Indy Car Series 500

Indy Car Series 500 - PS2 review

I used to think F-1 was boring. Not any more. Indy Car racing is a distant cousin of F-1, a backward mentally impaired cousin with motor neurone disabilities. Only turning left? What kind of test of engineering is this? Indy Car racing is not about skilfully lapping demanding twisting tracks attempting to shave off a few tenths of second here and there it is about turning left for fifty laps or forever, whichever seems to come first.

The sheer awesome feat of concentration required to stick with all 50 laps of the circuits holding one single endless left-hand turn may appeal to some people but probably only to the kind of person who would also quite happily torture a frog to death for fun. The sheer pointlessness of it all kicks in on about lap two after which you stick with it for three more in a sense of shock and in complete denial about the fact that you really are being asked to ONLY TURN LEFT for 50 laps, desperate to find a foothold of potential excitement you can cling to. But this

 
Indy Car Series 500 - PS2 review

optimism slowly fades away to leave the kind of feeling you must get when you hear the click of a landmine underfoot and you watch your friends slowly back away leaving you feeling very alone and helpless. Please do something more fulfilling with your time.

Indy Car Series 500 - PS2 review
Indy Car Series 500 - PS2 review
Indy Car Series 500 - PS2 review
 
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