Flex your racing skills with some of the most famous cars in history!
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Mostly Positive (11 reviews) - 72% of the 11 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
Very Positive (546 reviews) - 84% of the 546 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Apr 5, 2005

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About This Game

Ford is without doubt one of the biggest brands in the world, with one of the most famous product ranges ever. Ford Racing 3 takes this amazing range of vehicles, from the
Model T Ford through to the latest concepts, and pits them against a huge variety of courses, cars and challenges.


• Compete in Ford vehicles past, present and future. Race 46 beautifully modeled vehicles from the Ford line-up, including a ’49 Ford, the F150 and the latest 2005 Mustang GT!

• 26 detailed and diverse environments with animated and interactive scenery including road tracks, off-road and raceways.

• A wide range of car themes – including concept, movie star, living legends, low rider and space age.

• New modes to augment your Ford experiences, including relay, overtake, boost and a host of updated game modes.

• A vast array of extras and unlockables including the latest Ford movies and pictures. A must-see for all Ford fans!

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows 98/ME/2000/XP
    • Processor: 800 MHz Pentium III
    • Memory: 128 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 32 MB DirectX9 compatible video card
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Storage: 150 MB available space
    • Sound Card: No sound card is required for minimum specification
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.4 hrs on record
Posted: September 3
It's almost as tactical as Call of Duty.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.3 hrs on record
Posted: September 27
great old racing game
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89 of 98 people (91%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
10.5 hrs on record
Posted: September 10, 2014
Worth a look as look as long as you're ready to accept mid-2000's arcade racer physics. This is no sim. You'll rarely need brakes, there's no damage affecting performance, wall-riding and AI-shepherding is a thing, etc etc. Think NFS Hot Pursuit 2 as a budget title. Once you're over that, the game is quite fun, with a variety of unique gameplay modes and challenges, and a ton of unlockables to keep you coming back for a while.

Best control option: Gamepad.
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61 of 66 people (92%) found this review helpful
44 people found this review funny
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: June 26
-Grandpa, I found Ford Racing 3 in your old PC... What's it ?
-Sit down you little ♥♥♥♥♥♥, I'm going to tell you a great story..
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46 of 49 people (94%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
8.9 hrs on record
Posted: May 18, 2015
This is a surprisingly decent racing game, as long as you're okay with it feeling a little dated.

What it lacks in realism or modern visual fidelity it makes up for with a level of variety that harkens back to the days of Bizarre Creations racing games like Project Gotham and Blur.

They just don't make games like this anymore. Racing games take themselves so seriously, now. So does Ford Racing 3, but you also get to race in a variety of exotic locales that sometimes borderline on being cartoon-ish caricatures. Golden Buddha statues and giant Tiki mask tunnels await you. These are not boring circuit or street races (but those are available, too.)

There's also a ton of different event types that move beyond just racing and time trials. Again, it's a lot like Project Gotham in that respect: drive through cones, collect points tokens, practice your drafting abilities and way, way more. There's a lot to do in this game, and a lot of cars to do it with. Trucks, coupes, sport and muscle cars, even concept cars and Model-Ts.

Just don't expect Forza. Don't even expect Need for Speed, really. But if you're in the mood for a racing game, this will serve you well enough. It's just not a revolution.
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99 of 137 people (72%) found this review helpful
6 people found this review funny
12.7 hrs on record
Posted: September 9, 2014
i remember playing this game when i was nearly 10, it was great.
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59 of 74 people (80%) found this review helpful
74 people found this review funny
1.0 hrs on record
Posted: April 2, 2015
Trying to do the racing line challenge with a keyboard makes me want to kill myself.
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38 of 43 people (88%) found this review helpful
7 people found this review funny
2.6 hrs on record
Posted: December 25, 2014
My childhood

Spent atleast 500 hours on this game in 2005

Lots of cars and tracks, fine graphics (for a 2005 game) + gameplay

Only bad thing i'd say is the difficulty. It's super easy to complete.

Defiately worth the 1 dollar!
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30 of 32 people (94%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: December 14, 2015
One of the best games I played in my childhood
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34 of 42 people (81%) found this review helpful
7 people found this review funny
1.7 hrs on record
Posted: September 26, 2015
Ford Racing 3

This game is a classic, many of you might have got this in a cereal box back in the days. remember that we used to get games in cereal boxes!?

I got to be honest, I like that this game have lots of stuff to collect, cars, tracks, trophies, you name it.
I even love the retro style, it reminds me of Need For Speed: Porsche Unleased and I really loved that game! but for a game released for the Playstation 2 its really bad..

you can't crash, you just bounce on the walls or whatever you hit and that makes the game lose some overall score, I love the rush I get then there is a risk and there really is no risk.... Its simple, you win or lose, be faster or push the opponents into the walls, may be too simple, but don't get me wrong, with all these flaws I still like the game, because I relax then playing, I enjoy the beautiful tracks, not just a simple racing track, but a forest, a snowy mountain, I just love it, get it on sale, then its worth it.

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0.3 hrs
Posted: September 28
If you played the PS2 version and enjoyed it then get it. This brings back nostalgia and gives a great time, I wish most PS2 games could come back to PC. This game is fun and you won't forget it, on the PS2 I managed to get every single car except the FORD GT which was challenging, also beat almost every challenge too. Fun times 10/10
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44.2 hrs
Posted: September 13
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The Riddler
0.4 hrs
Posted: September 9
i would have recommended this if we lived 10 years ago.. but we dont, so.. this game is old as ♥♥♥♥. dont waste your time. dont let the positive reviews fool you.
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2.6 hrs
Posted: September 3
This is a pretty decent racing game.
The variety of cars/tracks/events/etc is crazy, I'm pleasantly surprised.
The controls are very arcade-y, you quite literally bounce off of walls and other cars.
The models and such actually hold up pretty well in my opinion, just as long as you're playing in 1080p.
My ONLY gripe with this game is that it crashes pretty frequently. Sometimes right as a race begins, it will crash.
If you can look past these odd things, the game is still very much playable to this day.
Just don't go in expecting a masterpiece, it has a lot of flaws.
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2.4 hrs
Posted: August 30
Gonna go ahead and get the one flaw I've seen out of the way. This game doesn't have many resolutions or graphics options due to its age, so the resolution can be a bit odd. If you're not a fan of this then I suggest finding a console version of it.

Other than that, Ford Racing 3 is an amazing arcade style racing game. PC port works pretty good as well, nothing too noteably bad. Pretty nice lineup of Ford vehicles from the Model T up to the 2005 Mustang (as well as some concepts). The tracks are pretty simple and actually memorable if you've played the game long enough. The main line of the game having normal difficulty increase and other gamemodes having selectable difficulties that can provide more unlocks. Of course all you unlock is more cars and paint jobs (liveries). Highly recommended if you're a fan of Ford, arcade racers, or both.
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inb4 pubbers on my team
4.6 hrs
Posted: August 28
When I was 5, I played this game. I had no idea what I was doing. I would come last place, and it was OK, because I had no idea what that meant.

Fast forward to when this review was written, I found the game to be quite interesting. I never noticed that this game ran in 60 FPS, especially since it was a PS2 game. I never knew this game's graphics were going to age this well. I didn't even know all the cars, I was just fascinated with any car that was a sports car.

Now, this is a personal pet peeve of mine, but I highly dislike the soundtrack. By saying this, I would be nitpicking, but it's something you don't really expect on this game.

However, this game is definitely worth buying if it's on discount. A true classic and suprisingly held up to today's standards, though more dated than modern. A must-buy if the discount brings it below 50%.

Graphics: 8 [Dated]
Gameplay: 8
Audio: 6

Overall: 7.5 [Must Buy if Discounted]
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5.6 hrs
Posted: August 28
This is a really good game for Fans of the Ford Company.
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0.4 hrs
Posted: August 27
This game and Age of Empires 2 made my childhood , i would play them all the time ... Awesome game
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