New Trailer & Screens Released For Shift 2

New Trailer & Screens Released For Shift 2

Gameplay features unleashed in detail too

Written by Ashley Woodcock (Dat Boi Treezy) on 27 January 11 at 18:45

EA have released a new trailer for their upcoming game Shift 2: Unleashed.

The trailer features race driver Vaughn Gittin Jr, speaking briefly on how the career will work. Starting as a rookie, you will need to train and practice in racing disciplines such as time attack and drifting. Once you are good enough, you will have a chance to qualify for the World Championship races and begin to take down opponents as you rise to the top of the ranks.

Here's the trailer:



EA also released 11 new screenshots for our viewing pleasure, showcasing some of the sleek and sexy race cars we will be winning championships with, or totalling into other race cars

Here are the screens:

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Also, EA have released a list of the key gameplay features for Shift 2: Unleashed. The list covers details on gameplay, career mode, customisation options, the Autolog system, helmet camera's and much more.

Here is the list courtesy of CVG:

Next Level of Immersion - Experience visceral first-person racing like never before. The all-new helmet cam recreates realistic driver head movements that deliver an unparalleled sensation of speed: lean and tilt into the apex of corners, feel the impact of every scrape, bump, and crash, experience true in-cockpit vibrations, and more.

Change the Game with Autolog - Autolog is a revolutionary system that connects friends and changes the gameplay experience by allowing you to share virtually every aspect of your racing career. Compare Driver Profiles and career status, share and comment on pictures and videos, send challenges, and pull news feeds directly from NFS.com and Speehunters.com. Autolog recommendations amp up the social competition of real-world racing by delivering challenges based on friend activity, creating a dynamic, competitive, fun new way to play both online and offline.

True Realistic Racing - Shift 2: Unleashed redefines the racing simulator genre by bringing the atmosphere of race day to life.. Featuring the FIA GT1 World Championship and GT3 European Championship plus real-world drivers, tracks, and cars, this is truly tomorrow's sim for today's adrenaline-fueled racer.

Amazing Career Depth and Variety - Earn unlocks and participate in multiple racing disciplines on the way to becoming the FIA GT1 World Champion. Featuring everything from new Endurance races to muscle and retro cars, Shift 2: Unleashed gives you the flexibility to choose the path that fits your individual racing style.

Customize for Show or Customize to Win! - Unleash your creativity to turn some of the world's most elite high-performance vehicles into fire-breathing weapons. Customize the engine, the body, the suspension, and much, much more, then put your ultimate racing machine to the test in any mode. Whether your goal is to race a 1000-horsepower Econobox or a tricked-out GTR, you have nearly limitless options to reign supreme on the track where every second counts.

Photo Real Cars and Tracks - Over 130 licensed cars are available including the Nissan GT-R GT1, McLaren MP4-12C, and GUMPERT Apollo. There is also over 50 real-world locations like Bathurst, Spa de Francochamps and Suzuka as well as fictional circuits like downtown London and Shanghai.
Shift 2: Unleashed is ready for release on 24th March for Europe, 25th March for UK, and 29th March for North America.
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Posted on 27 January 11 at 18:49
The first one worth piking up for £10?
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Posted on 27 January 11 at 18:53
tractakid said:The first one worth piking up for £10?short answer: No
Long Answer: NOOOOOOOOOOOO laugh
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tractakid said:The first one worth piking up for £10?If you like racing sim games, go for it. I enjoyed it, I don't know why it has so many haters. Pretty easy achievements too ;)
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Posted on 27 January 11 at 20:20
whatever game the need for speed francise is gonna release, its never gonna be a sim racer.
i heard good things about shift 1, and terrible ones, there is a demo out if you wanna see it for yourself.
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Posted on 27 January 11 at 20:27
Looks good
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just ordered the first one aswell...
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Definitely a rent. Need for Speed shift was not great in terms of actually racing and neither was Hot pursuit. I do not feel this will be any better than shift 1
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Is it just me or does the scions bumper spoiler bother anyone else?
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Mstrofdashadows said:Is it just me or does the scions bumper spoiler bother anyone else?Haha it looks so stupid!
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ThisBloodIsTrue said:tractakid said:The first one worth piking up for £10?If you like racing sim games, go for it. I enjoyed it, I don't know why it has so many haters. Pretty easy achievements too ;)+1

I liked the original shift, it was certainly less boring than Forza3.

Still hate EA though, and guaranteed they'll rape this for DLC roll
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Mstrofdashadows said:Is it just me or does the scions bumper spoiler bother anyone else?Glad you mentioned it! I really wanted to say something about it too, that bumper is just too much! facepalm
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Attractive ;)
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Cannot wait! Absolutely loved Shift and with the addition of Autolog, it'll ratchet up the competition between friends and everyone else on XBL the same way it did for Hot Pursuit.

o VenoX said:Definitely a rent. Need for Speed shift was not great in terms of actually racing and neither was Hot pursuit. I do not feel this will be any better than shift 1I hope you realize that Hot Pursuit was an arcade racer and not a sim, so comparing the two games is ridiculous.

Mstrofdashadows said:Is it just me or does the scions bumper spoiler bother anyone else?While it is distracting it definitely gives the car character.
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Posted on 28 January 11 at 10:33
It's that hard to differentiate arcade racing and sim racing. C'mon
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Just need to stick with the "Hot Pursuit" monopoly.
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I qiute enjoyed the first Shift myself, and looking forward to the next. Though I'll still likely wait a while for a price drop before I grab it.
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Screems look promissing but don't know about the game..
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EA sport is professional in racing games ,, i have played many other games but the real joy in the driving and movement ,effects , shadows ,, EA is he best at all
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I was originally planning on TDU2 being my only racing game purchase this year, but as of now that may not be the case.
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