Parents' Guide to

Forza Motorsport 2

By Marc Saltzman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

If racing's your thing, a must-have Xbox360 title!

Game Xbox 360 2007
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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 7+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 10+

Entertaining and complex!

I loved playing this game when I was younger! However, it is VERY hard to get used to. It is very easy for your car to crash into a wall while on the track, which makes it no joke. It’s cool how many options there are of cars to choose from, and I would recommend it to pre-tweens and up.

This title has:

Easy to play/use
age 2+

Great for any age

The people who are mentioning the inappropriate cars in the marketplace should know that anyone who sells a car with anything that violates the Xbox Live terms of service will recieve a ban from Xbox Live.(there were some issues with inapropriate paint jobs for a little while after the game was released but the bans have eliminated them)

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (3):
Kids say (8):

One of the most enjoyable parts of Forza Motorsport 2 is customizing your vehicles. You can unlock licensed rims and other aftermarket body parts, dabble with a custom paint and decal job, and tune your cars in one of four performance upgrades. After you've created the ultimate showpiece, you can go online for head-to-head races via the Microsoft Xbox Live service ($49.99 a year).

You can watch others compete with the TV spectator mode. A virtual Auction mode lets you bid on rare or custom-made cars (in exchange for game credits) or you can create an auction of your own. Whether you use the Xbox 360 wireless controller or the preferred Xbox 360 Wireless Racing Wheel ($129), Forza Motorsport 2 feels as good as it looks -- and it's quite the looker with near-photorealistic cars, tracks, and scenery. Add a truckload of cars to collect, virtually limitless customization, and deep online options and you've got one of the finest Xbox 360 games to date.

Online interaction: The online game mode allows for open chat so that kids can be exposed to whatever other online racers can to say, including swearing and other inappropriate comments.

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