the game loads up the screen is filled with shots of some of the worlds finest
cars Lamborghini, Ferrari, Porsche, Chevrolet, Dodge Viper, Acura, Mazda and
Toyoto Super Turbo. In game you can check out the history, performance and
mechanical data of each car.
There is the usual selection of in-game
racing options on offer. Time Trial is a race against the clock and allows you
to practice the testing circuits. Head to head allows you to challenge a mate
and is viewed in split-screen mode, but beware when overtaking as this option
has oncoming traffic to negotiate. Single race involves racing against the
worlds finest cars on a selected circuit, while a Tournament mode is available
for the more competitive player.
There are six tracks to race which
can take place in the morning, mid-day or evening. Vertico Ridge is a snowbound
course, Alpine is set in the hills, Coastal is by the sea, City gives an urban
setting, Autumn Valley through the forests and Rusty Springs is a dusty circuit.
Some courses are simplified for high speed racing while others are more complex
with interactive traffic and speed cops waiting by the roadside.
have four views to choose from and each moves at an acceptable frame rate.
Every car has been painstakingly reproduced in a texture mapped splendor that
shows the wheels turning on screen. You can sound your horn or move through the
gearbox with ease.
Backgrounds are impressive as you see the statue of
liberty buried in the sand, cattle are grazing in the fields and balloons take
to the air as you pass by.