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Project Gotham Racing 3!

The latest in the popular arcade racer known as PGR has arrived, but will it live up to the standards set by previous games in the series?

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Go Around, Come Around, Go Around, Come Around: The PGR games have always been a pretty decent playthrough, and you always wanted to buy or unlock that last car, but that all changes with this latest adaptation. As always, you buy a starter car with a 100,000 or so credits, then win races to earn money and unlock more cars, racing lap after lap after lap. But, a problem lies in this formula. The idea of racing race after race was fine...in 2001.

Time Flies When You're...Racing All Day: Seven years have passed since PGR saw the light of day, but nowadays the concept of endless racing is boring. The PGR series gets VERY repetitive in a short amount of time, because arcadey style racing is unappealing to me, but this game was made FOR arcade race lovers.

Rent vs. Buy: While the more hardcore race fan won't find this game interesting in the least bit, arcade-racing fans will feel right at home. There are absolutely no customazation options in this game, just tracks and jaw-dropingly beautiful cars that shine in the sunlight.

I usually wouldn't recommend this game to anyone besides arcade racing fans, but I think anyone should pick this up just because the game is so cheep. At thirty bucks, this is a solid game for anyone with a need for speed.

Report Card

While the more hardcore race fan won't find this game interesting in the least bit, arcade-racing fans will feel right at home. There are absolutely no customazation options in this game, just tracks and jaw-dropingly beautiful cars that shine in the sunlight. (Krakrabbit.com)


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