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Description

Two years after the original game, Project Gotham Racing is back. There's no storyline: it's all about becoming the best driver of the world by finishing first in races through famous cities, such as Chicago, Edinburgh, Florence, Barcelona, Washington, Hong Kong and Moscow.

The kudos system, which awards points based on driving style, has been improved. Perform power slides, 360° turns, drive on two wheels or stay in the slipstream of your opponents to build up a stash. With those points, you can unlock new venues and faster race monsters, such as the Ferrari Enzo, Porsche GT2, BMW Z4, Pontiac GTO, Mini Cooper S and many others.

The game can be played both over System Link as Xbox Live. You can race friends online or download ghosts of the fastest drivers all around the world to improve your own skills.

Each city has its own soundtrack, but you can create and store your own playlists as well.

Screenshots

Project Gotham Racing 2 Xbox A race in progress
Project Gotham Racing 2 Xbox Catching up with the other cars.
Project Gotham Racing 2 Xbox Yokohama track
Project Gotham Racing 2 Xbox Selecting a car for the next race.

Alternate Titles

  • "世界街头赛车2" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "PGR2" -- Common abbreviation

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Critic Reviews

Game Shark Nov 21, 2003 A 100
Gaming Nexus Dec 09, 2003 A 100
TeamXbox Nov 13, 2003 9.7 out of 10 97
Xbox World Australia (XWA) Nov 25, 2003 96 out of 100 96
Netjak Feb 06, 2004 9.6 out of 10 96
Game Chronicles Jan 09, 2004 9.6 out of 10 96
Gamers.at Nov 26, 2003 92 out of 100 92
Armchair Empire, The Jan 09, 2004 9.1 out of 10 91
Gamesmania.de Dec 12, 2003 90 out of 100 90
Game Critics Mar 31, 2004 8.5 out of 10 85

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Trivia

Soundtrack

On November 18, 2003, three soundtracks were released by The Malaco Music Group. Each CD contains 15 tracks and represents a specific radio station from the game.
  • Project Gotham Racing 2: Hip-hop
  • Project Gotham Racing 2: Electronica
  • Project Gotham Racing 2: Alternative Rock

Awards

  • 4Players
    • 2003 – Best Console Racing Game of the Year
  • GameSpy
    • 2003 – #4 Game of the Year
    • 2003 – #2 Xbox Game of the Year
    • 2003 – Multiplayer Game of the Year
    • 2003 – Xbox Online Game of the Year
    • 2003 – Xbox Racing Game of the Year

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Sciere (367675) added Project Gotham Racing 2 (Xbox) on Dec 02, 2003