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Play Forza Motorsport 5 for free this weekend

Xbox One-owning Xbox Live Gold members can play Forza Motorsport 5 for free this weekend, starting 12:01 a.m. Pacific time September 4, running through midnight on Sunday. The entire game is available for free play. It's a big ass download ...   read

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Forza Motorsport 5's Hot Wheels Car Pack is silly

Hot Wheels? I'll admit it -- I got slightly excited. Those plastic orange tracks were my jam as a kid. But Forza Motorsport 5's Hot Wheels Car Pack, the last of the monthly car packs for the game, is really just more real-world vehicles wit...   read

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Free Forza 5 track
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N黵burgring track available free today for Forza 5

Forza 5 gets a free downloadable track based on the the Nürburgring motorsports complex in Nürburg, Germany. It's free starting today, Turn 10 Studios announced today during Microsoft's E3 presser. In addition to a...   read

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Forza Motorsport 5's game of the year edition is lacking

Turn 10 Studios announced a Racing Game of the Year Edition for Forza Motorsport 5 by way of IGN, scheduled to arrive on July 22, 2014 for Xbox One for $60/£50/€70. Given how much DLC there is for the game, you'd be inclined to t...   read

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Turn 10 is adding 20 more cars to the Forza Motorsport 5 season pass

The Forza Motorsport 5 Car Pass will give owners more than initially promised, which is the kind of sentence I rarely if ever get the opportunity to write. Let's cherish this moment. Specifically, Turn 10 Studios has plans for another two m...   read

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Forza Motorsport 5 gets another free track tomorrow

Additional tracks for Forza Motorsport 5 is a very good thing indeed, I think we can all agree. Especially when they're delivered as free DLC. Like the Road America track before it, Turn 10 is giving away another course, southern California...   read

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Forza 5 DLC cars can now be accessed without in-game currency

Turn 10 Studios is still attempting to win back disappointed Forza fans following its launch of Forza Motorsport 5 in November. In an open letter, creative director Dan Greenawalt has announced more changes for the game related to its econo...   read

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Forza 5 free with Xbox One purchases in the US

Next week, Microsoft will roll out a deal in the United States which includes a free digital copy of Forza Motorsport 5 with Xbox One purchases at "select retailers." This pack-in will be available for a limited time, according to Major Nel...   read

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Forza 5 gets free Road America track today

It's a pleasant sight indeed to see "Forza Motorsport 5 DLC" and "free" in the same sentence. The game, which one in three Xbox One owners have picked up, according to Microsoft, is getting a free track based on Road America today. Beyond ...   read

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Forza 5 unlikely to get night racing or weather

Speaking to IGN about the possibility of Forza Motorsport 5 getting night racing or weather effects, creative director Dan Greenawalt emphasized the amount of work that would need to go into such additions to the game. "When we do things, w...   read

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Fixing Forza

Turn 10 wants to turn around fan perception of Forza 5

Dale dug Forza 5, but the Xbox One launch title has been met with the most varied reviews in franchise history. However, creative director Dan Greenawalt, in an interview with Eurogamer, said he is "not really driven by Metascore." Rather, ...   read

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GT6 vs. Forza 5

Gran Turismo 6 vs. Forza Motorsport 5

[Edit: We updated the controller section as there are two $399 Xbox One steering wheels for Forza 5.] There's a racing simulation showdown taking place on gaming consoles this holiday season between PS3 racer Gran Turismo 6 and Xb...   read

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Forza 5
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This Forza 5 Wind Waker car is glorious

One of the best parts of Forza games is the deep car customization, and Forza 5 is no exception. Xbox One user Nill31 seems to be of the same mindset, as they created this amazing new Wind Waker themed car adorned in go...   read

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Forza 5 economy changes

Turn 10 responds to Forza Motorsport 5 economy feedback

If you've been playing Forza Motorsport 5, you're probably very familiar with the game's awful microtransactions. If not, basically the game uses tokens you buy in-game that can be used to purchase cars if you don't have enough credits. The...   read

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Jimmy Fallon and Will Forte race on waves with Xbox One

Last week on Late Night we saw Jimmy Fallon and Ice-T kick some robots around with the PlayStation 4 for its launch. Naturally, the Xbox One couldn't go without being demonstrated for its launch week, so Blain Howard visited the set to sho...   read

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Forza 5 review

Review: Forza Motorsport 5

We've had plenty of racing games come out at console launches, but we've never had a Forza Motorsport game. Don't get me wrong -- I love powersliding around silly tracks while rocking out to Japanese techno anthems. It's just that as a raci...   read

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Forza 5 trailer
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Forza 5 launch trailer does a lot of impressive car stuff

In the weeks leading up to the release of new consoles, we're being bombarded by a series of trailers for each and every game that's set to launch alongside its respective hardware. This isn't a surprising practice; it's all rather formula...   read

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Forza 5 & the cloud
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Forza 5 only 1080p, 60fps because of the Xbox One cloud

When asked why Forza 5 was billed as, "only possible on the Xbox One," Turn 10 creative director Dan Greenawalt explained, "we could have done cloud-powered opponents last generation, but we would have had to have done all the infrastruct...   read

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Forza 5 is goooood

Forza Motorsport 5: Finally, some real quality time

Forza Motorsport 5 has been on my Xbox One launch list since its announcement; I knew this was a game I had to have from the beginning. I've played it several times over the past years at trade shows and other events, but every instance was...   read

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Forza Motorsport 5

The Forza Motorsport 5 Car Pass is kind of gross

It's usually not particularly surprising when a major release announces that it's sashaying to market with a season pass in tow. I mean, we live in a time where the game you bought isn't the game you get, as former EA CEO John Riccitiello i...   read

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First Forza 5 direct feed video shows Alps course

YouTube can't keep up here, but you can at least watch this direct footage from Forza Motorsport 5 to get some idea of what the Xbox One can do for racing games. Even after being butchered by compression and frame rate changes, you can see...   read

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Forza 5 limited edition and day-one editions detailed

Are you still into buying special editions? I really, truly was, for a while there. Haven't bought one in years -- and it feels great! With Forza Motorsport 5, there are two options: a limited edition ($79.99), and a day-one edition ($59.99...   read

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Forza 5

Forza 5 developer: 'Xbox One cloud offers 600% more AI'

Forza 5 is coming later this year on the Xbox One, and if it's even half as good as promised, it'll probably be a treat for racing fans. Developer Turn 10 recently spoke to OXM about the development process, and mostly chose to focus on one...   read

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Forza Motorsport 5 has an answer for griefing

Through its Drivatar tech, Forza Motorsport 5 will create an AI version of you that learns more about your playstyle and driving techniques as you continue to play the game. Other players can compete against this approximation when you're a...   read

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Forza 5 launch news

You'll need to download the rest of Forza 5 at launch

Forza Motorsport 5 will require an online connection at least once to play, as you'll have to download the rest of the game to compliment what is on the disc. Speaking to IGN, Turn 10 Studios head Dan Greenawalt explained how the process of...   read

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Forza 5 hands-on

Forza Motorsport 5 is set to lead the next-gen pack

We'll start by saying that what we were able to see of Forza Motorsport 5 was not nearly enough. Though Turn 10's next game is slated to be a launch title for the Xbox One this fall, they were only offering a sneak peek at E3 2013. Still, w...   read

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Forza 5

Forza 5's Drivatar will learn from you

Turn 10 Studios was on hand to tout its new Drivatar feature in Forza Motorsport 5 at E3, allowing us all to revel in yet another ridiculous made up word. Taking advantage of cloud processing, the Drivatar removes the need for traditional A...   read

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Forza Motorsport 5 runs at 1080p, 60 frames per second

In this video interview from GameSpot, Turn 10 Studios reminisces about the Forza Motorsport franchise leading up to Forza 5. A new console can and often will mean software that could have used more development time, but the team is conf...   read

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Xbox One
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Forza Motorsport 5 announced for Xbox One launch

During Microsoft's Xbox One reveal event, Microsoft Studios head Phil Spencer announced Forza Motorsport 5. Developed by Turn 10 Studios, this latest installment in the long-running franchise will be available as a launch title for the new...   read



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