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OutRun 2 (Xbox)

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Advertising Blurbs

www.sega-europe.com (UK):

    THE BEAUTIFUL JOURNEY



    "Arcade racing perfection, OutRun2 is an essential purchase"

    XBM

    "OutRun2 is a happy pill in disk form."

    Xbox Gamer

    "Outrun2 is SEGA at it's best... uncompromising, disciplined and coolly brilliant."

    Edge Magazine

    OVERVIEW

    Seventeen years ago SEGA released a game that revolutionised arcade gaming. Boasting incredible graphics, astonishing technology and - most important of all - Ferraris, OutRun became an instant legend. From the music to the wailing female passengers, there was no game like it.

    And now it's back. Bigger, faster, bolder - OutRun2 has pulled a mammoth powerslide onto Xboxes around the world to rapturous critical praise.

    Developed by SEGA and UK studio Sumo Digital, the game exudes all the revolutionary style of its predecessor while bringing it right to the cutting edge of modern gameplay. With a huge choice of Ferraris to race and a massive range of single-player game modes, you won't be putting down the controller for a long time. And that's before you've taken the game to Xbox Live, where the rest of the world is waiting to see what you've got on the track.

    FEATURES

    • Arcade Mode - Enhanced arcade conversion of the classic game.


    • Xbox Live! - Race head-to-head online via Xbox Live! (minimum four players). Download Ghost Car Data and battle to feature on the Worldwide High Score Table.


    • Game Modes - Take on AI opponents in more than 100 missions in Mission Mode, smash records in Time Attack Mode and charm your lady in Heart Attack Mode.


    • Multiple Courses - Choose between 15 different routes, each with its own unique and fascinating landscape.


    • Officially Licensed Ferraris - Eight different Ferrari models to choose from, including the Enzo Ferrari, Dino246 GTS, 365 GTS/4 Daytona, Testarossa, 360 Spider, 288 GTO, F50 and F40.

    Contributed by Xoleras (66224) on Oct 21, 2005.

www.atari.de (German):
    Eines der größten Groschengräber der Spielhallengeschichte kehrt exclusiv auf die Xbox zurück: OutRun. Legendär einfach die Steuerung - unendlich großer Spielspaß. Neben der 1:1 Konvertierung des Spiehallengerätes sorgen viele zusätzliche Erweiterungen für lang anhaltNicht nur in den Spielhallen sondern auch auf Videospiel-Systemen ist OutRun eine der erfolgreichsten Marken weltweit. Ferrari, Sonnenschein und traumhafte Strecken sind Synonme für OutRun. Mit der detailgetreuen Umsetzung für die Xbox ist es den Entwicklern gelungen, das Orginal "OutRun" Feeling 1:1 auf die Konsole zu portieren. Zusätzliche Spielmodi, die auf der Xbox ihre Premiere feiern sorgen für lang anhaltenden Spielspass auf den Highways.
    Der Höhepunkt jedes Spielhallenbesuches war das Kopf-an-Kopf-Rennen in nebeneinander platzierten OutRun-Geräten. Dieses Erlebnis wurde dank der Xbox live Technologie optimal umgesetzt, so dass spannende Multiplayer-Rennen über das Internet mit anderen OutRun-Fans möglich sind. enden Spielspass und dauerhafte Motivation.

    • Der Spielhallenklassiker mit drei Spielmodi: "OutRun Arcade", "OutRun Live" und "OutRun Mission"
    • OutRun Arcade erweitert den Klassiker der Spielhalle um spannende Herausforderungen und freispielbaren Wagen und Soundtracks.
    • OutRun Live ermöglicht über "Xbox Live"das Online-Zusammenspiel mit bis zu acht Fahrern - Spaß wie am Automaten, zusätzlich weltweite Top 1000-Liste
    • OutRun Mission beinhaltet über 100 Missionen verschiedenster Art, z.B. Driften, Gegenstände aufsammeln, ständig über 100km/h fahren, nebenbei Rechenaufgaben lösen, etc.
    • Lizensierter Ferrari Fuhrpark
    • Über 20 verschiedene Strecken
    • Einsteigen, losfahren, Spaß haben...
    • Exclusiv für Xbox

    Contributed by Xoleras (66224) on Oct 21, 2005.

Xbox.com product page:
    OutRun 2 features the distinctive racing feel that first thrilled arcade goers in the mid-‘80s with the original racing classic. The legendary racer returns with all of the original’s awesome features plus much more. Blistering graphics, remixes of the original music tracks, and electrifying game play all combine for an OutRun 2 experience that ignites the Xbox with the heart-pounding excitement of arcade racing.

    • Instant-play modes: Jump right in with pick-up-and-play arcade game modes. In the OutRun tradition, OutRun 2 features fast and fun arcade racing modes that combine the fun of racing with easy-to-play game modes. Heart Attack mode offers storyline-based play.


    • Fully licensed Ferraris: Choose from eight different fast and stylish Ferrari cars, including the Enzo Ferrari, Dino 246 GTS, 365 GTS/4 Daytona, Testarossa, 360 Spider, 288 GTO, F40, and F50.


    • Huge track environments and options: Race in over 15 tracks set against spectacular, massive environments inspired by locations throughout the world, including ancient deserts, snowy mountains, foggy hills, and tropical cities.


    • Xbox Live features: Compete online for even more thrilling action. You can even upload and download ghosts to challenge other players’ best races. Also, downloadable content will be available in the future.

    Contributed by Sciere (256965) on Oct 21, 2004.