Forza Horizon 4 review – still incredible in 2021 and beyond

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6 minute read

In many ways, Forza Horizon 4 has been the culmination of my favorite aspects of the racing genre. I’ve never dove off into the sea of hardcore sims, but at this point in my life I’ve poured over a 1000 hours into a mixture of simcade and arcade racers.

What started with the early era of Gran Turismo on the PS1 soon gave way to various Need for Speed entries, Project Gotham Racing, early Forza games, and a smattering of games in between.

To say the genre clicks with me would be an understatement, and above all, the ability to jump right in and play has always spoken to me. I’d call the Forza Horizon series a sort of open world spiritual successor to the PGR series, but what Playground Games ultimately does better than anyone else is provide the means for immediate driving fun.

Forza Horizon 4 is accessibility done right – an experience that appeals equally to fans of the genre and those completely new.

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New Content on July 30th for the Understated GT Sport

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3 minute read

After falling out of the racing genre since playing the infinitely underrated Driveclub, I’ve had a lingering itch to dive back into something substantial. After initially passing on Gran Turismo Sport due lackluster reviews and feeling as though the content wasn’t up to par, I sat back and watched as Polyphony Digital’s service type approach came to fruition.

The studio has stayed true to its word from launch until now, releasing new content nearly every month, and by the end of July they will have added another notch to the constant stream of content.

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