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Driver: Parallel Lines

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GF Rating
7.0

605 ratings

Critic & User Reviews

GF Rating
4

Weak

not good

posted by Fourbanger (CARMEL, CA) Sep 18, 2006

Member since Sep 2005

This game is not good, it is just a wanta be grand theft auto.

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GF Rating
4

Weak

What about good driving?

posted by lgm2300 (DENVER, CO) May 22, 2006

Member since Jun 2005

1 out of 2 gamers (50%) found this review helpful

Driver jumps the shark on this one by forgetting what was best about the ealier editions - Driving like mad, in a car with great control and physics and then watching a movie of what just happened.

Lame control and cars. I dod not bother going past the 3rd or 4th mission.

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GF Rating
4

Weak

The first of the 10 Commandments of game design:

posted by Sinrise (LONG BEACH, CA) May 15, 2006

Member since Oct 2003

2 out of 6 gamers (33%) found this review helpful

Thou shalt never fail to include a cut scene skipping feature for any game, for any reason.

It's worse when a game has potential and fails miserably than a game that had no expectations. I didn't make it through the Gunman tutorial before turning this game off and promptly sliding it back in the GameFly return envelope. The main reason for the hasty return and the low score is the inability to skip cut scenes. One word: lame. The is no excuse for not coding in a cut scene skipping feature. I refuse to play a game like this, not matter how good it is otherwise. The FMV was pretty well modeled, so much so it as if the developers put more money into FMV than actual game mechanics. The sense of speed in this installment of the Driver franchise is almost nonexistent. I found myself looking at the speedometer more than the road. The city and traffic have a pretty realistic sense but with such a weak sense of speed, even with the so called 'speed effects' and motion blurring, no amount of realism makes up for it. After deciding it was worth giving this game a little more time, I began the Gunman tutorial. After failing that the first time, I was forced to watch the cut scene again... and again from the beginning when I got to the next stage of the tutorial. That's where I pushed eject on my PS2. So, I cannot comment further on this game. Too bad.
Graphics: 5 Sound: 4 Gameplay: 5 FMV: 8
-Sinrise

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