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Project Cars is bringing high fidelity racing to next gen


3:45 PM on 02.13.2014



Project Cars comes from Need for Speed: Shift developer Slightly Mad. It's their first shot at their crowd powered "World of Mass Development" portal that attempts to leap frog traditional publishing costs. It's been "crowd funding" for years, before the Kickstarter boom. And it looks damn good. And it's coming to PS4, Xbox One, PC, and even Wii U. And it supports 4K and, best of all, the Oculus Rift. I've been excited for a while to try a racer with the Rift.

I'm a bit surprised at how many big new racing games are coming out. It's one thing for new Burnouts and Need for Speeds, but Drive Club (belatedly) butting against Gran Turismo 6, Next Car Game making 1M on Early Access, and Project Cars developer Slightly Mad, in a slightly mad move, is also working on a free-to-play online racing MMO, World of Speed.

Good time to be a racing fan.








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3:45 PM on 07.02.2014
Namco to distribute crowdfunded Project Cars worldwide

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 th...more



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



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

Project CARS, the latest title from Need for Speed Shift developers Slightly Mad Studios, is now coming to both next generation consoles (PS4 and Xbox One) and Valve's Steam OS in 2014.  “Project CARS has always l...more




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1:30 PM on 09.11.2014
Driveclub will be getting lots of free DLC

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6:30 PM on 09.03.2014
EA Access adding Need for Speed Rivals, more trials

When it was announced, I thought EA Access sounded like a decent value depending on your personal gaming habits. That's still where I'm at. This month's addition to the Vault, Need for Speed Rivals, doesn't do much to change ...more



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