By Mark Brooks
Updated January 24, 2003 at 05:00 AM EST


(Codemasters; PS2, Xbox, PC; Teen) Despite having one of the most unimaginative titles in the history of pixelated sports, Pro Race Driver is one of the better racing titles in recent memory. And its multipath story line adds some flavor to the usual high-speed action. Interestingly, the RPG-like pursuit of sponsors and fame affects almost every aspect of your racer’s life. (The narrative bits ain’t Shakespeare, but they work well enough to advance the story.) PRD will definitely challenge fans looking for something a little different while competing for pole position. B — Mark Brooks