Parents' Guide to

Forza Motorsport 3

By Marc Saltzman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Extraordinarily good racing game -- but has open chat.

Game Xbox 360 2009
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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 8+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 6+

Great game for everyone!!!

This is a great game. This was the first xbox game i bought and love it.You can play career mode that takes time.Or you could just Quick race and choose any car on the game.However it may be hard for younger age groups(10-) to complete career. To sum up it is a great game that can be fun and challenging!!!

This title has:

Great messages
age 10+
Content wise, this game is broad and chock-full of great game play, but the realism of driving (and having to actually slow down for a turn) may prove too difficult for younger children. Also, if you dont win races consistently, leveling up will be difficult, which will leave you stuck in a Ford Focus/ VW Golf type car when you want a Ferrari.

This title has:

Too much consumerism

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2):
Kids say (17):

Easily the finest racing game of the year. Racing fans waiting for a thrilling racing sim with all the trimmings won't be disappointed with this deep driving simulator. In addition to multiple solo races, Xbox Live subscribers can take advantage of 8-player matches and tournaments over the Internet, along with downloadable extras and the ability to share custom paint jobs with other racers. Taking the game online brings it to a whole new level, and the races are fast and furious despite the fact you might be driving against players across the country. If you must buy one racing game this year, Forza Motorsport 3 is it.

Online interaction: This game allows for open voice communication between players, which could result in children hearing inappropriate language or swapping personal information. Also, players can create their own "vinyl" car decorations and sell them to others via virtual money. These vinyls could contain inappropriate images or words. Common Sense Media does not recommend open online play for children under 12 years of age. The online interactions can be a blast for adults, though.

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