Sony’s Playstation 2 definitely has garnered a lot of attention throughout the media, but they have also done a great job with those who love to play video games. Whether you are interested in the sport of auto racing or not, the fact remains that there is plenty of auto racing game for the Playstation and Playstation 2 that are awesome games just waiting for enthusiastic video-gamers to play them. The most popular video game for the Playstation 2, though, which is also an auto racing game, is called Gran Turismo 4. Gran Turismo 4 literally brings the whole auto racing sport to you and it allows you to do so much that many people have decided that this should be the number one game on top of Playstation Two’s list. Here are some features of the auto racing Gran Turismo 4 that you should look out for if you have yet to play the game:
One of the best things that many people love about this auto racing game is the fact that you are allowed to take virtual snapshots of your automobile on the racetrack throughout the game. Whether you have crashed your car or you are just about to cross the finish line, there are all sorts of possible screenshots that you can take a virtual picture of. Because of this feature in this auto racing video game, racers are also able to make a slideshow of the pictures that they took as well. This cool feature will allow you to “remember” the experience as long as you have the game in your possession, but it also allows other auto racing video gamers to try to beat out the competition’s slideshow with even better photographs.
Even though there is a limit to the many cars that can be used throughout the auto racing Gran Turismo 4, there are literally hundreds of automobiles that can be chosen once they’re unlocked. In fact, there are over 700 cars that one is able to choose for him or herself when playing the game. All of these cars contribute to the auto racing adrenaline that many people feel when they’ve eluded a policeman or have just been beaten by their opponent. In addition to the hundreds of cars that are available throughout this popular auto racing game, the video game itself also keeps track of your progress. For example, there are dozens of racing tracks that can be played; with the combination of the track and the cars that are able to be unlocked there is always a percentage in your corner that tells you just how much of the game that you’ve won and accomplished!
As with virtually all the rest of the games that can be played on Playstation 2, the graphics within this auto racing video game are literally phenomenal. For starters, in the last lap of most of the auto races you are not able to “recover” your car if you somehow crash into the wall. Even though this seems like it would be a good feeling for most auto racing enthusiasts, the game and creators of Gran Turismo knew better!
All things considered, Gran Turismo 4 definitely is the best auto racing video game to be put on the Playstation 2 market. With the graphics, automobiles, and photo mode, just to name a few of the exciting features, Gran Turismo 4 rocks the whole video game world!