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grid was so hard, you crash like once and the car dies

dont think i completed a single race

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go f*ck yourself nem

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SICK

took them long enough though

the tension of races in milan >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

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Grid >

Will cop. Ain't played a worthy racing game in a while.

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go f*ck yourself nem

Haters gonna.....

looooooooool @ the topics tags though...wasteman!

Game has taken too long, I dont think its going to be a pure as the original :|

the feeeeeeear people used to have, just KNOWING that I was the car behind...forgetting to brake/turn...sheeeeeeiiiitt. Walt aint got nothing on me!!

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No in cAr view

:|

Game is fail already

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Grid 2 executive producer Clive Moody has told Eurogamer today that the decision not to include an in-car view in Codemasters Racing's new game was not taken lightly.

Moody said that telemetry data for previous games revealed that only five per cent of players used the in-car view in any Codemasters Racing game. When the developers weighed that against the amount of system resources that the in-car view used up, they decided it was better for the majority of players if they cut it.

"First of all, it's important to say that every design decision we make is done with a lot of careful consideration and not taken lightly," Moody said in an email. "We're acutely aware of the love there is for Grid in our community and we want to deliver the best possible experience for everyone.

"There seems to be some confusion about where we get our data from to help us make these decisions. While we do use research and focus groups, the most important data source for us is the enormous amount of telemetry data we can obtain from our servers that tells us exactly how and what our players are doing across all our games. So it's not a case of just a sample of people we've spoken to in research, it's a fact that only five per cent of Codemasters Racing game players ever used the in-car view

"What this means in practice is that the benefit to our vehicle models, environment models and the hundreds of other things in the environment sapping memory is huge. By making this educated call, we can use the extra available memory to make the on-track racing a truly mind-blowingly immersive experience."While we certainly don't want to alienate any of our fans, we want to deliver truly exciting features that 100 per cent of our players will enjoy. Video game development is always about trade-offs and in this case taking the hard decision to lose the in-car views for five per cent of our players (and remember we still have bonnet cam and bumper cam, which many people with racing wheels use) is something we felt was more beneficial to everyone. They are expensive to run due to the requirement for high-resolution interior textures which are seen close-up and require a considerable amount of in-game memory (to store) and processing (to render).

"For example, we can author and run higher-resolution vehicle models with more detailed geometry. We can feature higher-resolution external vehicle textures and work further detail into our environment textures. We can dedicate more processing power to our improved physics systems, integral to the Grid 2 experience, and push other systems to the next level, such as particles and real-time lighting. And there are many more benefits.

"One final point to make is that we're at the tail-end of the current console generation. We're now incredibly familiar with the current hardware and have reached the point that we're getting EVERYTHING possible from it. We're dedicated to pushing Grid 2 to the next level, making it the definitive racing game on this generation of hardware. Dropping a lesser-used feature such as interior cam frees up the memory and processing power to push the more prominent systems to the next level is a tough decision but it's one we felt had to be made, for the benefit of the majority of players.

"If you're still not convinced, all I ask is that you wait and see what we've got to show you. We've only scratched the surface of what we've got to show you on Grid 2 - there's lots more to coming in the months to follow and I genuinely think that you'll really enjoy it. Come and see for yourself at Eurogamer Expo."

If you've checked out Oli's

Grid 2 preview, you'll already know that one of the most interesting things about the game is also an omission - the absence of difficulty levels of driver assists. Codies is attempting to make a game with great handling depth that people can still pick up and play.

As Moody said, you can also play it for the first time in the world at the Eurogamer Expo in September, where Moody will also be heading up a developer session (3pm Saturday 29th) to explain more about the game. We expect that session to end in a Q&A (time permitting) and developers will be lurking around the show, so you can also tackle them in person if

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lmao didn't even clock the topic tag

i know skemars not chatting about cheating when he used to take this game for destruction derby

nem with his voodoo sh*t aswell

can't believe i no longer have the first grid, need to go get a new copy today and jump back on. Game was addictive. who still has it ?

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:lol: yeh i still got this.still jokes
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In case you man forgot

 

It's dropping 31st of this month

 

:Y:

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Still no in car view?

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Did anyone actually cop?

 

I havent even been arsed to check out the forums to see what the masses are complaining about (if they are, but knowing codemasters they fucked up somewhere)

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Lol them days were too much.

 

 

If it's not shit, I'm up for getting it if others are as well.

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original grid was fuckin hard

 

pissed me off

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Down to £12 from Tesco direct...fuuuuuck might see if I can cancel my order

 

I cant post the link as I cant paste in this shitty version of IE but its on Hotdealsuk website

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now down to fucking 9.99 for the console massive...

 

once again on hotukdeals

 

FML!

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I was almost tempted.

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think I only copped outta sentiment tbh....but I know its not gonna be the same wave

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