Category Archives: Racing
Wed, Dec 04, 2013 | 23:12 GMT
Gran Turismo’s most expensive vehicle, the Jaguar XJ13, will cost £120 is you insist on paying for it upfront rather than earning it the hard way.
Tue, Dec 03, 2013 | 21:53 GMT
Need for Speed: Rivals has a video available showing how OverWatch allows players to see which friends are playing in real-time and interact with them, all the while unlocking exclusive content. Using the Need for Speed Network powered by Autolog, players can also view their game progression, look over the next round of unlocks and plan their next session using their mobile. Hit up the break to watch the video below. Need for Speed: Rivals is available now for PS4, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS3 and PC.
Tue, Dec 03, 2013 | 20:04 GMT
Gran Turismo 6 is out this Friday, December 6, and Sony has released a new Masterclass video showing players how to “become at one with your engine.” Is that even legal? Maybe in some states. We’ll have to check. GT6 is a PS3-exclusive from Polyphony Digital.
Tue, Dec 03, 2013 | 16:07 GMT
Ridge Racer Slipstream has been announced for mobile by Namco Bandai, as part of the series’ 20th anniversary. The title contains 10 tracks, 20 courses, 108 competitions, 12 cars, 300 customization options, six perks, and six Grand Prix series. It also contains career, eight-player multiplayer, and arcade modes along with knockout, quick and normal races. A video is below. Ridge Racer Slipstream arrives on the App Store and Google Play December 19.
Tue, Dec 03, 2013 | 10:49 GMT
Tue, Dec 03, 2013 | 04:18 GMT
The City of Bathurst has named an internal road on the Mount Panorama Motor Racing Circuit after Polyphony Digital’s racing sim.
Fri, Nov 29, 2013 | 01:28 GMT
Gran Turismo 6′s trophy list has appeared online, and it does rather ruin the shock twist ending where it turns out you were the dragon all along.
Wed, Nov 27, 2013 | 23:24 GMT
Gran Turismo 6 is the centre of a couple of documentaries and a social promotion all about what inspired racing fans at the beginning of their obsession – like Mario Andretti’s first 1948 Hudson.
Thu, Nov 28, 2013 | 09:09 GMT
Forza 5′s microtransactions have proved so unpopular and unsuccessful that Turn 10 will be overhauling the economy, but for now, there are a number of bonuses on offer for unhappy players to enjoy.
Wed, Nov 27, 2013 | 11:31 GMT
Angry Birds Go is out in New Zealand and it has a lot of microtransactions. An early report reveals the inclusion of a £70 car, an energy system, paid currencies and more.
Wed, Nov 27, 2013 | 18:26 GMT
Driveclub developer Evolution Studios has been posting small clips of the PS4 racer’s cockpit view all over the internet recently. One YouTube has collected them all and cobbled them together in one montage clip for your pleasure.
Wed, Nov 27, 2013 | 10:53 GMT
Forza Motorsport 5′s microtransactions and the grind required to purchase top-tier cars has caused a degree of backlash this week. Turn10′s creative director Dan Greenawalt has responded to claims that the studio pared back the game’s content to allow for a paid economy.
Wed, Nov 27, 2013 | 01:56 GMT
Activision and Eutechnyx have released several Inside Line Highlight DLC pack bundles, allowing players to relive key moments from the 2013 season, which concluded this weekend at Homestead.
Tue, Nov 26, 2013 | 20:26 GMT
Forza Motorsport 5 is a technical marvel on Xbox One. While it makes the console sing, VG247′s Dave Cook feels that the on-disc content feels worryingly threadbare. The Drivatar mechanic also has some convincing to do.
Mon, Nov 25, 2013 | 23:01 GMT
Gran Turismo fans: you know the feeling you get sometimes when you’ve been playing too many racers and you’re sitting at traffic lights in your car? Like you should just peel off and leave the pack behind because that is your entire goal in life? This Japanese commercial for GT6 is bang behind that feeling.
Sat, Nov 23, 2013 | 18:01 GMT
Fri, Nov 22, 2013 | 15:00 GMT
Forza Motorsport 5 launched today alongside Xbox One, and VG247′s Brenna Hillier decided to give it a go and share her racing prowess with you. As you will see the video below, she played through the opening race and tried out the Top Gear test track. Is she the newest Stig? Find out below. You can look over review scores for the racer here, and get caught up on everything Xbox One launch here.
Fri, Nov 22, 2013 | 13:08 GMT
Fri, Nov 22, 2013 | 03:40 GMT
Gran Turismo developer Polyphony Digital is aiming for a 2014 release for the next entry in the series, although the sixth game is just around the corner.
Thu, Nov 21, 2013 | 21:53 GMT
Real Racing 3 champs are offered a chance to win a trip to see the World Rally Championship in Monaco in January. The competition is powered by a partnership between Hyundai and EA, and follows a recent update that added a Hyundai i20 WRC rally car. Complete the Hyundai-specific Time Trial, and you’ll be prompted to supply your competition entry details. Check out the full rules for more information. Real Racing 3 is available on Android and iDevice.