OutRun 2006 Coast to Coast
Feel the wind in your hair and the pull of
the V12 as you power your way along the highways and byways, a girl by
your side and open country before you. With blistering graphics, remixes
of the original sound tracks and gameplay that demands one more play.
Encounter the best that OutRun has to offer across 30 glorious stages,
including the original OutRun2 and OutRun2 SP arcade stages - from the
sun-drenched sands of Palm Beach to the charms of Cape Way and Ancient
Ruins, through to the wonders of the Milky Way and heights of Skyscraper
stages. With online gameplay, PSP connectivity and an all-new license
mode, which route will you take?
OutRun 2006 Coast to Coast is the latest
edition of the extremely popular Outrun series that was spawned during
the 1980's. Since its original incarnation, there have been many sequels
but most failed to capture the true spirit of the first title but this
current edition is easily the best of the mythos. Once again your
beautiful girlfriend returns on another thrilling spin through the
Outrun universe that this includes a few left spins such as UFO's and
even beach balls.
glorious stages, including the original OutRun2 and OutRun2 SP
NET PLAY racing for up to six players, both head-to-head and co-op.
New mission structure and platform-specific missions.
Fully licensed and approved by Ferrari: players can choose from one
of 12 different Ferrari models including the all-new F430 and
Superamerica in standard, lightly and highly tuned forms.
PSP connectivity: unlock PSP-exclusive content and transfer it back
to the PS2 and vice versa.
Memory Stick Duo: 1504KB Minimum
Wireless Compatible (Ad-Hoc Mode): 1-6 Players
Wireless Compatible (Infrastructure Mode): 1-6 Players
The gameplay of OutRun 2006 Coast to Coast is simplicity at its best and
the object of the game is to finish the race by not only beating the
clock but also your own personal best. Apart from racing at ridiculous
high speeds, gamers can also perform a variety of manoeuvres from slides,
spins, drifts and even shimmies. Apart from the stock standard gameplay
arcade mode, the developers have also included an interesting game mode
called "Heart Attack" that throws a variety of mini-car quests at the
gamer that they complete before the time expires. In addition to the new
"Heart Attack" mode, OutRun also features a great multiplayer mode that
allows gamers to race their friends and enemies in some of the best darn
multiplayer racing fun.
Similar to the original game, OutRun 2006 Coast to Coast features 15
varied and different stages that challenges gamers of all different
levels as they race against the clock. Ironically, many of the features
of the first game have returned and players must also select which route
their Ferrari shall take, with one alternative focusing on ease with the
other on difficulty but with a faster time. To make matters more
exciting or frustrating... the player is pitted against a plethora of
obstacles that not only include other traffic but also environmental
The control system of OutRun 2006 is a joy on the PSP with
the analog and D-Pad used to control the car within the gaming world.
Unlike the more serious racers on the market at the moment, OutRun
2006 is pure entertainment that not only allows the novice gamer to pick
it up in no time but also gives more experiences gamers a true run for
OutRun 2006 Coast to Coast also features a myriad of unlockable goodies
such as new cars, tracks and even music. In order to unlock these new
features, players must accumulate OutRun miles that basically monitors
the player through whatever endeavours the engage in during the game
which truly enhances the gameplay factor.
Graphically, OutRun 2006 is a visual treat on the PSP and
features exceptionally sharp and colourful graphics. Match that with
detailed polygons with a plethora of special effects from lighting,
reflective surfaces and smoke effects and you have a visually impressive
title. It should also be noted that the background environments are
extremely detailed and although not appearing too realistic are a "tad" cartoony that pays homage to the colourful universe of OutRun. As with
the graphics, the sound effects and musical score have been
professionally implemented into the game that go hand-in-hand with the
If you're expecting a realistic racer, then you better look elsewhere
because OutRun 2006 Coast to Coast is as about as "arcadey" as you
can get, without taking itself too seriously. Great graphics,
addictive game and just pure adrenaline pumping fun, this game should
please just about everyone!