (502) added Daytona USA (Dreamcast) on Apr 19, 2001