After dominating the console racing genre with the release of NASCAR The Game: Inside Line in November 2012 on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and Nintendo Wii consoles, the team over at Eutechnyx has done it again. Filling in the gap with some much needed realistic racing which has been missing for a number of years. Bringing the NASCAR experience over for PC gamer’s with great success, NASCAR The Game: 2013 is now available on Steam specifically for PC.
Challenge or race as all of the forty three officially licensed NASCAR drivers on all of the official tracks. With this latest installment Eutechnyx has built in multiple graphics settings to help make sure that it will run with a wide variety of hardware making it much easier for everyone to be able to join in on the fun. They have also enhanced the AI models and behaviors to make the game more fun and enjoyable, as well as offering full controller and multiple steering wheel supports. This puts NASCAR The Game: 2013 at the top of 2013 racing title releases without a doubt.
Some of the new features include the awesome Gen 6 cars and paint schemes where players can completely design on their own cars in the enhanced paint booth. They can also be saved, shared, and traded with other players online, how cool is that? Those are just a few of the things that coming to PC has added to the experience. Bringing this title over to the PC also gave the talented team over at Eutechnyx a chance to really show just how good the quality of their graphics build really is when comparing to the limitations of console. Eye popping visuals and amazing textures are just a couple of the enhancements you will enjoy as you roar down your favorite race tracks without a single detail missing from any of them.
Full race weekend is totally geared towards hardcore racing fans with an extensive career mode including driver development, earning real world sponsorships, and vehicle upgrades, as you claw your up trying to achieve greatness. All the while during Full race weekend you are also getting helpful hints and strategies form your crew chief as you make your way to unlocking new features, and upgrades. Sponsors will set goals for the driver to complete during the races and will also reward them with hefty bonus payouts if achieved. This is one reason to try to keep the highest profile sponsors which will increase your payouts and help you build a stronger faster race car.
Take full advantage and fine tune your car to get a feel for each individual turn and track with several practice runs that are built into each race. Then get all your ducks in a row because now it’s off to the qualifying laps. After you feel you are fully prepared to take the pole, head out and tear it up. Go hard because everyone wants that front row seat in the race.
The multi-player online has all twenty-three tracks with the Sprint cup series rosters, drivers, and teams. Up to sixteen players can race at once with Darrell Waltrip and Mike Joy providing commentary via the Fox broadcasting booth. Crew chief advice and track tips are brought to you by Ray Evernham and Ty Norris to help you achieve your goals and navigate the tracks. NASCAR The Game: 2013 features the most realistic damage system you will ever experience. Everything matters including tire wear and fuel usage to the point where if you decide not to pit it will either cost you, or win you the race.
Final Verdict: Only available on Steam for $39.99 ten dollars less than the usual release price of any game on Steam. The quality and sheer amount of content you will receive makes this a ‘no-brainer’ for all hardcore gamers. So what are you waiting for? Get on Steam and get in the race for the cup! NASCAR The Game: 2013 receives a 9 out of 10 from RealGamerNewz earning it a Gold Game RGN Rating Award.
Overall Score: 9/10
RGN Rating: Gold Game
Developer / Publisher: Eutechnyx
Available On: Windows PC
Review Copy Info- A digital copy of the game was provided to RealGamerNewz by the publisher for the purpose of this review.
Processor: AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+ (2 * 3000 MHz)
Memory: 2048 MB RAM
Graphics: GeForce 8800 GT
Processor: Intel Core I5-760 (4 * 2800 MHz)
Memory: 4096 MB RAM
Graphics: GeForce GTX 260
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