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Action Henk slides onto Steam Early Access and Humble Store today

So Action Henk missed its initial goal of hitting Steam Early Access on June 18, but only by a bit. The action figure racing game is now available there, as well as through the Humble Store. I have been fortunate enough to s...   more

Action Henk slides onto Steam Early Access and Humble Store today photo

Forza Motorsport 5's Hot Wheels Car Pack is silly

Hot Wheels? I'll admit it -- I got slightly excited. Those plastic orange tracks were my jam as a kid. But Forza Motorsport 5's Hot Wheels Car Pack, the last of the monthly car packs for the game, is really just more real-wor...   more

Forza Motorsport 5's Hot Wheels Car Pack is silly photo


Forza Motorsport 5's Hot Wheels Car Pack is silly photo
Forza Motorsport 5's Hot Wheels Car Pack is silly photo
Forza Motorsport 5's Hot Wheels Car Pack is silly photo
Forza Motorsport 5's Hot Wheels Car Pack is silly photo
Forza Motorsport 5's Hot Wheels Car Pack is silly photo
Forza Motorsport 5's Hot Wheels Car Pack is silly photo



Driveclub has the best dynamic weather engine I've ever seen

At E3 yesterday, Evolution Studios showed off a brand new build of Driveclub that highlights their impressive weather simulation system. This build was so new that it needed to be streamed over from the art director's co...   more

Driveclub has the best dynamic weather engine I've ever seen photo


Driveclub has the best dynamic weather engine I've ever seen photo
Driveclub has the best dynamic weather engine I've ever seen photo
Driveclub has the best dynamic weather engine I've ever seen photo
Driveclub has the best dynamic weather engine I've ever seen photo
Driveclub has the best dynamic weather engine I've ever seen photo
Driveclub has the best dynamic weather engine I've ever seen photo



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

Project Cars sure looks pretty on the PlayStation 4 photo


Project Cars sure looks pretty on the PlayStation 4 photo
Project Cars sure looks pretty on the PlayStation 4 photo
Project Cars sure looks pretty on the PlayStation 4 photo
Project Cars sure looks pretty on the PlayStation 4 photo
Project Cars sure looks pretty on the PlayStation 4 photo
Project Cars sure looks pretty on the PlayStation 4 photo



Mario Kart 8: What's old is new and what's new is old

Mario Kart 8 has unveiled two "new" characters. They are Baby Rosalina and Pink Gold Peach. What the heck, right? You're probably rolling your eyes at the lack of surprise with Baby Rosalina (who's joining Baby Mario, Luigi, ...   more

Mario Kart 8: What's old is new and what's new is old  photo

Forza Motorsport 5 gets another free track tomorrow

Additional tracks for Forza Motorsport 5 is a very good thing indeed, I think we can all agree. Especially when they're delivered as free DLC. Like the Road America track before it, Turn 10 is giving away another course, sout...   more

Forza Motorsport 5 gets another free track tomorrow photo

Huge open world and endless customization define The Crew

The developers of The Crew have an unusual take on their new IP that features fast cars, deep customization, and miles and miles of the United States to traverse across and race within. Ivory Tower and Ubisoft Reflections in...   more

Huge open world and endless customization define The Crew photo


Huge open world and endless customization define The Crew photo
Huge open world and endless customization define The Crew photo
Huge open world and endless customization define The Crew photo
Huge open world and endless customization define The Crew photo
Huge open world and endless customization define The Crew photo
Huge open world and endless customization define The Crew photo



Hello Kitty kart racer coming to Wii U this year

Mario Kart 8 doesn't come out until after the holidays, so what Wii U games are we supposed to stuff stockings with? Besides Super Mario 3D World? Well, there's Hello Kitty Kruisers, announced today for Wii U release. Android...   more

Hello Kitty kart racer coming to Wii U this year photo

Here's a better look at Trials Frontier

Trials Frontier was announced during Ubisoft's E3 press conference and here's our first real look at the game. Surprise, it looks like a Trials game. This one has a wild west setting thing going on, which is kind of funny gi...   more

Here's a better look at Trials Frontier  photo

Gran Turismo 6: New courses raced at Comic-Con

Aside from all of the shiny new PS4 stuff they're showing off, Sony also brought along Gran Turismo 6 to San Diego Comic-Con this week. They're showing some of the new tracks here on the show floor alongside the game's new ph...   more

Gran Turismo 6: New courses raced at Comic-Con photo


Gran Turismo 6: New courses raced at Comic-Con photo
Gran Turismo 6: New courses raced at Comic-Con photo
Gran Turismo 6: New courses raced at Comic-Con photo
Gran Turismo 6: New courses raced at Comic-Con photo
Gran Turismo 6: New courses raced at Comic-Con photo
Gran Turismo 6: New courses raced at Comic-Con photo



Rumor: Mario Kart 8 drifts onto Wii U in April 2014

After Wii Sports, which had the benefit of being bundled with all non-Japanese Wiis for the longest time, Mario Kart Wii is the best-selling game for Nintendo's white wonder -- it's moved over 34 million units as of this past...   more

Rumor: Mario Kart 8 drifts onto Wii U in April 2014 photo

DriveClub: Under the hood of the first PS4 racer

Get in, totally disregard your seatbelt and saftey, and get ready to take a spin with me in upcoming PS4 game DriveClub. Relax. Don't let the high-end visuals fool you -- this isn't some uptight sim. It's all about driving an...   more

DriveClub: Under the hood of the first PS4 racer photo

Kazunori Yamauchi on Gran Turismo 6 and beyond

At E3 this afternoon I had the pleasure of chatting with Polyphony Digital president Kazunori Yamauchi about his upcoming PS3 game, Gran Turismo 6. He also teased what might be coming up next, but made it clear that we're getting ahead of ourselves when talking about PS4 Gran Turismo titles.    more

Kazunori Yamauchi on Gran Turismo 6 and beyond photo


Kazunori Yamauchi on Gran Turismo 6 and beyond photo
Kazunori Yamauchi on Gran Turismo 6 and beyond photo
Kazunori Yamauchi on Gran Turismo 6 and beyond photo
Kazunori Yamauchi on Gran Turismo 6 and beyond photo
Kazunori Yamauchi on Gran Turismo 6 and beyond photo
Kazunori Yamauchi on Gran Turismo 6 and beyond photo



Grid 2 Mono Edition is the most expensive game ever

Grid 2: Mono Edition has been dubbed the "Most Expensive Video Game Commercially Available -- Special Edition" by the Guinness World Records group. This PS3 game package goes far beyond your typical DLC and cloth maps, though...   more

Grid 2 Mono Edition is the most expensive game ever photo


Grid 2 Mono Edition is the most expensive game ever photo
Grid 2 Mono Edition is the most expensive game ever photo
Grid 2 Mono Edition is the most expensive game ever photo
Grid 2 Mono Edition is the most expensive game ever photo
Grid 2 Mono Edition is the most expensive game ever photo
Grid 2 Mono Edition is the most expensive game ever photo



EA teases latest Need for Speed with a grimy image

The official Need for Speed Facebook account has posted a teaser image for a new game, as shown above. It's getting to be about that time -- it is, after all, a new year. The "Pursuit" on the side of the vehicle would suggest...   more

EA teases latest Need for Speed with a grimy image photo

Forza Motorsport 5 announced for Xbox One launch

During Microsoft's Xbox One reveal event, Microsoft Studios head Phil Spencer announced Forza Motorsport 5. Developed by Turn 10 Studios, this latest installment in the long-running franchise will be available as a launch ti...   more

Forza Motorsport 5 announced for Xbox One launch photo


Forza Motorsport 5 announced for Xbox One launch photo
Forza Motorsport 5 announced for Xbox One launch photo
Forza Motorsport 5 announced for Xbox One launch photo
Forza Motorsport 5 announced for Xbox One launch photo
Forza Motorsport 5 announced for Xbox One launch photo
Forza Motorsport 5 announced for Xbox One launch photo



Gran Turismo 6: A peek under the hood

Just a few weeks ago, we were picking over Gran Turismo 6 rumors, and now here we are with our very first preview. I was surprised to walk into a hands-on opportunity just one day after the title was officially announced. Surprised and pleased. It may not have been the PlayStation 4 launch game I was hoping for, but it's never really a bad time for more Gran Turismo.   more

Gran Turismo 6: A peek under the hood photo

David Jaffe attached to new car combat game Autoduel

Twisted Metal creator David Jaffe will serve as a creative adviser on Pixelbionic's debut title, a car combat game named Autoduel. The studio, co-founded by Maxx Kaufman (inXile, art director of Return to Castle Wolfenstein) ...   more

David Jaffe attached to new car combat game Autoduel photo

Gran Turismo 6 hits PlayStation 3 this holiday season

At an anniversary event today, the next installment in the beloved racing sim series Gran Turismo was announced for release this holiday season. Don't you love it when teasers quickly pan out? While Dale was hoping for a Pla...   more

Gran Turismo 6 hits PlayStation 3 this holiday season photo

GRID 2 lifts the hood on its multiplayer system

Like any proud owner, Codemasters is parking its car, popping the hood, and letting jealous bystanders take a peek at its baby. Today, the multiplayer modes are in the spotlight. GRID 2's multiplayer features will be entirely...   more

GRID 2 lifts the hood on its multiplayer system photo

Forza Horizon's March Car Pack adds six new cars

The amount of DLC for Forza Horizon is really beginning to mount up. I mean, Turn 10 Studios hasn't quite reached Forza 4's level yet, but it's certainly getting there; and thanks to the recently announced car pack, we'...   more

Forza Horizon's March Car Pack adds six new cars photo


Forza Horizon's March Car Pack adds six new cars photo
Forza Horizon's March Car Pack adds six new cars photo
Forza Horizon's March Car Pack adds six new cars photo
Forza Horizon's March Car Pack adds six new cars photo
Forza Horizon's March Car Pack adds six new cars photo
Forza Horizon's March Car Pack adds six new cars photo



Evolution Studios announces DriveClub for the PS4

Evolution Studios enthusiastically introduced DriveClub for the PlayStation 4, a new "team based driving" game. It's the game "we've always wanted to make," says Matt Southern, director at Evolution, as you feel his exc...   more

Evolution Studios announces DriveClub for the PS4 photo

Preview: The four major gameplay tweaks in GRID 2

Five long years have passed since the original Race Driver: GRID offered racing fans an excellent hybrid racer with edge-of-your seat thrills in a great variety of racing styles. While the DiRT series has branched out a bit i...   more

Preview: The four major gameplay tweaks in GRID 2 photo


Preview: The four major gameplay tweaks in GRID 2 photo
Preview: The four major gameplay tweaks in GRID 2 photo
Preview: The four major gameplay tweaks in GRID 2 photo
Preview: The four major gameplay tweaks in GRID 2 photo
Preview: The four major gameplay tweaks in GRID 2 photo
Preview: The four major gameplay tweaks in GRID 2 photo



Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed still coming to 3DS

Having just picked up the PC port of Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed, I'm a bit late to the party, but not unfashionably so. There is, after all, still the pending 3DS version of the rather wonderful kart racer, to s...   more

Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed still coming to 3DS photo


Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed still coming to 3DS photo
Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed still coming to 3DS photo
Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed still coming to 3DS photo
Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed still coming to 3DS photo
Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed still coming to 3DS photo
Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed still coming to 3DS photo



Decisions: GRID 2 has retailer-exclusive preorder bonuses

Codemasters has slapped a release date on GRID 2: May 28 in North America, and May 31 in Europe. This will once again be a multiplatform game, hitting up the usual PlayStation 3, PC, and Xbox 360 trio. Maybe we'll see a Wii U...   more

Decisions: GRID 2 has retailer-exclusive preorder bonuses photo


Decisions: GRID 2 has retailer-exclusive preorder bonuses photo
Decisions: GRID 2 has retailer-exclusive preorder bonuses photo
Decisions: GRID 2 has retailer-exclusive preorder bonuses photo
Decisions: GRID 2 has retailer-exclusive preorder bonuses photo
Decisions: GRID 2 has retailer-exclusive preorder bonuses photo
Decisions: GRID 2 has retailer-exclusive preorder bonuses photo



Trials Evolution 'Riders of Doom' DLC drops soon

RedLynx has another piece of downloadable content on the way for its rage-inducing Trials Evolution, and it's running with the whole "end of the world" theme. Priced at 400 Microsoft Points, Riders of Doom will further expan...   more

Trials Evolution 'Riders of Doom' DLC drops soon photo

Wreck-It Ralph in Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed

Check out Wreck-It Ralph from the upcoming film doin' his thing in Sega's Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed. He gets to make an appearance in the game through a Sega and Disney collaboration. Players will be able ...   more

Wreck-It Ralph in Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed photo

Racing is transformed in Sonic Universe #45

Sonic Universe #45 hits newsstands tomorrow, but non-subscribers can steal a peek at some fresh pages in the gallery below. This is the Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed adaptation issue that was first revealed right h...   more

Racing is transformed in Sonic Universe #45 photo

Exclusive: Danica Patrick to guest star in Archie Sonic

I thought I was done with kart racers, but after playing Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed at E3, I think I'm up for at least one more rodeo. It's extremely fun, easy to control, and more colorful than a bag of Jelly B...   more

Exclusive: Danica Patrick to guest star in Archie Sonic photo

gamescom: Get all the cars in Need for Speed Most Wanted

At EA's gamescom press conference today in Cologne, Germany, it was revealed that just about all of the cars will be unlocked from the start of upcoming racer Need for Speed: Most Wanted. So, no more unlocking. Wait, wh...   more

gamescom: Get all the cars in Need for Speed Most Wanted  photo


gamescom: Get all the cars in Need for Speed Most Wanted  photo
gamescom: Get all the cars in Need for Speed Most Wanted  photo
gamescom: Get all the cars in Need for Speed Most Wanted  photo
gamescom: Get all the cars in Need for Speed Most Wanted  photo
gamescom: Get all the cars in Need for Speed Most Wanted  photo
gamescom: Get all the cars in Need for Speed Most Wanted  photo



GRID 2 is headed to Xbox 360, PS3, and PC in 2013

Among the four-letter racing games to come out in the last five years, I never did get around to playing GRID, despite generally liking the work Codemasters does in the genre. We knew a follow-up game was in order, and thank...   more

GRID 2 is headed to Xbox 360, PS3, and PC in 2013 photo

Ralph is 'gonna wreck it' in Sonic Racing Transformed

[Update: Sega now says that the PC and Wii U versions don't actually have a release date yet. I think the company's just trying to cover its ass, but whatevs.] Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed is already looking prett...   more

Ralph is 'gonna wreck it' in Sonic Racing Transformed photo

July Car Pack for Forza Motorsport 4 adds ten new cars

It never occurred to me just how much DLC Forza Motorsport 4 has. Hell, the entire series has a mountain of DLC. Not that it's a bad thing, I guess I just never thought about it. That Season Pass would have really come in ha...   more

July Car Pack for Forza Motorsport 4 adds ten new cars photo


July Car Pack for Forza Motorsport 4 adds ten new cars photo
July Car Pack for Forza Motorsport 4 adds ten new cars photo
July Car Pack for Forza Motorsport 4 adds ten new cars photo
July Car Pack for Forza Motorsport 4 adds ten new cars photo
July Car Pack for Forza Motorsport 4 adds ten new cars photo
July Car Pack for Forza Motorsport 4 adds ten new cars photo



E3: Outrun the coppers in NFS: Most Wanted for iOS

I know, these Need for Speed subtitles are getting a bit confusing, but the games are anything but. People seem to find something appealing about driving sexy, nasty cars that break the $100K mark, and playing chicken with th...   more

E3: Outrun the coppers in NFS: Most Wanted for iOS photo

E3: F-Zero teased for Nintendo Land

Well, would you look at that. During Nintendo's Wii U developer roundtable this evening, we got a quick glimpse at a new mini-game for Nintendo Land, and it's none other than F-Zero. Granted, this probably isn't the new F-Zer...   more

E3: F-Zero teased for Nintendo Land photo

E3: The PlayStation Move Racing Wheel looks silly

Holy hell! Look at this thing! Sony has announced a new peripheral for fans of racing games who aren't content with their current methods of input. The PlayStation Move Racing Wheel, as it's been so eloquently named, will be ...   more

E3: The PlayStation Move Racing Wheel looks silly photo

E3: Criterion creating next Need for Speed: Most Wanted

Criterion Games is bringing back speed and high-stakes action in their upcoming reboot of Need for Speed: Most Wanted. The scenic vistas and sun-soaked highways return with more destructible items and explosions then before....   more

E3: Criterion creating next Need for Speed: Most Wanted photo


E3: Criterion creating next Need for Speed: Most Wanted photo
E3: Criterion creating next Need for Speed: Most Wanted photo
E3: Criterion creating next Need for Speed: Most Wanted photo
E3: Criterion creating next Need for Speed: Most Wanted photo
E3: Criterion creating next Need for Speed: Most Wanted photo
E3: Criterion creating next Need for Speed: Most Wanted photo



Our first look at Criterion's Need for Speed Most Wanted

The headline says it all, but allow me to reiterate because there's little else for me to do: Electronic Arts has sent out the first official screenshot of Need for Speed Most Wanted. It's being developed by the beloved Crite...   more

Our first look at Criterion's Need for Speed Most Wanted photo

Techland retreads some ground with Mad Riders

Techland's 2010 off-road racing game Nail'd was a bit of a surprise in that it was actually a pretty ok game. Their new project, Mad Riders, seems like a safe bet for them considering that it's basically Nail'd... again.&nbs...   more

Techland retreads some ground with Mad Riders photo


Techland retreads some ground with Mad Riders photo
Techland retreads some ground with Mad Riders photo
Techland retreads some ground with Mad Riders photo
Techland retreads some ground with Mad Riders photo
Techland retreads some ground with Mad Riders photo
Techland retreads some ground with Mad Riders photo



DiRT 3 Complete Edition announced, adds $30 of content

I really like these re-release packages that seem to come out these days, especially when I'm not able to get around to picking up every game I want to. When the re-release package comes with a substantial amount of new conte...   more

DiRT 3 Complete Edition announced, adds $30 of content photo

Test Drive: Ferrari Racing Legends gearing up for spring

The Ferrari fanatics in attendance will want to keep an eye on Test Drive: Ferrari Racing Legends. The game revolves around this single brand and is due out on PC, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360 in spring 2012. What got me to ta...   more

Test Drive: Ferrari Racing Legends gearing up for spring photo


Test Drive: Ferrari Racing Legends gearing up for spring photo
Test Drive: Ferrari Racing Legends gearing up for spring photo
Test Drive: Ferrari Racing Legends gearing up for spring photo
Test Drive: Ferrari Racing Legends gearing up for spring photo
Test Drive: Ferrari Racing Legends gearing up for spring photo
Test Drive: Ferrari Racing Legends gearing up for spring photo



Burnout CRASH! making its way to iOS, with screenshots

There's nothing quite like the sensation of causing almost cartoonish levels of destruction to other vehicles in a city devoid of pedestrians, especially when you can take those vehicular shenanigans on th...   more

Burnout CRASH! making its way to iOS, with screenshots photo

Need for Speed The Run: On The Edge trailer

You'll see why they call this trailer "On The Edge" when you watch it.  EA really has arcade racing on lockdown, and they're not letting up. The next game in the NFS series, Need for Speed The Run, centers around a cros...   more

Need for Speed The Run: On The Edge trailer photo


Need for Speed The Run: On The Edge trailer photo
Need for Speed The Run: On The Edge trailer photo
Need for Speed The Run: On The Edge trailer photo
Need for Speed The Run: On The Edge trailer photo
Need for Speed The Run: On The Edge trailer photo
Need for Speed The Run: On The Edge trailer photo



Ridge Racer Vita looks great in these new screens

There's still not a final name for the Vita version of Ridge Racer, but a new website has been opened, and on it you'll find new screenshots of the upcoming Namco Bandai Vita launch game. These 12 new screens look goooood. Th...   more

Ridge Racer Vita looks great in these new screens photo

The Halo 4 Warthog is coming to Forza Motorsport 4

Yes, you read the headline correctly. 343 Industries revealed a number of new Halo goodies at their preview event last night, including that the Halo 4 Warthog would be hitting Forza Motorsport 4. The folks at Turn 10 showed ...   more

The Halo 4 Warthog is coming to Forza Motorsport 4 photo

A slew of Driver: San Francisco screens to salivate over

Ubisoft was kind enough to release a pile of screenshots today for the not-far-off Driver: San Francisco. The gallery includes a selection licensed cars, running from the police and other shenanigans. Launch the gallery below...   more

A slew of Driver: San Francisco screens to salivate over photo


A slew of Driver: San Francisco screens to salivate over photo
A slew of Driver: San Francisco screens to salivate over photo
A slew of Driver: San Francisco screens to salivate over photo
A slew of Driver: San Francisco screens to salivate over photo
A slew of Driver: San Francisco screens to salivate over photo
A slew of Driver: San Francisco screens to salivate over photo



Crash into some Ridge Racer Unbounded screenshots

Fresh from gamescom are these Ridge Racer Unbounded screenshots. This is actually the first real batch of screens that Namco Bandai has released for the game.  As you might have seen in a recent trailer, the Ridge Racer ...   more

Crash into some Ridge Racer Unbounded screenshots photo


Crash into some Ridge Racer Unbounded screenshots photo
Crash into some Ridge Racer Unbounded screenshots photo
Crash into some Ridge Racer Unbounded screenshots photo
Crash into some Ridge Racer Unbounded screenshots photo
Crash into some Ridge Racer Unbounded screenshots photo
Crash into some Ridge Racer Unbounded screenshots photo



E3: Cars worth millions at Forza Motorsport 4 party

Microsoft threw a big bash here in Los Angeles tonight to celebrate upcoming racing title Forza Motorsport 4. I showed up and geeked the f*ck out at all the beautiful cars they had lined up for the party. Sure, they also had ...   more

E3: Cars worth millions at Forza Motorsport 4 party photo


E3: Cars worth millions at Forza Motorsport 4 party photo
E3: Cars worth millions at Forza Motorsport 4 party photo
E3: Cars worth millions at Forza Motorsport 4 party photo
E3: Cars worth millions at Forza Motorsport 4 party photo
E3: Cars worth millions at Forza Motorsport 4 party photo
E3: Cars worth millions at Forza Motorsport 4 party photo



TrackMania 2 closed beta on for July, ManiaPlanet teased

Nadeo and Ubisoft have pushed out some more details on TrackMania 2 Canyon. Namely, the closed beta for the sequel is going to start in July, with ManiaPlanet -- a connected system for PC which contains tools that allow for ...   more

TrackMania 2 closed beta on for July, ManiaPlanet teased photo

FlatOut returns on the Wii and with plenty of screens

A return of the FlatOut racing franchise with a new game by developer Team6 was announced back in April, but it didn't seem to make that big a splash considering we don't seem to have announced it, so consider this your intro...   more

FlatOut returns on the Wii and with plenty of screens photo


FlatOut returns on the Wii and with plenty of screens photo
FlatOut returns on the Wii and with plenty of screens photo
FlatOut returns on the Wii and with plenty of screens photo
FlatOut returns on the Wii and with plenty of screens photo
FlatOut returns on the Wii and with plenty of screens photo
FlatOut returns on the Wii and with plenty of screens photo