Forza: Horizon - Open World Altered Forza Physics Racer - Oct. 23 2012

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  1. oodles

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    Press gameplay videos:




    Unconfirmed vehicle list:
    http://au.ign.com/wikis/forza-horizon/Vehicle_List

    Forza Horizon Pictured Vehicle releases on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.457570974265815.100102.185465731476342&type=3

    Demo: October 9th

    Pre-Order bonuses:
    JB Hi-Fi Standard Edition: Aston Martin Virage, Nissan 370Z
    JB Hi-Fi Collectors Edition: 2012 Dodge Challenger SRT8 392 for Forza 4, Aston Martin Virage, Nissan 370Z
    EB Games: Ferrari 458 Italia, VW Golf R
     
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  2. Camm

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    Could be good; but more than likely is just going to leave a bad taste in my mouth.
     
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    So, Porsche is already an "add on pack", like Forza 4. *sigh*

    I hate buying online content, because the "Microsoft points" system is a freaking scam.

    Otherwise, the game looks like fun...

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    I thought the whole attraction to this game was to drive around an open world and race other people like in Test Drive. It looks like you drive around a big map and 'enter' races. Looks sort of lame tbh, but happy to wait and see.
     
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    I've preordered this, so feel free to add me to your friends list :)

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    Also preordered. Looking forward to moar roads, as the track selection in Forza 4 was the most disappointing part of the game.
     
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    I pre-ordered the CE from Mighty Ape @ ~$72 delivered. Link

    It looks like their pre-order bonus cars are given with the standard and CE versions. 2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG and 2010 Volkswagen Golf R. Also the Horizon-themed 2012 Dodge Challenger SRT8 392 for Forza 4.

    I got the SRT8 code quite quickly after submitting my order.
     
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    Downloaded and finished the demo, not sure if want.. the physics have been messed with for the worse. Scenery is nice, but so much fucking orange sunset lighting
     
  11. Dr Evil

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    NFS The run but more open road?

    They put in the most boring common cars you would find a driving game.. next..
     
  12. Dr Evil

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    Just played the demo. Open world seemed okay since Forza 4 had a nice inside view for all cars and they also placed it in Forza Horizon. But the AWD event got boring quick! but that's because I don't care for rally races...

    Also by downloading & completing the demo you get a 2013 Viper SRT as a gift but you have to wait till Nov 30th.. so kinda pointless if your impatient.
     
  13. AthlonMan

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    The demo doesn't really sell this game. It's feels pretty lame (handling - with all assists off it's really not much like Forza 4). Horizon should be tied in with the DiRT series not Forza.
     
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    Played the demo.

    Cancelling my order tomorrow :( they've fucked it. Saying it has the Forza 4 physics engine - implying it feels the same - is false advertising.
     
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    I played the demo today and cancelled my CE order. :thumbdn:
     
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    The handling seems to have been dumbed down from F4 as the demo cars seem to be more forgiving, easier to hold a drift, harder to spin out. Playing with a FFB wheel and pedals is much better than with the controller. The controller had little to no rumble whereas the feedback though my Fanatec wheel felt quite nice. I felt that the demo was fun and am keeping my LCE pre-order but I'll hold off on the Season Pass DLC until I play the full game a bit.
     
  17. SupremeMoFo

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    Glad I'm not the only one.
     
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    Interestingly IGN gave this 9/10..

    I think I'll still get it to fill the void before GRID 2 comes out.
     
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    Downloading the demo now, no download speed through xbl today.

    I'm surprised anyone was expecting the physics from f4 to be used in their entirety in an open world racer? It has to cater to the xbox noobs.

    edit: lol holy shit... has that crappy delayed boaty steering you get in the need for speed games. This is everything I was hoping it wouldn't be. Think I'll stick to forza 4...
     
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    Can you change rims? Photo mode?

    Shame bout physics but anything is better then N4S
     

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