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well ive been playing the game and love it. much needed racing sim for the PS3. The physics are way more advanced than GT-HD and it shows. I love the way the cars behave. The in-car view aswell is a great addition. Probably one of the best features of this game aside from the racing is the menu. So shiny and flash and well set out. With that amazing display in the background. SO much in this game for £18

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hmm, they should fix that... they put drifters in GT4, but you cant drift otherwise it just spins back every 2 seconds...

seems there needs to be a few fixes for it... - especially sounds going by what you said in your first post. that was one of the main things i disliked about GT4... the fact that most of the cars don't sound like the real thing, and a lot of them sound the same
its pretty easy to drift. turn your traction control and ASM off, put your sports tyres on and take a rear-wheel drive car and take it round the high speed ring to practise. The ford GT in this game is pretty good at it. When you practise for a while you get used to how and when the car sticks its tail out and you can put in some really long drifts. In real life its hard to keep a drift and keep it under control. The reason why you arent drifting is probably because you have your traction control on, or you're using the wrong car. There are tons of drifting videos for this game on youtube go check them out!

Also, every car sounds like it does in real life in GT5. My dad owns the Golf GTI and it looks, sounds, and even drives like our car. If you watch the replay after a race and listen to every car go past all the engines have a very distinct sound to their revs. Trust me, alot of things have been improved for this game. And alot of things will be added to it for GT5's final release.
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An important thing to remember about GT5: It runs at 60fps in 1080p (1920x1080), unlike 720p (1280x720) for competitors like Forza and the upcoming GRID.

It's a big change in resolution that pumps out a lot more juice from the GPU. PD is doing a great job at making a game look so good at this resolution and 60FPS no less!

This is the equivalent of changing your resolution on your pc from 1280x1024 to 1900x1200 (or something similar, I think I just compared a 4:3 resolution with a 16:9 -__-)
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Isn't GT5 supposed to have the real engine/exhaust sounds from all the cars?

I will still get it regardless. Debating on Prologue, but im sure ill get it.
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Wonder if they will put in support for the logitech G25 racing wheel, the one with the clutch and manual gear box.
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Wonder if they will put in support for the logitech G25 racing wheel, the one with the clutch and manual gear box.
I think it's already been confirmed it does =)
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well ive been playing the game and love it. much needed racing sim for the PS3. The physics are way more advanced than GT-HD and it shows. I love the way the cars behave. The in-car view aswell is a great addition. Probably one of the best features of this game aside from the racing is the menu. So shiny and flash and well set out. With that amazing display in the background. SO much in this game for £18



its pretty easy to drift. turn your traction control and ASM off, put your sports tyres on and take a rear-wheel drive car and take it round the high speed ring to practise. The ford GT in this game is pretty good at it. When you practise for a while you get used to how and when the car sticks its tail out and you can put in some really long drifts. In real life its hard to keep a drift and keep it under control. The reason why you arent drifting is probably because you have your traction control on, or you're using the wrong car. There are tons of drifting videos for this game on youtube go check them out!

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i know it isn't easy to drift in GT4... the physics are just so messed up...

and i do know how to drift, and how to set the car up to drift - its just the fact that it doesn't feel right in the game... so if this is anything like that, it will be like driving a car that floats around the track.

one thing i hope you are right about is the car sounds... GT4 annoyed me with the fact that the Toyota GT-One, the Merc-Sauber C11/9 (cant remember which) and Jag XJR9 all sounded the same... it was the same case with many of the other cars... like the Toyota Minolta sounding like a skyline off GT3...
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to be honest this game feels like such a step ahead of GT4 in so many ways. i guarantee that nobody will be disappointed.
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I played a demo that they had set up in PC world yesterday morning. Totally mindblowing.
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I dont play racing games at all, never been my cup of tea. But I plan on getting this one.
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to be honest this game feels like such a step ahead of GT4 in so many ways. i guarantee that nobody will be disappointed.
good to know

just for the record, i never drive with any driver aids on at all... and i use full H pattern manual with a clutch when it is realistic to do so... if i don't i use a Sequential with a clutch - but not on the gearshifts while driving, just for pulling away - as this helps starts a lot. Below is a video of me drifiting on rFactor, if GT5 can come close to this it would be one of the best games of all time

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