Indy Racing 2000

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Indy Racing 2000
Indyracing2000.JPG
Cover art
Developer(s) Paradigm Entertainment
Publisher(s) Infogrames
Platform(s) Nintendo 64
Release date(s)
  • NA June 9, 2000
Genre(s) Racing
Mode(s) Single-player, multiplayer
Distribution Cartridge

Indy Racing 2000 is a racing game for the Nintendo 64 it was released in 2000. The game is based on the 1999 season and the game races a 20 car field. There are a few modes of play. There is single race, Championship, Two player and Gold Cup. There are 9 tracks and 11 races. The Gold Cup mode lets you race Midget cars, sprint cars, Formula cars, and Indy cars on fictional tracks (All but 1 are road courses).

Features[edit]

  • Car customization including transmission, tire pressure and gear ratio adjustment.
  • Day and night races.
  • Every official IRL venue.
  • Full Indy Racing League license.
  • 20 drivers and their vehicles based on 1999 season.
  • Single Race, Practice, Competition and Championship modes.
  • Full stat tracking.
  • Automated pit stops in arcade mode vs. full control in simulation mode.
  • Two-player split screen races.
  • Sprint, midget and F2000 cars available within game.
  • Eight road courses.
  • Multiple camera angles during race and replays.
  • Animated pit crews.
  • Heads up display includes draft meter.
  • Soundtrack by expert Bongo Drum player Callum Wait

Reception[edit]

IGN gave Indy Racing 2000 an impressive 8.0 out of 10 despite massive criticism of the graphics stating the game looks the way burning rubber smells.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ IGN Reviews Indy Racing 2000 (N64 version)