Excerpt: Let’s begin with the good things. Auto Modellista has one very good thing going for it: presentation. Everything from the stylish introduction to the cool menus and graphical effects boast quality. The game was meant to be hip, and almost every aspect of it reflects that.
Summary: during last year’s E3 and while I was mildly interested, I was far from impressed. The look of it was unique and appealing, as evidenced by the massive crowds that gathered to check it out, but something was missing.
Excerpt: The updated gameplay is a middle point between the arcade-style power slides of Ridge Racer and the tries-to-be-too-realistic style of Gran Turismo . Steering is still very touchy, although it is admittedly much improved over that of its Japanese predecessor.
Excerpt: I first heard of this game, Auto Modellista , at the 2002 Electronic Entertainment Expo. Being a big racing fan and all, I was very excited to hear that this is coming stateside. It was scheduled for a fall 2002 release date and after then, it was delayed. I was heart broken.
Pros: Great sound effects, Easy online access, Lots of cars to choose and customize
Cons: Slippery controls, It' s hard trying to get your car to drive reverse, Too many loading times may slow the action for some people
Summary: Auto Modellista is an acquired taste, not due to the gameplay, but rather the graphical style which many people may not appreciate. This game really misses the online gameplay which holds it back from being a great title.
Excerpt: Auto Modellista is an awkward game to review. The novelty graphics are definitely the game's best feature, and the chances are that the main thing you know about the game is that it basks and roars beneath an elegant cel-shaded veneer; that speed lines are drawn in front of you as you race through...
Conclusion: Att göra en seriös konkurrent till Gran Turismo är ingen lätt match. Sega misslyckades med det första SegaGT-spelet, Square med Driving Emotion Type-S och nu även Capcom. Spelidén är lika självklar som den är briljant och vi vet alla hur underhållande Gran Turismo-spelen är.