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.
Summary: Just when I thought I was getting sick of hardcore sim racers, along comes Forza 3. Microsoft’s big-budget series just keeps on adding content, and the game now spans two discs. There’s well over 60 hours of career here alone.
Excerpt: While I’ve played sim racers since the first Gran Turismo, the genre never really hooked me until Forza 1 on the original Xbox. Unlike GT, it wasn’t just a showroom for beautiful-looking car models, but was also an exciting racing game.