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Description

Two years after the original game, Project Gotham Racing is back. There's no storyline: it's all about becoming the best driver of the world by finishing first in races through famous cities, such as Chicago, Edinburgh, Florence, Barcelona, Washington, Hong Kong and Moscow.

The kudos system, which awards points based on driving style, has been improved. Perform power slides, 360° turns, drive on two wheels or stay in the slipstream of your opponents to build up a stash. With those points, you can unlock new venues and faster race monsters, such as the Ferrari Enzo, Porsche GT2, BMW Z4, Pontiac GTO, Mini Cooper S and many others.

The game can be played both over System Link as Xbox Live. You can race friends online or download ghosts of the fastest drivers all around the world to improve your own skills.

Each city has its own soundtrack, but you can create and store your own playlists as well.

Screenshots

Project Gotham Racing 2 Xbox Selecting a car for the next race.
Project Gotham Racing 2 Xbox A race in progress
Project Gotham Racing 2 Xbox Entering the curve with high velocity will throw you off course.
Project Gotham Racing 2 Xbox Catching up with the other cars.

Alternate Titles

  • "世界街头赛车2" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "PGR2" -- Common abbreviation

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Critic Reviews

PCMag.com Apr 06, 2004 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
TeamXbox Nov 13, 2003 9.7 out of 10 97
Game Chronicles Jan 09, 2004 9.6 out of 10 96
Xbox World Australia (XWA) Nov 25, 2003 96 out of 100 96
IC-Games Nov 11, 2003 95 out of 100 95
Gaming Target Jan 13, 2004 9.5 out of 10 95
XBox Evolved Apr 10, 2004 9.4 out of 10 94
Xboxdynasty (XD) Apr 11, 2005 9.3 out of 10 93
Gry OnLine Aug 31, 2004 90 out of 100 90
Jeuxvideo.com Nov 24, 2003 18 out of 20 90

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Trivia

Soundtrack

On November 18, 2003, three soundtracks were released by The Malaco Music Group. Each CD contains 15 tracks and represents a specific radio station from the game.
  • Project Gotham Racing 2: Hip-hop
  • Project Gotham Racing 2: Electronica
  • Project Gotham Racing 2: Alternative Rock

Awards

  • 4Players
    • 2003 – Best Console Racing Game of the Year
  • GameSpy
    • 2003 – #4 Game of the Year
    • 2003 – #2 Xbox Game of the Year
    • 2003 – Multiplayer Game of the Year
    • 2003 – Xbox Online Game of the Year
    • 2003 – Xbox Racing Game of the Year

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Sciere (361089) added Project Gotham Racing 2 (Xbox) on Dec 02, 2003