Music is unobtrusive and used sparingly, while pre-race commentary sets the scene, even if it is a little pointless and easily skipped. Engine noises are throaty and realistic, which is the most important thing.
An astonishingly pretty racing game with lively, atmospheric race venues, excellent car models and damage effects – the whole package is beautifully presented and will caress your eyes with automotive loveliness.
About as good as it gets when it comes to racing games, GRID is never anything less than a joy. Handling is smooth and enjoyable, and you can tailor the entire experience to your liking, whether you're a casual or hardcore player.
Not particularly innovative, GRID is a remarkably robust racer. What it does, it does exceedingly well, and the presentation is stunning. However, Career mode is ultimately a compendium of 100+ races, with custom race options and multiplayer. It doesn't exactly reinvent the wheel.
A very workmanlike, vanilla achievement list that revolves around completing everything, bagging every gold trophy for each event, and perhaps performing a handful of feats on track. Cross the line backwards and win? Again? Yep.