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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 There are several dozens of tutorials available.
GTR 2: FIA GT Racing Game Windows Only a few seconds left till the start of the formation round.
GTR 2: FIA GT Racing Game Windows The calm before the race with an overview of everything you need to know.
GTR 2: FIA GT Racing Game Windows The game knows several stages of weather.

Alternate Titles

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

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The Press Says

UOL Jogos Nov 03, 2006 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
IGN Oct 18, 2006 9.2 out of 10 92
PC Powerplay Aug 30, 2006 92 out of 100 92
4Players.de Oct 10, 2006 90 out of 100 90
Edge Oct, 2006 90 out of 100 90
PC Games (Germany) Aug 28, 2006 87 out of 100 87
Gamesmania Oct 04, 2006 87 out of 100 87
YouGamers Apr 03, 2007 85 out of 100 85
Computer Bild Spiele Jun 06, 2007 1.97 out of 6 81
GamingExcellence Jul 24, 2007 7.9 out of 10 79

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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 (75605) added GTR 2: FIA GT Racing Game (Windows) on Sep 26, 2006