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Forza Horizon 2 is the kind of racing game that expands the idea of 'simulation' to include less material, more ambiguous parts of driving. What it feels like to zoom along the breezy coast in a lovely LaFerrari. The cringe of your beastly Nissan GT-R scraping through a tight turn in the castle tow...

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Experienced Forza players will hit the ground running in Forza Horizon 2 this month, as Turn 10 Studios will carry on with the series' loyalty program introduced last year. Announced just over a year ago, Forza Rewards hands the keys to some sweet digital vehicles to players that raced in past entr...

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The Nurburgring is coming as free downloadable content to Forza Motorsport 5, and it's available starting today. The introduction of the famous German motorsport circuit was announced at Microsoft's E3 presser, where the publisher also showcased the next Forza entry on Xbox One, Forza Horizon 2, wh...

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An enhanced, DLC-bundled retail version of Xbox One racer Forza Motorsport 5 will launch next month, developer Turn 10 Studios told IGN today. Forza Motorsport 5: Racing Game of the Year features 18 tracks and 10 additional vehicles previously featured in April's Top Gear Car Pack. News of Forza...

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Forza Motorsport series developer Turn 10 Studios plans to expand its Forza Motorsport 5 Car Pass DLC offerings with two more monthly car packs in addition to the 70 cars currently available for pass buyers. Both the June and July packs will be released for free to Car Pass owners, bumping the $...

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A new Microsoft press release suggests Forza 5 is an Xbox One million-seller (rather than a million-shipper). According to the big M, more than a third of Xbox One owners purchased Turn 10's racer, and we already know the Xbox One notched 3 million sales by the close of 2013. When we input all th...

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Though Forza Motorsport 5 is an undeniably brazen example of modern microtransactions, developer Turn 10 does occasionally offer new content to players free of charge. For example, the new Honda Legends Car Pack. Created to celebrate the real-world unveiling of Honda's 2014 Civic Si, the Hon...

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The Xbox One may have a brand new entry in the series, but there's still a recent-and-decent Forza on the 360. What's more, you can grab it off Games on Demand for half-price, because today's Xbox daily deal is all about Forza Horizon. The Turn 10 Studios racer is down to $15 for one day only, a...

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In the realm of esoteric statistics, Microsoft announced that over 50 million hours in "games and entertainment" have been logged on Xbox One systems since it launched on November 22. The console manufacturer added that over 415 million Gamerscore points were unlocked via achievements on the system...

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While the past few Forza Motorsport entries have offered players new packs of additional cars long after each game's debut, Forza 5 takes things to a whole new level. Our largely positive review described the game as enjoyable but anemic, but Forza creative director Dan Greenawalt stands by the tea...

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While the Forza series has gotten really good at customizing a player's personal experience based on their driving knowhow, it hasn't made as much progress in terms of fine-tuning the computer-controlled competitors on the track. Forza Motorsport 5 aims to fix this with Drivatar – a type of ...

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Developer Turn 10 has revealed four new fresh whips from the Forza Motorsport 5 roster this week: the 2012 Nissan GT-R Black Edition (above), 1967 Lamborghini Miura P400, 2012 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Black Series, and the 2007 Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione. Microsoft's flagship racing franchise launches...

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Forza Motorsport 5 has a special Limited Edition version that is available for pre-order now for $80, Microsoft announced. The special edition includes a five car pack with the 2011 Audi RS 3 Sportback, 2012 Aston Martin Vanquish, 2013 Ford M Shelby Mustang GT500, 2013 McLaren P1 and the 2013 SRT V...

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Update: Speaking with IGN again, Turn 10's Dan Greenwalt altered his previous statement to now say the requirement of a connection to Xbox Live before playing is "not the plan." However, when or if the game requires an internet connection for single-player content is still not clear. We've contacte...

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Earlier this week, we posted a photograph of two McLaren supercars. We mistakenly thought they were the McLaren P1, the car that Microsoft used to promote Forza Motorsport 5 during its E3 press event. They were, in fact, McLaren MP4-12Cs. It was an egregious error, and for that we apologize. I...

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Outside of its E3 press briefing, Microsoft had two McLaren MP4-12C cars emblazoned with Forza Motorsport 5 logos. We've been made to understand that these are very impressive cars. We went to Jordan Mallory, Joystiq's resident car lover, for some expert commentary. When shown the photograph abo...

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