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I just like to see variety of cars, hence GT5. I'm more of a simulator racing type of guy, NFSHP was fun though.
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I just like to see variety of cars, hence GT5. I'm more of a simulator racing type of guy, NFSHP was fun though.
Same with me. However imagine a Simulator that allows you to actually drive from dealer to dealer, pick out your cars. Live the life. You know? Thats what TDU helps with but the graphics/driving fun isn't there for me
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All I really want in a racing game is a large selection of licensed cars, a slew of customization options, numerous detailed tracks/environments, proper physics, competitive multiplayer, sharp graphics, adjustable damage settings, and over 70 FPS consistently.

That sounds like a lot, doesn't it? Well, what I don't seek out are things such as driver customization, sponsors (looking at you, GRID), an annoying soundtrack that seems like it was ripped from a PS2 game, stupid menus that take ages to sift through, or any sort of player vs. CPU statistics. Need For Speed: Shift remains my favorite, but it has a lot of room for improvement.That being said, I really like GRID too.
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All I really want in a racing game is a large selection of licensed cars, a slew of customization options, numerous detailed tracks/environments, proper physics, competitive multiplayer, sharp graphics, adjustable damage settings, and over 70 FPS consistently.

That sounds like a lot, doesn't it? Well, what I don't seek out are things such as driver customization, sponsors (looking at you, GRID), an annoying soundtrack that seems like it was ripped from a PS2 game, stupid menus that take ages to sift through, or any sort of player vs. CPU statistics. Need For Speed: Shift remains my favorite, but it has a lot of room for improvement.That being said, I really like GRID too.
Agreed! GRID was a great game, and so is Dirt for that matter. Which brings me to another point i should have added. Include RALLY RACING. GT5 Did it but it wasn't nearly enough for me. Dirt 2 is a great game but its more arcade style! Give us Rally! NFS Shift is a fun game, especially with the inside view with all the HUDs off
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NFS Shift is a fun game, especially with the inside view with all the HUDs off
You're definitely right there. The developers of Shift did an incredibly good job with the cockpit view. Somehow I can't play it any other way.
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I enjoy playing Dirt 2 its not a sim but it is good fun and can be purchased reasonably cheap on the PC,PS3 and Xbox 360 now.(I have it on all three sad I know)

I have played GT5 a little but find Dirt 2 is sometimes just easier if you just want a short gaming session but I'm not knocking GT5 as it does look great and I do enjoy playing it when I am.

I did pref the MOTOGP racing on the PS2 Consoles over the car racing.But have to say I enjoyed MotoGP 2006 (THQ)on the Xbox 360.But the 2007 and 2009/10 just didn't click with me.

But mainly I want my racing game to be fun.I don't want to be last all the time
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You're definitely right there. The developers of Shift did an incredibly good job with the cockpit view. Somehow I can't play it any other way.
I know right. When I switch it to the outside view for me the game becomes too "arcade like" because I can see the "action type" camera angles and the unrealistic way the car enters corners and such. However in cockpit view all of that goes away lol
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I do enjoy GRID. It's the only racing game for PC that has been enjoyable since they don't have Forza or GT. If they add some customization in Grid 2 it has the potential to be my overall favorite.
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