Motor Toon Grand Prix 2

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Motor Toon Grand Prix 2
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Motor Toon Grand Prix 2 PAL Cover
Developer(s) SCEI (Polyphony Digital)
Publisher(s) Sony Computer Entertainment
Designer(s) Kazunori Yamauchi
Platform(s) PlayStation, PlayStation Network
Release date(s) PlayStation
  • JP May 24, 1996
  • NA June 10, 1996
  • PAL November 1996
PlayStation Network (PS3 only)
  • JP February 13, 2008
  • NA July 20, 2010
  • PAL June 29, 2011
Genre(s) Racing
Mode(s) Single-player, multiplayer

Motor Toon Grand Prix 2 is a racing game whose development is considered a lead-in to the Gran Turismo series. It was developed by a development group within SCE that was later formed as Polyphony Digital. It was released in the US as Motor Toon Grand Prix since its predecessor never left Japan. In 2002, the game was re-released in Europe in a Twin Pack with Gran Turismo, Kazunori Yamauchi's following game. In 2010, the game was re-released on PlayStation Network.

The game is compatible with Namco's neGcon analogue controller.[1]

Characters[edit]

  • Captain Rock (Pilot)
  • Bolbox (Robot)
  • Penguin Bros. (Mafia Penguins)
  • Princess Jean (Spoiled Princess)
  • Raptor & Raptor (Extra-Terrestrials)
  • Ching Tong Chang (Chinese race car driver)
  • Vanity (Motor-bike driver)
  • Billy the tough (train driver)

Interestingly, Raptor & Raptor drive faster in reverse and the left/right controls are not reversed whilst doing so. [2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Motor Toon Grand Prix 2" cover scans at maxcaratulas.net
  2. ^ "Motor Toon Grand Prix 2" FAQ at gamefaqs.com