User Score
7.7

Generally favorable reviews- based on 49 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 39 out of 49
  2. Negative: 5 out of 49

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  1. May 10, 2015
    9
    I returned recently to older racing games. This recall as one of the best. Very wide variety of available vehicles. Some are more elaborate than others. To perfection this game a little lacking. But this is a really excellent title.
  2. Apr 27, 2014
    9
    many different cars, many race courses, good graphics of the cars. In the end you have many games in 1, because you can drive everything here, even mowing machines lol.
    The problems are: bad KI and bad implentation of the tuning part of this game. I wanted to tune my cars, but in the end I didnt because of that.
  3. SamF.
    Apr 29, 2007
    10
    An incredible racing Game. Unlike GT, Its a fun racing title with damage modeling and just enough balance between realism and arcade style for an enjoyable Racing game.
  4. ChristopherS.
    Feb 14, 2007
    5
    Is it possible for a game to have too much content? In the case of ToCA Race Driver 3 the answer is yes. Codemasters should have narrowed their focus a little bit and spent more time improving AI. At higher difficulty settings the computer controlled cars turn into suicidal speed-freaks that think nothing of crashing through you to improve their position. This overly aggressive approach Is it possible for a game to have too much content? In the case of ToCA Race Driver 3 the answer is yes. Codemasters should have narrowed their focus a little bit and spent more time improving AI. At higher difficulty settings the computer controlled cars turn into suicidal speed-freaks that think nothing of crashing through you to improve their position. This overly aggressive approach results in a highly unrealistic and frustrating experience. The handling is about the same as ToCA2, which means enjoyably relaxed. If your looking for a simlike experience pickup GTR or GTR2. And the handling of some of the open-wheeled classes are laughably bad. Graphics are a mixed bag. Tracks look quite good during a race but strangely bad during replays. Cars for the most part look very nice though some of the cockpit views are quite awful. The Lotus 49 looks especially bad with its stationary dashboard gauges, no steering-wheel with hands and octagonal front wheels. I think ToCA2 is the better game and if you have that one there really is no reason to get this version. Expand
  5. AlbionK.
    Sep 8, 2006
    10
    It is the best game in the world.
  6. blurp
    Jun 2, 2006
    9
    Pure fun with so many cars to choose from. Online gaming is awesome.
  7. Vandal
    Mar 26, 2006
    8
    It's good, plays well and look sweet. However we've been there and done that. It's very similar to Toca 2. The range of vehicles is impressive but after a while you've driven them all and the interest starts to drop. Still good for a blast though when you're stuck for something to do.
  8. BrandynP.
    Feb 24, 2006
    10
    This game is amazing! you can drive any style of vehicle and you can also play online with all of your friends! amazing arcade action!
  9. Apr 27, 2014
    0
    many different cars, many race courses, good graphics of the cars. In the end you have many games in 1, because you can drive everything here, even mowing machines lol.
    The problems are: bad KI and bad implentation of the tuning part of this game. I wanted to tune my cars, but in the end I didnt because of that.
Metascore
84

Generally favorable reviews - based on 16 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 14 out of 16
  2. Negative: 0 out of 16
  1. A solid racing game with amazing variety. The new Pro career keeps even the best racers busy for a while. The game feels a bit too familiar, but it is still a great sequel to a classic game. [Feb 2006]
  2. Every year Codemasters puts out a new version, and it's as sure a bet as anything in this industry that it will be even better than last year's--and that once again it will be mostly ignored by U.S. gamers. [Mar 2006, p.44]
  3. Race Driver 3 understands that a processional win from pole is less fulfilling than a hard-fought, championship-saving fifth place from the back of the grid. And though it can’t exactly engineer those situations, it does everything in its power to make them more likely and leave them unpunished. [Mar 2006, p.87]