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I just bought NFS hot pursuit and I am terribly terribly dissapointed. I just find it so hard to get over how cheezy it is(auto drift? W.T.F.!). So I'm in the market for a new racing game . I used to play NFS carbon which liked because of the vehicle modding, free roam and the realistic driving experience. being able to do donuts, drift, peel out etc. I'd prefer street racing, but track is also acceptable
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Something arcade wise, NFS Shift (not the second one) or possibly DiRT 2, although those are both track based. Free roam there isn't a huge amount out there at the moment. Possibly TDU2, although its not exactly a good game.

If you want a bit more of a sim, maybe try LFS on some cruise servers.
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Something arcade wise, NFS Shift (not the second one) or possibly DiRT 2, although those are both track based. Free roam there isn't a huge amount out there at the moment. Possibly TDU2, although its not exactly a good game.

If you want a bit more of a sim, maybe try LFS on some cruise servers.
Lfs?

how is TDU2? I used to play the original test drive way back in the day

edit: I saw TDU2 has a caterham in it. I think its settled.....unless anyone objects?
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I've really enjoyed the rally stages in Dirt2, the variations betweens vehicles is superb
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Live for Speed.

Quite possibly the best racing sim. I know a lot of people agree to disagree, however, to each his own.
    
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+1 on dirt 2. I personally loved tdu1 so 2 might not be too bad for your requirements. Grid has to be the best street racing game that also has track events which is an accurate sim but also heaps of fun to play...the drift mode is pure and simple as well as being awesome fun. It's dated a little but the new one comes out just long enough for you to get a good dose of the first ones medicine.

To get super serious go out and get f1 2010 even though it's quite buggy...I assume you have wheel and pedals for these games?
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Burnout Paradise is the free roaming fun I crave! I don't love everything about the game but it is very good.
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Dirt 2 and Dirt 3 (available on Steam). Dirt 3 is really pricey though but the price will probably come down later. GRID is a great game too. Same with F1 2010. Basically any racing game from Codemasters. Long live Codemasters!
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TDU2 I'd stay clear away from that.
In sums, so much problems in Story (lol story...) and game mechanics
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I had dirt 1 and I thought it was cool (I'm a huge fan of rallying) but I just don't want another one. I really want a street racing game So I can get my hands on some VW's and other cars I may actually have a chance to drive/own one day.

As for burn out. that is the exact opposite I am looking for. Its just complete cheese and in no way what I am looking for.
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