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  • genre racing / action / rally
  • download size 432 MB
    ~19 min
  • avg. user rating from 63 user ratings.
  • release date October 31, 1999
  • compatible with Windows (XP, Vista, 7)
  • languages English
  • developer / publisher Activision / Activision
  • game modes single-player, multi-player
  • Bonus content included for FREE with purchase:
  • avatar
  • manual
  • quick reference card

What's cool about it:

  • Get out of the car and car-jack your enemies to nick their ride or run for cover.
  • Fifteen rides to soup up and customize to your liking with an astounding array of weaponry
  • Survive unexpected twists and turns in immense 3D outdoor environments, including urban enviroments, unfinished freeways, and underground sewers.


It’s 1982. Auto-terrorism is running rampant while the U.S. languishes in crisis. Groove Champion goes missing and it’s up to Taurus to find him before he becomes a tire track in an all-out war on wheels. Warm up the engine, reload your roof-mounted machine guns, and head on out to the interstate--Interstate ‘82.

Interstate ‘82 features fully charged vehicular combat along with accurate car-handling physics, including realistic suspension and fishtail spins in over 40 missions. A new feature of Interstate ‘82 is the ability to get out of the car, car-jack another driver’s ride, and even run for cover if the need arises.

Put the pedal to the metal in Interstate ‘82 and fill your enemies with fear and lead!

Age requirements: ESRB Rating: TEEN with Animated Violence, Strong Language, Suggestive Themes.

Minimum system requirements: Windows XP / Windows Vista / Windows 7, 1.8 GHz Processor, 512MB RAM (1 GB recommended), 3D graphics card compatible with DirectX 7 (compatible with DirectX 9 recommended), 2GB HDD, Mouse, Keyboard.

All user reviews:

User reviews:

Entertaining, but a disappointing sequel

Posted on 2012-07-20 10:11:54 byMiathel's avatarMiathel:

If you want an immersive, charming vehicle combat game with stunning funk music, great voice acting, and fun gameplay then check out the prequel - Interstate '76 (also on GoG) instead. It really is the pinnacle of the genre, and I can't recommend it highly enough.
If, however you would rather something a little more arcade like then Interstate '82 might be more your thing. Itread more isn't necessarily a bad game, and somewhat approaches the console spin-off series Vigilante 8 in feel, but in order to do that it loses a lot of what made '76 special.
tl;dr - If you enjoyed '76 then you might have fun with this too, but if you loved '76 you could be in for disappointment.

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A decent game, but not the gem 76 was

Posted on 2012-08-18 13:15:17 byCaptKnoxville's avatarCaptKnoxville:

Interstate 82 is not a bad game per se; however, it suffered from a grave error at the hands of Activision. Interstate 76 was developed by one team and Heavy Gear another. Since Heavy Gear had so many issues Activision switched teams for the franchises so the golden child I76 team went to work on Heavy Gear 2 (an awesome game) and the lackluster Heavy Gear team went to work on I82 which was kind of a flop compared to I76.

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Still gives me a kick

Posted on 2013-01-24 11:21:24 byalvorsam's avataralvorsam:

Yeah, I've played i76, but the only thing I miss personally, are the almost silly abundance of camera views that made me make-believe I was the protagonist in a car-chase-and-crash-movie.
The improved graphics makes it more difficult to return to the '76 — just look at the lighting, reflections on the hood and the trail behind the car when you scream through a shallow lake!read more You can even «do a GTA» and pull a driver out of a vehicle to get possession of it.
I think it's sweet (although I can't really disregard the fact that the in-game soundtrack is completely absent!!)

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