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GF Rating


Nice features on paper but does not deliver.

posted by Rafy186 (OZONE PARK, NY) Apr 2, 2011

Member since Nov 2007

19 out of 23 gamers (83%) found this review helpful

After reviewing some of the major publication reviews I was expecting a game that would deliver, but the car handling was so terrible I put it down near an hour after trying. I've put a lot of time in GT5 and this doesn't feel no where like a simulation racing many are calling. I then tried to use my Logitech G27 and thats where I returned the game to GF. As some of the reviewers here have noted, there are a lot of issues using a racing wheel.

What bothers me the most is how IGN, Joystiq and a few others gave this game the same rating GT5 has.

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A nice try but...

posted by jjchef (STURGEON BAY, WI) Mar 30, 2011

Member since Dec 2007

26 out of 33 gamers (79%) found this review helpful

If you plan to play this with a wheel, do not.

There is a very bad input lag that cannot be fixed at the moment, and it ruins the experience quite badly.

The cars feel dead and floaty just like the first one, you CANNOT get your cars to oversteer at all, it's completely understeer.

All in all a terrible game that had potential but EA messed it up.

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Above Average

Another bland racing game

posted by Viciouslig (OLYMPIA, WA) Mar 31, 2011

Member since Oct 2010

18 out of 23 gamers (78%) found this review helpful

Quite honestly I am going to state that racing games have become overly traditional and just keep to the same mechanics. Only few games such as Split/Second and Motorstorm really change it. This is a really really bland racing game.

Story - 3
It is a racing game -_- what story do you want? Honestly I gave it a 3 because they try to place a basic story.

Gameplay - 6
The gameplay rather stiff and loose at the same time. This game is for race lovers because after awhile it just gets irritating. Also I read that you can't change camera view, yes you can. It simply does not make it better.

Graphics - 8
As most racers graphics are clean and polish and car damage looks great.

Sound - 7
Good car sounds but when I think of racers I think of awesome background music. That was not the case here. Although this is just a personal preference.

Overall - 6
There is nothing special or new here really. This is for the race lover not for the general community.

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