Conclusion: Forza Horizon is not simply a great racing game; it’s a great game in general. From the handling to the visuals and sound, from the tweaking to the reward system, Horizon has everything it needs to be an enjoyable time.
Summary: When you put together a development team made up of folks from Codemasters, Bizarre Creations, and other talented folks around the industry and ask them to make a racing game, good things are going to happen.
Summary: A new kind of Forza I've been trying to peg Forza Horizon since its announcement earlier this year, but Turn 10 and Playground Games never gave it to us straight. Is it more of a racing sim? Or a casual, arcade-style thing? Somewhere in-between?
Summary: is a great shot in the arm for the Forza franchise. While it takes out the super-simulation aspect of the racing, it adds in a great world to explore and race on, traffic to avoid, and a much better character progression that Forza 4 seemed to really miss.
Summary: " Forza Horizon " is a stunning achievement. It looks, sounds and plays amazingly. And whilst the number of cars on offer may be slightly down on the main game, the actual quality of the racing, variety of the tracks, and open world environment more than make up for it.
Excerpt: The word “forza” is Italian for “force,” an accurate description of Microsoft’s first-party racing franchise. Developed originally as the counterpoint to Sony’s Gran Turismo series, Forza has evolved significantly over the years, going from a super-simulator that ate casual gamers for breakfast into...
Excerpt: Forza Horizon marks a massive turning point in the Forza franchise. Horizon is the fifth instalment in the series and shifts the action into the open-world. Up until Horizon the action was strictly limited to circuit racing.