18 Wheels of Steel Extreme Trucker 2

Drive a transfer truck on one of many roads across the country

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  • Category Racing games
  • License Trial version
  • Version Demo 1.0
  • Size 738.88 MB
  • Works under Windows 7 / Windows Vista / Windows XP / Windows 8
  • Language English
  • Program by SCS Software

18 Wheels of Steel Extreme Trucker 2 is a trucking (lorry) simulation game for Windows PC.

For players who have ever wondered what it might be like to drive a truck (lorry) for a living and go on long haul trips similar to what the Ice Road Truckers do on TV, 18 Wheels of Steel Extreme Trucker 2 is a PC game which offers a chance to simulate that experience without leaving a comfortable chair at home. Players start out with a single haul truck and can build upon that, ending up with multiple trucks, which are sent on routes located on some of the world's most extreme roads. 18 Wheels of Steel Extreme Trucker 2 offers five locations, which include local elements like rainforest, snow and ice, mud and water.

Players can upgrade through the game and attempt to knock out the competition by being the best driver and fastest trucking company. There is maximum/minimum loads, high-risk cargo, over-sized loads and more available as challenges in 18 Wheels of Steel Extreme Trucker 2. Locales include Montana, Northern Territories, Bangladesh, Bolivia, and Australia.

18 Wheels of Steel Extreme Trucker 2 will require a computer with 620 MB of hard-drive space, Windows XP/Vista/7/8, 1 GB RAM for XP players and 2 GB for Vista operating system players, DirectX Version 9.0c or better, a Video Card with RAM at least 256 MB, and a Pentium 4 or similar processor that runs at 2.2 Ghz or higher.

18 Wheels of Steel Extreme Trucker 2 is rated E for everyone and offers players plenty of dials and controls, which can help monitor how the truck is doing while the game is being played. Some of the reviews for 18 Wheels of Steel Extreme Trucker 2 say that it is an arcade type game rather than a serious simulation.

18 Wheels of Steel Extreme Trucker 2 was created by SCS software and published by Valusoft. It was released on February 16, 2011. Valusoft also produced games like Rise of Nations, Jewel Quest, Bad Piggies, and 18 Wheels of Steel Haulin. 18 Wheels of Steel Haulin and 18 Wheels of Steel American Longhaul are additional titles in the 18 Wheels of Steel Extreme Trucker 2 series.

Pros

  • Good graphics
  • High stakes scenarios
  • Truck monitoring tools

Cons

  • May be overcomplicated for casual gamers
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