Test Drive 4X4

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Test Drive 4X4
Test Drive Off-Road 2 cover.jpg
North American cover art
Developer(s)Pitbull Syndicate
Publisher(s)Accolade
SeriesTest Drive
Platform(s)PlayStation, Microsoft Windows
ReleasePlayStation
  • NA: 23 October 1998[1]
  • EU: 1999
  • JP: 8 April 1999
Windows
Genre(s)Racing
Mode(s)Single-player, multiplayer

Test Drive 4X4 (known as Test Drive Off-Road 2 in North America) is a racing video game developed by Pitbull Syndicate and published by Accolade for PlayStation and Microsoft Windows.

Development[edit]

The game was announced in late 1997.[3] Test Drive 4x4 uses the Test Drive 4 engine and includes licensed off-road vehicles.[4]

Reception[edit]

The game received "mixed" reviews on both platforms according to the review aggregation website GameRankings.[5][6] In Japan, where the PlayStation version was ported and published by Capcom on 8 April 1999, Famitsu gave it a score of 25 out of 40.[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ GameSpot staff (23 October 1998). "Accolade Ships Off-Road 2 [date mislabeled as "April 28, 2000"]". GameSpot. CBS Interactive. Archived from the original on 18 January 2000. Retrieved 19 April 2021.
  2. ^ Gentry, Perry (6 November 1998). "What's in Stores Next Week". Gamecenter. CNET. Archived from the original on 17 August 2000. Retrieved 6 December 2019.
  3. ^ "In the Studio". Next Generation. No. 37. Imagine Media. January 1998. p. 22. Retrieved 19 April 2021.
  4. ^ "Accolade Kicks Off 1998 With Record Selling Franchise, 12 New Titles And An Increased Focus On Sony PlayStation Market". Accolade. San Jose, CA. 24 March 1998. Archived from the original on 6 December 1998. Retrieved 26 July 2019.
  5. ^ a b "Test Drive: Off-Road 2 for PC". GameRankings. CBS Interactive. Archived from the original on 27 May 2019. Retrieved 19 April 2021.
  6. ^ a b "Test Drive: Off-Road 2 for PlayStation". GameRankings. CBS Interactive. Archived from the original on 1 May 2019. Retrieved 19 April 2021.
  7. ^ Wigmore, Glenn. "Test Drive Off-Road 2 (PC) - Review". AllGame. All Media Network. Archived from the original on 15 November 2014. Retrieved 4 February 2019.
  8. ^ Marriott, Scott Alan. "Test Drive Off-Road 2 (PS) - Review". AllGame. All Media Network. Archived from the original on 15 November 2014. Retrieved 4 February 2019.
  9. ^ Bauman, Steve (16 December 1998). "Test Drive Off-Road 2". Computer Games Strategy Plus. Strategy Plus, Inc. Archived from the original on 23 May 2003. Retrieved 4 February 2019.
  10. ^ Goble, Gord (April 1999). "Into the Ditch (Test Drive Off-Road 2 Review)" (PDF). Computer Gaming World. No. 177. Ziff Davis. p. 205. Retrieved 4 February 2019.
  11. ^ EGM staff (January 1999). "Test Drive Off-Road 2 (PS)". Electronic Gaming Monthly. No. 114. Ziff Davis.
  12. ^ a b "テストドライブ オフロード2 [PS]". Famitsu (in Japanese). Enterbrain. Archived from the original on 4 February 2019. Retrieved 4 February 2019.
  13. ^ "Test Drive Off-Road 2 - PlayStation". Game Informer. No. 69. FuncoLand. January 1999. p. 73.
  14. ^ Air Hendrix (January 1999). "Test Drive Off-Road 2 Review for PlayStation on GamePro.com". GamePro. No. 124. IDG Entertainment. Archived from the original on 15 February 2005. Retrieved 4 February 2019.
  15. ^ Hsu, Tim (November 1998). "Test Drive Off-Road 2 Review (PS)". GameRevolution. CraveOnline. Archived from the original on 9 October 2015. Retrieved 4 February 2019.
  16. ^ Poole, Stephen (12 January 1999). "Test Drive: Off-Road 2 Review (PC) [date mislabeled as "May 2, 2000"]". GameSpot. CBS Interactive. Retrieved 1 December 2018.
  17. ^ Mielke, James (12 November 1998). "Test Drive: Off-Road 2 Review (PS) [date mislabeled as "May 2, 2000"]". GameSpot. CBS Interactive. Retrieved 1 December 2018.
  18. ^ Blevins, Tal (14 January 1999). "Test Drive: Off-Road 2 (PC)". IGN. Ziff Davis. Retrieved 1 December 2018.
  19. ^ Harris, Craig (27 October 1998). "Test Drive: Off-Road 2 (PS)". IGN. Ziff Davis. Retrieved 1 December 2018.
  20. ^ Klett, Steve (January 1999). "Test Drive Off-Road 2". PC Accelerator. No. 5. Imagine Media. p. 94. Retrieved 19 April 2021.
  21. ^ Durham Jr., Joel (March 1999). "Test Drive Off-Road 2". PC Gamer. Vol. 6 no. 3. Imagine Media. Archived from the original on 17 January 2000. Retrieved 4 February 2019.
  22. ^ PSM staff (January 1999). "Review: Test Drive Off-Road 2". PSM. No. 17. Imagine Media. p. 38. Retrieved 19 April 2021.

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