Be fast, be first and be famous as the race returns in GRID 2, the sequel to the BAFTA-award winning, multi-million selling Race Driver: GRID. Experience aggressive racing against advanced AI and become immersed in the race with GRID 2’s new TrueFeel™ Handling system which powers edge of control exhilaration behind the wheel of every iconic car. The next generation of the EGO Game Technology Platform delivers genre-defining visuals and jaw-dropping damage as you prove yourself across three continents in a new, evolving world of motorsport. Earn fame, fans and fortune as you blaze your way to the top in intense, relentless races on licensed circuits, beautifully realised city streets and lethal mountain roads. GRID 2 will also set the new standard for multiplayer racing with innovative modes, an entirely separate progression system and deep integration with RaceNet, the free online extension for Codemasters Racing games. GRID 2 is racing, redefined.
The race comes alive with GRID 2’s TrueFeel™ Handling system for edge-of-control exhilaration
Prove yourself against advanced AI in aggressive, blockbuster races packed with wow moments
Conquer dynamically changing LiveRoutes™ where the race route changes on the fly for the ultimate test of reactions and supreme replayability
Blaze your way to the top of a new world of motorsport
An extensive and separate online campaign redefines multiplayer racing games plus full RaceNet integration
Powered by Codemasters’ EGO Game Technology Platform for jaw-dropping damage and stunning visuals, GRID 2 sets the standard for technical excellent in racing.
Race a handpicked selection of iconic cars that represent the best in automotive engineering from the last 40 years
Take on challenging licensed tracks, stunningly realised city streets and lethal mountain roads
Race Immersion Technology puts you in the race like never before
The long-awaited sequel to the BAFTA-winning, multi-million selling Race Driver: GRID
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Other Requirements: Broadband Internet connection
Additional Supported Graphics Cards: Intel HD Graphics 3000, Intel HD Graphics 4000, Intel Graphics 5200. AMD Radeon HD2600 or higher, HD3650 or higher, HD4550 or higher, HD5000 Series, HD6000 Series, HD7000 Series. NVIDIA GeForce 8600 or higher, 9500 or higher, GTX220 or higher, GTX400 Series, GTX500 Series, GTX600 Series: AMD Fusion A8 or higher.
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Grid 2 gives you everything you expect in a racing game: solid controls (I use an X-Box controller, can't speak to the quality of keyboard or other controls with this game), plenty of well designed maps, and graphics. Not much else to say about graphics. Sadly for Grid 2, the story line is cringe worth - it really takes you out of the game. If Grid 2 dropped the story and voice acing, this would defiantly be a 9/10 for me.
I've always loved simulation racers, and after enjoying the likes of GRID a few years back, GRID 2 was a must-have. Racing Sims aren't for everyone, with technique required for precision racing as opposed to the all out rage and crashing on arcade racers. While GRID 2 can be frustrating for some in terms of the realism and accuracy required, features such as rewind, along with a few AI assists, make it easier for the novice to get started. And once you're all set, you can enjoy hours of racing around circuits, even up to full-length races if you so choose. Graphics and particle effects are amazing, while further realism is added on other incidents such as collisions, which blur your view for a few seconds. There's also splitscreen racing for two-player mode, something lost on almost all titles of late, opting instead for online multiplayer, losing the one-on-one action between yourself and a friend on the same couch. Strap in your seat-belts, the ride is aggressive and heart-racing.
One of the genres most hard to get into, because car racing games are so fast, and it takes you big time to get used to the handling and overall gameplay, and most times you probably ended up rage quitting it. This particular car racing game is in my opinion the best one to get into the genre, it has an awesome mechanic that will let you rewind in real time during a race, tho these are limited use per race you will have an awesome tool at your disposal until you get the hand of it, and once you get good at it you will see how you wont need to use this tool again. Grid 2 has great graphics, good gameplay, and unlike grid 1, this one it has MULTIPLAYER! which is a huge deal because once you get too good even for the cpu, you'll have the chance to play with friends or random people. The history mode is very straight forward, you are a racer and you will work you way up from the bottom. You will have several racing modes, CARS (obviously) all type of cars to have fun with, you'll be able to customize it (NFSU fans will enjoy this!) and the soundtrack it's also very good one. The only huge negative of this game is the AI, or maybe was just me? it felt like all the cpu cars work together to F*** you up hard, it felt too obvious, then again maybe it was just me BUT if happens you encounter something like the entire world is against you while playing history mode, lower the difficulty. I hope you pick this game, if you like car games, you really wanna check this one out! Have Fun!
This game was represented as a simulation, the second part of Grid games. Grid was always simulation, and that's what I liked about it. But this Grid 2 isn't simulation anymore. It's not even an arcade it's just 50-50. Mix of simulation and arcade which are combined in a very good way. So Grid 2 will be easier to play to players who are used to play simulations. Game has big requirements to run the game, but it repays you with awesome graphics and real sounds. It has a very good multiplayer which is still alive even though Grid Autosport was released. So don't think and read anymore buckle up, start your engines and enter the world of racing !
This is the best racing game I've ever played. The realistic car controls feel great, making the races much more difficult than Burnout, Forza, or Need for Speed. The campaign is the best of any racing game ever, because it not only feels more realistic, but it offers variety and options of how to do it, with many extra features. The online play is well-made, really the CS:GO of racing. It's quick, punishing, and requires honing your skills. No mouse support does drag this otherwise amazing game down, along with it being a bit of a CPU hog. Don't get me wrong, it runs, and has good graphics, but the graphics to memory ratio isn't great. Overall, I can't recommend this game enough.
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