Nascar 2011: The Game

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Midpack race game

on 5/28/2011

Racing games have progressed a lot in recent years. The best are on computers and are multiplayer networks with amazing detail and realism. Those are what drivers use to train before a race or learn a track they have never been to. NASCAR the game is for kids, not serious video racers. Read More

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NASCAR The Game 2011 takes the next generation of NASCAR racing games to a whole new level finally capturing the very essence of what makes NASCAR America's #1 Motorsport.

Players can choose to play as themselves or as one of the sport's real-world drivers as they battle it out for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship. Each pro driver has the AI characteristics of his or her real world counterpart, setting the stage for intense rivalries played out on the track. Damage is meticulously detailed and multi-car wrecks are the most extreme ever experienced in an officially licensed racing game.


Manufacturer Activision Blizzard
Mfg Part# 76529
SKU 218204329
UPC 047875765290
UPC 14 00047875765290
Format Wii
23 Tracks: All the Official NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Tracks are featured in the game.
3D Styling: Players have complete design freedom to customize their car's paint color, decals, number and sponsor logos.
Career Mode: Players progress through the grandeur of the NASCAR racing championships ? The adrenaline-pumping NASCAR Sprint Cup series. Career mode provides the opportunity to compete at all the real-world NASCAR tracks alongside 42 other NASCAR legends - battling for points, victories, cups, and other race rewards. Drivers perfect their pit-stops, and master their racing reflexes in order to make 'The Chase', the final 10 races towards stardom and the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship.
Controls & HUD: HUD and race controls are fully customizable. Gaming steering wheels from all the main manufacturers are compatible.
Ferocious Damage and Wrecks: Using the Eutechnyx Damage and Wreck System cars are catapulted into the air, barrel-rolling over one another. Metal twists and tears like cloth, whilst sparks and fragments scatter across the track. Debris that litters the track is actual parts off the car. The damage system allows all areas of the car to realistically display damage build up, in direct relation to impacts and action throughout the race. Damaged panels react to inertia and vibrate realistically in relation to the car's velocity.
Online Play: NASCAR The Game 2011 supports online racing, with up to 16 player races and offers players additional modes of gameplay and the chance to increase their online skill rating.Players can join or create private multiplayer lobbies with ease, utilizing a choice of pre-defined race styles and additional race settings to create the race they want. Pit stops, tire wear, fuel consumption and caution flags can all feature in an online race if the player wishes.Players have the freedom to race with any of their cars online, any custom paint schemes and any tuning setups. Online play and split-screen also allows players to race as any of their favorite NASCAR drivers.
Pit Stops: Pit stops and NASCAR go hand in hand. Throughout career mode, single player events and online multiplayer*, pit stop strategy and efficiency is a fun and immersive part of the race.The pit stop sequences in the game mimic that of the real thing. Players witness their crew working efficiently to change all four tyres, refuel and dial out handling deficiencies in the car, all in under 14 seconds. All pit stop animations are fully motion captured from a real NASCAR Sprint Cup team.
Spotter: Spotter feedback informs the player of the drivers in the race that will work with him, to bump draft, block, or slingshot, all in real-time. Invaluable advice from the spotter also alerts the player to any hazards up ahead, opponents closing the gap or attempting to pass, as well as how to react.The player's Spotter advises with VO on the areas of the car concerning the team, as well as make real-time, calculated suggestions on the pit strategy.VO advice is based upon the car's current fuel levels, tire wear, and the player's position in the race, in association with the number of laps left. Even the player's position in the overall standings is taken into account - giving dynamic, informative and invaluable advice to the player.
Tuning: Players are given complete freedom to tune and adjust their car's handling.
Product Type Software
Manufacturer Part Number 76529
Manufacturer Activision Blizzard, Inc
Product Name NASCAR The Game 2011
Package Type Retail
Brand Name Activision
Platform Supported Wii
Features Winning has also never felt so good with the all new interactive celebration mode Not only can you partake on your victory lap doing donuts and burnouts, but for the first time ever, jump out of your car and pump up the crowd, and even back flip off your car in the winner's circle From the 22 real world tracks to full pit stop strategy action, NASCAR The Game 2011 captures the real atmosphere, sense of speed and spectacle that embodies NASCAR The game also includes an in-depth multiplayer mode which allows for 16 players to battle it out for the win online!
Software Name NASCAR The Game 2011
Software Sub Type Racing Game
Software Main Type Game
ESRB Rating E (Everyone)
Maximum Number of Players Supported 16
Multiplayer Supported Yes
Network Compatible Yes
Release Date 2011-02-15
Product Attributes
ESRB Rating E (Everyone)
Game Format Nintendo Wii
Game Genre Simulation / Racing
Max # of Players 16
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