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TOCA Race Driver 2

Platform(s): PC, PSP, PlayStation 2, Xbox
Genre: Racing
Publisher: Codemasters
Developer: Codemasters

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'ToCA Race Driver 2' (PS2) Speeds into Stores

by Judy on Oct. 5, 2004 @ 1:47 p.m. PDT

"As ToCA Race Driver 2 has become a must-have for Xbox and PC racing fans, we're thrilled to bring this title to PlayStation 2 users," said Marc Bennett, North American President, Codemasters. "With head-to-head online play, stunning graphics and a huge variety of motorsports, we expect ToCA Race Driver 2 for PlayStation 2 to stack up well against other top racing titles this season."

Whether online or offline, players can compete in a multitude of motorsport events against a host of deadly rivals, all out to claim victory for themselves. In ToCA Race Driver 2, it's all about winning and there's no room for Sunday drivers on these circuits. Drivers must fulfill their team's objectives to earn a place in the next event; with each success, drivers will unlock more tracks, vehicles and competitions.

Plus players can take it online and compete in races with up to 8 players simultaneously. The game's online multiplayer modes lets players devise their own championship for others to join, or search specifically for the kind of competition they want; alternatively drivers can just jump straight into the racing action. Players can judge their skill using the global rating system, or maintain a Friends List of favorite competitors. Full voice support allows all 8 players to talk with each other at any time, with no restrictions.

With more than 50 global racing circuits, ToCA Race Driver 2 comes to PlayStation 2 with extra content including an additional circuit, Spain's Catalunya, and an enhanced Championship structure that allows for 99 additional car and track combinations. Drivers will start as professionals – there are no boring "tests" to take before playing the game – the first car is the awesome Ford GT!

Featuring more motorsports than any other racing game, ToCA Race Driver 2 is now available for PlayStation 2. Fans can get a taste of life in the fast lane with images and videos at the game's dedicated website at www.codemasters.com/tocaracedriver2

ToCA Race Driver 2 Key Features:

  • ToCA Race Driver 2 is a real simulator: real performance cars, real damage, real physics and real driver AI created by Codemasters' renowned motor racing game studio.
  • The most diverse range of motorsports in any one game – 15 different racing styles over 33 championships.
  • Start as a professional: get the top supercars from the start and drive the best.
  • 52 circuits – more real life and accurately modeled circuits than ever before.
  • High detail car models, each with individual realistic handling.
  • Realistic damage – you can't have a "simulator" without damage.
  • Go beyond ultimate - PS2 hardcore "Pro-Sim mode" for total realism!
  • Race your friends – head-to-head online gameplay for up to 8 players.
  • Global Rating System - gain or lose championship points depending on your results.
  • Full voice support - talk to everyone at once with no restrictions.
  • Friends List - invite your friends to race or join their races when they are online.


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