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FlatOut 2 (Windows)

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Description

As in FlatOut your goal is to drive as reckless as you can and still win the race. But contrary to its predecessor, FlatOut 2 is now a complete arcade-racing game.

The core of the game is the career mode which features 3 different racing-classes: Derby, Race and Street. Every class is also divided into 3 levels. You begin your career in the derby class level 1. Here you drive old, wrecked cars straight from the dump. As you progress to the race class and finally to the street class you can buy better and faster cars which you can then also tune to your needs, like installing a new engine.

Inside the classes you find different kinds of events: from normal races over Destruction Derbies to stunt events. All of the events feature a fully destructible environment. This is not only eye-candy but is also required to fill up your nitro and handicap your enemies.

If you get bored of that, you can play one of the 12 mini-games. Like in FlatOut your goal here is to do all kinds of crazy stuff with your driver. You can use him as a football, throw him through burning rings and more. These mini-games can also be played with up to 8 players on one PC in a hot-seat mode.

Screenshots

FlatOut 2 Windows One of the facts that this game stands out from the rest are the spectacular car crashes.
FlatOut 2 Windows Some speedway tracks are very difficult to master, but once you get that hang of it they are sources of gold.
FlatOut 2 Windows High jumps also gain you some extra nitro and they are exciting.
FlatOut 2 Windows You earn extra money for destroying the surrounding scenery and it replenishes your nitro tank as well.

Alternate Titles

  • "FlatOut 2 GTR" -- Japanese title

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User Reviews

An all round fun car-wrecker! SifouNaS (1317) 4.29 Stars4.29 Stars4.29 Stars4.29 Stars4.29 Stars
Symphony of Destruction Alex M. (1020) 4.71 Stars4.71 Stars4.71 Stars4.71 Stars4.71 Stars

The Press Says

Imperium Gier Sep 05, 2007 9.5 out of 10 95
GameStar (Germany) Jul, 2006 88 out of 100 88
Gameguru Mania Sep 10, 2006 88 out of 100 88
GamesFire Aug 08, 2006 87 out of 100 87
PC Action Aug 13, 2006 86 out of 100 86
PC Games (Germany) Jul 24, 2006 83 out of 100 83
GamingExcellence Aug 26, 2006 8.2 out of 10 82
DreamStation.cc Dec 07, 2006 8 out of 10 80
ActionTrip Aug 11, 2006 77 out of 100 77
GameSpot Aug 11, 2006 7.4 out of 10 74

Forums

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FlatOut 2 Mods 2 Pseudo_Intellectual (44271)
Dec 13, 2011
Spam 1 Ed Helmer
Dec 13, 2011

Trivia

German version

In the German version all drivers were replaced with crash dummies.

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Sicarius (61031) added FlatOut 2 (Windows) on Jun 30, 2006
Other platforms contributed by Kabushi (120909) and Sicarius (61031)