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  • Summary: The main game offers immediate high-paced action and player-friendly handling, making the feel both authentic and realistic. It is easy to pick up and play and offers a dynamic difficulty management system to keep the action packed, 200mph maneuvers coming thick and fast. Modes include Quick Race, IndyCar Series Season, and The Indy 500. Features realistic AI and team tactics modeled after real IndyCar Series drivers and tems. Learn more about IndyCar Series tactics from the Masterclass, taught by Indianapolis 500 winner Eddie Cheever Jr. Create your own racing drivers and teams with your own personalized car. IndyCar Series TV-style presentation, which enhances the immersive gameplay experience. [Codemasters] Collapse
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  1. Positive: 7 out of 20
  2. Negative: 2 out of 20
  1. 85
    The challenge level is great, the dicing through traffic is adrenalin inducing (I had to force myself to release my death grip on the controller a few times), and the focus required to play is high. It just feels real.
  2. I have to say that the biggest thing that I found really good about IndyCar was the fact that the physics weren’t perfect, but pretty darned close.
  3. Graphics aside, this game is very realistic and sim fans will be rewarded with hours and hours of oval-racing Nirvana.
  4. What ultimately makes IndyCar Series good instead of great is it’s inability to really target an audience.
  5. IndyCar Series does a remarkable job of simulating just about every aspect of the IndyCar season and the world famous Indianapolis 500 right up to the point where you get behind the wheel.
  6. From gameplay modes to bonus stuff and graphics, “IndyCar Series” is to the PS2 what “Flag 2 Flag” was to Dreamcast: a forgettable racing appetizer.
  7. 40
    The physics appear sound and there are plenty of ways to tweak your vehicle, but the game has no spark. Easy mode is too dull and not at all true to the sport, and normal and pro modes are too demanding.

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  1. FernandoC.
    Jun 8, 2003
    I feel that this game is very good in the graphic pictures, and in the way you feel that you are in control if the car you actually feel that you are there in the car. Expand