Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune 2
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Maximum Tune 2 logo


Namco Limited


Namco Limited


Yuzo Koshiro



Release Date(s)

Japan: April 25, 2005
USA: 2005


Arcade racing


Single player, Multiplayer

Input Methods

Steering wheel, gear shift, pedals

Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune 2 (also known as Maximum Tune 2, or simply Maxi 2) is an arcade racing video game developed and published by NAMCO and based on the Wangan Midnight manga. It is the sequel to Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune and a third entry of the Wangan Midnight arcade series and was released in 2005 in both Japan and the United States.

New Features[edit | edit source]

Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune 2 includes all the features from Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune, plus some new features:

  • New Mode: 10 Outrun Mode
  • New Course:
  • Story Mode expanded to 80 stages, with Stages 41-80 based on the story of the manga
  • New class system
  • More tuning options for players
  • Maximum horsepower for all cars is now 815.
  • All-new BGM, composed by Yuzo Koshiro especially for the game

Game Modes[edit | edit source]

All game modes from Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune return, with the addition of a new mode: 10 Outrun Mode.

Story Mode[edit | edit source]

Just like in Maximum Tune, players progress through story mode, defeating rivals and tuning their car as they go. Story Mode has been expanded to 80 Stages.

Outrun Mode[edit | edit source]

Players are faced with the task of passing 10 consecutively harder racers on one track. Each course has 10 different difficult levels of racers (Level 1-10). Players can earn a special rank after completing Level 10 on each course.

Versus Mode[edit | edit source]

In Versus mode, players race against one another on the different courses in the game. The branching system is not present until Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune 3 released.

Time Attack Mode[edit | edit source]

Players race against the clock to try and get the best time on a specific course.

Tuning card[edit | edit source]

Like other games in the Wangan Midnight arcade series, Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune employs the use of a tuning card to save the player's data.

Cars[edit | edit source]

There are 19 cars available for players to select in Maximum Tune 2 :

Gemballa (Only in japan version)[edit | edit source]

Mazda[edit | edit source]

Mitsubishi[edit | edit source]

Nissan[edit | edit source]

Subaru[edit | edit source]

Toyota[edit | edit source]

BGM[edit | edit source]

  • Opening Theme (Maxi2 Attract Mode)
  • Entry (Maxi2 Version)
  • Rival and Course Select (Maxi2 Version)
  • Result (Maxi2 Version)
  • Overdrive Neurotransmitters
  • Maximum Acceleration
  • Stream Of Tears(more tranced remix)
  • Feel the Passion
  • Beyond The Horizon
  • Upbeat Gas Junkie
  • Fun-Loving Spirit
  • Speed Fanatic
  • Driver's Delight
  • Decoration For The Dement
  • Ghost in the Resonance
  • Stream Of Tears
  • Total Terror
  • Smoldery Guest
  • This is My Destiny
  • Unlawful Temptation
  • Acid Runner
  • Nothing Lives Forever
  • Destination Blackout
  • Blue Blazes
  • Another Dimension
  • Holy Land Anthem
  • Last Utopia (Ending Theme)
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