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Forza Horizon 2 creative director talks social racing, open worlds, and more

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 16, 2014 3:15pm PDT

Forza Horizon 2 is opening the road up to anyone looking to drive the vast landscapes of Europe and beyond. To learn more about what the game will feature, Shacknews speaks to Playground's creative director, Ralph Fulton.

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"What? Forza 5 is gimped only because it was a launch release. Just like every other system ..."

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Forza Horizon 2 launching with free DLC vehicle pack

By Daniel Perez, Sep 16, 2014 9:00am PDT

Microsoft has announced a downloadable vehicle pack will be made available for the launch of Forza Horizon 2.

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Forza Horizon 2 preview: wherever the road takes you

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 11, 2014 6:01am PDT

Forza Horizon 2 may not look as graphically crisp as its Motorsport brethren, but it's looking to make up for that in spades with its sheer openness.

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"Cannot wait. One of my favorite games ever. I still fire up FH 1 and just drive around for fun. ..."

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Forza Horizon 2 coming in September

By Steve Watts, Jun 09, 2014 9:50am PDT

Microsoft announced a a release date for Forza Horizon 2 at its press conference today, along with free DLC coming to Forza Motorsport 5.

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Forza Horizon 2 announced, coming this fall

By Steve Watts, Jun 02, 2014 7:45am PDT

Forza Horizon 2 has been announced, and is coming this fall to Xbox One and Xbox 360. It will take place in southern Europe, and revolve around a music festival.

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Forza Horizon free '1000 Club' expansion adds new cars, challenges

By Steve Watts, Apr 16, 2013 4:30pm PDT

A free new "1000 Club" expansion for Forza Horizon adds two new cars and a thousand new challenges, alongside more achievements to chase.

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Forza Horizon 'Jalopnik' pack coming February 5

By Steve Watts, Feb 01, 2013 2:45pm PST

Forza Horizon's February "Jalopnik" pack is coming next week, packing six cars together. The bonus car for Season Pass holders is the 2010 Devon GTX.

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Forza Horizon 'Recaro' pack coming next week

By Steve Watts, Dec 27, 2012 4:30pm PST

The Forza Horizon January pack is coming next Tuesday, bringing six new cars and a bonus for Season Pass holders.

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Forza Horizon 'Bondurant' pack coming tomorrow

By Steve Watts, Nov 05, 2012 7:15am PST

Forza Horizon's first monthly car pack hits tomorrow, including a new Lamborghini, a Jeep, and a classic Shelby, among others.

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Forza Horizon SmartGlass app now available

By Steve Watts, Oct 30, 2012 4:30pm PDT

Forza Horizon has launched its SmartGlass experience, letting you access a map from the second screen to filter content types and set waypoints.

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""Although the Forza Horizon support for SmartGlass is exclusive to Win 8 right now, expect to ..."

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Forza Horizon details first expansion, Season Pass details

By Steve Watts, Oct 18, 2012 11:00am PDT

Forza Horizon developer Playground Games has detailed the first expansion pack coming to the game on December 18, along with more details about the content included with the pricey Season Pass.

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"cool, I'll buy it to make up for your lost sale. I didn't play any of the others but this one ..."

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Forza Horizon demo coming October 9

By Steve Watts, Oct 01, 2012 11:00am PDT

Forza Horizon will get a demo on October 9, offering a chunk of gameplay in Colorado, a variety of cars, and a custom livery in the full game for those who tried the demo.

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"Finally, a proper sequel to Need For Speed III. Now release it on PC."

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Forza Horizon season pass detailed, costs $50

By Steve Watts, Sep 25, 2012 11:00am PDT

Forza Horizon is getting a "Season Pass" pack, offering a slew of content for $49.99.

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"I understand this is to appeal to their day one purchase customers. I don't think the suits ..."

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Forza Horizon to have monthly DLC packs

By Steve Watts, Sep 19, 2012 1:00pm PDT

Playground Games design director Ralph Fulton talks about the studio's plans to provide post-launch content in the form of monthly car packs and larger expansion packs.

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"This is a totally separate game. Turn 10 (the guys who do the 'normal' Forza games are not ..."

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Forza Horizon preview

By Garnett Lee, Aug 30, 2012 6:00am PDT

Simulation racers just happened to be the natural outlet for that energy in the videogame world when they sat down to do it. With Forza Horizon the team hopes to find a different expression that triggers a more emotional response.

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"Any word on control configurability? I love GT5's "any command to any button" setup, and after ..."

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