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  • Bio Doug Trein is a staff contributor at Fandom and focuses primarily on video games and animated television shows. His game genre favorites include strategy and turn-based role-playing games, first-person shooters, 2D fighting games, and action/adventure titles.
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  • TheBlueRogue

    Forza VS

    October 26, 2012 by TheBlueRogue

    Forza Horizon is a brand new take on the classic Forza Motorsport racing series. Approaching racing from a new angle, Forza Horizon focuses on the open world environments in gameplay. This provides a contrast to the previous games in the Forza Motorsport series. How does Horizon's compare to the previous installment, Forza 4? Let your voice be heard!

    Forza Horizon
    Forza 4

    Racing Style
    Forza Horizon is a different take on the typical Forza conventions. Instead of being in close-circuit race tracks, with one defined path of travel, the game unfolds within an open world environment. Races take place, but over a general area. Multiple routes can be taken and shortcuts can be easily utilized.
    Forza 4 is considered a racing simulation.…

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  • TheBlueRogue

    Forza Horizon takes the Forza series in an exciting new direction. Set on the sprawling, open roads of Colorado, the game combines the Forza driving authenticity and arcade-style gameplay. Forza Horizon is an open world automotive playground that allows players to utilze their speed, style, and freedom while on the open road. The game's focus on open road racing has drew praise from critics.

    Here are a few things you need to know about Forza Horizon.

    Forza Horizon isn't molded to your typical Forza experience. The typical Forza experience seeks to emulate the preformance and handling of real life cars. Forza has a lot of emphasis placed on modifing these cars, and is often seen as a response to the Gran Turismo series. The original Forza game…

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  • TheBlueRogue

    Unicorn cars are the special, hard to obtain cars that can be aquired in Forza Motorsport. The first game to introduce these unique cars was Forza Motorsport 3. These cars can be obtained by completing challenges, or by racing against developers of the Forza Motorsport series.

    Forza Horizon will have some unicorn cars of it's own. Check out some of the rarer car types that can be obtained by playing the game. It's still unclear on whether players can import their collections from the previous two games.

    Dino was a brand of mid-engined, rear drive sports cars produced by Ferrari from 1968 through 1976. The 246 GT Dino was built on a 2340mm wheelbase chassis and was powered by a 2418cc V6 engine with a total output of 195 hp. The engine was mat…

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  • TheBlueRogue

    Forza Horizon is a fresh installment in the respected Forza Motorsport series. With a re-approach on gameplay design, Horzion places an emphasis on open-world, non-closed races. The player attends a festival called the Horizon Festival, set in Colorado. Race fast, destroy property, and win races to acquire Wristbands and dominate the festival!

    The game drops on October 23rd in North America and October 26th in PAL regions. Reviews are in and the consensus is strong, Forza Horizon is a fun, expansive racing game with plenty to offer. Be sure to let us know what you think once you purchase the game!



    "If you love Forza 4, this is the perfect companion. If you love cars, this is essential. The school of thought may be that it’s hard to pus…

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