Summary: Racing games are not for everybody. Well, the old ones were, but time went by, we slowly got away from the simplicity of just getting over the finish line first. Now we're at a point where we're controlling high-end simulations where realism and physics play a major role.
Excerpt: It’s taken a while and after a lot of hype, Forza 3 finally graces the gaming stage in one of the hottest and competitive genres in the industry. Racing games per se have always had a problem trying to achieve the pinnacle of the genre and that is to supply a game that gives you the feeling and...
Excerpt: A long time ago a Japanese studio released “The Real Driving Simulator” onto the market. The disc rarely left my old Playstation console. The success of the first game justified a number of sequels but although the series tried to continue on its elan it brought enough innovation to interest me...
Conclusion: It’s insanely hard to sum up Forza 3 Motorsport. It’s a title best experienced, as it nurtures around each player to ensure they’re getting the most out of their specific car interests. It has certainly laid down the marker for Gran Turismo 5 to surpass; a task that now looks incredibly daunting.
Summary: Turn 10 may have dethroned
as the sim racing King. This game is breathtaking in every sense of the word and you’ll be hard pressed to find a more complete game in any genre. A must have for any racing fan.
Conclusion: Replaying Forza Motorsport 3 is quite easy. I haven't played a great racing game like this in a long time and am thoroughly enjoying the moments I get to spend with it. Some of the current multiplayer issues will surely be patched soon enough.
Extraordinarily good racing game -- but has open chat.
Common Sense Media
2 March 2010
Summary: Parents need to know that there is little to be concerned about with Forza Motorsport 3 . However, keep in mind that players using the online mode can communicate with one another via headsets, and there is no one moderating what's being said during online multiplayer matches.
Excerpt: What would make the ultimate racing game? It's hard to put a finger on the exact ingredients that would blend in such a way to blow away the competition, and even trickier to put into words that special something that just makes the best racing games feel right.