Gathering of Forza Horizon reviews, the verdict
Forza Horizon is an open-world racing game that revolves around a fictitious festival called the Horizon Festival, set in Colorado, USA, this title will be a part of Turn 10’s long-running Forza Motorsport franchise, although it is regarded as more of a spin-off. As we eagerly await the new Forza Horizon game, we thought it would be a good idea to gather up some recent reviews to get an overall impression of what to expect.
We have heard plenty about the features involved in this game along with a great music background set around a festival season, so we are interested in what the final thoughts are, getting a verdict from various critics. Starting with respected site IGN, we get the impression that those who loved Forza 4 will be equally pleased with this, and car enthusiasts will find this game a decent addition to the world of racing titles.
Many gamers and critics will be quite skeptical about this genre so late on in the generation of car games, but Forza Horizon pushes all the boundaries. Classing it as an amazing experience, they also pick out the attention to detail, great audio design and the masses of events available. Overall, they award Forza Horizon with a brilliant score of 9.0.
In a review by ShopTo.net, they give an in-depth account of a game that is beautifully presented, with plenty of features as well as a great racing title that Playground should be proud to call their own. Already taken in by other Forza games they feel that Horizon is an excellent experience ideal for newcomers and hardcore gamers alike.
Giant Bomb.com view Forza Horizon as a video game that has both elements of simulation and arcade racing in one title, which is a rare and refreshing experience with over 120 events to choose from there is plenty to keep players occupied. There is a familiar feel to other Forza titles, yet the open world aspect makes this more fun. Many fans will like the cockpit view and casual gamers will love the idea of gaining points for smashing through street signs and doing great turns.
Some may feel that the features available would not work in other games but the critic here says that they all fit together quite naturally, and overall their final verdict is along the lines of impressive. With just three reviews, we understand that Forza Horizon will be highly recommended for it 23rd of October release, so we intend to check this out for ourselves.
Before we leave you to contemplate how good this game sounds, we thought it would be worth mentioning our most recent Forza Horizon article, that spoke about how epic this game is, as well as efforts to try and pinpoint the demo release that has now been out for a few days. This will just be a small amount of what to expect, so let us know about your experience? Has the demo enticed you to get the full game?