Knight Rider 2 - PS2

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Knight Rider 2 (PS2)
Also for: PC
Viewed: 3D First-person / Third-person Genre:
Media: CD Arcade origin:No
Developer: Davilex Soft. Co.: Davilex
Publishers: Davilex (GB)
Released: 29 Oct 2004 (GB)
Ratings: PEGI 3+
Accessories: Memory Card
Features: Vibration Function Compatible


Where in today's industry TV-to-game licenses tend to be modern and of a cartoon nature, there are a few developers out there willing to go old-school and revisit some of the past 30 years' most popular, if cheesy, shows to remind players of what they had missed out on. Davilex proved to be one such developer when launched Knight Rider in 2002, and two years on the company has seen fit to bring us a spanking new sequel by the name of Knight Rider 2.

At a basic level, Knight Rider 2 is very much like its older brother. Like Driver, or more similarly Dukes of Hazzard, KR2 is a thoroughbred mission-based driving experience that sees players assume control of a leather-clad Michael and his indestructible motor, K.I.T.T, as they face off against some of the series' most popular 80's villains.

Naturally, the use of K.I.T.T's superior driving skills and abilities are mandatory here, as players are charged with overcoming any number of challenges that happen to include narrow alleys, robots, and even Michael's evil twin-brother, Garth. It's classic 80's, with matching gameplay to boot.

In addition to main game are a series off less intense mini-games that can be unlocked through the main adventure. Those renowned dirt-track races make a welcome return, and there's even the option to enjoy a round of shooting down at the local gallery.

Knight Rider 2 could be considered an acquired taste by some, but it'll no doubt go down well with avid fans of the old TV show.