CARS

19/10/2012

Forza Horizon Media Day @ AIMS

More articles by »
Written by: Justin Fox
8099303712_16a2793091_b

Yesterday we took the day off to check out the launch of Forza Horizon, the upcoming open world racing video game for Microsoft’s Xbox 360.

Our crew consisted of friends of Zen. Of note Gwyn from Gripshiftslide who made it from Melbourne and Rory from Downshift who came all the way from Queensland. We were invited to play the game, and compete against each other, the winner walked away with a medal and champers too.

Luckily for us it was hosted at the Australian International Motor Show, so with our media passes we got to check out the entire show before it was open to the public #winning.

For more info on Forza Horizon, visit: http://forzamotorsport.net/en-us/FH/Features.aspx


This display was off the charts. Backlit freeway signs, guards rails, nuts!


The leaderboard. Competition was on!


The set-up.


Experienced race car driver Sarah Harley set the competition rules, and commentated throughout the heats as well as the finals.


Game on! The game was fast, pedal to the metal arcade style gaming with a killer soundtrack.


Gwyn from Gripshiftslide, and the winner of the comp Rory from Downshift (he killed it!).


Friends of Zen: Matthew Everingham from Autocult, Jason from The-Lowdown, Zomaya, Bery from Cars For Hope and gun shooter Matthew Mead.


Steven from 7TUNE and Kory Leung.


Sergio and I couldn’t help ourselves to some pastel lovin. :)



About the Author

Justin Fox
I like to create things. I’m into everything Cars, Bikes and Design. I was born in 1975 in Sydney Australia. In the 80′s I was into skating, mountain biking, and metal. I’ve worked for myself for over a decade. I’m the founder of Australian INfront, JDM Style Tuning, VWGolf.net.au, Bikes Move Us and Cars Move Us.




 
 

 
1980385_263508017106970_874931128428458171_o

Haltech Elite ECU

If Haltech is good enough for all of Mad Mike’s cars, it’s good enough for all of us! The future of Engine Management is here. The new Haltech Elite Series ECUs are going to hit the ground running, hard. They’...
by Zen Garage
0

 
 
trento_blazeunit_schembri_zengarage

Blaze Unit Top Gear Live Sydney 2014

Blazin! Camera mounted to Zen Sponsored Driver Scott Schembri’s car at this year’s Top Gear Festival at Sydney Motorsport Park. If you’ve ever driven Eastern Creek… give this video a click (skip to 9:40!).
by Zen Garage
0

 
 
IMG_6727

Figure 8 Drift Series Round 1

This event would have been sick, provided the weather played fairly. Last week saw the first of a new event being put together by Sydney Motorsport Park and Hi-Tech Oils. A new Sydney based drift exhibition and competition. It ...
by Sergio Capozzi
0

 




One Comment


  1. [...] written up a full review on Zen. Check: http://zengarage.com.au/2012/10/forza-horizon-media-day-aims/ This entry was posted in Cars, Zen Garage. Bookmark the permalink. ← New stuff @ [...]



Leave a Reply