Excerpt: Project Gotham Racing is one of those Platinum Hits on the Xbox that I had to check out. I enjoy a good racing game, and other media outlets have fawned all over this game. One of the bragging points of Project Gotham Racing is the real radio station sounds found in the different cities.
Excerpt: Before we get started, Ive got a confession to make: Ive never been a fan of racing games. Sure, I can admire the artistry and attention to detail in a game like Gran Turismo 3 , or the thrill of driving exotic cars that Id never get to experience in real life, but ultimately, all racing games are...
Conclusion: Not as good as the stunning RalliSport Challenge, although PGR provides hours of thrilling gameplay, and slick presentation mixed with realistic scenery makes driving around PGR's four lifelike cities a real pleasure - if you can put up with the difficulty.
Excerpt: While I enjoy playing driving games at the arcade as much as the next guy, I generally do not like them for the console. Probably the main reason is because I stink at them, and the only reason I did as good as I did on Project Gotham Racing was because the nice people at Radica were kind enough to...
Excerpt: Project Gotham Racing is fast. Project Gotham Racing is furious. Personally, I believe Project Gotham Racing is the best racing game of it's kind. Some would argue Gran Turismo 3 is the better of the two, but I don't think GT3 quite gets over the same bar that Project Gotham does.
Conclusion: 360ing, two-wheel driving, deftly maneuvering through cone-filled routes and overtaking any cars in front of you en route to the finish line. The control scheme of PGR is well-devised in regards to the XBox controller's layout, which is important because learning to drive through the game's...
Excerpt: Project Gotham Racing seems to
be the first legitimate racing game released for the newest, hottest console on the
market, but what makes this title any different? The typical racing game ends up
falling into the same rut of all other racing games...but what about PGR?
Better than the rest?
Excerpt: A retooled, revamped and re-imagined version of the worthy but overlooked Dreamcast game Metropolis Street Racer, PGR punts the anal-retentiveness of Gran Turismo 3 out the door while doing a 60 MPH powerslide around a curve in Central Park.