Summary: Look, you're never going to get to drive a Formula 1 car, so you should be grateful that these simulations exist. And if you (virtually) drive like I do, you should be glad that you'll never drive a F1 car -- we'd all be dead. I suppose there are good F1 players out there, though. The best of them will tell you it's all about patience, understanding, preparation, and control -- all things I think I understand a bit more after spending some time with F1 2013 .
Conclusion: Codemasters is looking to set their own record for consecutive F1 championships with F1 2013 Classic Edition . They've carried over everything from last year's excellent game and they've also added in a timely set of classic drivers and circuits.
Conclusion: Concept: Introduce classic F1 cars and scenarios, but add little else
Graphics: A sepia tone is thrown over the classic races
Sound: I swear the audio from your engineer is exactly the same as last year. Regardless, it's very helpful
Playability: The various driving assists and the option to change your difficulty puts the game within reach of all kinds of drivers
Entertainment: I'm not impressed by the addition of historical F1 scenarios, and other than that, there's...
Excerpt: Last year’s F1 2012 from Codemasters began to suffer from the plague that infests yearly franchises. I didn’t knock the game in my review for this, as I felt that it did just enough to be a worthwhile investment, but I stated that the series needed to begin tapping into the history of F1 because releases were becoming too similar – especially so this time, with the sport not changing locations or machines.