Excerpt: You know, I’m not really the sort of guy who gets into racing games. I don’t know why. Perhaps it’s just because I prefer a plot-oriented gaming experience. Typically, I’ll only bother with racing games in arcades.
Excerpt: Drifting, the impractical racing maneuver that sends a car flying around a turn at a severe angle, is always an eye-catching stunt. Hell, they made a whole movie about it - a bad movie, but nevertheless - and of course, they had to make some games based on the style. The first was
Conclusion: Incessant loading screens and a bit too much repetition hurt the game's long-term appeal, but taken in three- or four-hour chunks at a time, this is an incredibly rewarding (and unique) racing experience. Definitely give it a shot.