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Racing/Driving Games Thread

Post by Dr. Zoidberg » Mon Feb 24, 2020 9:21 pm

A thread for racing and driving games.

Gran Turismo & Forza have their own threads. Mario Kart goes in the Mario or Nintendo threads.




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Post by ian » Tue Feb 25, 2020 1:05 am

So, the best racing game ever is Burnout Paradise.
Since we have a racing game thread, all of it should be Burnout Paradise.
Need for speed is only worth a shit because EA said: HEY CRITERION, WE NEED A GOOD RACING GAME AGAIN since NFS has been shit for about a decade.. What can you do?
And Criterion Said: we got your NFS game right here!!! And they made a poor mans burnout... Which STILL turned out to be the best NFS had been since High Stakes.
Come to think of it. Need for speed has introduced very little in terms of NEED to play racing games...
1994: The Need for Speed.
1999: Need for Speed: High stakes.
2003: Need for Speed: underground.
2010: Need for speed: Hot Pursuit. (aforementioned poor mans burnout)
Those are the only 4 important Need for speed games... And one of them was a poor mans burnout.

High Stakes was the best racing game of its generation. And YES, that includes ALL of PS1, 64 and Saturn, there was not a single better racing game on ANY of those systems (beetle adventure racing on 64 comes bloody close)
If the studios weren't too busy remaking the 50 best selling games from the past 12 months, I would say they should remake High Stakes.
But who needs a good game? EA is probably too busy re-releasing NFS heat which came out on November 8, 2019.

so at FOUR MONTHS OLD, it should have been re-released at least 5 times by now, yes??? (in before heat remake within 1 year)
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Post by Skynet » Fri Mar 27, 2020 3:32 pm

Give us a new classic style Burnout, you cowards!

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Re: Racing/Driving Games Thread

Post by Calavera » Fri Apr 17, 2020 3:18 pm

I love racing games but never really got into F1 or Nascar games.
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Re: Racing/Driving Games Thread

Post by ian » Fri Apr 17, 2020 6:02 pm

Calavera wrote:
Fri Apr 17, 2020 3:18 pm
I love racing games but never really got into F1 or Nascar games.
I saw the Albert Park Virtual F1 season race the other day... F1 even makes video games boring! A safety car in a video game??? GET THE FUCK OUTTA HERE!!!
But while nascar SEEMS boring... It takes IMMENSE concentration and skill to just keep turning fucking left all the time... Like it's so boring and tedious, you stop paying attention, and then crash, causing a 30 car pileup...

I learnt how hard it was playing oval tracks on Forza 3. I am sure both ICM and Skynet will attest to my crashes when I lost concentration and wiped us all out 30 laps into a 60 lap race!

lap 1... OK We're off, Don't crash.
Lap 5... Ok, we haven't crashed.
Lap 10... Bored now, lest start drifting!
Lap 20... Sorry sir, my intelligence chip seems to have melted
Lap 30... OOOOPS... CRASH INTO A WALL and then bounce into everyone else taking us all out of the race!
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Re: Racing/Driving Games Thread

Post by pixel » Sat Apr 18, 2020 1:01 am

NASCAR games are only fun when driving full speed in the wrong direction

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Post by melancholy » Fri May 08, 2020 4:06 am

There’s gonna be a lot of Dirt purists that will hate this trailer.

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Re: Racing/Driving Games Thread

Post by Dr. Zoidberg » Fri May 08, 2020 1:26 pm

Overall a lot of people seem to like the look of it though.

It's being made by the team that made Motorstorm, Driveclub and OnRush.

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