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Are motorcycles going to be part of this game?

Discussion in 'Gran Turismo 5' started by dc67, Mar 29, 2011.

  1. dc67

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    I'm hoping they went silent for a strategic time.
     
  2. Ross Garland

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    They went silent because of the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear meltdown that have been affecting Japan for some time now. I think GT5 is probably the last of their concerns at the moment.

    As for your question, I would hope that motorcycles are not going to be a part of the game. I'm a biker in RL but GT5 is about cars, not bikes. Best to keep a single focus, particularly as the game needs enough improvement as it is without introducing a whole new dimension. Save bikes for their own separate game.
     
  3. Tim Allardyce

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    I heard that they were going to do it down the road tho... of course I believe everything I read on the interwebs.
     
  4. Ross Garland

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    There are rumours all over the place about GT5, most of which are complete nonsense. The only bike related rumour I've heard that could possibly be true is that PD may make a sequel to Tourist Trophy. The previous game used the GT4 engine, so it would make sense if they used the GT5 engine for the next one. Nothing confirmed though.
     
  5. Tim Allardyce

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    I really enjoyed TT, so I'd definitely get it. It would be a riot if you could import ghosts from one game to the other.. :)
     
  6. Hiroshi Awazu

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    Freddie Spencer's NSR 500 gp bike on the Ring for me. But for the most i agree with Ross about keeping bikes out of GT5.I wish PD would release another Tourist Trophy.
     
  7. Tim Allardyce

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    I think I'll have to dust off the PS2 tonight... :)
     
  8. dc67

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    PGR4 and TDU are 2 of my favorite games because of having the variety in one game.
     
  9. Ross Garland

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    And neither were particularly good games, so... :wink:

    Specialisation is the key to a good game. Jack-of-all-trades tends to result in mediocre at best.
     
  10. Bram Hengeveld

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    The bikes in TDU were pretty cool actually :) Would be nice to have some two (or three) wheeler action in GT5.
     
  11. Ross Garland

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    Matter of opinion. That whole game was abysmal, and that included their arcadey motorcycles. Like it or loathe it, GT5 is more sim than arcade racer, which means the same effort that went into the cars would have to be put into the bikes. Since the game is about track racing and not a free-form drive where you like game (like TDU), I see no real gain in adding bikes to a series based on cars. As above, they should do it properly and make a TT sequel... or even better, a decent MotoGP or SBK sim.
     
  12. dc67

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    Bikes run on the same tracks as race cars.I don't see your point...TDU was an arcade game and the bike physics were the worst yet a lot of people used them and still had fun.
     
  13. Ross Garland

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    I'm afraid I don't see how much clearer I can make it. Put simply, I don't want to see PD wasting their time trying to put bikes in a car sim, particularly when there are far more important things that need doing.
     
  14. Markus Hakamo

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    I agree, you have to remember that physics model for cars is most probably not capable to handle motorbikes well enough...
     
  15. Hiroshi Awazu

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    No No No No BIKES! Just release TT2 PLEASE! :bike:
     
  16. dc67

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    TT is made by the same developers as GT5.Having motorcycles in the game would give it a new dimension.SBK is a great game ,but you can't race your friends around with a Porsche.If you don't want variety get married.
     
  17. Ross Garland

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    I am married, and happily too. :)