X360 Wednesday, May 9, 2007 | 8:31 AM

Forza 2: One minute for your ear's pleasure

Forza 2: One minute for your ear's pleasure

As a change from the images, and since we are still not allowed to do any videos, I'm putting online this one minute long audio file of a Porsche 962 on the Nürburgring. It's encoded in Dolby Surround, so make sure you listen to this on your 5.1 audio system if you have one.


One minute in a Porsche 962 (mp3)
Download: MP3

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Commented on 2007-05-09 08:44:05
Thank you sir. Very clever.

Now how 'bout a series of a few thousand screenshots that we can combine into one long animated .gif? ;)
Commented on 2007-05-09 08:45:06
He, I could do that easily in fact ;)
Commented on 2007-05-09 09:08:19
OHHH man, why do i have to wait till june 14th :( sucks being in a PAL zone sometimes.
Sounds incredible cant wait to play in 5.1 :D
Commented on 2007-05-09 09:27:29
Nice work. Which view is this taken from? Somehow the engine doesn't sound very "raw", like it would in say GTR2.
Commented on 2007-05-09 09:29:01 In reply to cactuar
Posted by cactuar
Nice work. Which view is this taken from? Somehow the engine doesn't sound very "raw", like it would in say GTR2.
Hood view.
Commented on 2007-05-09 09:40:32
Holy crap. Sounds amazing on a 5.1 system. Thanks so much, Blim.

Edit: I've been a member for 360 days, on the day of the dash update. That's got to count for something.
Commented on 2007-05-09 09:41:28 In reply to Drulaude
Posted by Drulaude
OHHH man, why do i have to wait till june 14th :( sucks being in a PAL zone sometimes.
Sounds incredible cant wait to play in 5.1 :D
Only sometimes? What's ever good about it?
Commented on 2007-05-09 09:44:13
If you really want to see Forza 2 in motion you can use the following link for a little preview:

http://www.tilt.tv/extras/tiltplayer/FLVPlayer7.sw...

Just select "Tilt.tv 13-07 Gamestyle-Forza 2" from the right. You can also see many other gamerelated videos from that site.
Commented on 2007-05-09 10:23:40
@BlimBlim

Why you are still not allowed to take vids? Other sides (worser one's) are allowed to do ... does this depends on the version or a special agreement? Thanks!

Ps.: Great sound. Thanks fot the effort.
Commented on 2007-05-09 10:30:44 In reply to Janman
Posted by Janman
If you really want to see Forza 2 in motion you can use the following link for a little preview:

http://www.tilt.tv/extras/tiltplayer/FLVPlayer7.sw...

Just select "Tilt.tv 13-07 Gamestyle-Forza 2" from the right. You can also see many other gamerelated videos from that site.
shame theres no new footage in that at all, try these, all from the preview build:

part 1 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aud12YFPR2Q
part 2 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vDj4_w3uPx4
part 3 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=br4VJ979Ww0
part 4 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XLipaRmqi2c
part 5 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U-JtoBxOTvU
part 6 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0MJP7BJ04Cw
part 7 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y_QLyHjHF-U
Commented on 2007-05-09 10:31:44 In reply to n385055
Posted by n385055
@BlimBlim

Why you are still not allowed to take vids? Other sides (worser one's) are allowed to do ... does this depends on the version or a special agreement? Thanks!

Ps.: Great sound. Thanks fot the effort.
they arent "allowed" too, they just do, sadly blimblim follows the rules ;p
Commented on 2007-05-09 10:33:36 In reply to samhain81
Posted by samhain81
Only sometimes? What's ever good about it?
On worldwide releases we get it first :D, i.e halo 2 we were playing online a day before everyone else got it (sadly no one else was online to play against lol).
Commented on 2007-05-09 11:35:58
I'm never sure what to think of this, as I don't know how the car sounds in real life, I think this sounds pretty bad. Ah, guess it's because I don't like cars with that high pitched zooming sound. The classics, those make a nice sound, the really monstrous bulky motor sound, that's what I like.
Commented on 2007-05-09 11:41:27
Can you please take some pics of the Shelby Cobra? Please:)
Commented on 2007-05-09 13:12:24
BlimBlim,

Could you tell me about the music, are you able to have your own MP3 when you race, how is the ingame Music anyway, any famous songs?
Commented on 2007-05-09 13:52:11
No music while racing, at least by default. The menu music has a few well known stuff, but nothing I care about.
Commented on 2007-05-09 14:00:44 In reply to BlimBlim
Posted by BlimBlim
No music while racing, at least by default. The menu music has a few well known stuff, but nothing I care about.
Ok, thanks.

What about your own MP3 songs, is there an option for this in Forza2?
Commented on 2007-05-09 14:10:08
Nice work m8 great and still waiting to here if your using manual gears on your wheel and whats it like?
Commented on 2007-05-09 14:18:09 In reply to Danhill
Posted by Danhill
Ok, thanks.

What about your own MP3 songs, is there an option for this in Forza2?
You can play your own mp3s during any game on the 360. Just go into music on the guide.
Commented on 2007-05-09 15:01:56
how about some nice photos of that Porsche 962 on Nürburgring :D
Commented on 2007-05-09 15:02:06 In reply to prodygee
Posted by prodygee
I'm never sure what to think of this, as I don't know how the car sounds in real life, I think this sounds pretty bad. Ah, guess it's because I don't like cars with that high pitched zooming sound. The classics, those make a nice sound, the really monstrous bulky motor sound, that's what I like.
It's high pitched cause it's turboloaded. It's a pure racing car after all. A BMW sounds great in Forza 2, and I bet a Shelby Cobra or any of the US Musclecars will sound like it would eat you alive... ^^

Great idea BlimBlim, at least we can now avoind these discussions. :D
Commented on 2007-05-09 16:08:29 In reply to Zeuxis
Posted by Zeuxis
how about some nice photos of that Porsche 962 on Nürburgring :D
Good idea!
Commented on 2007-05-09 16:29:09
Do the '69 Dodge Charger next please Blim, the sound is very distinctive and people who saw Grindhouse will know what it should sound like.
Commented on 2007-05-09 17:52:00
Well, if you are doing more sounds Blim, you should lower the sound of the tires and perhaps even environment to zero so we can hear the engine. Or just offer the two downloads, I don't know.
Commented on 2007-05-09 18:21:18
1.
Check the Shedule: http://www.motorsport-total.com/tv/


2.
Watch for the BMW F1 Formula 1 on Nürburgring
(Nick Heidfeld)


3.
Open the URL with your Windows Media Player:
http://www.speedup-tv.com/act_stream.aspx?channel=...


4. Enjoy!!!
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