Ford Mustang: The Legend Lives Image
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  • Summary: Since April of 1964 the Ford Mustang has sold over 8 million vehicles and has generated a strong following of enthusiasts, aftermarket manufacturers, websites, and publications - all dedicated to this iconic vehicle. "Ford Mustang" provides incredible graphics and "pick up and play" gameplay - at a value price. Drive the hottest cars from the 40 year history of the Mustang on 22 tracks in 7 U.S. cities. Features 40 incredibly rendered production, concept and racing models from 1964 to 2005. Choose from a diverse set of 22 accurately modeled, lifelike racing environments in 7 cities from across the USA. Arcade-style racing physics and realistic AI, from opponents as well as from obstacle traffic. Compete in "coin-op" style Challenges or Career Mode to unlock new cars, tracks and game modes while testing your skills to the limit. Split screen Multiplayer support for Head-to-Head racing. [2K Games] Expand
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 5
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 5
  3. Negative: 2 out of 5
  1. 90
    The lack of depth in the game’s structure and driving system would deter most hardcore gamers from trying it, while the Mustang fans would be driven away by the over-competitive AI before you can start a Mustang’s engine and warm it up.
  2. It’s stylish enough with its heavy metal soundtrack and graphics to hold its head up against those ultra fussy techno-tappit-head driving games (the ones that make you choose what type of screws hold the suspension together before you are allowed to leave the pits) but it’s easy enough to be fun and challenging at the same time.
  3. If you want a racing game that's cheap and cheerful, easy to play and accessible, then The Legend Lives is the one for you!
  4. Easy to learn, easy to play, and easy to afford, Ford Mustang: The Legend Lives is a barely tolerable, exceedingly temporary fix for the financially restricted racing beginner.
  5. Sadly, where the game fails to excite most is behind the wheel, due to poor physics and handling. Drivers will rarely find the need to take their finger off the throttle or cease driving recklessly, as cars never suffer damage.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 6
  2. Negative: 1 out of 6