Blur is a Racing game available on the 360. It can be played in Singleplayer Competitive modes.
Blur can be played in a Singleplayer mode. Single Player Campaign games focus on one player's experience. Rather than collaborate with other players either locally or online, players progress alone. The campaign style of gameplay offers a connected series of challenges to play through. These chapters work together to tell a story through which players progress. Single player games are able to focus on one experience of a scenario, so that it is usually a richer, more visceral game.
Blur can be played in a Competitive mode. Competitive Multiplayer games provide experiences where players compete against each other and the computer. Obviously lending itself to sports and team games, these competitive engagements have also dominated the shooting and fighting genres because of the direct combat and expertise involved in each. Although these games were originally played in a split screen style, more recently they are played online via services such as PlayStation Network, Xbox Live and the Nintendo Wireless Connection.
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Blur's combat racing is reminiscent of Wipeout with a lot more bite. The ever-present unsettling moment of collision turns what could have been a lightweight kart racer into something much more gnawing and gnarly.
I've been in a car accident and there is a very particular sensation attached to the moments before impact, the realisation that the next few seconds could be the end. Strangely, the sensation was not one of panic. My mind was clear and making a cold calculated assessment of the situation and what it could mean, a very real game over.
Blur comes to town but not quite as we expected. A mix of karting and racing vie for the family's attention. Those that get it are in for a considered racing treat - but the danger is that there will be many of us that never discover it.
Bizarre Creations, the Liverpool based creators of the Project Gotham Racing series, is in something of a state of flux. Parting ways with Microsoft Game Studios, as well as the code base and name of their biggest success, means they have had to come up with something entirely new.
Blur balances crazy Karting fun with real driving. It avoids being random, or boring and delivers a progressive customisable experience that has learnt as much from Modern Warfare and Halo as it has from Mario Kart.
My friends seem to have an insatiable hunger for racing games. We like nothing better than get together for an evening of split screen Karting fun - with the obligatory snacks and drinks of course.
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