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what is the best racing game for xbox or ps2 ?


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#1 rajchakrabarti

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Posted 23 July 2004 - 10:10 PM

what do you guys consider the best racing game for PS2....xbox. .. or both ?

I personally like project gotham racing... and i find need for speed tracks to be too long.

#2 pimp_daddy_smurf

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Posted 23 July 2004 - 10:20 PM

gran turuismo 3 DUH

#3 ryan838

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Posted 23 July 2004 - 10:21 PM

for xbox i would say pgr2 or moto gp 2.

#4 optimusprime

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Posted 23 July 2004 - 10:22 PM

The best on either system is EASILY Rally Fusion...

....just kidding......

I've always been partial to the first Project Gotham (even more than GT). Spend $15 and pick it up.
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#5 Dok Diamond

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Posted 23 July 2004 - 10:24 PM

I liked need for speed underground alot, i liked customizing the cars

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#6 jbroush99

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Posted 23 July 2004 - 10:28 PM

Xbox= TOCA 2
PS2= GT3 Well, at least until you keep running those endurance races and NEVER, EVER get the F1 car as a prize. Dammit!!


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Posted 23 July 2004 - 10:32 PM

I love racers, heres my beef with project gotham 2, its not arcadey enough to be an arcade racer, and its not sim like to be a sim racer.

I find that owning GT3 and NFSU is a good combo to have, get the PS2 version of NFSU for online play or own the xbox version like I do for the great graphics. (both are cheap new and used)

Nice thing about PGR2 is that it has online play and dosen't seem to get boring like a true Sim racer dose with extended play.

#8 Tricky

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Posted 23 July 2004 - 10:41 PM

Progect Gotham Racing 2 and Need For Speed Underground.

#9 LV-426RS

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Posted 24 July 2004 - 11:25 AM

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#10 Cornfedwb

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Posted 24 July 2004 - 12:10 PM

For a true racing game, I don't think anything comes close to GT3 (and most likely GT4 will have the crown soon). PGR is good, but it's Kudos system isn't so much about racing as drifting. NFSU has interesting upgrades, etc.. but its racing isn't nearly as tight as GT3. And I can't think of another racing game that's anywhere near as good as those three contenders.

#11 opportunity777

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Posted 24 July 2004 - 01:15 PM

I like PGR 2 more than GT3. GT4 looks pretty impressive though, but never really liked the way the cars handled in the GT series to begin with.

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Posted 24 July 2004 - 01:37 PM

Burnout 3 will be amazing.

If your like me and you find the Gran Turismo series a little boring, the burnout series makes a nice substitute for arcade style racing action without the intense detail of a lot of the other games.

I have Burnout 2, which is quite good as a budget title, but I played Burnout 3 at E3 and found it to be truely amazing, complete with online racing and more "crash" action than you can shake a stick at.

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#13 opportunity777

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Posted 24 July 2004 - 01:55 PM

I like Burnout 2, but it's still not really a "racer" ... it's more like Destruction Derby with some racing thrown in ... maybe Burnout 3 will change that.

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Posted 24 July 2004 - 04:45 PM

Currently, Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit 2 on the PS2. Very exhilarating and tremendous fun.

#15 menchirox

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Posted 29 July 2004 - 09:40 AM

I know this is a place to post the BEST games, but I definitely have to warn you about the worst: Auto Modellista by Capcom. Most of the time capcom's games are good, but this is one where the totally f#*ked up...do not get this game unless it is less than $1, then you can sell it to some idiot (like gamestop)

#16 evilpenguin9000

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Posted 15 August 2004 - 07:26 AM

MY personal fav is GT3, but I haven't played many others. GT3 keeps you playing for a while and it's car options are awesome.

#17 Zer0sum13

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Posted 15 August 2004 - 07:29 AM

For pure fun and challenge, I would say Rallisport Challenge 2.
Very few racing games have held my interest while reamining fun and long lasting. Plus it had Xbox live support, which rocks, and gorgeous graphics...
For pure sim, I would say GT3

#18 captaincold

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Posted 20 August 2004 - 01:54 AM

Nascar 2k3 is the best. Very competitive & action packed

PGR2 is overrated to me but still good.

I hated Rallisport & Colin Mcrae, they seemed like your out there by yourself racing,very boring to me.

#19 Oktoberfest

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Posted 25 August 2004 - 06:15 AM

gran turuismo 3 DUH



#20 Tricky

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Posted 25 August 2004 - 11:49 AM

Project Gotham 2 (Xbox)
Need For Speed Underground (PlayStation 2)

#21 doubledown

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Posted 26 August 2004 - 03:11 PM

XBOX:

Currently like PGR2 & Rallisport 2

However, looking forward to the coming race games:
Nascar 2005
Burnout 3
Test Drive (Demolition Derby)

#22 Cornfedwb

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Posted 26 August 2004 - 03:13 PM

I have to vote for GT3. Although I like PGR, NFSU, etc.. when I want to race, I want to race.. not try to tricky turns for Kudos and build up my import racer with stickers and pointless wings, etc. I enjoy realism and quality physics.. thusly, GT3.