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Review - GRID

GRID is one of those series that is looked at fondly by both hardcore racing fans and also the novice guy like myself. The GRID series started back in 2008, so to still be going strong eleven years later must say the fanbase is out there and still wanting more of what it offers. Many would class GRID as an arcade racer I think, but for me as a guy who doesn't really tend to stick around these types of game for long, it certainly has a tinge of the serious stuff too, with tuning available and also just how the game plays. An arcade racer to me is something that doesn't take itself too seriously and also has a certain quirk to it, seen in games like Blur and Split Second. Grid really doesn't have that, with the only thing being the rewind feature which we see in every racer these days it seems.

Loading up GRID for the first time I was a bit taken aback by the content actually in the game, with this review certainly going to come in at the short side purely down to what I ca…
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