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Discover a stunning world of motor sport brought to life, from racing muscle cars through the iconic streets of San Francisco and competing in the legendary 24 hours of Le Mans to drifting around the docks of Yokohama.
Release Date: Jun 4, 2008
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About the Game

Discover a stunning world of motor sport brought to life, from racing muscle cars through the iconic streets of San Francisco and competing in the legendary 24 hours of Le Mans to drifting around the docks of Yokohama. Jump behind the wheel of exhilarating racing cars in the most aggressive, spectacular wheel-to-wheel races you've ever experienced.
  • Incredible persistent world of racing encompassing Muscle car racing, Drift racing, and Circuit racing in Detroit, San Francisco, Milan, Tokyo, Yokohama, Spa, Le Mans and many more
  • Mind-blowing soft-body damage to vehicles and environments to the most aspirational and incredible vehicles and tracks — all fully licensed
  • Stunning visual treatment and accessible handling system
  • Evolution of the physics system used in Colin McRae™ DiRT™ — EGO surpasses all previous engines in terms of AI, effects and packed grids

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows Vista/XP
    • Processor: Athlon-64, Pentium 4 3.0GHz
    • Memory: 1GB RAM
    • Graphics: ATI Radeon X1300, NVIDIA GeForce 6800
    • DirectX Version: 9
    • Hard Drive: 12.5GB Hard drive space
Helpful customer reviews
54 of 59 people (92%) found this review helpful
57 products in account
2 reviews
30.4 hrs on record
This game is amazing. It's hard to sum up the satisfying feeling of scoring first place on the last stretch, or of beating your previous time on the track by precious seconds, or of spinning out and causing a pileup of every car in the race. Events are varied enough that no two are the same, and between frustrating Japanese drift contests, superfast F1 races, grueling 24 hour events and deadly demoliton derbies, there's bound to be something enjoyable. Car selection is limited, with some events only using one car type, but the garage is large enough to be satisfying. After completing several challenges and forming your own team, you can chose your number, team colors, car patterns, and sponsors, all of which are extremely in-depth. Buy the game, it's worth it.
Posted: November 25th, 2013
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34 of 37 people (92%) found this review helpful
158 products in account
9 reviews
11.8 hrs on record
This racing game is one of my favorite all time. It's graphics considering it's got several years on it already are still really good looking. The handling model can be adjusted to fit a simulator or arcade style of racing which I like. You can make the game easy or hard. The damage model in the game is one of the better ones around as well. Crash into a wall you can knock off some fenders or something or you can bend your wheels and your car will pull to one side or another. You can critically damage your car or keep it clean if you are a good driver.

The physics model in the game is also very solid. The fact you can get hit, spun, flip and it all feels very weighted and normal is amazing. You can hit a lump in the grass while sliding sideways and start flipping and it seems real (my record for flips is like 14 if you are wondering haha) It's a truly fun game. My only complaint is because it is an older game the online servers are down (as far as my knowledge they are) But overall for a single player racing game if you can catch this one on a good buy you will not regret it.

I would give this game a 95/100 for single player use only. (multiplayer is down as a reminder)
Posted: December 3rd, 2013
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24 of 26 people (92%) found this review helpful
11 products in account
1 review
43.5 hrs on record
Possibly THE BEST arcade/semi-simulation racing game out there! 40 hours into it, and I'm still playing it daily! Yes, online servers went down awhile ago, but the offine single-player career mode is excellent. Damage mode isn't as well as Burnout Paradise...but hey just saying that is a complement! I like how the CPUs themselves would spin out/make mistakes on their own. I really, really, cannot recommend it enough. I got it on sale for $3, best 3 i've ever spent! GET IT NOW!
Posted: December 29th, 2013
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16 of 18 people (89%) found this review helpful
196 products in account
16 reviews
19.7 hrs on record
Warning : Some angry words will appear through that review!

Ok , I played that game for 7 hours. Right - 7 . That was enough for me to write that review .

First of all : This one is the best of its kind . I never saw a better racing simulator on a PC
*Awesome Physics
*Nice Cars
*Cool Graphics
*1-20 cars on one track
*Real Challenge!

It is really hard to make drift in here! *My typical result is 119.936 points per race* So you should get a wheel if you'd like to get some REAL satisfaction from playing a game

If you are a fan of Racing games and Simulators - You should get that game
Posted: January 5th, 2014
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7 of 7 people (100%) found this review helpful
141 products in account
20 reviews
23.4 hrs on record
I bought this game on sale a long time ago, and didn't get to play it much because of some severe issues with the control configuration, swerving back and forth horribly. Well, I readjusted some settings, I forget which, and then I got to play it. And damn, was it worth it. It's an absolutely gorgeous game with an interesting mix between arcade and simulation style racing, getting just as in-depth as you want it to be.

The GRID World mode is essentially your average career mode, but it allows you a lot of choice in regards to what events you participate in. A wide list of event options is open to you, some events being a new style of racing to get accustomed to and some (like Demolition Derby) being one-offs. You'll earn respect in each jurisdiction for impressive finishes, and you'll earn more of it for self-imposed challenges like turning up the difficulty, turning off assists, and most boldly, entirely disabling the option to restart a race from the pause menu. Like I said, it's as in-depth as you want it, so if you want to go hardcore, the game will respect that and reward you accordingly. Even on a low difficulty, though, I still managed to accrue some high levels of respect for consistent victories. Also, I noticed that just when I felt like I was running out of events to play, a new tier of them unlocked, leaving more and more to play even when I started seeing the same locations repeatedly.

The Flashback feature is a godsend. Screwed up somewhere? Go to the instant replay, rewind, and hit the button (WARNING: F12 is one of the buttons) to continue the race right from there. You only have a limited supply of them, though, and if you went for Pro Mode to disable restarting from the pause menu, you get no Flashbacks either.

Some event types will get on your nerves, no doubt about it, and teammates will often be a pain. But more often than not, GRID is a quite thrilling experience that really gives you the feeling of managing your own team, from choosing your sponsors (which offer different challenges to earn your payout, such as finishing in a certain place) to choosing your teammate. Once you get up into those higher ranks on the driver leaderboards, you'll look back and think, "I earned this".
Posted: December 31st, 2013
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