Atari announces that Test Drive Unlimited 2 has raced into North American stores, offering Eden Games' open-world racing sequel for Windows, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3. Word is: "With incredible customization, an all-star line-up of vehicles, all-new race types, intense environmental challenges, exotic locations, sick soundtrack and much more, TDU2 pushes this epic franchise -- and online racing -- to new levels of performance." Here are some new screenshots and here is the launch trailer, which is also embedded below.
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JayDeath wrote on Feb 8, 2011, 12:15: Are we gonna have people in the city this time around or will I be driving through a ghost town like the last game?
I'd be happy if the cars just don't drive like Matchbox toys on pivots.
They do handle like matchbox cars.
It's also pretty telling they canceled the beta test, it lasted all of about one week. In that week it suffered horrible FPS problems with zero settings turned up, no AA options, it only ran in window, etc.
It's a pity, I liked the first one and it was nice they had an enhanced driving model. They didn't seem to learn anything from the first game or subsequent racing titles. I'm sad to say Need for Speed cars handled more like real cars than in this game.