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Description

In this installment of the Test Drive series, you get to burn rubber in 28 vehicles from both recent and classic eras, including the classic Ford Mustang, Aston Martin Vantage, and more. You will be doing some wild jumps and having some big contact in these.

Race against other cars in 17 locations ranging from Russia to Hawaii. To further challenge you, they include shortcuts and alternate pathways, as well as police, variable weather effects and civilian cars. A heavy rock soundtrack spurs you on.

Screenshots

Test Drive 5 Windows Replay: leading the pack.
Test Drive 5 Windows Jaguar XJR on the Italy track
Test Drive 5 Windows You can also Drag race against computer.
Test Drive 5 Windows Driving the USA track.

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Alternate Titles

  • "试验驾驶5" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)

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User Reviews

All gloss and no guts makes TD5 a dull boy. Windows Trixter (8776)
A fun racing game for windows or playstation, race with a new sports car or an old muscle car. Windows Jon Buder (9)
Pitbull Syndicate makes another Horrible Test Drive! PlayStation TigerFury007 (982)

Critic Reviews

Gamezilla PlayStation 1998 89 out of 100 89
Absolute Playstation PlayStation Nov, 1998 81 out of 100 81
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Jan 29, 1999 77 out of 100 77
Power Play Windows Jan, 1999 74 out of 100 74
PC Joker Windows Jan, 1999 72 out of 100 72
PC Player (Germany) Windows Jan, 1999 70 out of 100 70
Attack Games Windows Feb, 1999 7 out of 10 70
Secret Service / New S Service Windows Jan, 1999 7 out of 10 70
Video Games PlayStation Nov, 1998 64 out of 100 64
CD-Action Windows Jan, 1999 5 out of 10 50

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Trivia

Bug: The addition of environment mapping is a nice touch, but it shows up on the interior of the Aston Martin--even the driver! I never knew drivers were so shiny...

The game, even the final released "CD-ROM Classics" version, has many bugs. The game does not exit, for one... you need to alt-tab away from it, then kill it.

The game soundtrack features singles from Fear Factory, Gravity Kills, Junkie XL, KMFDM, and Pitchshifter.

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Contributed to by Trixter (8776) and Adam Baratz (1340)