Jack at GameSpew: Stuff your procedural generations and your always-online; I can say with certainty that the best feature to appear this generation is the photo mode.
Love this game.
I just hope we get a new MotorStorm someday, the closure of Evolution is probably my biggest disappointment from Sony this gen.
Sony was so idiot to shut down that studio 💔
@Tear111 Agreed, there was a lot of talent there, I was happy to hear that a lot of Evolution’s team merged with Codemasters. Thankfully Sony still owns both ips so there’s still hope of a return. Could even be a standout PS5 launch title!
Play Onrush (their new game). It looks like its going to be awesome.
@LucasRuinedChildhood Thanks for the suggestion man, Onrush wasn’t even on my radar. Just watched the PGW trailer, and definitely got some MotoStorm vibes
Driveclub is a masterpiece! think Sony should have changed their name to Polyphony Digital Europe or something so we get GT games faster and better out of the way. They have design talent, no denial!!!
Amen to that.
I've recently started playing this game for the first time because I wanted to use the photo mode for some new desktop wallpapers.
Well I do know members of the studio have merged with Codemasters and they are now making a game (Onrush) that is sorta like Motorstorm but it looks like it's trying to capture the "oh look how extreme we are vibe" and that's not Motorstorm that's Sunset Overdrive with cars.
Still can't grasp why Sony closed them, they had some bad luck, they had the full sim covered with gt franchise and DC was perfect for battling it out with the forza franchise imo. Great game and over 200hrs put into the game, certainly got my money's worth
Photo mode has been around way before Driveclub. Forza and Gran Turismo had it years before Driveclub was even announced.
I could be wrong, but didn’t Infamous: Second Son start the whole “Photo Mode” thing this generation?
Was Photo mode added in Wipeout HD on PS4 or did it have it on PS3?
Didn't PGR 3 have it as well?
yeah but theirs s shit compared to DC.
Am I the only one who couldn't give a damn about photo mode?
here, here, indeed it was.... Love that game... So sad they didn't get to make DriveClub 2... There rain is still better then every game out there...
Ummm forza had photo mode in the second version. That predates dc by a long time.
But wasn't no where near as good as DriveClub.
@runningx - “bombed”? Lol. No it did not. How come online server is still active? How come so many players online? How come this game still sells? Bombed? Nope. I doubt you actually played this awesome game.
Games with photo mode in order by release date from oldest to newest... Only focusing on consoles and not PC (which has photo mode games going back even further) Gran Turismo 4 (2004 PS2) Halo 3 (2007 X360) Super Smash Bros Brawl (2008 Wii) Halo 3 ODST (2009 X360) Uncharted 2 (2009 PS3) God Of War 3 (2010 PS3) Halo Reach (2010 X360) Gran Turismo 5 (2010 PS3) Forza 4 (2011 X360) Uncharted 3 (2011 PS3) Halo 4 (2012 X360) The Last Of US (2013 PS3) GTA V (2013 X360/PS3) Forza 5 (2013 XONE) Gran Turismo 6 (2013 PS3) inFamous Second Son (2014 PS4) inFamous First Light (2014 PS4) Hyperdimension Neptunia U (2014 PS VITA) Super Smash Bros (2014 Wii U) Forza Horizon 2 (2014 X360/ XONE) Middle-Earth Shadow Of Mordor (X360/XONE/PS3/PS4) Drive Club (2014 PS4) The Order 1886 (2015 PS4) Forza Horizon 2 Fast & Furious (2015 XONE) The Last Of Us: Left Behind (2015 PS4) Batman Arkham Knight (2015 XONE/PS4) Skyforge (2015 PS4) Forza 6 (2015 XONE) Uncharted Collection (2015 PS4) Uncharted 4 (2016 PS4) DOOM (2016 XONE/PS4) Shadow Warrior 2 (2016 XONE/PS4) Steep (2016 XONE/PS4) Horizon Zero Dawn (2017 PS4) Hellblade (2017 PS4) Uncharted Lost Legacy (2017 PS4) Middle-Earth Shadow Of War (2017 XONE/PS4) Gran Turismo Sport (2017 PS4) Assassins Creed Origins (2017 XONE/PS4) Super Mario Odyssey (2017 SWITCH) As you can plainly see, Drive Club was far from the first and far from the best to implement photo mode. It's been on consoles 2 generation older than our current console generation and was implemented 10 years before Drive Club even existed. At least try to do some research if you want to pretend you're a journalist with a sliver of integrity.
Melee has a good photo mode
I can see you didn't read what he said, and I don't think you have played DriveClub either because right away I knew he wasn't talking about first to do it, but instead first to do it in this way, they didn't just take a snap they removed the jaggies adjusted the picture and rendered the whole shoot to look extra nice, which is why I have over 300 screenshots to this day... And he says this.. They didn't just do things they did it in a way that was far better then anyone had ever done it before, just like with the rain, sure a ton of games have rain in it, but the rain in DriveClub is how the rain looks in real life, it's amazing... https://www.youtube.com/wat... Just like the sound, they did sound in a way that's really true to the car, they did an amazing job DriveClub may have come into it's own later on, way after the launch, and they were starting to really make it one amazing game.. just a shame they got shut down before they could really become what DriveClub needed to be... An open world DriveClub 2 destroys need for speed any day of the week.. LoL
When I read "one of the very first" that insinuates that it's one of the first games ever to have a photo mode. That shouldn't be in the title if he didn't mean it.
WRONG... go look at Gran Turismo 4 on the PS2.... it's way more in-depth than Drive Clubs photo mode. It's basically a game within its self. http://www.ign.com/articles... "An open world DriveClub 2 destroys the need for speed any day of the week.. LoL" A Drive Club 2 doesn't exist and will never exist because the first Drive Club was a colossal flop and the Developer is out of business. You can shine your turds all you want, but they'll always reek like shit. It's a crap ass mostly featureless arcade racer through and through. The only racing game worse than Drive Club is Drive Club VR.
@kaosoul the only thing worse than Driveclub is Forza and featureless arcade racer? Are we playing the same game turd? Wake up stupid and pay respect where it's due.
@SierraGuy.... I'll agree Forza Horizon games are arcady pieces of shit, but base Forza is a far better racing sim then DriveClub could ever hope to be. But ultimately unless you're playing on a Force Feedback Wheel (like I do), and stick to PC sims, you're just playing half-assed garbage that gives racing a bad name. And anyone questioning if I played DC, here's all the proof you need. http://i346.photobucket.com... My sticky said Drive Club Is Shit!!!, but it got cut off and I'm too lazy to take another. Now prove to me you own any of the games you're knocking shitheads! >:} That fact of the matter is Drive Club put Evolution Studios in the grave.
@KaoSoul That colossal flop you speak of outsold allot of games including forza sooooooooooo yeahhhhhh
Melee had photo mode.
@GTgamer Drive Club = 2.3 million sales Forza 1 = 1 million Forza 2 = 4.05 million Forza 3 = 5.5 million Forza 4 = 4.6 million Forza 5 = 2.4 million Forza 6 = 2.1 million Forza 7 = 1 million and climbing (released 4 months ago) Gran Turismo = 10.9 million Gran Turismo 2 = 9.5 million Gran Turismo 3 = 14.9 million Gran Turismo 4 = 11.66 million Gran Turismo 5 = 10.75 million Gran Turismo 6 = 3.53 million Gran Turismo Sport = 2.74 million http://www.vgchartz.com You either need to go back to school or stop hitting the crack pipe. Your math sucks, DC outsold less than 15% of the racing games on the market since the days of PS1 and XB original. That's an inarguable fact with a long history of hard statistics to back it up. Aside from MotorStorm (Another racer that was the first and only racer available on the PS3 at the time), All of Evolution Studios games missed their sales estimates by a longshot. Even if Forza 7 and Gran Turismo Sport fail, there will still be a Forza 8 and a Gran Turismo 7 in the future... There will NEVER be another Drive Club game ever again. You can upvote you're nonsense and downvote my truth all you want, but it still won't turn the fantasy you want to believe into reality .
While the launch of Driveclub was a complete mess, what that game went on to be with it's server/updates is just amazing if only that happened at launch the studio would still be active. Drive club is not sim nor is it arcade. It's a great mix of Arcadesim & not Simarcade like Forza 7. I have been playing console racing games since the beginning and this is one truly amazing game. And yes we probably will not see DC2 or Motorstorm ever again.
Interesting list, lets find those EA games made with Frostbite... None, but still they compete on photo shot pages - that is impressive!
For me, the best & most impressive use of Photo Mode was with Horizon: Zero Dawn. Not only did i love the fact that GG’s allowed us to mess with the day/nightime while using Photo Mode. But just the visual fidelity in that open world game is staggering. I much appreciated the level of control we had in Horizon. Being able to pull back the camera a good deal more, compared to the likes of Uncharted/TLoU (which was really good in its own right with the feature, but a bit limiting imo) was appreciated. I took over 500 pictures. I sure hope Days Gone & RDR2 have this feature, but also allow the use of freedom with the camera that Horizon had. Driveclub definitely uses the feature in such a great way tho. I’m not gonna lie, I’m no racing fan. And, I bought the game specifically because it had this feature. In the end,,8 absolutely had a blast playing the game. I felt so in control, the sense of speed, the audio, the visual fidelity, it all was a sight to witness.
The sense of speed is like no other racing game I've played they nailed it. It does have a steep learning curve with the drifting but once you get it it's gold.
Yeah, once you get that down, it’s so natural & a good feeling!
I'm still surprised by the Graphics on this game
Drive Club with GT driving physics would make my life.
Facts , I hate dc physics , every car feels like it’s hoverin , there is no weight to them. Gt has the best car physics
Indeed it is, stunning looking racer that still hasn't been surpass by the competition( other consoles and PCs).
Consoles, I'd agree with. PC, that's a stretch. PC has some of the best looking games ever and they're mostly racing sims
I wish I can say the same for the PC, but with all honesty I haven't seen a racing game in the PC that looks like this while playing it: https://youtu.be/-CLm4MYKr7... I know PC is very much capable of doing this with ease in a lock 60 fps, but man I'm sorry there isn't a game like that at the moment.
I still play this game! I love the balance between arcade and simulation. NFS could learn something from the handling.
A true masterpiece...
DriveClub is easily the best looking racer on console.
its not the first by a long shot (forza ms 2 had a photo mode years before dc even existed) and the photo mode in gran turismo is better than the DC one, and the photo mode in forza 7 is better than that. in fact the one in forza 7 lets you control anything from damage to lights, to camera focus settings, aperture, shutter speed, effects, color, filters, vignettes and more.... it makes the DC one look weak. i own all 3 of these games.
Sequel please. Thank you.
The studio is gone. The game sadly failed so not likely.
Well the game did not fail it's gone on to sell 2.36 million at retail, but the launch was abysmal. So the developer paid the price for that. But after the updates/server updates that game turned into a gem. Actually I had ordered the PS4 bundle with drive club that was eventually cancelled. So I put off my purchase until Second Son came out. But after all the updates to DC it was getting much better feed back so I picked it up and it was friggin amazing. I even bought the season pass that I almost never do. It turned out to be one of my favorite race games of all time.
Best racing game this generation hands down.
Lmao so great that Sony fired the dev team! They should have stuck to motor storm because they were far better games than trash club
I enjoyed the game but I can't say best but it's all subjective. Game deserved better that's for sure.
[email protected] photos are Soooo Realistic
30fps photos? You mean videos?
You can see a photo moving at 30fps?
There’s been photo mode since forza 2 early 360 era... and GT Sport Scapes hands down looks the most believable.
i think Horizon is a little better but it's also 3 yrs younger than DC. https://imgur.com/a/cgYLU
There have been a lot of great photo modes in the last couple of years. Infamous: SS deserves some credit as it was one of the first games that set the trend for photomodes in games.
what these features were and is still standard on PC for many years
Photo mode for this game was for sure stunning.
I wish I had the artistic sense to actually take good pictures with photo modes. Also I wish they were all the same between games. The controls and features are all so different it is hard to manage them.
Fkin photo mode
Driveclub was so much fun. I miss it.
Um... wasn’t halo 3’s theatre mode technically a photo made? And didn’t Forza 3 has something very similar?
I guess this is the next best thing to having online in games lmao , no need to support servers take pretty pics so satisfying ha ha.
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