Test Drive Unlimited

Platform(s): PC, PSP, PlayStation 2, Xbox 360
Genre: Racing
Publisher: Atari
Developer: Eden Games

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by Judy on July 26, 2007 @ 1:36 p.m. PDT

Test Drive Unlimited is the ultimate automotive experience for car and bike enthusiasts alike. Visit the most sophisticated car and bike dealers to purchase new vehicles or simply take them for a spin. Collect and trade rare performance parts and customise each vehicle to make it one-of-a-kind. Test Drive Unlimited challenges players online to experience the most exotic and fastest vehicles on more than 1000 miles of diverse Hawaiian roads. Gamers win races, challenges, missions and tournaments to earn credits and purchase new cars, bikes, rare performance parts, clothes, apparel, homes and garages.

The Test Drive Collection Volume 5 features five lovingly rendered supercars and one motorbike; the Chrysler Crossfire SRT6 Coupe, Dodge Charger Super Bee, Ferrari 308 GTS Quattrovalvole, Ferrari 512 TR, Kawasaki Ninja ZX-12R, and the Spyker C8 Spyder. In addition, players can download the remarkable Holden Efijy Concept completely free. Once downloaded from Xbox Live Marketplace, all cars can be bought as normal from the relevant in-game dealerships.

"Since launch last year, we've been 100% committed to regularly bringing brilliant new content to fans to enrich the Test Drive Unlimited experience and give new and existing fans great reasons to keep the pedal to the metal," said Mathias Hautefort, Executive Vice President of publishing and production, Atari. "This is the fifth instalment of brand new vehicles for Test Drive Unlimited, and makes this already essential game even more of a must-have for any self-respecting racing fan."

Previously released Test Drive Collection downloadable car packs are available as follows:

  • Test Drive Collection Volume 1 (Nov 2006): RUF RGT, Koenigsegg CCR, Noble M400, Corvette C6 Convertible, Ferrari 250 GTO 1962, Lamborghini Countach 25th Anniversary Edition, plus free Chevrolet Corvette C1 1957 Hardtop and Lexus IS 350;
  • Test Drive Collection Volume 2 (Dec 2006): Ferrari 612 Scaglietti, McLaren F1 GT, Dodge Viper SRT-10 Coupe, RUF Rt 12, Alfa Brera, 1971 Dodge Challenger RT, Edonis, plus free 1971 Dodge Challenger RT .
  • Test Drive Collection Volume 3 (Mar 2007): Ferrari F40, Chrysler Crossfire SRT6 Roadster, RUF Rturbo, Audi S6, Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible 1971, Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR, plus free Cadillac CTS-V, Lexus GS 450h hybrid-powered luxury sport sedan and Lexus LS 460 premium luxury sedan.
  • Test Drive Collection Volume 4 (May 2007): Dino 246 GT, Ferrari Challenge Stradale, Cadillac Cien , RUF RK Spyder, Lamborghini MurciĆ©lago Roadster, TVR T440R, plus free Saturn Curve .

Test Drive Unlimited is packed with 90 vehicles, one thousand plus miles of open roads and a host of online options. Players can win races, challenges, missions and tournaments both on and offline to earn credits and purchase new cars, bikes, apparel, homes and garages, all in the wide open tropical setting of Hawaii's Oahu island paradise. A new benchmark for racing games, Test Drive Unlimited is racing reinvented.


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