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FlatOut 2

FlatOut 2 Screenshots

Windows version

FlatOut 2 Windows The loading screen is just a hint of what comes inside!

The loading screen is just a hint of what comes inside!

FlatOut 2 Windows Computer drivers are wrecking each other while I take the lead

Computer drivers are wrecking each other while I take the lead

FlatOut 2 Windows Cars are nice and shiny to start

Cars are nice and shiny to start

FlatOut 2 Windows The first thing you'll be able to do is to buy a heap of Junk to race with! Welcome to the Derby Class.

The first thing you'll be able to do is to buy a heap of Junk to race with! Welcome to the Derby Class.

FlatOut 2 Windows You can get various bonuses

You can get various bonuses

FlatOut 2 Windows Winning all Derby Class tournaments gives you access to the Race Class, where cars look a bit less scruffy but the engines are wilder.

Winning all Derby Class tournaments gives you access to the Race Class, where cars look a bit less scruffy but the engines are wilder.

FlatOut 2 Windows Upside-down (landed nicely though)

Upside-down (landed nicely though)

FlatOut 2 Windows She's in your garage and she's hot! And while you're here you can either go racing, change our car, buy another car from the car dealer, or modify our current car.

She's in your garage and she's hot! And while you're here you can either go racing, change our car, buy another car from the car dealer, or modify our current car.

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.

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 Time to burn some rubber! Here we're at the starting grid getting ready to smoke the opponents.

Time to burn some rubber! Here we're at the starting grid getting ready to smoke the opponents.

FlatOut 2 Windows One of the two external camera views

One of the two external camera views

FlatOut 2 Windows Viewing the action from the bonnet camera.

Viewing the action from the bonnet camera.

FlatOut 2 Windows Viewing the action from the driver's view camera.

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.

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 An opponent lost it completely, and bumped on my car.

An opponent lost it completely, and bumped on my car.

FlatOut 2 Windows Try before you buy. The car dealer gives you the car for a trial ride to see if you can handle the wheels before you actually pay any money for it.

Try before you buy. The car dealer gives you the car for a trial ride to see if you can handle the wheels before you actually pay any money for it.

FlatOut 2 Windows You can try the car on tarmac, on mud, on jumping ramps or on an oval racing circuit to check it's top speed capabilities.

You can try the car on tarmac, on mud, on jumping ramps or on an oval racing circuit to check it's top speed capabilities.

FlatOut 2 Windows Races take place in a large variety of locations. Here is the American countryside which reminds a lot of the Dukes of Hazzard (especially with this car)

Races take place in a large variety of locations. Here is the American countryside which reminds a lot of the Dukes of Hazzard (especially with this car)

FlatOut 2 Windows Racing on muddy surfaces is harder to master but a lot more exciting than tarmac racing.

Racing on muddy surfaces is harder to master but a lot more exciting than tarmac racing.

FlatOut 2 Windows The opponents cars are very powerful and they'll be on your tail most of the time.

The opponents cars are very powerful and they'll be on your tail most of the time.

FlatOut 2 Windows If you like American muscle cars from the 70's chances are that you'll love this game.

If you like American muscle cars from the 70's chances are that you'll love this game.

FlatOut 2 Windows One of the facts that this game stands out from the rest are the spectacular car crashes.

One of the facts that this game stands out from the rest are the spectacular car crashes.

FlatOut 2 Windows Circuit Racing: Entering curves on a rear wheel drive car is always a joy in this game.

Circuit Racing: Entering curves on a rear wheel drive car is always a joy in this game.

FlatOut 2 Windows The opponents most of the time try to pull the dirtiest of tricks to get you out of the course.

The opponents most of the time try to pull the dirtiest of tricks to get you out of the course.

FlatOut 2 Windows Crashing too much affects the looks of your car and it's racing ability ultimately.

Crashing too much affects the looks of your car and it's racing ability ultimately.

FlatOut 2 Windows Using nitro boost not only gives you tremendous acceleration, it's also useful for staying on course while speeding within curves.

Using nitro boost not only gives you tremendous acceleration, it's also useful for staying on course while speeding within curves.

FlatOut 2 Windows You earn extra money for destroying the surrounding scenery and it replenishes your nitro tank as well.

You earn extra money for destroying the surrounding scenery and it replenishes your nitro tank as well.

FlatOut 2 Windows High jumps also gain you some extra nitro and they are exciting.

High jumps also gain you some extra nitro and they are exciting.

FlatOut 2 Windows Opponents are especially dangerous when bumping each other cause they can push you out of the course without warning.

Opponents are especially dangerous when bumping each other cause they can push you out of the course without warning.

FlatOut 2 Windows Racing on the city streets.

Racing on the city streets.

FlatOut 2 Windows The player needs a lot of horse power and skill to be the leader of the pack.

The player needs a lot of horse power and skill to be the leader of the pack.

FlatOut 2 Windows Landing from jumps is quite a hard task, as the slightest unbalancing can send your car off-course as soon as you touch the ground.

Landing from jumps is quite a hard task, as the slightest unbalancing can send your car off-course as soon as you touch the ground.

FlatOut 2 Windows Extra races include racing on dirt speedway oval tracks.

Extra races include racing on dirt speedway oval tracks.

FlatOut 2 Windows Some speedway tracks are very difficult to master, but once you get that hang of it they are sources of gold.

Some speedway tracks are very difficult to master, but once you get that hang of it they are sources of gold.

FlatOut 2 Windows All environments are beautifully done and remarkably textured.

All environments are beautifully done and remarkably textured.

FlatOut 2 Windows Most tracks have shortcuts which you have to find in order to gain a few seconds from your opponents.

Most tracks have shortcuts which you have to find in order to gain a few seconds from your opponents.

FlatOut 2 Windows Racing around Canyons.

Racing around Canyons.

FlatOut 2 Windows Apart from normal racing there are stunt tricks to perform.

Apart from normal racing there are stunt tricks to perform.

FlatOut 2 Windows Gaining speed for flying through rings of fire.

Gaining speed for flying through rings of fire.

FlatOut 2 Windows Most stunts are very difficult to perform perfectly.

Most stunts are very difficult to perform perfectly.

FlatOut 2 Windows Racing in destruction derbies is always exciting, just make sure your car is big and strong enough to withstand all this abuse.

Racing in destruction derbies is always exciting, just make sure your car is big and strong enough to withstand all this abuse.

FlatOut 2 Windows Extra money is earned from exciting crashes

Extra money is earned from exciting crashes

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.

The triangles above the opponents' cars represent the condition of their car. If they're red it means they are ready to be dead.