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Reviewed: Test Drive Le Mans
Developer: Eutechnyx
Publisher: Infogrames
Genre Type: Racing Simulation
ESP: $29.99
Required System: PII266, 32mb Ram, 575mb HD, 8mb 3D Accelerator, Win95+
Reviewer's System: PII300mhz, 192mb Ram, G400, Vortex2, DX7.0a, Win98
Related Games: Need for Speed II, Nascar 2000, Official Formula 1 Racing
ESRB Rating: Everyone
Overall Rating:
Author: Chris Kim       Date: April 4th 2000
Page: 1

Game Review:

In the past, the name Test Drive has commonly been associated with a mediocre racing game series that has been pushed to the edge with countless releases that continue to push the mediocre label. The latest releases under the Test Drive label have been Test Drive 6 (check out the review) and Test Drive Off-Road 3 (check out the review), both of which were fairly poor releases. While each game improved slightly on the its predecessor, they didn't improve the game enough to make them yet worth purchasing. These games broke almost every rule that should be followed by all racing games--realistic physics, fun racing modes, and extra features to keep the game fresh and new. Yet again and again, new Test Drive games keep popping up despite the fact that the series has a very bad reputation and there are not a whole lot of fans of the series. Even though the series has been shunned, that doesn't seem to stop Infogrames from bringing out more and more titles under the same label. Well, forget any recollection about the Test Drive series and prepare for a new direction, Test Drive Le Mans is here and takes a turn for the better.

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Added:  Tuesday, April 04, 2000
Reviewer:  Chris Kim
Score:
Page: 1/5

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