TheSixthAxis goes hands on with this week's GT 5 Academy demo. Improved physics? Check. Same graphics? Check. Damage? ...
Will I need to have a copy of GT5P to play this, or will this Time Trial thing stand alone? I got rid of my GT5P about a month after I got it, and would not buy it again.
It's part of a timne trial competition too, the academy part. Can't wait to try it myself...
Its just for competition between gamers, and to show off some of their new physics.
"The backend steps out far too easily and there was a real lack of grip with all but the gentlest of bends." That means the traction control is off buddy. People need to learn a thing or two about cars to play this game before they b!tch and moan about the game. PS I'm not applying that the author was b!tching or moaning. He seemed to enjoy it the taste of gt5.
GT5= Mind blown Might have to import this game because my G27 is going to get lonely. @Terry, How are those pedals, I still haven't got my wheel yet and my options are open. WOW @ the disagree.
I'll download this so I have a reason to use my Fanatec Turbo S and clubsport pedals on the PS3!
LOL at the disagrees. Seriously, I really will be using my Fanatec wheel with this demo/time trial.
Do you know if this will support the G25 like GT5P did?
@ Terry, Ya I know eh! apparently people disagree with us using the wheel, ah well I gave you a bubble. @ Theo yes you will be able too.
Isn't the Fanatec Turbo S also 360 compatible? If so, there's your answer to the disagrees.
@lil T Thank you, i am so looking forward to this! And another question, is the G27 worth it if you have the G25, thanks in advance. @Soda, what does that have to do with anything? If the wheel is also 360 compatible that won't change the fact he can use it on PS3... It's either stupid fanboys are spamming disagrees in here or someone is jealous, lol
I CAN'T WAIT FOR THIS GAME!
As usual, the person in the video sucks at simulation racing games. Complaining about a RWD 370z oversteering is like complaining about a hot girl having too nice of a butt. IT IS WHAT IT IS!
he says "the back steps out in the corners" and "the steering is skittish". That is sounds EXACTLY like a Fairlady to me, provided that its being driven by somebody who knows nothing about cars. Kudos to Polyphony for nailing the 370z's physics!
Too much Arcade style racing for this guy, now he can't stand The Real Driving Simulator XD
1 track? is it an oval? oval tracks are boring. i hope its not an oval! i can't see the video because im in work.
i doubt it would be an oval when it's a competition to see who can get the best time trial
dont worry its not an oval, it has a couple of corners and straights and a long, gentle bend. Looks nice!
the360axis is on damage control
Very poor graphics ... I first fought it was the PSP version. I'm now convinced Forza3 was really the best choice.
GT5 will look a generation ahead of FM3 FM3 mega flopped in sales. the game couldnt even reach 600k ww in 2 months GT is always the king of racing games and people only care about GT and nothing else
whatever helps you sleep better at night I guess, lol I'll have to see for myself because for some odd reason i don't believe you might be when you mentioned you thought it was the psp version lol
@iron_sheik It's not about sales, it's about quality.
Not amazing either. Pretty much in line with what I expected. I don't think the visual side of things will out do Forza honestly, despite the cartoonish look they gave it. The environments look a little flat here. The cars look fantastic however.
They see him trollin' They hatin'... lol
Look I am sure GT5 is going to be fantastic...they traditionally have always been superb and there is no reason to think the finished product wont be as well. That all said, I can't wait to get my hands on the demo because what I saw wasn't wowing me ...but again its hard to get a feel from a video of a demo. GT5 has a lot to live up to now. Not only do they need to be better than GTP in every way but they need to be better than Forza 3. And while many Sony loyalists will scoff at that and just write it off as fanboyism. I am telling you, Forza 3 is a real contender for GT5. Anyway, I am hopefull my experience with GT5 will be better than this sites preview.
i dont know if the people on top know this, but this demo wasnt made to show the graphics of gt5. it was made to show GT5s physics system. thats why its a 200mb demo compared to the other big demos of prior to this one.
Yeah, this is a very rare thing from any developer these days. It's not a "demo" in the case of being a few levels of finished product, it's literally "work in progress". It's very, very early too, since it looks a lot worse than the Subaru/Tokyo demo they've been showcasing.
they didn't improve on the graphics but only the physic is that they are looking for potential gamers who have talents in racing. This is the GT Academy's way of searching for them.
well from the look of the hd vids popping up, it looks like the textures are purposely low res. Even the crowd are 2D images. All to shrink it into a reasonable 200 some megs.
I"m gona clock some serious mileage with this time trial. I've pretty much mastered the tracks in prologue so it'll be sweet having a fresh course to test the skills.
it already looks great very simple very clean look exactly what a real simulator should look like. forza3 is a good racing game but it still has an arcade feel to it and more colours doesnt mean better its just colours and the cars look very plastic toy like if you play prologue again just look at the cars the lighting and the actual visual of the cars look so real and so defined.
Ugh watching that guy drive was getting annoying so I couldn't watch the whole thing. He doesn't seems to know that dual shock 3 buttons are pressure sensitive so you don't have to go full throttle or nothing. Would help him around turns a lot if he figured this out. :P
Dude. This is just gt5 Drive physic's nothing else. All the graphics except cars are low detail, as the reason why the GT ACADEMY DEMO IS SO SMALL.
you cant reprogram a malfunctioned bot chip.
After what seeing how awfully s**t that looks we dont need damage control at all. In the end we all know that to beat forza as a game this will have to be extra super special. Now go play that s**h while we play a true racing sim with forza. Im still baffled at how awful that looks lol what is PD doing!!!
Sweet Jesus talk about spinning. Sorry but I don't see how a 220MB demo with cut down visuals represents an entire game such as GT5. Not to mention that PD themselves stated that this isn't a demo for GT5. Would you like some boxes of tissues for Christmas? You should save them until GT5 comes out since you're already crying about something like Gt Academy. lol
We leave that to the droids sorry. They are the kings of spinning things. Go spin some cars in that crap demo.
Again with the crying. Dang I'm gonna need to spend my whole pay check on tissues. Bu-bu-bu.. Forza 3's demo doesn't represent the full game!
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