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GTR 2: FIA GT Racing Game (Windows)

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Description

GTR 2 is the "official simulation of the FIA GT championship" and uses the same physics engine as the first GTR game but adds special effects in the lighting and environment to add to the realism.

Like the first, GTR 2 is foremost a racing simulation. There are 144 cars from which to choose and 34 different track configurations. Choose from three modes of play: Novice, Semi-Pro or Simulation. Various racing experiences are offered from open practice sessions, driving schools, full race weekends, 24 hour races, championship races, to time trials.

A built-in multiplayer mode gives you the opportunity to race against worldwide opponents.

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GTR 2: FIA GT Racing Game Windows The game knows several stages of weather.
GTR 2: FIA GT Racing Game Windows A training round
GTR 2: FIA GT Racing Game Windows "Gentlemen, start your engines!"
GTR 2: FIA GT Racing Game Windows There are several dozens of tutorials available.

Alternate Titles

  • "GTR 2: Автогонки FIA GT" -- Russian spelling
  • "GTR 2: Realism Redefined" -- Alternate US subtitle

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The Press Says

UOL Jogos Nov 03, 2006 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Gamernode Sep 25, 2006 9.5 out of 10 95
IGN Oct 18, 2006 9.2 out of 10 92
GameSpot Oct 09, 2006 9 out of 10 90
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Sep, 2006 89 out of 100 89
Gamesmania Oct 04, 2006 87 out of 100 87
YouGamers Apr 03, 2007 85 out of 100 85
Computer Bild Spiele Jun 06, 2007 1.97 out of 6 81
Bit-Tech Oct 20, 2006 8 out of 10 80
Games TM Oct, 2006 8 out of 10 80

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Trivia

1001 Video Games

GTR 2 appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

Awards

  • 4Players
    • 2006 – #3 Best Game of the Year
    • 2006 – Best PC Game of the Year
    • 2006 – Best Racing Game of the Year
    • 2006 – Best Simulation of the Year
  • GameSpy
    • 2006 – #9 PC Game of the Year
    • 2006 – PC Sports/Racing Game of the Year
  • GameStar (Germany)
    • February 01, 2007 - Best PC Sports Game in 2006 (Readers' Vote)
  • PC Powerplay (Germany)
    • Issue 02/2007 – #2 Best Sports/Racing Game in 2006
    • Issue 02/2007 – #3 Best Sports/Racing Game in 2006 (Readers' Vote)

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Jeanne (75601) added GTR 2: FIA GT Racing Game (Windows) on Sep 26, 2006