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I strongly recommend this game to anyone who loves more realistic driving games. So maybe not the best choice for the Need For Speed fanatics, although its still quite easy to pick up.
Im sorry, but this is about as realistic as going to the moon on a moped...

Its more likely to appeal to the Need for Speed fanatics than the sim racers... From that comment i can see that you have not spent much time on games such as rFactor, LFS and Race 07 which are way more realistic than anything codemasters could ever make. Its unbelievebly easy to beat the computer when the cars have about the same grip as an F1 car, and seem to go faster than they should on the straights. When i played it i found the cars impossible to spin or crash unless i really tried to...

While the graphics and damage are great, the physics are crap and not really realistic in any way. Its a shocking excuse for a racing game... an arcade game - its good in that right, especially if you are playing on a console with a controller, but not worthy of playing with a wheel.

CerberaUK: In my opinion its a waste of a racing wheel if you play this game with it... GTR2 is not too realistic, its actually quite easy to race with all the driver aids off as even that game sometimes seems to have too much grip - 650HP through the rear wheels in 2nd sometimes produces no wheelspin or no slide at all...

I wish people would stop calling GRID a sim/realistic because it really isn't. Its a arcade game, and a decent one in its own right.
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This game is great. I max it out @ 1680 * 1050 with 16x AA on a single 8800GTX.
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Well, its realistic enough for me.

I love cars, but I don't get a hard-on from talking about clutches and drinking motor oil for breakfast.

I KNOW its not a 100% all-out racing simulator and yes, it does have a slight arcade feel to it.

It is possible to turn off all the driver assists which makes it quite a lot harder, but then again, I don't play many racing games.

I think its a nice combo between realistic and arcade.
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Its almost impossible to drift with the driving assists off, but non the less this is a fun game for anyone either way.
    
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This is a game I'll try, to at least see if it's fun. Been looking forward to it being released, actually.
    
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post #16 of 18
its a very good driving game rep +++
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I got it too, it's great fun. Far better than DiRT. Single player is a lot of fun, and the multiplayer is also great. You just have to be very careful not to be taken out on the first corner, or get in a really bad crash so that you're crippled for the rest of the race.
Great fun, I heartily recommend this game.
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I really love the drift when I played the demo... silky smooth play and awesome graphics
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