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This game is supposed to take place in the present as a racer who makes money being a racer. It isnt just any racer. A clever designed game with really great graphics! I enjoyed this game overall and I intend on buying it. I really enjoyed how you can travel back in time to fix your mistakes. Once I found out about this feauture I wrecked on purpose just to re do it. Also the game alows you to race 3 cars on 3 tracks and also there is another car if you play multi-player. I thought it was great this demo had Multi!

This game Looks amazing yet really isnt that demanding.
I was runing it @ 1280x1024 Maxed out with aa @ 2x pulling 55 frames per second.... With a single 8800GTS 320mb

The only thing that I think should be done about "I know its not the full or complete game" But the SLI really crapped out on me @ 1280x1024. No worries though with SLI enabled @ 1280x1024 I saw 15fps Which without I saw 55-60 FPS. When I Bumped the resolution up to 1600x1200 with 2xAA I saw 40-55 FPS which isnt bad at all.

If your into the racing games Kind of Like need for speed this is the game for you.

I overall Think that this game is everything NFS Pro street should have been.

I give this game a 5/5




Edited by sublime0 - 5/18/08 at 4:37pm
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I fully agree. Brilliant game. I LOVE the online play
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I played the PS3 version of demo... the graphic wasn't so great not as good as Burnout Paradise and no where near GT5P.

Regarding the gameplay... Drifting is great and fun. Best drifting game I ever played. On the other hand, the racing driving physic is very plain and simple. You rarely loose grip of your rear wheels even brake in turn (unless you hold it for 3 sec or something LOL). This make controlling your vehicle extremely easy.

Does anyone having trouble finish anything but #1 on races?
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First graphically intensive demo I tried on my card when I got it and I found it amazing! I love how when you crash you can rewind it
Only thing I think will get some getting used to is the steering on pc, I found it difficult at times.

Overall I give it 9.5 / 10
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Game is way to fake for me. Looks just like dirt, I think it may use the same engine? It looks good but gameplay is far too kidish for me. I give it a 1/5 for graphics.
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Looked rerally good and running over 55fps @ 1600x1200 was surprising to me.
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Oh wow, now that i know it runs good. Im going to go download it. That was the only thing holding me back from trying it.

Ill update and post screenshots!
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Damn! I thought that ye were typing about "grid-computing"... da interwebs killah that will become the way (just as soon as every country upgrades its infrastructure)

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Overall the game is good,Graphics are nice,Just the handling of the cars which are not to great but I hope that the full version will be better in a way. I give the demo a 4.5/5.
 
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Anyone kind enough to post screenshots?
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