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FlatOut 2

Critic Score User Score
PlayStation 2
76
4.2
Xbox
77
2.4
Macintosh
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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 The HUD gives little info, but with such menacing action you wouldn't have the time to look at anything more than your revs, speed and position.
FlatOut 2 Windows The triangles above the opponents' cars represent the condition of their car. If they're red it means they are ready to be dead.
FlatOut 2 Windows Upside-down (landed nicely though)

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

Imperium Gier Windows Sep 05, 2007 9.5 out of 10 95
Digital Press - Classic Video Games Xbox Aug 25, 2006 9 out of 10 90
4Players.de Windows Jul 02, 2006 85 out of 100 85
GamingExcellence Xbox Aug 26, 2006 8.2 out of 10 82
Play.tm Windows Jul 13, 2006 81 out of 100 81
The Next Level Xbox Sep 08, 2006 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Worth Playing Windows Sep 29, 2006 8 out of 10 80
Jolt (UK) PlayStation 2 Jun 26, 2006 7.9 out of 10 79
X-Power Xbox Jul 08, 2006 7.5 out of 10 75
GameSpot Windows Aug 11, 2006 7.4 out of 10 74

Forums

Topic # Posts Last Post
FlatOut 2 Mods 2 Pseudo_Intellectual (44997)
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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