Driveclub was one of the first games shown off when the PlayStation 4 was initially unveiled.
Needs more Tom Green
The people actually playing this game are loving it, if you want your driving skills tested this game will do that. As I have said before if you want spoon fed victories go somewhere else.
Driving skills? It is an arcade racing game for heaven's sake! The lack of variety and content is this game's achillies' heel in spite of its graphical appeal
Yeah, it should have more variety, like Mario Kart.
"if you want your driving skills tested this game will do that." LOL..No. It wont test your driving skills. Cars dont handle like that in real life. FM, GT and Pcars are better at that sort of thing. because the cars behave like real cars. The laws of physics and tire behaviour are obeyed in those games. I finally got to play it last weekend ( borrowed my brothers copy). Pretty game but the handling felt unsatisfactory to me. The cars felt like a mix of NFS and GRID. I never liked the car handling in either of those games. just feels plain awkward. But DC does look fantastic. The graphics are the one area where the game excels.
Funny that hard core racing fans dont see it that way. Go to autoblog.com and you will see a very honest review on a guy that basically does this for a living.
Give me GT any day of the week. This is a unfinished tech demo.
GodGinrai Another one that talks the talk but doesn't back it up, instead blocking me typical fanboy response.
@torque_CS_Lewith Have you played it?, Drive Club is a very challenging game in the offline career, specially in the Professional and Legend Events, of course the games begins easy with you. This is game is for sure way more challenging than you think. I'm in level 32 by now it gets harder and harder, specially if you want to beat all the events and get all the stars form them.
Of course he hasn't played it, the same is true of almost all the people who comment negatively about the game, they like to pretend it's a simple arcade game but it's far more sim than arcade. As you said later levels are a real challenge I managed level 33 and the sense of speed and handling of the later cars is amazing, haters will hate but as I said those that have the game love it.
Don't understand the reviews, best racer ever imo.
I don`t understand all the hatred and negative reviews this is getting . I love Driveclub and enjoying every minute of it . It draws you in the more time you put into it .
Peoplr always try to justify purchases they made. It's only natural. No one wants tp look like they just threw $60 down the drain.
@shloobmm3 Nobody is trying to justify buying Driveclub, the game is genuinely very good, problem is, people are comparing it with FH2 another very good game. I do actually think, if it had released before FH2, it would have reviewed better.
That i have to disagree with but its is a great racer and not has bad reviews make it out to be.
@masterh0ppa 12th in the world with Gran turismo buddy, nxt
Best racer ever hahaha. It's the only racer you played I assume?
@masterh0ppa I am 12th in world at gran turismo, try again :-?
How can it be the best racer ever when its been a horrible launch given that they delayed it twice and even with an extra year they removed some features to try to help make the servers work but even the patch to fix it only made even more of a mess , sure it might have great graphics but it takes more than that for it to be the best
delays and server issues have nothing to do with whether it's fun to play
best racer to you and a terrible racer to them its all OPINION.
For me, I would not say it is the best racer ever, but I am enjoying it. Currently Level 22, just beaten the Am Trophy. I was following this game for a long time prior to release, and it delivers pretty much everything that I was expecting. It's fast, fun, and pretty. If I want more depth I'll play GT6.
I have to agree, the game is a blast, the shortest time I have played this thing is like 2 hours, I can´t put it down once I put the disc in. I'm in level 32 and trying to get all the stars from the Pro Events. Great arcade racing game!
From the gameplay videos and reviews I have seen it is an average racer with nice graphics that deserves no less than a 7 when online features are working.
"From the gameplay videos and reviews I have seen it is an average racer with nice graphics" So what you're saying is that you haven't played DriveClub at all? You're also admitting that you have no idea what you're talking about.
The fact that this guy mentions XBone and Forza so many times says it all really.. Actively trying to downplay games to slow down momentum of PS4.. 90% of these gaming sites aren't on metacritic for a reason.. Pathetic. (not that I have ANY trust in gaming 'journalism' anymore fullstop). Agendas Agendas Agendas. If these guys are journalists, then I am an astronaut.
But all the driveclub vs forza stuff for year a in articals. THen you got the trailers with forza killer in it with is a bit sad in my book. http://i.neoseeker.com/gg/u... Then they both came out near the same time so they properly will be compared.
Yep. Why is everyone conplaining about all the FH2 comparisons in DC's reviews? Did Evo and Sony not make it out to be the 'Forza killer' as exactly depicted in their very own trailers? Of course critics are going to bring it up occasionally, it's a point that the creators basically asked for. If the game didn't flop, there's not a single doubt in my mind that they'd DEFINITELY compare it to Forza Horizon 2. You can count on that.
like the others have said it was sony and evo who labeled it as the "forza killer" so blame them if its being compared to that franchise from reviews.
No, nothing to do with platforms you paranoid loon. The game had one of the worst bits of marketing i have ever seen, no one knows if it's an arcade racer or a sim. How can a game receive good revies if it doesn't even work? It's one of the worst console launches i have ever seen, even after a delayed year. It also spells bad for Evolution Studios, the game went gold, how the hell did THIS go gold? It clearly doesn't work properly. Sony's Kas Harai has even said that Gran Turismo is "coming in hot" That's like putting a pillow over Evolution's face and waiting for the noises to go away. The PS4 CAN do bad things, it can fail at times. Stop acting so desperate in justifying your purchase. You wasted your money and bought one too early, get over it.
Driveclub is okay. The reason most of you love it is because its the only racer on PS4. The game is just okay
No, i have plenty of racing games to keep me occupied. the reason i like driveclub is because it is a good game. plays smooth, aggressive a.i. like the motorstorm games (which i also like ) and the cars and the detail in the game is incredible and captures the sense of speed perfectly. now your perception of the game might be different but who are you to say why i only like the game as if you know me . perhaps if you played it instead of sitting typing shite to try and get a rise out of people .you never know you might enjoy it also .
If by "Aggressive AI" you mean AI that drives into you and rams you off the road because it's stuck on the driving line and is completely unaware of your presence (a big complaint of many reviews) then, yes, the AI is aggressive.
learn how to control your car after being nudged. learn to cover the road when holding first position and you will get a greater sense of achievement when you win. the a.i in motorstorm was very similar its just there were many more open space routes to take as opposed to a narrow track.
@azMickey The other cars are aware of your presence. Dualshockers proved it with a video. That critique has a value of zero.
@Jide "The reason most of "you" (PS4 owners) love it is because its the only racer on PS4." "We", meaning PS4 owners, (because that's what you meant to say) are enjoying DriveClub because we have actually played it, unlike you, the author, and several other people posting in this thread. Xbox One/Forza Horizon nitwit trolls are so obvious. The anti-PlayStation Network/DriveClub campaign is really looking quite desperate and pathetic. The only people who don't see how desperate and pathetic some of you fanboys are is you, yourselves. Think of it this way: Do you see PS4/Destiny/DriveClub fanboys writing negative reviews for Forza Horizon 2? You want to know the main reason why it's not happening? It's simply because PlayStation 4 owners are enjoying the games we have and we're trying to get to the backlog of games we haven't been able to play because the PS4 has "SO MANY GAMES TO CHOOSE FROM." Question for all of the XB1/anti-DriveClub trolls: If FH2 is such a marvelous game and the Xbox One is such a marvelous machine, why aren't playing the game on your hardware instead of trolling the web with negative comments about and posting poorly written, negative reviews for DriveClub? The answer is simple. Trolling against the PS4 and DriveClub is apparently, more interesting than playing games on the Xbox One.
You are not gonna treat this like you are a victim of some hate crime against ps4 are you? Come on dude taking it a bit hard aren't you? The game named itself the "Forza Killer". The PS only fans were actively putting Forza and Fh2 down everywhere too. Or are we gonna sweep that under the rug and pretend that didn't happen. There are far more fans of PS4 anyway more than Xbox One. The hatred against pretty much anything Xbox has been non stop. Its one game and its got nothing to do with which console it plays on. Perhaps the game just isn't as good as fh2. I mean you go on and on about how people have not played it yet but I have a feeling you have not even played FH2. That seems hypocritical.
If you are enjoying Driveclub so much then why are you here responding. You can't even begin to complain about Forza and Driveclubs complaints are everywhere even Ppl who haven't played the game know it has issue. The Developers and Sony have said it has and for you not to acknoledge them is what makes developers lazy problems
you sony fanboys are a special kind of delusional
I don't like racers much to begin with except games like Mario Kart. The almighty Forza series didn't change my mind on that and Driveclub probably wont either when the free version finally releases but I do appreciate great visuals without any frame-rate issues.
Beautiful visuals that's all I need, don't worry about the driving/fun/content part (you know, the core of a game which ultimately makes it good or bad). Graphics should be the icing on the cake. If you spend a year or so developing a game with emphasis on graphics which is then followed by an additional year of developing doing who knows what, the result is driveclub. Riddled with connection issues (this was marketed primarily as a socially interactive game mind you), generic gameplay and a lack of content. What a bloody disappointment. Driveclub, the Driveclub killer.
Great more Driveclub reviews from unknown sites... God n4g will you people just move on already. This is getting old posting Driveclub reviews over and over again. And when I look into the comments it's deja vu 24/7.
It's obvious who's writing these "reviews" and why they're still popping up. The only people who are paying attention to them are the idiots who cheer on this type of foaming at the mouth, fanboyism.
this happens with any game be it negative or positive. i still see forza hoirzon 2 reviews popping up on here. "This is getting old posting Driveclub reviews over and over again. And when I look into the comments it's deja vu 24/7." well just stop clicking on these then lol.
Since Project Cars got delayed there is no other choice for PS4 gamers. Sad but true, PCars lost my preorder with that cowardly move.
Now all the times are filling in on the leaderboards and other players performances are filtering into the tracks it's becoming as addictive as anything. I spent over an hour just trying to beat the people above me in a Golf GTI just on one track, effing tires you out. Also when you all get into a multiplayer game it's some of the funniest stuff you will see, some people really need to learn what a brake is, it only comes back to get you. Driveclub is the kind of game that devs should be making, it splits opinion, it's not going for everyone, it knows what it is a does it well. It seems to many reviewers and gamers want every game to be the same as others in the genre. We as gamers need variety, some games that doing everything and some that focus on certain things, it's that variety that will keep you purchasing games. Luckily, Driveclub has got players who took a chance and are loving it, there are a many playing and not just in bursts, this in my opinion is a great middle finger to reviewers, who put it in the machine, give it an hour, get to level 12 and then stick a review out. There is someone on my friends list who went off the reviews and laughed at the game, suddenly saw how many of us were playing it, asked our opinion, went and bought it and is now on it every night. Reviews are one persons opinion but the tip here is everyones opinion is different, you have a choice....work out who's opinion is most important....can't work it out? look in the mirror.
It's an arcade racer with limited content looks lovely but plays terrible very few options in game play limited wheel support brought the ps plus edition and played for 3 evenings and deleted it last nite too many server issues and the Ai are superhuman
It's these kind of comments that frustrate me. It does not play terrible, if it were terrible then people would not be setting the times they are and players like myself would not keep going back to it. It's comments like these that help spread unnecessary negativity. You should be saying, "the game does not play to my liking, I can see how others may like it but it's not for me." Secondly, the AI is not superhuman as many players have got well over 200 stars in tour mode, hence the AI can not be superhuman. This is exactly what happens with reviews, something is hard, not what they expected and boom, every comment has exaggerations in it to try and ram home their point. It's not for you, you don't like it, thats fine but please don't exaggerate for effect, thats what review sites are doing, not just with Driveclub but every game they review.
If you look at most of the comments above, it's the same people, none of whom actually have any experience with the game. It gets old, but it won't change.
It has graphics... thats all PS owners care about.
You win, i'm off, can't be doing with comments like this.....
Sorry if you didn't like my view on the game but that's the way it played for me in time with updates and the servers sorted it may play better some people like being bashed to bits on track I for one like clean races this game won't let me
im glad i dont let reviews and random forum people dictate to me if i should buy a game or not cause if i did i would have missed out on alot of great games like driveclub,destinyand watchdogs just to name a few great games that ive played that havent scored well. so you guys keep bickering over things you know nothing about im off to fire up the ps4 and play a great game
agreed, and many of the highly rated games turned out to not be as great as they're made out to be.
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