Published on July 7th, 2009 | by Ahphrow5
What Are You Driving this Holiday ? Part 2
What Are You Driving this Holiday ? Part 1
In our second part of racing games you will be seeing from now to next year is taking it to the track. these simulations are trying to leave the competition in the dust while proving itself as top dog.
This years Need For Speed: Shift is developed by Slightly Mad Studios. This game is featuring over 70 cars with plans for more with DLC. Visual and performance upgrades can be made with in car customisation. There are real life and ficticious American and European race tracks. NFS:S is also showing off a new cockpit driver camera view. Acquisition of driving points comes from driving clean or dirty. Some of the cars featured in the game are the Nissan Skyline 2000 GT-R, Mazda RX-7, BMW M3 GT2, and the McLaren F1. This new revamp of the game will start September 22, 2009.
Forza Motorsport 3 is developed by Turn 10 Studios. The new Forza has over 400 cars with over 200 tracks to race on. The game will run at 60 frames per second. For new and inexperienced players there are driving assist and adjustable skill levels. Forza is well known for the fully customizable visual tools with this years version being much improved and enhanced. Over 50 manufactures featured in the game. Brand new to the game is the rewind feature to help change previous mistakes on the race track. The season mode has a personalized race calendar with no two calendar will be the same and more 200 racing events. Also you can create in game videos and upload them to the Forza Motorsport website. This monster of a racing game will release late October, 2009 only on the Xbox 360.
Gran Tursimo 5 is developed by Polyphony Digital. GT5 will have 16 car races. The physics engine is based off of the Gran Turismo Prologue. The game is also fully licensed by World Rally Championship and Nascar. Some tracks from Gran Turismo 4 will make a come back along with Suzuka Circuit, Fuji Speedway and the Daytona International Speedway. New to the game will be weather changes that will effect your driving and the Ferrari manufacture will make its first apperence in the Gran Turismo world. There will be more info releasing for this game in later months. Gran Turismo will come back on the Playstaion 3 in 2010.