Category Archives: Racing
Fri, Apr 12, 2013 | 12:48 BST
Need for Speed: Underground could be next on the Criterion reboot slate, following the alleged leak of a logo online. Now of course, we all know anyone can use Photoshop to mock up anything these days, so take this as rumour only. Seriously.
Thu, Apr 11, 2013 | 22:04 BST
Ridge Racer: Driftopia has been announced by Namco Bandai, and is a downloadable free-to-play title slated for release later in 2013 for PC and PS3. More details are to be announced soon, but to tide you over until then, a video for it is posted below.
Fri, Apr 12, 2013 | 09:51 BST
GRID 2 developer Codemasters has confirmed that its single player campaign is currently clocking in at over 30 hours to full completion during internal testing. The studio has told VG247 that it wanted to buck the trend of weak six-hour campaigns in the market today.
Thu, Apr 11, 2013 | 21:09 BST
GRID 2 developer Codemasters has blown the doors off the game’s bespoke multiplayer campaign, and has released a batch of shiny gameplay new screens into the wild. The studio is also live-streaming the game’s online modes tonight.
Thu, Apr 11, 2013 | 09:53 BST
Real Racing 3 developer Firemonkeys has released a trailer for its incoming Chevrolet pack, together with fresh details.
Thu, Apr 11, 2013 | 06:50 BST
Max Payne 3, Midnight Club Los Angeles, Rockstar Presents Table Tennis, Red Dead Redemption, Grand Theft Auto 4 and Episodes from Liberty City are all on the schedule for a bustling Rockstar multiplayer event this weekend.
Wed, Apr 10, 2013 | 14:11 BST
As noted yesterday, Motorcross Madness is now available on XBL Marketplace. In it, players can freeride across various environments, “drift, trick and turbo boost” your through nine offroad tracks in single-player, ghost challenges and 8-player multiplayer. You can even combine stats with your friends in Bike Club which will rewards. Hit up Major Nelson to check availability in your region. It will cost you 800 MS Points.
Wed, Apr 10, 2013 | 12:57 BST
Moto GP 13 developer Milestone has released a second trailer into the wild, this time showing off raw gameplay footage. Check it out here.
Tue, Apr 09, 2013 | 10:22 BST
Distance is the Kickstarter-funded racing game from Refract Studios that sees futuristic cars racing around Tron-inspired worlds. It mixes WipEout’s velocity and TrackMania’s stunts into one lovely-looking mix. The team has released some GDC gameplay footage, and we’ve got it right here.
Sun, Apr 07, 2013 | 23:13 BST
Well, here’s a turn up for the books; for once, a game is headed to the Wii U against expectations, instead of the other way around. Activision’s tie-in Fast & Furious: Showdown was confirmed for PlayStation 3, Wii U and Xbox 360 last week, but because we reported from the Australian announce, we didn’t hear a blessed thing about it coming to Nintendo’s new console. It definitely is, just not down here in the antipodes, where it’s just the latest Wii U release to skip the region. Expect it elsewhere around May 22, ahead of the new movie.
Fri, Apr 05, 2013 | 06:20 BST
Almost a full year since its announce, Motocross Madness is on the way to Xbox 360. PlayXBLA reports the downloadable title, which stars your Xbox Live Avatar, is due on April 10. It has nine tracks, and boasts single-player, ghost challenge, and eight-player competitive races, as well as a Bike Club feature so you can work with your friends rather than against them.
Fri, Apr 05, 2013 | 00:35 BST
Tue, Apr 02, 2013 | 08:54 BST
GRID 2 has received a new trailer courtesy of Codemasters. OK, so it did first go live next week but we’ve been on our Easter holidays eating chocolate eggs and growing fat. The clip shows the game’s European locations, new car models and more.
Tue, Apr 02, 2013 | 06:11 BST
The next content drop for Forza Horizon is the April Top Gear Car Pack, due on Xbox Live later today. The pack adds six vehicles: the 2012 Aston Martin Vanquish; 2012 Bowler EXR S; 2011 Alfa Romeo TZ3 Stradale Zagato; 2011 Ford Transit SuperSportVan; 1998 Mercedes-Benz AMG Mercedes CLK GTR; and 2002 BMW M3-GTR. None of these are jokes. The full pack goes for 400 MS Points or you can grab each car individually for 240 MS Points, except the M3-GTR, which is free. Hit the break for a trailer.
Thu, Mar 28, 2013 | 18:35 GMT
It’s not quite time to jump behind the wheel of the quite interesting-looking GRID 2, but that shouldn’t stop you from enjoying some Codemasters goodness this weekend. Right now on GMG, the entire Codemasters catalog is 50-75 percent off. That means F1 2012 for $20 and the original GRID for $5. Check out the sale here.
Thu, Mar 28, 2013 | 16:28 GMT
Monster High: Skultimate Roller Maze is what happens when you cross roller derby with high school cheerleading, monsters and Mario Kart. I never thought I’d write that sentence in my life, but developer Little Orbit has just released the game’s launch trailer ahead of its 3DS release tomorrow.
Wed, Mar 27, 2013 | 13:10 GMT
GRID 2 is heading to Europe, and a new trailer from Codemasters has shown off some of the game’s European locations. There are also some new details to go along with the clip.
Fri, Mar 22, 2013 | 01:20 GMT
Super Time Force, Critter Crunch and Sword & Sworcery developer Capybara Games has joined forces with Double Fine for a special promotion at PAX East. EDGE reports the two companies will share a booth, and have produced a little OutRun style racer starring characters from both developers’ catalgoues called Capy Fine Racing GP. The game will only be available on 3.5″ floppy discs, inside the Capy Double Fine PAX combo, a boxed release of the Steam bundle. “We only made 200 boxes, and even then some of the floppies might not work, but the people who buy them will be allowed and encouraged to share the game,” Capy co-founder Nathan Vella said. PAX East runs March 22-24 in Boston.
Thu, Mar 21, 2013 | 09:41 GMT
Trials Evolution Gold Edition publisher Ubisoft has sent us some new screens and a trailer to mark the game’s digital launch today. The physical retail pack hits Europe tomorrow.
Wed, Mar 20, 2013 | 12:01 GMT
Carmageddon: Reincarnation developer Stainless Games is taking its next instalment in the brutal racing franchise next-gen, thanks to a sizeable $3.5 million investment from Bullfrog founder Les Edgar.