Forza vs Driveclub: Reader Feature

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User Info: embrandedone

embrandedone
4 years ago#1
http://metro.co.uk/2013/09/21/next-gen-hands-on-forza-5-vs-driveclub-readers-feature-4061389/

Cool piece and he mentions a few notes of interest:

- He enjoyed Drivelcub more
- While Forza has the better lightning, Driveclub has the wow factor and varied tracks (static vs dynamic backgrounds)
- D-pad vibrations? (Must investigate this)

I'll let this stew for a while. For now, I need to go check this Project Cars the comments seem to be yapping about
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User Info: Mega Wolf

Mega Wolf
4 years ago#2
People will still say Forza is better because of its track record.
Most Forza games rival if not beat the GT series in quality (besides Horizon).
Honestly I dont play racing games, so this is a moot point for me, I'll probably get neither.
Even with Drive Club being one of the free PS+ games.
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User Info: Foxx3k

Foxx3k
4 years ago#3
I didn't know DriveClub was an arcade racer.
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User Info: mrshowtime333

mrshowtime333
4 years ago#4
This is just a ridiculous argument for anyone who has seen both games. They arent even competing with each other. Not in the same ballpark.

User Info: Foxx3k

Foxx3k
4 years ago#5
mrshowtime333 posted...
This is just a ridiculous argument for anyone who has seen both games. They arent even competing with each other. Not in the same ballpark.


How do you support that argument?
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User Info: ItIsOkBro

ItIsOkBro
4 years ago#6
Forza objectively doesn't have better lighting, this guy can't be trusted.
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PowerOfTheCloud
4 years ago#7
If you're playing Forza without a wheel you're doing it wrong.
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User Info: RollnThunder213

RollnThunder213
4 years ago#8
embrandedone posted...
http://metro.co.uk/2013/09/21/next-gen-hands-on-forza-5-vs-driveclub-readers-feature-4061389/

Cool piece and he mentions a few notes of interest:

- He enjoyed Drivelcub more
- While Forza has the better lightning, Driveclub has the wow factor and varied tracks (static vs dynamic backgrounds)
- D-pad vibrations? (Must investigate this)

I'll let this stew for a while. For now, I need to go check this Project Cars the comments seem to be yapping about


He enjoyed Driveclub more because he doesn't like sim racers which he stated which obviously is absent from your point. Says nothing about how fun or not fun each game is to anyone else.

Also, he said pad as in the controller, not dpad. People in the UK call controllers, pads. So he was just referring to the rumble triggers.

mrshowtime333 is saying that one is a heavy sim racer and the other is much more an arcade racer. While they may both have cars and big paved circles in them they appeal to wildly different audiences.
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User Info: Shacky_101

Shacky_101
4 years ago#9
Driveclub looks more realistic to me. Dont get me wrong, Forza is a great looking game (Probably better looking out of the two?) but Forza has a little of that cartoony look to it.
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User Info: Pale Horseman

Pale Horseman
4 years ago#10
The writer of this article does make a good point: Forza is not the best game to demo the XB1 due it being more of a sim racer than an arcade. You cannot just pick up and play a sim racer and be good at it.
This is an unfair comparison between the two games.
MS will be smart to use a different game if it has to be compete against Drive Club simply for the fact that DC is an arcade like racer and easier for casuals to play.
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