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Forza Motorsport (Xbox)

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Description

Forza Motorsport is a racing game with extensive customizability, similar to the Gran Turismo series. There are 30 tracks and over 230 cars with a unique feel that can be modified to the smallest details, from spoilers to decals, and the option to create your own shapes with 100 different layers for a single car. Every single part influences the car behaviour - even the G-forces are taken into account, with a realistic damage model.

The game modes include a career mode with different classes, time trials, free runs and arcade races. In the career mode, winning races unlocks manufacturer relationships and you can earn money to buy new cars or customize your vehicles. This mode is expanded over Xbox Live with human opponents.

Forza also includes Drivatar technology, where you can train the computer AI to copy your driving skills (the way you approach corners, the amount of brake applied) and then let the AI race for you to move quickly past certain courses. Over Xbox Live, you can organize your own competitions, start a car club with a team of drivers, exchange cars, download ghost cars to improve your race times, compete on over 1400 leaderboards and acquire new car setups.

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Forza Motorsport Xbox Cars can be customized to your taste.
Forza Motorsport Xbox The pause menu is quite simple.
Forza Motorsport Xbox Online games are very competitive.
Forza Motorsport Xbox Yellow lines means you better slow up a bit.

Alternate Titles

  • "Forza 赛车" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Forza Saiche" -- Chinese title

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The Press Says

Gaming Target May 31, 2005 9.8 out of 10 98
GameCola.net Feb 04, 2006 9.68 out of 10 97
JustPressPlay Aug 10, 2005 9.4 out of 10 94
Game Over Online May 11, 2005 93 out of 100 93
Play.tm Jun 28, 2005 93 out of 100 93
GameSpot May 03, 2005 9.2 out of 10 92
Entertainmentopia Jun 02, 2005 A- 91
GameSpy May 03, 2005 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Yahoo! Games May 02, 2005 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Game Critics Jul 13, 2005 9 out of 10 90

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Awards

  • GameSpy
    • 2005 – Xbox Racing Game of the Year

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Sciere (289594) added Forza Motorsport (Xbox) on Aug 07, 2005