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Well, basically it goes like this.... Formula one is a growing form of motorsport. It is a multi-million pound business, and now you get to be a part of it in the form of the great game, grand prix 3.
Formula one games allow you to race a round the great F1 world championship tracks, allowing you to race around at top speed past great sporting landmarks, such as the fairground wheel at the japanes circuit. You can choose from any of the worlds' Formula 1 drivers, and race around in any of the formula 1 cars.
The only trouble is that it requires quite a high spec PC, as its impressive visuals need a good graphics card and RAM, a good 64mb ram and a voodoo 3 should give decent results. You can plug in a controller, or just use the keyboard, but a controller is better! If you like formula one, or just racing games in general, I highly recommend this game. It is correctly looked upon as the benchmark for all future racing games, as it blows all competition out of the water. Competition such as F1 championship 2001, dont look as good, feel as good, or please quite as much as grand prix 3.
It has many game modes, such as the grand prix season and the multiplayer, where you race against each other. The season means you get to do the full practices, qualifying and actual races from all of the tracks, using the points system that is used in the real formula one. Multiplayer mode is a way of proving to your mates that you can beat them at a straight race around a track of your choice. Its great fun. The controls are extremely responsive, and overall feels brilliant. It takes a lot of skill to do really well, but is playable for even the worst computer gamer.
This game is by far the best formula one game on the market. It is up to date with the teams, drivers and circuits. I play it all the time. I really do recommend playing this game, as it is brilliant fun, and very addictive.