Custom Difficulty Gives an Honest Challenge—and Leaves Time to Rally

I move through the stages of difficulty in a sports video game like the stages of grief. Expert, Pro, Hard, Medium and Easy might as well be named Denial, Anger, Bargaining, Depression and Acceptance. In the past, I've started somewhere between anger and depression before moving on to acceptance. » 7/15/13 12:41pm 7/15/13 12:41pm

The Free Forza Horizon '1000 Club' Is How They'll Get You To Keep Playing

Curious about that secret announcement earlier this week that hinted Forza Horizon was suddenly going to get a lot more interesting? Thanks to an an early leak we know it's an expansion pack that will add two new cars and 1000 new challenges. Oh, and it's free. » 4/13/13 5:15pm 4/13/13 5:15pm

Why You Want Every Car In The Jalopnik Forza Horizon DLC

If you're like us you've been playing a lot of Forza Horizon in those hours when you're not sleeping or pretending to work, but perhaps you've felt something was missing from the experience. Specifically, you've felt like you've been deprived of the retro Japanese, vintage Italian and classic American wagon-y goodness … » 1/31/13 12:00pm 1/31/13 12:00pm

The Man Behind The Forza Series Explains Why Forza Horizon Exists

My Corrado isn't fast, but it's mine. If I drive it right, If I cross the yellows to straighten the road out and keep my speed up, it feels quicker than it really is. I need to be mindful of oncoming traffic but when I turn he music up and let it rip I manage to beat the faster cars. » 11/15/12 12:00pm 11/15/12 12:00pm

Forza Horizon Is The First Car Culture Racing Game

Horizon, Colorado — The console racing sim, as we know it, is rapidly approaching its natural limit. You can add more cars, different tracks, and continue to improve tire physics, but those wanting to virtually experience a race are likely to find a better chance at realism using rFactor, iRacing or any number of PC… » 10/15/12 12:00pm 10/15/12 12:00pm

Listen To Forza Horizon's Awesome Soundtrack Before The Game Is Released

There are lot of reasons to look forward to open-world racer Forza Horizon, set to debut on October 23rd. We can now add to that list a choice of three radio stations offering the best in-game music for a racing platform since… Wipeout XL for the Playstation? » 9/25/12 1:30pm 9/25/12 1:30pm