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Generally favorable reviews- based on 189 Ratings

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  • Summary: Experience the drive of your life as you throw yourself around 45 challenging tracks in one of 16 fully upgradeable cars. Fences will shatter, tyre walls will explode, water tanks and barrels will fly across the track into other cars. Every time you lose control, you will truly feel theExperience the drive of your life as you throw yourself around 45 challenging tracks in one of 16 fully upgradeable cars. Fences will shatter, tyre walls will explode, water tanks and barrels will fly across the track into other cars. Every time you lose control, you will truly feel the weight of the car as it collides with and destroys a barn, or smashes into the pack of cars ahead of you, and with 40 deformable pieces on every car sparks are guaranteed to fly! Anything you destroy or alter stays a part of the race, increasing the carnage to unprecedented levels! Broken fences, free rolling tyres, and even mangled parts of cars are left scattered around the track, increasing the mayhem with every lap. An extensive championship mode will keep you 'FlatOut' for months on end, as you battle through a huge variety of races, mini-games and the most outrageous arenas of destruction you could possibly imagine. Unparalleled realistic scenery and debris damage with fully destructible driving environments with 3000 + items on each track to smash. [Empire Interactive] Expand
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 12 out of 21
  2. Negative: 2 out of 21
  1. The handling is remarkable, and the fact the tracks are littered with obstacles that bounce and crash realistically makes it all the more fun. Throw in excellent damage modelling and it's plain to see that this game has nailed the core mechanics of an addictive racer perfectly.
  2. I’d like to thank BugBear for finally spending the time to deliver a fantastic damage model in a racing game.
  3. A fun racing title with excellent graphics, good music, and a novel use of rag-doll and environmental physics that work quite well during races and bonus games. Its tracks are challenging and varied.
  4. For those who just want to race fast, wreck hard, and look good doing it, FlatOut fits the bill.
  5. PC Format
    74
    Fast, fun, and tasteless, but too many misfires to make it a winner. [Christmas 2004, p.108]
  6. 70
    Multiplayer is the business and the bonus modes will be played for months to come. Too bad full online isn't in this PC version.
  7. FlatOut has all the makings of a great budget games, except that it's not great and that it's not budget priced.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 25 out of 33
  2. Negative: 3 out of 33
  1. MatthiasL
    Nov 5, 2004
    10
    Best racing game i've seen in years! Fun fast paced action and destrution everything that the racing game should be. Far better then theBest racing game i've seen in years! Fun fast paced action and destrution everything that the racing game should be. Far better then the yearly update of NFS. Expand
  2. SamF.
    Oct 1, 2006
    10
    Awesome game. Every car handles great with physics and realistic damage. The only thing needed is a console controller for the PC Or an Awesome game. Every car handles great with physics and realistic damage. The only thing needed is a console controller for the PC Or an adapter because playing with keyboard takes away from the game. Expand
  3. Nov 23, 2015
    10
    The game is just amazing. I love play this game. For me this game is amazing ! Nothing more to comment because this game is amazing ! I rateThe game is just amazing. I love play this game. For me this game is amazing ! Nothing more to comment because this game is amazing ! I rate this 10/10 Collapse Expand
  4. JamesS.
    Nov 15, 2004
    9
    Great fun and continues on where rally trophy left off!
  5. Jan 22, 2018
    8
    Этот текст здесь для того что бы оценка отобразилась в моем профиле. Сорян.
  6. RiseFall
    Dec 22, 2004
    8
    Graphics: 9 Sound: 6 Play factor: 9 Lasting: 5 Total: 7 Comment: is almost 10 years that i was expecting for a game similar to Destruction Graphics: 9 Sound: 6 Play factor: 9 Lasting: 5 Total: 7 Comment: is almost 10 years that i was expecting for a game similar to Destruction Derby like this. Expand
  7. AGamer
    Sep 15, 2008
    1
    Utter rubbish - play it for about 5 minutes and you'll be bored. Avoid it like herpes. If you want a decent racing game for little $$, Utter rubbish - play it for about 5 minutes and you'll be bored. Avoid it like herpes. If you want a decent racing game for little $$, NFS Most Wanted, done. Expand

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