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GTR 2: FIA GT Racing Game (Windows)

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Description

GTR 2 is the "official simulation of the FIA GT championship" and uses the same physics engine as the first GTR game but adds special effects in the lighting and environment to add to the realism.

Like the first, GTR 2 is foremost a racing simulation. There are 144 cars from which to choose and 34 different track configurations. Choose from three modes of play: Novice, Semi-Pro or Simulation. Various racing experiences are offered from open practice sessions, driving schools, full race weekends, 24 hour races, championship races, to time trials.

A built-in multiplayer mode gives you the opportunity to race against worldwide opponents.

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GTR 2: FIA GT Racing Game Windows You can deactivate the on-screen display if you wish.
GTR 2: FIA GT Racing Game Windows If you enter the pit, you are given this information about the condition of your car.
GTR 2: FIA GT Racing Game Windows There are several dozens of tutorials available.
GTR 2: FIA GT Racing Game Windows A successful overtake on my part

Alternate Titles

  • "GTR 2: Автогонки FIA GT" -- Russian spelling
  • "GTR 2: Realism Redefined" -- Alternate US subtitle

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The Press Says

IGN Oct 18, 2006 9.2 out of 10 92
PC Gamer UK Oct, 2006 92 out of 100 92
GameSpot Oct 09, 2006 9 out of 10 90
4Players.de Oct 10, 2006 90 out of 100 90
Eurogamer.net (UK) Oct 17, 2006 9 out of 10 90
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Sep, 2006 89 out of 100 89
PC Action Sep 10, 2006 87 out of 100 87
Gamesmania Oct 04, 2006 87 out of 100 87
Bit-Tech Oct 20, 2006 8 out of 10 80
GameSpy Dec 20, 2006 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80

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Trivia

1001 Video Games

GTR 2 appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

Awards

  • 4Players
    • 2006 – #3 Best Game of the Year
    • 2006 – Best PC Game of the Year
    • 2006 – Best Racing Game of the Year
    • 2006 – Best Simulation of the Year
  • GameSpy
    • 2006 – #9 PC Game of the Year
    • 2006 – PC Sports/Racing Game of the Year
  • GameStar (Germany)
    • February 01, 2007 - Best PC Sports Game in 2006 (Readers' Vote)
  • PC Powerplay (Germany)
    • Issue 02/2007 – #2 Best Sports/Racing Game in 2006
    • Issue 02/2007 – #3 Best Sports/Racing Game in 2006 (Readers' Vote)

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Jeanne (75603) added GTR 2: FIA GT Racing Game (Windows) on Sep 26, 2006