Great looking effects.
Fun, aggressive racing.
Clever career mode.
Intense, gorgeous racing.
Meaty offline and online modes.
Tons of content and variety.
Great online and Flashback still works well.
Rewind feature is still brilliant.
Good learning curve.
Needed more circuits.
Can't turn off the announcer.
No single-player car upgrades.
May frustrate sim junkies.
Lacks driver aids and cockpit.
Few new ideas and LiveRoutes is a bit of a dud.
By PCGamer on July 08, 2013
It’s no replacement for the game’s 12-player online races (which have a separate, less annoying experience- point system) but it does ensure that the singleplayer career is always a challenge and never a grind.82
By Expert Reviews on June 29, 2013
A stylish arcade-style racer for the times we live in...80
By Techgage on June 24, 2013
I have a confession to make. Despite being a huge fan of Codemasters' racing titles, the original GRID (aka: Race Driver: GRID ) is one I skipped over – but there's no good reason for it. I likely had other games hogging my attention at...-
By InsideGamingDaily on June 19, 2013
Racing die-hards may find GRID 2′s schizophrenic approach to driving physics an interesting curiosity, but you can find any angle of GRID 2′s experience executed more successfully in other games.70
By eTeknix on June 16, 2013
Codemasters have been falling behind in recent years, at least in my opinion and while I used to hold them in high regard for making some of the greatest racing games ever created I just can't help but think that they've somewhat lost their...-
By Strategy Informer on June 13, 2013
Grid 2 is all about the racing. Career mode has no unnecessary fluff, presenting you with a list of races and then handing you the keys. There's a backbone tying it all together - you're competing in a new racing franchise and must accrue fans...85
By New Game Network on June 03, 2013
Grid 2 is a game that is fairly strong across the board, yet doesn't excel in any particular area. Some fans may be disappointed with changes made since the first game, but I wasn't, and there is enough appeal here for new players to give it a...83
By TrustedReviews on May 31, 2013
Given the strength of rivals like Forza Horizon and Need for Speed: Most Wanted and Hot Pursuit, it’s hard to give GRID2 an all-out recommendation, but for fans of console racing it’s still a brilliant buy.70
By IGN on May 28, 2013
Last year’s Dirt Showdown never really knew what it was. Grid 2 does. Its continued shift away from its sim pedigree will still disappoint those of us who fondly recall the Race Driver games of old, but it still a great, modern package. A well-curated car list, a great sense of speed, and a well-thought out career mode combine in a racer that is a lot of fun to play through.80
By Joystiq on May 28, 2013
Grid 2 has its moments, but every racing game comes down to the relationship between car and driver, and here it is almost exclusively an adversarial one. Were the cars more fun to drive, the events more coherently constructed and the AI given a sense of a self-preservation, Grid 2's best moments could have been the norm, instead of the exception that proves the rule.60