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FlatOut 2

MobyRank MobyScore
Macintosh
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PlayStation 2
76
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Windows
83
3.9
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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 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.
FlatOut 2 Windows The loading screen is just a hint of what comes inside!
FlatOut 2 Windows One of the facts that this game stands out from the rest are the spectacular car crashes.
FlatOut 2 Windows The player needs a lot of horse power and skill to be the leader of the pack.

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)

The Press Says

GameStar (Germany) Windows Jul, 2006 88 out of 100 88
Game Freaks 365 Windows 2006 8.8 out of 10 88
4Players.de Xbox Jul 02, 2006 85 out of 100 85
IGN Xbox Jul 31, 2006 8.3 out of 10 83
Gamesmania PlayStation 2 Jul 06, 2006 83 out of 100 83
Play.tm Windows Jul 13, 2006 81 out of 100 81
UOL Jogos PlayStation 2 Jul 31, 2006 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
GameSpot PlayStation 2 Aug 01, 2006 7.4 out of 10 74
GameSpy PlayStation 2 Aug 08, 2006 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
EL33TONLINE PlayStation 2 Jan 02, 2007 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60

Forums

Topic # Posts Last Post
FlatOut 2 Mods 2 Pseudo_Intellectual (44788)
Dec 13, 2011
Spam 1 Ed Helmer
Dec 13, 2011

Trivia

German version

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

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Contributed to by Sciere (289549), Kabushi (131769) and Sicarius (61014)