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Test Drive

MobyRank MobyScore
PlayStation 2
72
3.2
Windows
...
2.8
Xbox
67
3.9
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Description

This is the 2002 update to the long-running Test Drive series. The Test Drive games put you in the driver's seat of a fast real-life sports car, and let you drive around at reckless speeds through busy city streets and scenic mountainside highways.

This edition of Test Drive has some improvements over it's predecessor, Test Drive 6. This time around there is a story driven mode, called "The Underground." You take the role of Dennis Black, an independent street racer who improves his standing in the underground street racing world with the help of a mysterious benefactor.

There are 4 tracks: San Francisco, Tokyo, London, and Monaco. These tracks are considerably larger and more open than the previous games. There are now multiple races and routes through each track.

Screenshots

Test Drive Windows Ah Japan, feels like I'm in Akira!
Test Drive PlayStation 2 Intro Movie
Test Drive Windows As with other Test Drive games there's really floaty traffic cars.
Test Drive PlayStation 2 San Francisco

Alternate Titles

  • "试验驾驶" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "TD Overdrive: The Brotherhood of Speed" -- European title

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The best PS2 and Xbox street racing game by far PlayStation 2 bob pitbull (26)

The Press Says

PSX Extreme PlayStation 2 Jun 04, 2002 8.8 out of 10 88
Gaming Target PlayStation 2 Jul 25, 2002 7.9 out of 10 79
IGN Xbox Jun 11, 2002 7.3 out of 10 73
GameZone PlayStation 2 Jun 10, 2002 7 out of 10 70
GamePro (US) PlayStation 2 Jun 05, 2002 3.5 out of 5 70
GameSpot Xbox Jun 06, 2002 6.9 out of 10 69
Jeuxvideo.com PlayStation 2 Oct 01, 2002 12 out of 20 60
PC Gamer Windows Apr, 2003 55 out of 100 55
X-Power Xbox Aug 12, 2002 5 out of 10 50
Game Revolution PlayStation 2 Jun, 2002 C 50

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