IncGamers' Mike Grant takes on Atari's latest racing effort and discovers a pretty face isn't everything.
I had a girlfriend once who didn't have the best of faces. It didn't matter though, because the things she could do with that face were amazing.
Who said a pretty face isn't everything? I like pretty faces! Yes I do understand the analogy... =P
I like faces with damage modeling lol!
More racing games... yawn. Good review though.
Looks like a decent game if you're into the hardcore racing thing, but I think I'll give it a miss. I had trouble enough with Project Gotham, and I suspect I'd actually explode if I ever gave Forza or Gran Turismo a shot.
EDIT: Reply went in wrong place.... See 5.3
I would have gotten this game but Atari seems to have launched it at a very bad time.Releasing it alongside games like Halo Wars,GTA4 lost and the damned,RE5,SF4 and Star ocean the last hope was just not very smart in my opinion because those games have way more hype and are more eagerly anticipated than Race Pro. I guess they all have a different audience but for someone like me who loves cars as much as i love games and really needs a new sim racer but can only justify getting two games at the moment, it pains me to let Race Pro go and get Halo Wars and Star ocean instead.May be April will see less games released and then i will be able to purchase Race Pro.
only costs $39.99. and the game is worth it. it's not the best out there, but with nothing on the immediate horizon, it does the job!!!
I know but i am in the UK and the best deal i have seen so far is for £36.99.If i see one for just under 30 then i will get it.
@5.2 Both play.com & shop2.net have it at £32.99, but I can not find it under £30
*golfclap* http://www.race-room.com/ap... GTR and other Sim Bin games and products are more realistic and much more aimed at the hardcore racing market then mostly all console sim racers and Pro Racer is very realistic and worth the 40$ Cnd for a console racing game. If you can tell that neither Sony, or Guerilla said that Killzone 1 was a halo killer. Then you should be aware that besides some bloggers previewing this game, any sain gamer is well aware that Pro racer was never trying to be a GT Killer or a Forza Killer, just a good sim racer, which it is. Nice to see you care so much a bout this you have to link a 33 day article, (enthusiat) much?
From the reviews i have read physics/realism department - yes Graphics - no presentation - no Overall - no But this game is truly like a Catheram R500.No AC,No electronic gizmos even the roof leaks when it's raining.But when it's on a race track nothing else comes close.And some times that's all that counts and why Simbian will be getting my money. EDIT: Bubbles Montrealien.
I only had a couple of races in a 'new mini', but it certainly didn't feel realistic to me! Maybe I'll give it another go, but I was seriously underwhelmed by this and think Forza and GT5 have a LOT more to offer than this title.. Try before you part with your cash for this one...
I guess that`s you opinion tintin, however if you think bouncing of a wall in GT5:P = realistic, then I guess you`re opinion is not one I would trust. Pro Racer is closer to Forza though. Then again, I still have very high hopes for the actual GT5, Gran turismo is one of my favorite franshises ever, even if it has not changed much in the last 10 years, besides the graphics off course.
Any racing game that allows you to bash the inside of cars to gain an advantage in corners without any penalties is in now way a sim.
Those who keep saying "simbin is about the simulation" is pretty stupid. I just rented the game, and it's pretty poor. A mini Cooper at full throttle around a corner doesn't understeer that much. Especially a race built one will still oversteer with a thick rear sway bar. And if you let off the gas, you should still oversteer which in the game it does not. And not to mention when I brake coming to a corner, the competition (AI drivers) is not supposed to rear end you. Also the game plays only in 30fps, has screen tearing, pop-ins, and ugly textures. Seriously takes you out of the "immersion" For $39.99, people go and buy Forza 2 instead. That's a much better game IMO.
But thats what I'm saying guys! When I went too hot into a corner, I often used the other cars to stop me flying off the track and I took huge advantage of it... ...and I do wish people would stop equating damage modelling with realism so much. Of course its an important element if you are going for a sim, but there is so very much more to gettig a car to feel right. I've driven a new mini on several occasions, and I certainly couldn't recognise the handling characteristics from driving one in this game. Maybe it does crash the same (though I doubt it), but I'm happy to report I' haven't crashed one, so I can only compare the driving 'feel'. @Montrealien please read what I wrote. I never suggested that GTA5's crash handling was more realistic - merely that it had more to offer, as does Froza. you are welcome to disagree of course, but I'm merely stating a view based on owning and playing the titles under consideration - and suggesting you might want to try this before buying. @Sarcasm - thanks for making a real post having actually experienced exactly what I'm talking about!
ok, let`s get one thing straight. If you are flying into cars at corners or bracking early at 120 kph with a car right behind you, your are not driving corectly no matter what racing game you are playing. And yes, I repeat, Sim Bin are masters at making realist racers and this is a great console version of what thousands of hardcare PC racer fans play every week. and it has never been a huge market, just a dedicated market. All I`m saying is that it is worth the 40$, especially if you have been playing forza for over a year anyways and already have GT5:Prologue. You guys don`t and just feel the need to tell people its bad, so be it. I own the game and dont regret it, you don`t like it, and I repect that, just respect that people are enjoying it. And tintin, I own all three.
Definitely better than Gran Turismo 5.
Keep dreamin Slapnut
Can I have sum of what your smoking?
and the bots called this the Gran Turismo killer.................. which ones better now ahaha
just like the droids called Killzone one the Halo killer. Both sides of the fanboy war are just no nothing scrub wannabe gamer retards. Real gamers always knew neither Pro Racer, nor Killzone 1 where not trying to kill anything, just trying to be great games, which they both are.
That PS3 is missing.
Another average 360 game that you haven't played yourself to understand that the PS3 isn't missing anything.
Or it`s a solid racer for my 360 for a decent price that my PS3 is not missing out on since I also got great games on it as well. I guess it`s all about perspective.
It seems like. I wish there's was a team out there that had the dev time/talent to combine the best of a lot of these sim racers though. Would definitely be a dream game because IMO visuals and presentation also play a role in being the ultimate simulator.
It is a review of a XBOX 360 game. Not a PS3 game. The PS3 fanboys have nothing else to do, probably.
Another day, another flop on the 360. Still less terrible than Banjo and Too Human.
You have not played the game, but still you bash it. You are a extreme PS3 fanboy, congratulations.
Just as much as they were scared of Ken Kutaragi's Giant Enemy Crabs!! ;-p joke.
There are more PS3 fanboys commenting on this article then 360 fanboys, and it is a XBOX 360 ARTICLE. That's got to say something, this site is overwhelmed by PS3 fanboys.
You a Grade A BoT
There are more PS3 fanboys than 360 fanboys on this article. You disagree? You should learn to count, PS3 fanboy. EDIT: Nelson M. You can shut up, this is a 360 article, that means PS3 fanboys ''no enter''. So you shall shut up, and between, I get many agrees, that means people like to read my comments. So why would I shut up? You comebacks are lame and short. I'm afraid that my fingers can't shut up either, idiot. EDIT2: You PS3 fanboys are ignorant aren't you? It is you PS3 fanboys that always starts the whole thing, by bashing 360 exclusives. This article is proof. There are more PS3 fanboys than 360 fanboys here on a 360 article. PS3 fanboys have a IQ under 70.
You Silly BABOON
Well said, the guys a bot who needs to get a life
Gran Tursimo killer?
GT is not out yet, and from what i heard it will not be out for a long time, so there is nothing to 'kill'.
why don't I see any media labeling this game as GT killer? Just so they can bash it for failing to do so. On topic: looks like a decent game for 40 bucks.
What? It is the same both ways, Killzone 2 gets a review below 8 and its a according to Xbox fanboys its a 'flop' Race Pro gets a review below 8 and according to PS3 fanboys its a 'flop' now I'm not sure if you flame the PS3, and I'm not going through your comment history to find it, but there is alot of Xbox fanboys, who spend all day flaming the PS3, then complain when PS3 fanboys get their own back. At the moment there are more PS3 fanboys on this site, but the bias switches every couple of months, it will be overrun by Xbox fanboys in a couple of months, its the way this site works.
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