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totally agree. Shift (well, Shift 2 by now) is the only one that comes close in presentation - but sadly we haven't heard anything about another sequel yet

I race my own car in SCCA a lot, but I'm avoiding racing sims on my PC again (had a G25) just because none of them come close enough in all areas for me. I'll just leave it to monthly events to get my fix

Shift sequel is PCARS, technically anyway since it's Slightly Mad Studios and they made both Shift games. I'd say it's a spiritual successor that's better in every single way
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Shift 2

its not a NFS game

Actually it is, they just dropped NFS from the name.
 
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post #12 of 435
iracing
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rFactor is Great. Custom cars by that modding community and it's a full simulation with cockpit views and sequential shifter support. Many tracks and cars to download. Also a long time Sim I've know about since 2003 was Racer. The website is Racer.nl, it's just for testing out cars and physics there's no game mode except LAN, but the amount of cars and tracks is up there since it's been out. Shift 2 for PC has good graphics, but it's not what I'd look to for realism, thats what project CARS is for, but that won't be out till later. Also dirt 3 is fun with a wheel. I had to add my 2 cent's since I love racing games. Also almost forgot anything by SIMBIN is pretty realistic also.
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I thought pCars was basically dead in the water? I knew that It had been in development for quite a while, I've not heard anything new about it in a while.

It's coming out towards the end of the year.
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My favorite Racing game for the PC so far was Split/Second: Velocity. That game was intense as hell.
Absolutely loved the Cobretti Slipstream.
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i recommend you try out rFACTOR 2 truly racin' sim.
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Unfortunately as far as I'm aware, there's just nothing on PC that comes close to what Forza and GT offer in terms of amount of cars and customizing, tweaking etc. Forza is one of the 2 reasons I still have my Xbox 360 and one of the reasons I'll be buying the One.

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I hear iRacing and DiRT 3 are particularly good.
 
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If you just want a fun open world racing game that is not too serious you sould look at Test Drive Unlimited 1 or 2

Yes they are not new gamers anymore
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If you just want a fun open world racing game that is not too serious you sould look at Test Drive Unlimited 1 or 2

Yes they are not new gamers anymore

Dang. Forgot about those. They are properly brilliant.
 
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