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Test Drive: Off-Road - Wide Open

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Critic Score User Score
PlayStation 2
64
2.6
Xbox
66
2.4
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Description

This is the successor to Test Drive: Off-Road 3. In this game, the player controls one of 13 American Four By Fours through Hawaii, Moab, or Yosemite to be crowned King of The Off-Road. The player can race in a single, arcade race, take a complete free ride, or race in career mode. There are three kinds of racing to master: Circuit, Blitz, and Scramble.

Circuit Races are exactly as they sound. The player howls around a course through checkpoints before time runs out at least twice.

Blitz Races are considerably shorter than Circuit Races. The strategy for racing itself is not much different, except the race is in a linear fashion of point A-to-B.

In Scramble Races the player roars around an area "collecting" checkpoints in a random location as fast as possible. These are the shortest races in the game.

This game can be played by two players.

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Test Drive: Off-Road - Wide Open PlayStation 2 Title screen.

Alternate Titles

  • "Off-Road: Wide Open" -- PAL title

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User Reviews

Solid off-road racer lacking in features Xbox Infernos (9213)

Critic Reviews

GamePro (US) PlayStation 2 Aug 27, 2001 4.5 out of 5 90
Gamezilla PlayStation 2 Sep 12, 2001 80 out of 100 80
GameSpot PlayStation 2 Aug 28, 2001 7.6 out of 10 76
GameSpy PlayStation 2 Sep 29, 2001 68 out of 100 68
Game Revolution PlayStation 2 Aug, 2001 B- 67
Game Informer Magazine PlayStation 2 Sep, 2001 6.5 out of 10 65
Jeuxvideo.com PlayStation 2 Jan 03, 2002 10 out of 20 50
The Video Game Critic Xbox Feb 17, 2003 C- 42
Game Informer Magazine PlayStation 2 Sep, 2001 3.5 out of 10 35
games xtreme PlayStation 2 Jan 29, 2002 3 out of 10 30

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