Test Drive Off-Road

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Test Drive Off-Road
Test Drive Off-Road.jpg
Developer(s) Elite Systems (PC)
Electronic Arts (PS)
Publisher(s) NA Accolade
EU Eidos Interactive
JP Coconuts Japan
Series Test Drive
Platform(s) Microsoft Windows, PlayStation
Release date(s) Microsoft Windows
  • NA February, 1997
PlayStation
NA 19970228February 28, 1997
EU 199707July 1997
JP 19970731July 31, 1997
Genre(s) Racing
Mode(s) Single-player, multiplayer

Test Drive Off-Road is a racing game in 1997. It is the first entry in the Test Drive Off-Road series of video games.

Bob Fitzgerald provides the voice as the announcer.

Gameplay[edit]

Game Modes[edit]

Practice Race: It allows the player to choose any vehicle and any course to race on/in.

Mixed League: It consists of 6 cup tournaments on which the player can choose any vehicle to race with.

Class League: Every player has the same vehicle brand in all races. Unlockable/bonus vehicles cannot be used here.

Selectable vehicle brands include Hummer, Jeep, Land Rover, and Chevrolet.

Courses[edit]

  • Country Road
  • Jump Jet
  • Sand Speedway
  • Ridge Runner
  • Devil's Elbow
  • Winter Wonderland
  • Dirt Dash
  • Pharaoh's Curse
  • Sand Trap
  • Under Construction
  • Snowball Express
  • Pipeline Way

Vehicles[edit]

Unlockable/Bonus Vehicles[edit]

If player's vehicle crashed, damage and dents would show on vehicle. If player flipped over, their vehicle would soon be "dropped" in the center of the road. All checkpoints must be driven through before finishing the race. There are always three opponents to challenge in Practice Race mode.

Soundtrack[1][edit]

No. Title Artist Length
1. "Blame"   Gravity Kills  
2. "Enough"   Gravity Kills  
3. "Guilty"   Gravity Kills  
4. "Blame (Instrumental)"   Gravity Kills  
5. "Enough (Instrumental)"   Gravity Kills  
6. "Guilty (Instrumental)"   Gravity Kills  
7. "WCW Thunder Theme (Energized)/Thunder"   Steve Everitt  
8. "Metalhead"   Steve Everitt  
9. "High and Rising"   Steve Everitt  
10. "Full On"   Steve Everitt  
11. "Teutonic Techno"   Steve Everitt  
12. "Manic"   Munro Murray  

Reception[edit]

GameSpot said for the PlayStation version, "Test Drive: Off Road is an acceptable entry in the suddenly crowded field of off-road racing games." GameSpot also rated the game 6.0 (fair). GameSpot said for the PC version, "Test Drive: Off Road is pure arcade action." GameSpot also rated the game 6.3 (fair).[2]

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