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Namco to distribute crowdfunded Project Cars worldwide


3:45 PM on 07.02.2014



Bandai Namco picking up Slightly Mad Studios' superb-looking racing sim Project Cars for worldwide distribution is technically the story here. Given that the game was crowdfunded, that's mildly interesting, I suppose. But there's no new date -- still "November 2014" -- and it's not like we didn't already know it was releasing on consoles (Xbox One, PS4, and Wii U).

So, really, it was the pair of new videos for Project Cars that caught my eye. This should look especially neat with an Oculus Rift or Project Morpheus. Semi-related: I'm still having a hard time writing "Bandai Namco" post-name change. Feels wrong.








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10:45 AM on 10.17.2014
Project Cars delayed to March 2015

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9:00 AM on 05.03.2014
Project Cars sure looks pretty on the PlayStation 4

Project Cars is coming out this November, and Slightly Mad Studios' creative director Andy Tudor shared a first look at the game on the PlayStation 4. Cars and tracks are exact 1:1 recreations of their real world counterparts...more



12:45 PM on 04.23.2014
Is this real life? New Project Cars trailer looks the part

Slightly Mad Studios has put out a new trailer for Project Cars, a racing sim with graphics so good the studio felt it necessary to include a little "All footage shown is taken from in-game" disclaimer. (I genuinely love it ...more



9:00 PM on 03.27.2014
Project Cars is one of the first games to support Project Morpheus

Slightly Mad Studios has announced that Project Cars will work with Project Morpheus. The sensation of "speed, distance, perception, changing focal points, and physically-accurate cockpit and helmet views" will all be simulat...more



3:45 PM on 02.13.2014
Project Cars is bringing high fidelity racing to next gen

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10:00 AM on 11.10.2013
Project Cars zooming onto next-gen and Steam OS

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