Excerpt: For a number of years now, the largest buzz in the racing genre has surrounded the long delayed development of Gran Turismo 4. The large number of cars and courses included, along with the promised aftermarket enhancements seemed almost too good to be true for any gearhead.
Excerpt: Microsoft have gone all out to deliver a realistic racing experience that aims to deliver a pure adrenaline rush from the moment you pop the disk into the Xbox.Forza Motorsport allows players to experience an impressively accurate racing simulation whereby players put their own performance and...
Summary: Forza is by far, the best racing game on the Xbox. It is even one of the best racing games available for any console. It is realistic, in depth and fun all at the same time. The game has an excellent selection of cars and tracks, and the ability to fully upgrade your cars and make them your own is...
Excerpt: Forza Motorsport could well be seen as the Xbox’s swansong. The Xbox 360 has now been officially announced, the release schedule for the original system is chock-full of multi-format ports and yearly updates – and as is always the way when a new system is in the works, the average gamer’s interest...
Summary: This is the racing game to own, whether you’re a fan of Sims or not you really need to pick this one up because it offers something for everyone. NFSU fans will love the custom cars and GT4 fans will love how much more there is to tweak as well as the far superior AI and physics.
Pros: Excellent physics, AI, graphics and gameplay modes.
Excerpt: Microsoft finally produces a racing sim for the Xbox that could possibly wipe out any memory of the Gran Turismo series on the PS2… Forza Motorsport brings forth the thrills and spills of realistic driving, almost real graphics and plenty of very real car models and boy does it succeed in doing so.
Excerpt: Last summer, "GT4" was the game that every racing sim fan was looking forward to, but Microsoft tried to steal the thunder with "Forza." And what they delivered is by far the best racing game on the Xbox.
Excerpt: Since 1998 the Racing Sim ladder has been dominated by one name: Turismo. Finally, there's another challenger to shake Polyphony from that position. That challenger is Forza Motorsport. Does it beat out the king of the road? Find out.
Summary: I've always wondered what a driving simulator designed exclusively for the Xbox would be like. My thinking was that an exclusive design would leverage all of the capabilities of the hardware, rather than having to be developed to the capabilities of the lowest common denominator.