TOCA Race Driver 3 was always going to run the risk of being all wheel trim and no tyre.
One of the few criticisms of TOCA 2 was that at times it spread itself far too thin. The gameplay was generally tight, but it tended to fray at the ends when it plunged its dipstick into less familiar turf, the rally sections being particularly offensive.
Keeping this fresh in mind, TOCA 3 could have taken the easy option and streamlined the series into a few specialisms, ramp up the visuals and sell
If you dont know what Tom Clancy looks like, one thing to keep an eye out for is a dude with a satisfied grin a mile wide. As if the monstrous success of his books wasnt enough, Clancys immensely profitable venture into videogames has created a genre all of its own. There have been enough Rainbow Sixes and Rogue Spears over the last year to keep fans more than satiated, and with the Ghost Recon series, the Clancy enterprise shows no signs of slowing down commercially. Artistically though, were
We're told that part of the appeal of the Tron 'experience' is the opportunity to travel inside computers. In 1982 this was dead exciting. That was before spreadsheets. And viruses. And spam. Of course, familiarity breeds contempt and if computers are entirely necessary for modern living, it cannot be denied that their wonder has diminished somewhat. Unfortunately, this belated 'sequel' merely confirms this, revealing the inside of your Xbox as a large, tedious and often infuriating place. Tron