FlatOut 2

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Description

As in FlatOut your goal is to drive as reckless as you can and still win the race. But contrary to its predecessor, FlatOut 2 is now a complete arcade-racing game.

The core of the game is the career mode which features 3 different racing-classes: Derby, Race and Street. Every class is also divided into 3 levels. You begin your career in the derby class level 1. Here you drive old, wrecked cars straight from the dump. As you progress to the race class and finally to the street class you can buy better and faster cars which you can then also tune to your needs, like installing a new engine.

Inside the classes you find different kinds of events: from normal races over Destruction Derbies to stunt events. All of the events feature a fully destructible environment. This is not only eye-candy but is also required to fill up your nitro and handicap your enemies.

If you get bored of that, you can play one of the 12 mini-games. Like in FlatOut your goal here is to do all kinds of crazy stuff with your driver. You can use him as a football, throw him through burning rings and more. These mini-games can also be played with up to 8 players on one PC in a hot-seat mode.

Screenshots

FlatOut 2 Windows Racing on the city streets.
FlatOut 2 Windows You earn extra money for destroying the surrounding scenery and it replenishes your nitro tank as well.
FlatOut 2 Windows Crashing too much affects the looks of your car and it's racing ability ultimately.
FlatOut 2 Windows The tournament entry screen, where small thumbnails describe the environment of every race (usually 4-5 races make the whole tournament) and there's some info displayed about the coming race.

Alternate Titles

  • "FlatOut 2 GTR" -- Japanese title

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User Reviews

An all round fun car-wrecker! Windows SifouNaS (1317)
Questionably One of My Favorite Racers. PlayStation 2 blancmange (80)
Symphony of Destruction Windows Alex M. (1173)
This follow-up to FlatOut still sucks. Xbox Spartan_234 (422)

Critic Reviews

Out Of Eight Windows Aug 17, 2006 8 out of 8 100
Playfuls Windows Aug 10, 2006 8.6 out of 10 86
Gamesmania.de Xbox Jul 06, 2006 83 out of 100 83
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Windows Aug 09, 2006 81 out of 100 81
G4 TV: X-Play PlayStation 2 Aug 07, 2006 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Softpedia PlayStation 2 May 27, 2007 8 out of 10 80
X-Power Xbox Jul 08, 2006 7.5 out of 10 75
GameSpot PlayStation 2 Aug 01, 2006 7.4 out of 10 74
1UP PlayStation 2 Aug 07, 2006 6 out of 10 60
GamePro (US) Xbox Aug 01, 2006 3 out of 5 60

Forums

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Dec 13, 2011
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Dec 13, 2011

Trivia

German version

In the German version all drivers were replaced with crash dummies.

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