Project Gotham Racing 2 (Xbox)

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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 Race replay
Project Gotham Racing 2 Xbox Title screen
Project Gotham Racing 2 Xbox Entering the curve with high velocity will throw you off course.
Project Gotham Racing 2 Xbox No respect for the road

Alternate Titles

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

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Critic Reviews

1UP 2003 A 100
Game Shark Nov 21, 2003 A 100
TalkXbox Dec 02, 2003 96 out of 100 96
Gamers' Temple, The 2004 95 out of 100 95
Da Gameboyz 2004 9.5 out of 10 95
Christ Centered Game Reviews Jun 01, 2005 93.75 out of 100 94
4Players.de Nov 30, 2003 92 out of 100 92
Armchair Empire, The Jan 09, 2004 9.1 out of 10 91
Darkstation Dec 01, 2003 9 out of 10 90
Game Revolution Dec, 2003 B+ 83

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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 (293706) added Project Gotham Racing 2 (Xbox) on Dec 02, 2003