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DescriptionYou 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.
- "Driver 2 Advance" -- Game Boy Advance title
Part of the Following Groups
|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
|Absolute Playstation||PlayStation||2000||87 out of 100||87|
|Game Informer Magazine||PlayStation||Jan, 2001||8.5 out of 10||85|
|GameSpot||Game Boy Advance||Oct 24, 2002||8.4 out of 10||84|
|GameSpot||PlayStation||Nov 13, 2000||8.2 out of 10||82|
|Consoles Plus||Game Boy Advance||Dec, 2002||80 out of 100||80|
|Netjak||Game Boy Advance||Sep 24, 2003||7.5 out of 10||75|
|Jeuxvideo.com||PlayStation||Nov 13, 2000||14 out of 20||70|
|Mygamer.com||Game Boy Advance||Aug 19, 2004||6.2 out of 10||62|
|Eurogamer.net (UK)||PlayStation||Nov 18, 2000||5 out of 10||50|
|Jeuxvideo.com||Game Boy Advance||Oct 04, 2002||7 out of 20||35|
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Re-releaseSoon 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...
Related Web Sites
- DRIVER 2 -- One of the 2 official websites for Driver 2
- Driver 2---Back on the Streets -- One of the 2 official websites for Driver 2
- operationBond's Driver 2 website. -- I made this website myself. I am a big fan of Driver 2. Feel free to join the online fan club!
- Wikipedia: Driver 2 -- Information about Driver 2 at Wikipedia
Game Boy Advance Credits
Trina Lance, Letha Ovando, Charles Sengir, Kimberly Sengir, William Sengir, Erin McGowan, Julie Freeman, Nicole McIntosh, And Our families