The Lazygamer Awards 2012 – Best Driving Game


I live my life a quarter vote at a time. It wasn’t the most tightly contested genre in gaming this year, but when it came to racing games, there were quite a few games scrambling to reach the finish line. Only one of them could take the top spot on the podium though, and that speed demon was…

Forza Horizon


While games such as Need for Speed: Most Wanted and Sonic All Stars Racing Transformed were downright fun, Forza Horizon was all that and a deep love for the genre itself. I challenge anyone to pick up a controller, and not feel the immense respect that resonated from that title, as it made racing exciting, joyful and injected a heaping dose of Joie de Vivre as well.

I loved Forza Horizon, and it loved the entire driving genre back with open world exploration, gorgeous cars, inviting gameplay and a carnival atmosphere that gelled well with the rest of the product.

Honourable Mentions

  • Need for Speed Most Wanted
  • Sonic All Stars Racing Transformed
  • DiRT Showdown
  • F1 2012

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Author: Darryn Bonthuys

Because he's the writer that Lazygamer deserves, but not the one it actually needs right now. So we'll hunt him. Because he can't take it. Because he's not a hero. He's a loud-mouthed journalist, a watchful procrastinator. A dork knight.

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