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Blur PC Review

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TCoZ 4th June 2010, 08:50 Quote
I played the Blur demo, and I didn't like it. The powerups were annoying and the health bar wasn't nice either. On the other hand, Split/Second's demo is amazing. One nice idea executed so well.
Rotcrack 4th June 2010, 08:57 Quote
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Originally Posted by TCoZ
I played the Blur demo, and I didn't like it. The powerups were annoying and the health bar wasn't nice either. On the other hand, Split/Second's demo is amazing. One nice idea executed so well.

+1
steve30x 4th June 2010, 09:15 Quote
I played Blur and it blew big time. I havent played split second yet. The only reason I decided to play Blur is because a trailer I saw said you can turn off the powerups but I never saw that option so I decided to give the game a chance anyway. The game would be a lot better without those those stupid powerups.
The boy 4rm oz 4th June 2010, 09:16 Quote
I still want to give this game a shot, split/second looks really good though.
stonedsurd 4th June 2010, 10:05 Quote
I rather like Blur. Yet to play Split/Second but I hear it blows Blur out of the water.
NuTech 4th June 2010, 10:07 Quote
I have both Blur and Split/Second.

While Split/Second makes a much better first impression (those explosions are gorgeous), Blur has way more longevity.

Split/Second is great but it starts with a show stopper and once you've seen all the set pieces blown up, there isn't much left.

Whereas Blur has a much better fleshed out multiplayer and that MW style "just one more level up" addictiveness.

tl;dr: you can't go wrong with either game but Blur will probably last you longer.
Tyrmot 4th June 2010, 10:14 Quote
'Lights'? Aren't they supposed to be 'fans' actually?
sc.uk^cRoSsFir3 4th June 2010, 10:35 Quote
I actually think the opposite to the first 3 comments. I got very bored with Split Second compared to Blur and i think it's because of the power ups and general FUN factor.

Taking away power ups would make Blur very boring very quickly. People that don't like the power ups generally haven't got to grips with them yet. Once you start using them properly combined with 20 people races it really does become an epic game.
javaman 4th June 2010, 11:12 Quote
Played this on wednesday on the 360 in gamestop. Seemed decent enough and was a nice spin on racing. Courses are fairly long and plenty of jumps and alternate routes keep it exciting. BTW does the PC version have 2 player split screen support? A game like this is always great when having a mate round, 2 controllers and a bit of head to head racing/destruction lol.
CardJoe 4th June 2010, 11:16 Quote
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Originally Posted by Tyrmot
'Lights'? Aren't they supposed to be 'fans' actually?

A quick google says no.
javaman 4th June 2010, 11:52 Quote
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Originally Posted by CardJoe
A quick google says no.

I though the lights represented fan support or something. I know after winning a race and taking the lead and shooting other cars my fan support went up.
GiantStickMan 4th June 2010, 12:22 Quote
I haven't played either this or Split Second, but based on the reviews Split Second seems more appealing to me. Will probably get both eventually though.
wuyanxu 4th June 2010, 12:29 Quote
Blur only seems to be able to support xbox 360 controllers. i was trying to get a 4-player game going with 2 xbox 360 controllers, 1 logitech rumblepad 2 and a keyboard. the rumblepad isn't recognised.
spazmochad 4th June 2010, 13:22 Quote
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Originally Posted by javaman
I though the lights represented fan support or something. I know after winning a race and taking the lead and shooting other cars my fan support went up.

You basically get for each race: lights depending on your final position, a light to represent earning enough fans from blowing people up, drifting etc and a light to say you went through a series of gates.
sc.uk^cRoSsFir3 4th June 2010, 15:05 Quote
I've really got to stop trying to get all the lights every race i do on single player. I'm spending about 45minutes on each race to try and get full marks rofl
Redsnake77 4th June 2010, 15:09 Quote
But it's from Satans spawn, so no. I'll stick with Burnout for my arcade racing thanks.
pimonserry 4th June 2010, 15:16 Quote
No chance of a video playthrough, like in AvP? I'd be interested in seeing this on the move.
erratum1 4th June 2010, 16:31 Quote
^^ Gametrailers have a video review.
CardJoe 4th June 2010, 16:46 Quote
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Originally Posted by pimonserry
No chance of a video playthrough, like in AvP? I'd be interested in seeing this on the move.

Usually, I'd be happy to - but Bryn doesn't work anywhere near London and half the team is out of the office at the moment...
mrbens 4th June 2010, 17:27 Quote
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There's little doubt that Blur's visuals are impressive.
I wasn't very impressed with the graphics for Blur or Split Second on PC. They both look like Xbox games even with all the graphics settings maxed. Not as pretty as Dirt 2 or GRID.

Both fun games tho and if you like one you'll enjoy the other.
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Blur is one of those racers that's far better suited to a sturdy joypad over keyboard or wheel controls anyway.
I agree which is why it's annoying that neither Blur or Split Second have displayed the onscreen button prompts for the xbox360 controller. For example it says things like press button 2 to open a new route (Split Second) or press DEL to select car mods (Blur) and I think what button's that meant to be on my pad?
rollo 4th June 2010, 17:32 Quote
blur and split second for the pc are both standard racers nout special really.

split second is really really short take a couple of hours at best to play through it

blur isnt too bad for lengh of game.

Grid and dirt 2 are far better games for the pc no dout about it.
daveloft 4th June 2010, 18:00 Quote
I like the fact that I only have to buy 1 copy for my wife and I to play. With PC games I usually need to buy 2 copies. This is like the first PC game in forever to support split screen. Next time my friends are over I will have them bring their Xbox gamepads. 4 player split screen should be a riot.
Lemure 4th June 2010, 19:04 Quote
Now if only they would make a game that combines both Split/Second and Blur.
GravitySmacked 4th June 2010, 19:13 Quote
Glad to hear the visuals are good, they were rather lacklustre in the 'xbox beta'
pimonserry 4th June 2010, 19:27 Quote
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Originally Posted by Lemure
Now if only they would make a game that combines both Split/Second and Blur.

This.

Licensed cars ftw.
Destructible scenery ftw.
Decent singleplayer career ftw.
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