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I literally said what like 6 times when i read this
http://www.escapistmagazine.com/news...field-3-Engine

If someone can confirm this
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This sounds terrible.

Not only for the fact that a shooter engine is being used for a racing game, but that need for speed is going back to lame street racing stories. Hot Pursuit 2010 was a huge step in the right direction, and this is a step back.
 
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I thought the same thing. Of all the other games they could make with the new Frostbite engine, the first we're gonna get is a racer. Like *** the only destructibility we expect or even need in a racer is the damage modelling on the cars. Might as make Top Spin 5 with the Frostbite
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Originally Posted by MetalBeerSolid View Post
This sounds terrible.

Not only for the fact that a shooter engine is being used for a racing game, but that need for speed is going back to lame street racing stories. Hot Pursuit 2010 was a huge step in the right direction, and this is a step back.
But the kids will love it.
    
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From what I've seen, it looks like it's going to be a cross country bull-run style game, with possibly destructible environments, like running a car through a building, etc. At least that's what I got from the trailer.

Honestly, who cares if the Frostbite 2 engine is being used, it's an ENGINE. Ffs some modders took the Starcraft 2 engine and turned it into an MMO, and another group made a 3rd-person survival horror game, with an RTS engine.

Depending on the implementation, Frostbite 2 could make for some awesome crashes. Considering that trailer showed exactly jack squat, all we can do is speculate.
 
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From what I've seen, it looks like it's going to be a cross country bull-run style game, with possibly destructible environments, like running a car through a building, etc. At least that's what I got from the trailer.

Honestly, who cares if the Frostbite 2 engine is being used, it's an ENGINE. Ffs some modders took the Starcraft 2 engine and turned it into an MMO, and another group made a 3rd-person survival horror game, with an RTS engine.

Depending on the implementation, Frostbite 2 could make for some awesome crashes. Considering that trailer showed exactly jack squat, all we can do is speculate.
yea same, i'll reserve my judgement till i actually see gameplay

I mean, how sweet would in be to take down cop cars and see them go crashing into buildings, stands, benches and have all the environment break

Also might mean bigger maps
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Now if Frostbite 2 has similar feel to EGO engine driving then hell yeah

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