TOCA 2: Touring Car Challenge

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Description

The BTCC (British Touring Car Championship) was Britain's biggest domestic racing championship in the late 1990s, and this game recreates it. Cars from 8 constructors tough it out over 8 circuits of first-person high-contact racing.

You can race the full championship or take on single races or time trial challenges. At this time the series required all cars to make at least one pit stop during the race. This seriously affects your driving and pitting strategy.

Besides the TOCA races, each of the venues also features special racing events where all drivers race identical cars. These range from the Ford Fiesta to exotics like the AC Blower and the Lister Storm, and higher, in a format similar to American IROC races. 8 bonus track layouts are also included.

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TOCA 2: Touring Car Challenge Windows Driving.
TOCA 2: Touring Car Challenge PlayStation Car selection
TOCA 2: Touring Car Challenge PlayStation Title screen
TOCA 2: Touring Car Challenge Windows ...the different cars and...

Alternate Titles

  • "TOCA 2 Touring Cars" -- European title

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User Reviews

A good touring car sim in an underdeveloped market. Windows James Stone (5)
A great racing sim - let down by it's stupid arcade-type nature. Windows Steve Hall (322)
It was the first and very best game I've ever had. It still is. PlayStation Jamie Hall (5)

Critic Reviews

Absolute Playstation PlayStation Nov, 1998 93 out of 100 93
Power Unlimited Windows Jun, 1999 9 out of 10 90
Jeuxvideo.com Windows Apr 15, 1999 18 out of 20 90
PSM PlayStation Dec, 1999 4.5 out of 5 90
Power Unlimited PlayStation Jan, 1999 8.8 out of 10 88
Mega Fun PlayStation Nov, 1998 87 out of 100 87
Gamesmania.de Windows 1999 85 out of 100 85
Power Play Windows Apr, 1999 81 out of 100 81
PC Player (Denmark) Windows 1999 8 out of 10 80
GameSpot PlayStation Nov 10, 1999 5.4 out of 10 54

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Trivia

TOCA 2: Touring Car Challenge has the Guinness World Record for being the first PlayStation game to feature four-player link-up. It is one of only two games to do so.

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