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FlatOut 2

MobyRank MobyScore
PlayStation 2
76
4.1
Macintosh
...
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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 Viewing the action from the driver's view camera.
FlatOut 2 Windows Computer drivers are wrecking each other while I take the lead
FlatOut 2 Windows Racing on muddy surfaces is harder to master but a lot more exciting than tarmac racing.
FlatOut 2 Windows All environments are beautifully done and remarkably textured.

Alternate Titles

  • "FlatOut 2 GTR" -- Japanese title

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User Reviews

An all round fun car-wrecker! Windows SifouNaS (1317)
Symphony of Destruction Windows Alex M. (990)
This follow-up to FlatOut still sucks. Xbox Spartan_234 (422)

The Press Says

Imperium Gier Windows Sep 05, 2007 9.5 out of 10 95
Gamesmania Xbox Jul 06, 2006 83 out of 100 83
GamingExcellence PlayStation 2 Aug 26, 2006 8.2 out of 10 82
games xtreme Xbox Jul 03, 2006 8.2 out of 10 82
GamingExcellence Xbox Aug 26, 2006 8.2 out of 10 82
G4 TV: X-Play PlayStation 2 Aug 07, 2006 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Jolt (UK) PlayStation 2 Jun 26, 2006 7.9 out of 10 79
Jeuxvideo.com Xbox Jul 06, 2006 15 out of 20 75
Yahoo! Games PlayStation 2 Aug 08, 2006 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Factornews Windows Aug 20, 2006 7 out of 10 70

Forums

Topic # Posts Last Post
FlatOut 2 Mods 2 Pseudo_Intellectual (43890)
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 Kabushi (116129) and Sicarius (61034)