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xeroxoul

Forza Horizon...almost good

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Pros: Fun gameplay, sim-style that isn't quite as technical as actual sim, interesting world, expansive free-roam area

Cons: Half the cars are DLC and cost extra, repetitive car-specific challenges, limited control config, no split-screen racing

I've always been a fan of the Forza franchise...well, not always. I started out as a die-hard Gran Turismo fan. GT3 was a spectacular game with more cars than I had ever seen in a single title. The controls were terrifically accurate, and the integration with the steering wheel was spot-on. I'm an XBox 360 user, though, and GT doesn't port to XBox. The first Forza I bought and played through from start to finish was Forza 2, and it was a great game with tons of configurable options and a great selection of cars. It just didn't have as refined a physics engine as GT3. It was, however, a HUGE step up from PGR, so I was happy. Then Forza 3 came out and it improved the physics,...
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