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Driver 2

MobyRank MobyScore
Game Boy Advance
68
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PlayStation
71
3.7
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Description

You are an undercover driver, trying to survive amidst an international war between American and Brazilian gangs. The action takes you to Chicago, Las Vegas, Rio and Havana, all of which are depicted in detail, with curved roads added from the first game.

As before, you have full control over the car as it storms around the streets. A new feature is the ability to get out of the car, and carjack others. This is especially useful when you have fallen victim to the advanced damage modeling.

There is a full sequence of missions to complete, as well as some pre-set challenges and a Free Driving mode allowing you to explore at your leisure.

Screenshots

Driver 2 PlayStation Intro
Driver 2 Game Boy Advance Main menu
Driver 2 Game Boy Advance First, get in the car.
Driver 2 PlayStation Pause Menu

Alternate Titles

  • "Driver 2 Advance" -- Game Boy Advance title

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User Reviews

Could be so much better.... PlayStation Evil-Jim (151)
Now this is a car driving game! PlayStation Grant McLellan (545)
This is the best game for Playstation. PlayStation Jester236 (39)

The Press Says

Power Unlimited PlayStation Dec, 2000 9.5 out of 10 95
Absolute Playstation PlayStation 2000 87 out of 100 87
Gaming Target Game Boy Advance Jan 14, 2003 8.3 out of 10 83
GameSpot PlayStation Nov 13, 2000 8.2 out of 10 82
GameZone PlayStation Jan 30, 2001 8 out of 10 80
Consoles Plus Game Boy Advance Dec, 2002 80 out of 100 80
Silicon-Fusion.com Game Boy Advance Feb 21, 2003 7 out of 10 70
PSM PlayStation Jan, 2001 6 out of 10 60
PSX Extreme PlayStation Nov 23, 2000 5.2 out of 10 52
IGN PlayStation Nov 16, 2000 5 out of 10 50

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Trivia

Re-release

Soon after the initial release, Infogrames released a limited edition package containing a revised version of the game as well as some merchandise in a cardbox, not a CD case. The limited edition was even more expensive than the original game.

The reason? Raising the cashflow and the fact that the first version of Driver 2 had many glitches (stuttering graphics at most) which were then removed. Apparently, the programmers needed some more time to fine-tune the 3D engine...

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