Nascar Thunder 2004 (Original Xbox) by Electronic Arts



Nascar Thunder 2004 (Xbox) by Electronic Arts Box Art




Release Date
September 16, 2003.

High Definition Resolutions Supported: 480p
Widescreen Supported (16:9): Yes
System Link Support: Unknown

Average Overall Score:
6.67 / 10
66.7%

Description

NASCAR Thunder 2004 puts gamers behind the wheel in a world where grudges and alliances mean the difference between victory lane and disaster. You re no longer just racing a track, youre racing a pack of 42 real world stars who think for themselves, remember your every move, and arent afraid to pay you back. Revenge may be around the next corner or at the next race, as you scream through 23 authentic tracks or hone your road racing skills on 11 fantasy tracks. The key to success is building alliances that carry from race to race and season to season in an improved career mode that challenges drivers to manage sponsors, teams, garages, and crews while building a 20-year racing legacy. Online or on your own, racing just became a contact sport.

Screenshots

Wednesday, July 16, 2003

User Reviews

Score: 67
Overall User Average: 6.67 / 10 (66.7%)
Gameplay User Average: 8.00 / 10
Graphics User Average: 8.00 / 10
Sound User Average: 7.00 / 10
fastback69
Date reviewed: February 21, 2004.

Overall: Same as the first two, but with quit a few more things to unlock etc... by far more realistic then the first two. No "live" but still worth to buy.
Gameplay: The gameplay is better then ever in 2004. more options with your team,car,garage,shop etc. you can no longer bash your way to the front in any given race, not even rookie setting. season and career modes are more realistic as well.
Graphics: the best graphics to date for any Nascar game. Not much better then the previous two, but better indeed.
Sound: The sound has improved, music getting better as well. I think there is still room for improvement here.
Suggestions: "Xbox live", with all the hardcore Nascar fans out there it would probably be one of the best selling games ever.


Overall: 100 %
Gameplay: 100 %
Graphics: 100 %
Sound: 90 %

nascarfan29
Date reviewed: February 21, 2004.

Overall: If you are a NASCAR fan, of course, every year you must get the newest version. For the casual gamer, is this version for you? Maybe. The addition of the grudges/alliances is by far the biggest improvement. Also added to the '04, sort of a "NASCAR 101", I assume to help those not necessarily familiar with certain aspects of the sport. This verison is by far the best, and probably one of the more difficult to date. Win at Daytona, but perhaps bumped someone too hard? They may come looking for you next week at Rockingham. I like this addition to the game, but sometimes the AI really goes out of their way to ruin a good run you might have.
Gameplay: Gee, let's see....you set-up your car, practice with the settings chosen, you qualify, then race. Not too hard, huh?
If you're not a NASCAR fan, don't buy this game. Its not easy to win a race, on any setting.
Graphics: If only the graphics were as nice as the Papy (PC) version...
Nothing too spectacular here. I have seen some framerate loss, kinda disappointing. Watching the sun set, fade into darkness is cool though.
Sound: BORING! Doesn't anyone at EA know how to reproduce the sound of an 800-HP engine? Crashes sound nice.
Suggestions: LIVE LIVE LIVE!!!!
Please let me race against others!
Improve the sounds, make them more realistic. Learn how to use the visual power of the XBOX.


Overall: 80 %
Gameplay: 80 %
Graphics: 70 %
Sound: 50 %

bigB_3
Date reviewed: December 22, 2003.

Overall: Good NASCAR series. Nice graphics and gameplay. Awesome NASCAR simulation. NASCAR Thunder 2003 is just as good. No real need to buy the 2004 Thunder because EA has chosen to shun XBOX Live and online users. No Multiplayer online makes this game useless.
Gameplay: Cars look awesome. The gameplay is smoothe as hell. The tracks are very realistic and totally fun to try and master. No Live multiplayer makes this game a flop.
Graphics: Graphics are the best yet. The smoke looks very realistic. The sun shines in your eyes enough to make you squinnt. The cars are nice.
Sound: Sounds like cars crashing and metal smashing. The engine roar could be improved but otherwise the sound is nice.
Suggestions: I will not buy any other EA title until they support online play. I am paying $49.99 for an XBOX title that has less features than the PS2 version. I don't think so. Save your money and buy Thunder 2003 for $19.99. Boycott EA Games until they offer Live support. No Madden Live, No NASCAR Live, no thanks EA.


Overall: 20 %
Gameplay: 60 %
Graphics: 70 %
Sound: 70 %

Nascar Thunder 2004 News

Logitech NASCAR Racing Wheel
Logitech has released some new details on its NASCAR Racing Wheel, including a $59.99 price tag, while no release date has been set it is expected to be released sometime before Thanksgiving.

Site Statistics

Registered Members: 44,285
Forum Posts: 725,530
Xbox One Titles: 880
Xbox 360 Titles: 1,084
Xbox 360 Kinect Titles: 95
Xbox 360 Arcade Titles: 584
Original Xbox Titles: 850
Staff Reviews: 1,574
Member Reviews: 10,339
News Articles: 13,662
Screenshots: 29,934
Xbox 360 Achievements: 45,112
Xbox 360 Faceplates: 2,016
Cheat Codes: 1,706

Latest News








See News Archives

Community Forum Activity

Xbox One Manette E317 en vente sur ebay
Post by oryanphine
1 Replies, 77 Views

Xbox 360 Summer Intern Celebration 2009
Post by oryanphine
0 Replies, 122 Views

Xbox One Limbo
Post by oryanphine
2 Replies, 174 Views

Anyone else feel like they hit a stalemate?
Post by DABUC
2 Replies, 221 Views

Does anyone know how to teabag 343 Guilty Spark in Halo?
Post by shrew king
2 Replies, 461 Views

Xbox One Nike Einhalb 43
Post by oryanphine
0 Replies, 475 Views

Manette Xbox 360 Live is 5ive Llamma en vente sur Ebay
Post by oryanphine
1 Replies, 419 Views

Manette Xbox 360 Live Turns Five en vente sur Ebay
Post by oryanphine
0 Replies, 294 Views

Xbox Collectible Shoes Adidas Nastase Rod Laver en vente sur Ebay
Post by oryanphine
1 Replies, 526 Views

Faceplate Xbox 360 Prototype Caution Black and Orange en vente sur Ebay
Post by oryanphine
1 Replies, 393 Views

Checking In 15 Years & Changes
Post by MixMasta
3 Replies, 2175 Views

Xbox Design Lab Controller Package
Post by oryanphine
5 Replies, 926 Views

Looking for Gears of War faceplates!
Post by jtcustoms
8 Replies, 1145 Views

Upgraded 360 to One S, some XBLA games not showing as purchased
Post by DJ tx
4 Replies, 884 Views

Used version of Diablo 3
Post by Kamshaft
2 Replies, 810 Views

© 2000-2017 XboxAddict.com - All rights reserved. All trademarks are properties of their respective owners.
Xbox is a registered trademark of Microsoft. XboxAddict.com is not affiliated with Microsoft.

Made in Canada
Site Design by Cameron Graphics