...Let me explain. There are a few things with the way computer driven controlled cars are handled in this game that make winning events a matter of luck, rather than actual skill. You also feel like sometimes the game is never going to let you win regardless of how good you are - It will force you to race some events 10-20 times before it will let you win.
Firstly (and mostly the reason for this post), I got the super sports pack today. I went straight for the Veyron S.S. for a race I have been struggling with (it's the last one left to do for Racers - Called SeaCrest Tour). I'm zooming down a freeway at 258MPH in the Veyron, 1.5 Miles to the finish line. It's a dead straight run flat out with no bends, and I don't tag a single car to slow me down - Somehow, I get overtaken by 3 A.I. driven McLaren F1's going in excess of 258MPH (The top speeds of these cars is no more than 230MPH when I drive them). And they don't slowly crawl by neither, they pass like I'm not even moving, and there was no way I could catch them. I led for the whole race, but perfectly for the game, in the last mile I went from 1st to 4th and score no medal. What the
There's also an inconsistent bug in the game if you are trying to take down racers. Sometimes you can smash into an A.I. car at a great closing speed with your Nitro on, either going right up it's rear end or taking it out form the side. The result = Sometimes it says I have crashed!!! It takes 3-4 seconds to reset your car and you've gone from 1st to last.
Finally, the general traffic that drives around - It's very clumsy. There's perfectly placed cars in bends off the road itself, if you go wide you will crash into one. The game will also place these silly things on the inside of bends, completely stationary forcing you into a wreck. The kicker though is the lorries, sometimes you meet these 2-4 abreast on road sections, with no way of getting round them or weaving through. It's quite frustrating.
I can't believe I am the only one to observe this behaviour in this game? I'm pretty annoyed by it, and others have commented who have been over for gaming sessions how the A.I. seams to be really biased, and can in some races make it impossible for you to win (as per my 1st example).
I think I will just retire this game and call it a day unless the game will actually start making events achievable. This is the first game I have ever played that makes me angry, and feel like the game itself is actually cheating.
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