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Forza Horizon 5

Forza Horizon 5 Preview: No One Sleep In Mexico

October 12, 2021

Forza Horizon 5 has a formula that is, by now, well established. These are semi-arcade racers that are more concerned with taking dream cars for a joy ride than they are about being a detailed motorsport simulation. Forza Horizon 5 returns to the series to the Americas for the first time since the original, setting […]

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The AU Review’s Game of the Year 2018

December 28, 2018

Choosing your favourite game of the year is hard. We’ve done it every year since we founded The AU Review’s games section in 2014, and it never gets any easier. In 2018, we played so many incredible games that it became impossible to list and number every last one of them, so we opted not […]

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Games Review: Forza Horizon 4 (Xbox One, 2018) has a rattle in the manifold, but you’ll love it anyway

September 25, 2018

I’ve come to look forward to new entries in the Forza Horizon series more than any mainline Forza Motorsport title. Eschewing the more serious simulation of its sister franchise, the heart of Horizon is built around a single question — are we having fun? In Forza Horizon 4, the answer is still yes. It’s just […]

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Video Games Interview: Playground Games’ Mike Brown talks Forza Horizon 3

October 3, 2016

One of many developers in Australia for Xbox FanFest and EB Expo over the weekend, Mike Brown is the senior game designer at Playground Games, developer of the recently released Forza Horizon 3. We were able to chat to Mike about the game’s Gold Coast setting, its new features and what’s in store for fans post-launch.

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