X360 Saturday, May 5, 2007 | 9:46 AM

New videos and screenshots for Forza 2

New videos and screenshots for Forza 2

As usual every week end, we're granted some more pictures and videos in the latest pitpass. Che warns us that all the images and videos made in Europe this week were from an old build and as such, are not completely representative of the final game: some graphical glitches and bugs have been fixed he says and that's something we're all very much willing to believe. But enough with all the talking, the best thing to do now is to watch the introduction video and the gameplay video offered this week. Enjoy!


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Commented on 2007-05-05 10:41:31
Oh man bring on the demo already, and stop teasing with the videos. I still believe this looks incredible even if it is an old build IMO.
Commented on 2007-05-05 11:12:07
I agree, drulaude :) You're also one of the optimistic people 8) What makes this game so good is that it renders about 8 cars at the same time in the same superb quality while still retaining 60 fps. :)
Commented on 2007-05-05 11:20:36
Told you guys about the preview build being old ;). Hehe they always do that since they release a wel tested engine then that just works without much hassle. But because of that all of the latest added features are usually not included :) since they didnt pass the test yet :).
Commented on 2007-05-05 11:25:50
These shots are quite nice, but I'm still quite discouraged that the majority of the game will look instead like the shots Blim captured earlier.

That demo cannot come soon enough.
Commented on 2007-05-05 12:42:38
they are just delaying the forza 2 demo till after the dashboard update ... and that is especially lame! The whole pitpass report sounds like a last hope PR move to try and calm the goods. But it doesn't work on me. The demo should have been released over a week ago! And instead they just closed forum registrations and keep claiming that it's still in certification. And 'it takes a couple of days to put on live'??? It takes about an hour perhaps ... upload the file, enter description, let it sync on all servers and push ready or something. It doesn't take a couple of days. If it does then imo the whole marketplace has failed.

Well, it's probably MS that's doing the delay and 10tacle can't really be blamed for anything but it's still very lame. It also looks like the replays support AA and the game itself doesn't. But I have seen some apparently 'in-race' videos where there weren't any jaggies at all :s I'm beginning to think those were just replays with front view or something.
Commented on 2007-05-05 12:48:24
I've never seen so much bitching and whining about a free demo.

OXM were unfortunate enough to be given a date of "April" when their lead time on the magazine is at least 30 days. The game got DELAYED by a couple of weeks before the magazine even hit the shelves.

The amount of complaining there is now would be QUADRUPLED if they released a broken demo that crashed every five minutes because they had rushed it.
Commented on 2007-05-05 14:13:27
The game looks awesome. The demo will be out 7 of May...
Commented on 2007-05-05 14:41:41 In reply to BioM4riN3
Posted by BioM4riN3
The demo will be out 7 of May...
Riiiiiiigghhht.

And you know this because you pulled this outta where?

This is from Che from Friday, May 4ths Pitpass:
Quote:
Well, in regards to the Forza 2 demo. I still don't have an answer. As of today's emails, the demo was still in the hands of our certification dept. They're expediting it through the process but it's not out of the woods yet. We should have a firm idea when you can expect the demo by early next week. Basically, once it passes cert, throwing it up on Marketplace shouldn't take more than a couple days. Of course, being a Microsoft n00b, none of you should take my conjecture as gospel, but I'm doing my best here to give you an honest answer. I want y'all to play the demo just as much as you do -- if nothing else, it'll give the forums something else to talk about. Also, once the demo releases, I'll see if we can do some fun little hotlap contests for some no-prizes. Please be patient. The demo is coming 'round the bend. So close I can almost smell the burnt rubber.


So May 7th? yeah whatever. Nextime BioM4riN3 preface that by saying you really wish it was May 7th that you don't work for MS or T10. Othewise just say your guessing and quit adding fuel to the fire.
Commented on 2007-05-05 16:43:51
What's with the really bad music towards the end of the video clip? The game is looking good though.
Commented on 2007-05-05 16:58:49
I have also heard alot going its the 7th of may of my for the demo sounds about rite and bring it on :D demo or not i don't car the game is gonna own :D
Commented on 2007-05-06 03:43:00
visually this game looks pretty stunning in motion. espectially the reflections in the cars. but the game just looks like such a snorefest. i realise its a simulation, but man it looks boring.
Commented on 2007-05-06 12:06:43
all i can say is that 360 is capable of delivering way better graphics than this , although this is just a demo , who knows the release version will be better. people seem 2 compared this with GTHD , that GTHD graphics looks reall ( photo realistic ) but hey , it's just a single car in a decent environtment , plus polyphony's has been making GT since 7+ years ago ( ps1 ) , as for FM2 , the car itself is highly detailed , problem is the way the color is on the car makes it more photo realistic in GTHD + the implement of better lighting on the car .. but then again 7 years of experience . . can't mess with that . .
Commented on 2007-05-06 17:21:26 In reply to wipeout
Posted by wipeout
all i can say is that 360 is capable of delivering way better graphics than this , although this is just a demo , who knows the release version will be better. people seem 2 compared this with GTHD , that GTHD graphics looks reall ( photo realistic ) but hey , it's just a single car in a decent environtment , plus polyphony's has been making GT since 7+ years ago ( ps1 ) , as for FM2 , the car itself is highly detailed , problem is the way the color is on the car makes it more photo realistic in GTHD + the implement of better lighting on the car .. but then again 7 years of experience . . can't mess with that . .
Please let this comparison die here. We're getting pretty sick of the GTHD debate. Forza 2 has practically no competition in the market as is.. and it's certainly not receiving competition from a demo of a game that will never even be.

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