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Average Player Score Based on 208 ratings
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Score Breakdown Based on 208 ratings
  1. 10 (26)
  2. 9 (23)
  3. 8 (65)
  4. 7 (41)
  5. 6 (14)
  6. 5 (13)
  7. 4 (10)
  8. 3 (3)
  9. 2 (3)
  10. 1 (10)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • User Rating:7.3

    pretty good

    This is an ok game. Its the only nascar game I have. You can do tournaments and stuff. (For 1 player mode) Pick from your favorite racers. You can have short races, or ones with a few hundred laps. The 2 player mode is r... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful

What Gamespot Users have to say about NASCAR Heat 2002

  • User Rating:9.7

    This is one of the best NASCAR games out. Despite the marketing for NASCAR Thunder, Heat beats it out for most people. The multi-player play is much better than others and the game has the best option of all time: ... Read Full Review

    3 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.5

    Surprsinly realistic. Nascar fans should check this out.

    There's actually not much I have to say this game. Basically, if you're a Nascar fan, you might as well get it, as it's good as or even better than Nascar Thunder. The Good: -Despite it's realism, the game is easy to... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:5.4

    first of all i got this thinking ohhhh it wont be to hard....<br /> you cant even catch up with the leader!!!

    first of all i got this thinking ohhhh it wont be to hard.... you cant even catch up with the leader!!! so if your gonna get this to actually do a race dont get this game get midnight driver club (ill do a review on tha... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7.3

    pretty good

    This is an ok game. Its the only nascar game I have. You can do tournaments and stuff. (For 1 player mode) Pick from your favorite racers. You can have short races, or ones with a few hundred laps. The 2 player mode is r... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:7

    The difficulty varies so widely, it really takes away from the fun.

    I've been not only a Nascar fan but a racing and car fan all my life, the version of this game for the original Playstation was a disaster so I figured this being on the Xbox it couldn't be too bad, I was almost right. T... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:4

    Don't play it.

    Released: May 6, 2002 Publisher: Atari Developer: Crawfish Interactive Game Genre: Stock Car Racing ESRB Rating: E for Everyone Opening Thoughts: Looks like Atari hasn't gotten used to the newer graphics. T... Read Full Review

    0 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • User Rating:8.8

    Vroom Vroom!

    Me, a good fan of nascar and video games. Well, now what? A nascar video game! This is a good game, full of great races speed, and freedom! You know like doing flips destroying Jeff Gorden's Car in the pit stops, getting... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful