Parents' Guide to

Forza Motorsport

By Chris Jozefowicz, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

A superior racing simulator for the Xbox.

Game Xbox 2005
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this game.

Community Reviews

age 13+

Based on 1 parent review

age 13+

well this game is showing the racing but they just want to crash into the wall ..... but they enjoy it... I told them not to do it when they reach to a ceratin age

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (1 ):
Kids say (1 ):

In terms of presentation, Forza is good but somewhat below the Xbox's capabilities. Cars sound impressive but look plain, and some lighting effects are choppy. The environments and backgrounds likewise get the job done, though they do present a ton of racing-related (Toyo tires, Bosch spark plugs) and some non-racing-related (Levi's, Toys R Us) advertising in the form of billboards and stores. The game music is generic rock; although it is passable, players may want to use the Xbox's ability to rip CDs to compile their own speedster soundtracks.

Overall, any racing fan or gamer curious about racing will probably find themselves sucked into Forza Motorsport's nearly bottomless racing depths. Combined with spot-on but sometimes unforgiving physics, these depths will reward patient and committed racers, but may leave younger players or arcade fans frustrated.

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