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ATV: Quad Power Racing 2 xbx Game Reviews
ATV: Quad Power Racing 2
Critic Score
Metascore: 68 Metascore out of 100
User Score  
7.0 out of 10
based on 17 reviews
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ATV: Quad Power Racing 2 is all about big tricks, big boots to the face and big finishes. It's arcade ATV racing like you always wanted it to be. ATV Quad Power Racing 2 combines 10 of the top pro riders in the world (including Dana Creech, Kory Ellis and Tim Farr) and 40+ real-life sponsors with the fast, edge of your seat, arcade gameplay the fans of the original know and love. Get ready to get injured. [Acclaim]

DEVELOPER: Climax Studios
GENRE(S): Racing
ESRB RATING: E (Everyone)
RELEASE DATE: January 28, 2003

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Armchair Empire
Despite the insanely difficult and nearly impossible Challenge mode and the sometimes-unfair violent behavior on the part of the A.I.-controlled racers, a good visual presentation, great trick system and tough races make ATV: Quad Power Racing 2 a good addition to the Xbox racing library.
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Xbox Evolved
There really couldn’t have been much of a better way to start off the Xbox ATV collection than this game. It offers you hours and hours of constant gameplay that never seems to get old or repetitive. Once you beat it though, beware – this game doesn’t have too much depth after you unlock everything.
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Biggest letdown: the lack of open worlds to roam and trick around in. [Mar 2003, p.51]
Game Informer
It has a good sense of speed and physics, and the tracks accentuate these qualities quite well. [Apr 2003, p.93]
Electronic Gaming Monthly
The control is a bit sloppy, but the tracks really improve as the game progresses. [Mar 2003, p.134]
A decent racer, but unresponsive controls prevent the Xbox version of QPR2 from outshining the pack.
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Some of the game’s courses are a bit on the bland side. To me this is entirely unacceptable, as the developers had obviously proven that beautiful course design was possible with the power of the Xbox.
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Play Magazine
If you own multiple consoles - although the game is solid across all three platforms - the Xbox game takes the prize, with eight competitors to the GC and PS2's six, along with a four-player mode compared to the other consoles' two. [Mar 2003, p.64]
An enjoyable yet unoriginal game.
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GamerWeb Xbox
Other visual effects are absolutely horrid, such as driving through water. I expected a little bit more polish environmentally.
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The racing aspect of the game is the most complete part of ATV: QPR2, but the most entertaining part, tricking, is a bit too difficult.
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Cheat Code Central
The trick system is easy to use, maybe too easy. There's not a lot of depth... Very straightforward in every respect and that's why I think it's perfect for a rental.
Official Xbox Magazine
The game behind the skimpy clothes fails to impress... The play balance is simply no fun. [Mar 2003, p.78]
ATV: Quad Power Racing 2 is to the PS2's "ATV Offroad Fury 2," as peas and carrots are to filet of Wild Virginia Bass with melted Savoy cabbage and Spanish caper emulsion.
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The core mechanics and the main race modes are enjoyable enough that someone looking specifically for an ATV racing game will have some fun.
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Xbox Nation Magazine
No matter how easy it is to do, kicking someone off his four-wheeler never stops being satisfying. [Apr/May 2003, p.93]
Gaming Age
The novelty of kicking your friends from their bike in the heat of a race won't last forever, so once that aspect of the fun wears off so does any urge to hunker down to a night of ATV Quad Power Racing 2.
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What Our Users Said

Vote Now! The average user rating for this game is 7.0 (out of 10) based on 2 User Votes
Note: User votes are NOT included in the Metascore calculation.

Jugster Jam gave it a 7:
The graphics are about the same as ps2 and look average (your eyes can accept it). The controls are okay and the tricks are the same that you have done in other games. The tracks and diff gameplay makes the game longer and is worth the money if you spend your money carefully and need a game to last you longer time if you survive on teenage cash.

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