Summary: Codemasters' first foray into Formula 1 was a solid, but flawed experience. The team listened to the criticisms, though, and the result is that F1 2011 actually fixes pretty much all of the problems with . The visuals aren't all washed out anymore and are bright and colorful now.
Excerpt: Ah, the world of Formula 1! Complete with all its charms from high-speed cars, glamorous models, dodgy moustaches and inevitable processions around the track behind the one car infinitely faster than the rest.
Conclusion: The additional features are certainly very welcome but I feel as though I’m just playing a slightly better version of F1 2010, which was still a good game in its own right. Despite the flaws, I still very much enjoyed F1 2011.
Excerpt: You're screaming towards a rather terrifying-looking chicane at 180mph. The car shakes, the V8 engine roars, and the trees, barriers and spectator stands either side of you form a messy grey blur.
Conclusion: mode involves gamers in what it takes to be a successful F1 driver and constructor team. During race events, including qualifying, gamers are given an objective, such as finishing in a certain place (or preferably higher).
Excerpt: Codemasters’ second Formula 1 game, F1 2011, the sequel to last year’s F1 2010 again shows a laser-like focus on delivering an authentic Formula 1 experience, but this time comes with a more well-rounded set of features to complement the fantastic racing experience.