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so there are two goofy "racing" games coming up which is gonna be worth it? and you can add vs burnout paradise since its my favorite. I wanted to like Driver but visually it looks like crap and not on purpose to give it a retro feel. But Trackmania, im not sure if its a legitimate racing game.
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Trackmania is a very good game. it's more arcade rather than realistic.
while Trackmania United is paid, Trackmania Nations is free. check them out.
I'm really happy i got it for cheap from steam. really good game.
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I've sunk so much time into the TM series. Nations is free, full of content, and will make the full version already worth paying for, since you'll likely have already put enough time in to justify the cost.
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I can guarantee that TMU is worth it if you can get it cheap. I bought it for $20, and they updated my copy to Star Edition free of charge. However, you may want to just save yourself the $40 if you plan on playing MP a lot-- the servers are sorely lacking in non-Stadium tracks.

I have not played any of the Driver games.
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Originally Posted by dioxholster;14302815 
...and you can add vs burnout paradise since its my favorite.
...Trackmania, im not sure if its a legitimate racing game.

If you're comparing to Burnout Paradise, then I dunno if you can call TM a 'legitimate racing game.' It's extremely fun, but it goes against a lot of what you get in a straight-up 'racing game.' Definitely try the free Nations version, though; it's a game in it's own right and can take a few hundred hours out of your schedule.

I also haven't played Driver.
Edited by JoeWalsh - 7/22/11 at 7:57am
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Trackmania is quite possibly the best idea ever conceived for racing, provided you like custom content.

I've only tried 1 Driver game, and it was the first one on PS1, and I thought it was absolutely garbage.
 
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I LOVE TMN. I really enjoy the custom "puzzle maps" that people make, that are more of who can FINISH instead of who can finish FIRST. lol
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