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.
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.
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