V-Rally 2: Expert Edition

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V-Rally 2: Expert Edition
System(s): Sega Dreamcast
Publisher: Infogrames, Infogrames, Inc. (USA)
Developer:
Licensor: Audi, Citroën, Fiat, Ford, Hyundai, Lancia, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Peugeot, Renault, Seat, Subaru, Toyota, Vauxhall
Peripherals supported: Jump Pack, Race Controller, Visual Memory Unit, Dreamcast VGA Box
Genre: Racing

















Number of players: 1-4
Official in-game languages:
  • English
  • Français
  • Deutsch
  • Release Date RRP Code
    Sega Dreamcast
    US
    $29.9929.99[2] T-15110N
    ESRB: Everyone
    Sega Dreamcast
    DE
    DM 109109[9] T-15105D-18
    USK: 6
    Sega Dreamcast
    ES
    T-15105D-81
    ELSPA: 3+ OK
    Sega Dreamcast
    FR
    T-15105D-59
    SELL: Tous Publics
    Sega Dreamcast
    UK
    £39.9939.99[6][7] T-15105D-05
    ELSPA: 3+ OK
    Sega Dreamcast
    FR/NL
    T-15105D-59
    SELL: Tous Publics
    Sega Dreamcast
    ES/PT/IT
    T-15105D-81
    Sega Dreamcast
    AU
    $89.9589.95[12]
    Non-Sega versions

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    V-Rally 2: Expert Edition, known as Test Drive V-Rally in North America, is a rally game for the Sega Dreamcast and a sequel to the game, V-Rally. It was known as V-Rally 2: Millennium Edition during development.

    Gameplay

    Cars

    World Rally Cars

    Peugeot 206
    Hyundai Coupe
    Corolla Brundle
    Mitsubishi Lancer
    Toyota Corolla
    Subaru Impreza
    Ford Focus
    Seat Cordoba
    Skoda Octavia
    Ford Escort WRC

    2L Kit-Cars

    Peugeot 206
    Ciroen Xsara
    Seat Ibiza
    Renault Megane
    Vauxhall Astra

    1.6L Kit-Cars

    Citroen Saxo
    Peugeot 106
    Nissan Micra

    Bonus Cars

    Ford Escort VRally
    Lancia Stratos
    Renault R8 Gordini
    Peugeot 205
    Audi Quattro
    Renault 5 Turbo 2
    Fiat 131 Abarth
    Toyota Celica GT4
    Renault Alpine A110
    Peugeot 405 T16

    Tracks

    French Alps
    Finland
    Portugal
    Argentina
    England
    New Zealand
    Sweden
    Spain
    Italy
    Indonesia
    Corsica
    Australia

    Versions

    Localised names

    Also known as
    Language Localised Name English Translation
    English V-Rally 2: Expert Edition V-Rally 2: Expert Edition
    English (US) Test Drive V-Rally Test Drive V-Rally

    Magazine articles

    Main article: V-Rally 2: Expert Edition/Magazine articles.

    Promotional material

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    Print advert in GamePro (US) #141: "June 2000" (2000-0x-xx)
    also published in:
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    Print advert in Dreamcast Magazine (UK) #11: "No. 11" (2000-07-13)
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    Artwork

    Physical scans

    Sega Retro Average 
    Publication Score Source
    {{{{{icon}}}|L}} Division by zero.
    Based on
    0 review
    Sega Retro Average 
    Publication Version Score
    576 Konzol (HU)
    86
    [14]
    576 Konzol (HU)
    75
    [15]
    Arcade (UK) PAL
    50
    [16]
    Consoles + (FR) PAL
    92
    [17]
    Computer & Video Games (UK) PAL
    75
    [6]
    Dreamcast Monthly (UK) PAL
    90
    [18]
    DC-UK (UK) PAL
    80
    [19]
    Dreamcast Magazine (UK) PAL
    86
    [7]
    Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) NTSC-U
    83
    [20]
    Entsiklopediya igr dlya Dreamcast (RU)
    74
    [21]
    Fun Generation (DE) PAL
    90
    [22]
    GameFan (US) NTSC-U
    87
    [23]
    GameZine (UK)
    90
    [24]
    Gamers' Republic (US) NTSC-U
    91
    [25]
    Hyper (AU) PAL
    91
    [12]
    MAN!AC (DE) PAL
    90
    [26]
    Mega Fun (DE) PAL
    91
    [27]
    Official Dreamcast Magazine (UK) PAL
    70
    [28]
    Official Dreamcast Magazine (US) NTSC-U
    80
    [29]
    PSX Extreme (PL)
    80
    [30]
    Power Unlimited (NL)
    75
    [31]
    Sega Magazin (DE) PAL
    89
    [9]
    Master Games (BG)
    80
    [32]
    Sega Dreamcast
    82
    Based on
    23 reviews

    V-Rally 2: Expert Edition

    Dreamcast, US
    VRally2 DC US Box Back.jpgVRally2 DC US Box Front.jpg
    Cover
    Test Drive V-Rally DC US Disc.jpg
    Disc
    TestDriveVRally DC US Manual.pdf
    Manual
    TestDriveV-RallyDCUSInlay.jpg
    Inlay
    Dreamcast, UK
    VRally2 DC UK Box Back.jpgVRally2 DC UK Box Front.jpg
    Cover
    VRally2 DC EU Disc.jpg
    Disc
    Dreamcast, FR/NL
    VRally2 DC FR-NL Box Back.jpgVRally2 DC FR-NL Box Front.jpg
    Cover
    VRally2 DC EU Disc.jpg
    Disc
    Dreamcast, DE
    VRally2 DC DE back.jpgNospine-small.pngVRally2 DC DE front.jpg
    Cover
    VRally2 DC EU Disc.jpg
    Disc
    Dreamcast, ES/PT/IT
    VRally2 DC 81 back.jpgNospine-small.pngVRally2 DC 81 front.jpg
    Cover
    VRally2 DC EU Disc.jpg
    Disc

    Technical information

    Main article: V-Rally 2: Expert Edition/Technical information.

    ROM dump status

    System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
    Sega Dreamcast
     ?
    CRC32
    MD5
    SHA-1
    GD-ROM (US)
    Sega Dreamcast
     ?
    CRC32
    MD5
    SHA-1
    GD-ROM (EU)
    Sega Dreamcast
     ?
    CRC32
    MD5
    SHA-1
    2000-01-25 GD-R Page
    Sega Dreamcast
     ?
    CRC32
    MD5
    SHA-1
    2000-03-06 GD-R Page
    Sega Dreamcast
     ?
    CRC32
    MD5
    SHA-1
    2000-07-12 GD-R Page

    References

    1. http://ebworld.com:80/ebx/categories/homepages/dreamcast.asp (Wayback Machine: 2000-10-11 02:57)
    2. 2.0 2.1 Press release: 2000-10-18: Infogrames, Inc. Puts Gamers Behind the Wheel of the World's Top Licensed Rally Cars With Test Drive V-Rally for Sega Dreamcast--In Stores This Week
    3. http://www.chipsworld.co.uk/detProd.asp?ProductCode=2106 (Wayback Machine: 2003-11-26 05:31)
    4. Official Dreamcast Magazine, "June 2000" (UK; 2000-05-11), page 40
    5. https://groups.google.com/g/uk.games.video.dreamcast/c/sWF6gPtdlVU/m/tjqZ-puk6WMJ
    6. 6.0 6.1 Computer & Video Games, "July 2000" (UK; 2000-06-14), page 99
    7. 7.0 7.1 Dreamcast Magazine, "No. 9" (UK; 2000-05-18), page 62
    8. http://www.micromania.fr/cgi-micromania/tri3.pl?criteria=DREAMCAS;status=1 (Wayback Machine: 2000-06-21 04:04)
    9. 9.0 9.1 Sega Magazin, "Juli 2000" (DE; 2000-06-05), page 20
    10. http://www.centromail.es:80/nuevo/consolas/dc.asp (Wayback Machine: 2000-06-21 21:20)
    11. http://www.futuregamez.net:80/outnow/dc.html (Wayback Machine: 2001-07-31 23:17)
    12. 12.0 12.1 Hyper, "September 2000" (AU; 2000-xx-xx), page 76
    13. Electronic Gaming Monthly, "July 2000" (US; 2000-06-06), page 16
    14. 576 Konzol, "Június-Július 2000" (HU; 2000-xx-xx), page 41
    15. 576 Konzol, "Február 2001" (HU; 2001-xx-xx), page 38
    16. Arcade, "July 2000" (UK; 2000-06-20), page 74
    17. Consoles +, "Juin 2000" (FR; 2000-0x-xx), page 112
    18. Dreamcast Monthly, "June 2000" (UK; 2000-05-11), page 66
    19. DC-UK, "June 2000" (UK; 2000-05-12), page 72
    20. Electronic Gaming Monthly, "October 2000" (US; 2000-09-05), page 176
    21. Entsiklopediya igr dlya Dreamcast, "Izdaniye chetvertoye, dopolnennoye" (RU; 2002-xx-xx), page 263
    22. Fun Generation, "07/2000" (DE; 2000-06-21), page 70
    23. GameFan, "Volume 8, Issue 10: October 2000" (US; 2000-xx-xx), page 19
    24. GameZine (UK) (+0:00)
    25. Gamers' Republic, "September 2000" (US; 2000-xx-xx), page 46
    26. MAN!AC, "07/2000" (DE; 2000-06-07), page 69
    27. Mega Fun, "07/2000" (DE; 2000-06-07), page 60
    28. Official Dreamcast Magazine, "May 2000" (UK; 2000-04-06), page 10
    29. Official Dreamcast Magazine, "November 2000" (US; 2000-10-03), page 114
    30. PSX Extreme, "03/2001" (PL; 2001-0x-xx), page 40
    31. Power Unlimited, "xxxx xxxx" (NL; xxxx-xx-xx), page 34
    32. Master Games, "Dekemvri 2000" (BG; 2000-xx-xx), page 36


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