Parents' Guide to

F1 2011

By Chris Morris, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Ad-stuffed racing sim is authentic and challenging.

Game PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 2011
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If you're a F1 enthusiast, you will be squarely in your element with F1 2011. If you're not overly familiar with genre (or with any sort of hard core racing sim), you will be downright baffled about what's going on. The game is a fantastic simulation of the popular racing sport, but it throws players immediately into the deep end and lets them sink or swim. The amount of information presented to you at the beginning is nearly overwhelming, but it gets even harder once you're out on the track, where the Artificial Intelligence used for controlling the other racers is ruthless, speeding past you whenever it spots an opening. All of this said, the game is beautiful and handles as precisely as you would expect. Fans will be incredibly happy with what developer Codemasters has put together.

Game Details

  • Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
  • Available online?: Not available online
  • Publisher: THQ
  • Release date: September 20, 2011
  • Genre: Racing
  • ESRB rating: E
  • Last updated: August 29, 2016

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