Category Archives: Racing
Thu, Nov 21, 2013 | 03:38 GMT
Gran Turismo 6 will allow you to race on real tracks, then bring the data home and compare it to your performance in-game. The video below shows the finished product, using data taken from the Willow Springs International Raceway, compared side-by-side with video footage of the actual track.
Wed, Nov 20, 2013 | 18:06 GMT
Gran Turismo 6 players will be able to get behind the virtual wheel of the Mercedes Benz AMG Vision GT come December 16. You can see the pretty machine in action below. Powered by the AMG V8 biturbo, the engine delivers an “exceptionally agile response to even the smallest movements of the accelerator,” and develops 430 kW (585 hp) and a maximum torque of 800 Nm. Sexy. Wish it were real.
Thu, Nov 21, 2013 | 08:23 GMT
Forza Motorsport 5 from Turn 10 Studios releases alongside Xbox One on Friday, and reviews have started hitting the Internet. Get the scores below.
Tue, Nov 19, 2013 | 10:39 GMT
Gran Turismo 6 publisher Sony has revealed that Polyphony Digital’s racer includes microtransactions.
Mon, Nov 18, 2013 | 23:06 GMT
Here’s a couple of minutes of racing gameplay from Forza Motorsport 5, showing the Bathurst Circuit at Mount Panorama in sunny Australia. You know what sunshine means? Shadows. Lots and lots of dynamic shadows and highlights and general shininess. Feast your eyes. Forza 5 launches alongside the Xbox One on November 22.
Mon, Nov 18, 2013 | 22:19 GMT
Need for Speed isn’t the most likely property to become a movie, and the production seems to have been pushed through remarkably quickly, but this new trailer for the 2014 film isn’t so disgustingly bad you want to stick nails through your own face, and in the foetid world of video game films we call that progress.
Mon, Nov 18, 2013 | 08:40 GMT
Driveclub developer Evolution Studios has posted two short gameplay trailers based in Norway and Scotland. The clips show the PS4 racer in action, following its delay to 2014.
Mon, Nov 18, 2013 | 14:00 GMT
The PS4 is out. Phil Owen has dug deep into its systems to see how it performs now all of North America is using it at the same time.
Fri, Nov 15, 2013 | 16:22 GMT
Need for Speed: Rivals is out today on PlayStation 4 in North America, and reviews for the Ghost Games racer have started dropping. Hit up the link for the scores.
Fri, Nov 15, 2013 | 15:41 GMT
Need for Speed: Rivals is out today on PlayStation 4 and next week on everything else. To see what’s in store for you, hit up the break for the launch trailer. You should also check out Stace’s hands-on with it here. Need for Speed: Rivals launches November 19 on PS3, 360 and PC; November 22 on Xbox One; and is a launch title for PS4 worldwide
Fri, Nov 15, 2013 | 15:05 GMT
Need for Speed: Rivals and other next-gen racers prove there’s “real hunger for the genre,” says Ghost Games
Need for Speed: Rivals executive producer Marcus Nilsson is pleased that there are other racing games in the pipeline for next-gen: Forza 5, DriveClub and The Crew. According to Nilsson, the development of said titles not only proves there’s a consumer demand, but such competition will push racing developers to innovate.
Sat, Nov 16, 2013 | 18:58 GMT
Will you live the life of a straight-laced cop or thrill-seeking racer? Need for Speed: Rivals offers you both and asks only that drive fast, play nice with others and don’t take yourself too seriously.
Thu, Nov 14, 2013 | 19:24 GMT
Bugbear Entertainment has released a work-in-progress video of Next Car Game. It shows footage of the work-in-progress title which is scheduled to be released on PC as a digital download early 2014. The game has been greenlighted on Steam, and is available through Early Access. The title is also up on Kickstarter, and with 16 days to go, 2,060 backers have pledged $68,712 toward the firms $350,000 goal.
Mon, Nov 18, 2013 | 23:55 GMT
Forza Motorsport 5 has received a duo of new trailers courtesy of Turn10 and the chaps at Top Gear. They cover the disciplines of GT racing and muscle cars.
Wed, Nov 13, 2013 | 21:54 GMT
Need for Speed: Rivals is native 1080p across both Xbox One and PlayStation 4 in case you were worried, according to Digital Foundry.
Wed, Nov 13, 2013 | 12:16 GMT
Forza Motorsport 5 developer Turn10 has bracketed the racer’s cloud-based Drivatar opponents into seven difficulty tiers. While the opponents are based on the real habits of other players, they won’t replicate cheaters or trolls.
Tue, Nov 12, 2013 | 22:25 GMT
EA has released a sizzle video showing off some of the next-gen games hitting PS4 and Xbox One from today.
Tue, Nov 12, 2013 | 21:37 GMT
Need for Speed: Rivals doesn’t have an operatic story of star-crossed lovers because Ghost Games knows it’s making a game about driving cars around fast.
Tue, Nov 12, 2013 | 12:16 GMT
Forza Motorsport 5 developer Turn10 had stressed that it isn’t holding back cars for the purpose of post-launch DLC, and that complaints aimed at the team suggest that some people don’t know how these things work.
Tue, Nov 12, 2013 | 05:01 GMT
This new game from a pair of former Harmonix staffers shows the alumni didn’t walk away without the developer’s penchant for musical rhythm action and colourful visual flair.