Title: Forza Motorsport 3
ESRB Rating: E
Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios
Developer: Turn 10 Studios
Review by: John Gustafson
Fasten the seat belts and remain seated, because Forza Motorsport 3 has returned to the Xbox 360 as a new and improved game from a series that is already commercially and critically acclaimed. Where does one of the elite racing titles go after having one of the premier physics-based racing systems and a benchmark in graphical presentation? Forza 3 opens the game up to newcomers and arcade racing fans while staying devoted to series loyalists, tech/gear heads and hardcore race fans across the world.
Racing simulators like Forza and Sony’s Gran Turismo have a reputation for being rather uninviting to non-race fans or those who shy away from the micro-management of tuning setups, tire pressure and other car specs in favor of jumping right into the race with a car that does not need adjustments. All of that changes with Forza 3. In fact, the game should have been titled Forza Motorsport 3: Accessibility. (more…)