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How do you feel about rubber banding in games?

Ever screw up in race catastrophically and find that even after crashing 13 times it's still possible to not only catch up but actually win the race? You probably experienced what is referred to as rubber band AI, which is used primarily fo...   read

 
 
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SmuggleCraft is an ambitious racer, but needs some tweaking

I'm a huge fan of racing games. I'm terrible at them, but I've always loved driving around at high speeds with my friends. Throw hovercraft into the mix and I'm sold from day one. Games like F-Zero, Diddy Kong Racing (I know they were water...   read

 
 
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DiRT 4 revealed, confirmed for June

It's been six years since DiRT 3 was released, but earlier today Codemasters announced a new sequel in the DiRT franchise will be coming to the PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 in June of this year. The game's theme is "Be Fear...   read

 
 
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It's not quite F-Zero, but Fast RMX will do for now

I was tempted to make the title "Fast RMX is the next best thing," but it would actually be the next next best thing, after a Wipeout game (shout-out to Team Harimau!). Successor to highly rated Fast Racing Neo, Fast RMX by G...   read

 
 
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Some of Codemasters' racing games have been delisted from Steam

In the digital era of games, not everything lasts forever. As crazy as it may sound, sometimes licenses for cars, music, or product placements end up rendering a game unsellable after a certain date. It looks like that has come to pass for ...   read

 
 
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Destiny's two new racing maps are more enjoyable than I expected

I'm not the Destiny dude around here. That'd be Chris or Darren. But I was the one at PSX over the weekend, so I am control of the #content around here and decided I was gonna try Destiny's two new Sparrow Racing League maps. Did I overcome...   read

 
 
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New Gran Turismo Sport trailer at PlayStation Experience 2016

Gran Turismo games are infamous for taking a while to come out and Gran Turismo Sport is no different. We have a shiny new trailer to get excited about, but still no specific release date. It is currently slated to release worldw...   read

 
 
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Daytona USA returning to arcades

It's been 18 years since Daytona USA 2 first hit arcades, but Sega announced yesterday that it's bringing a new version of the classic racing franchise "screeching into the 21st century." Daytona 3 Championship USA features the origina...   read

 
 
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Street Fighter V's new story mode brings Sean back to Brown Town

It was only a few months ago that we saw Sean Matsuda, Ken Master’s wanna-be protege from Street Fighter 3, had lost his dark complexion and signature black dreadlocks in favor of a decidedly more Anglo appearance. His new red-brown h...   read

 
 
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Review: Pocket Card Jockey

Counselor: Hello everyone and welcome to this addiction support group. I see we have a new face here tonight so, sir, if you'd like to stand up and tell us all why you're here? (I stand up) Me: Hello, I'm CJ. Group: Hello, CJ. Me: Very rece...   read

 
 


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Review: Sega 3D Classics Collection

When I was growing up, there were Sega kids and Nintendo kids. Initially I was part of the latter clan, before wising up and embracing all walks of gaming. All of those conversations about how Sonic was cooler than Mario, or why "blast proc...   read

 
 
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Review: BlazeRush

Remember that classic racing game Ivan 'Ironman' Stewart's Super Off Road? You know, the game where you race tiny trucks across dirt tracks while using turbo boosts to catch some sick air over bumps in the road.  BlazeRush is...   read

 
 
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Leaked footage of Forza 6: Apex looks dull

Footage of the upcoming Windows 10-only, free-to-play Forza Motorsport 6: Apex has been leaked online by some naughty person and it doesn't seem up to par with the Xbox One version. It certainly doesn't look anywhere near as good as Micros...   read

 
 
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Na na na na na na na na na na na na na na na na Batmobile in Rocket League!

Last year we got Back to the Future's DeLorean in Rocket League, complete with its own special OUTATIME explosion and flaming tire track boost. It was pretty popular, so more premium battle-cars seemed like a given. For this one, Psyonix te...   read

 
 
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What's new in the latest Need for Speed patch

Ghost Games has detailed what's new in the upcoming Need for Speed patch, "Icons." Community lead Ben Walke stated in a blog post the developer was aware of issues with AI catch-up (AI cars that magically keep up with you when racing) ...   read

 
 
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Driveclub Bikes is releasing later today

[Update: Driveclub Bikes was revealed officially today at Paris Games Week. As well as getting a reveal trailer which you can see below, we learned that Driveclub Bikes will be available later today on PSN. The game is available as DLC for ...   read

 
 
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Need for Speed PC launch delayed into 2016

Need for Speed's PC launch has been delayed until next spring, Ghost Games announced today, saying PC gamers' desire for an unlocked frame rate was the driving force behind the move. "This decision on PC gives us the necessary development t...   read

 
 
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Sign up for EA's Need for Speed beta

The new Need for Speed reboot is one of those always-online abominations, so you can bet your sweet ass there is going to be a beta. Gotta stress test those severs/promote that product. If you'd like to take the racer for a s...   read

 
 
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Crazy racer has you drive multiple cars at once

Game designers rarely go off-road when creating racing games and eschew lesser-traveled paths in favor of more established, familiar routes. Not Gordon Midwood, though; the one lone developer at indie studio Different Cloth is working on a ...   read

 
 
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Forza 6 will be getting a demo on September 1

Forza Motorsport 6 has gone gold, and as a result, a demo will appear on Xbox Live on September 1. If you sprang for the Ultimate Edition of the game you'll be able to access the entire thing five days early, but for everyone else, it will ...   read

 
 
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Can video games make you a better driver?

F1 driver Max Verstappen has been honing his driving skills by way of racing sims. By using simulators like Assetto Corsa, iRacing and rFactor 2, Verstappen's been able to familiarise himself with the F1 circuits and pra...   read

 
 
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Forza 6: now with more Halo skulls

Forza 6 will feature a range of new mods, based loosely upon the Skulls feature from the Halo games, and some will be rarer than others.  "Mods are game modifiers, similar to perks in Forza Horizon 2 or Skulls in Halo 4, that you can u...   read

 
 
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Ubisoft on The Crew's Wild Run expansion not coming to 360

If you're in the small subset of people who: 1) enjoy Ubisoft's weird ass open world racing game The Crew, 2) play it only on the Xbox 360, and 3) are excited for the upcoming Wild Run expansion (November 17) , then I have bad news for you:...   read

 
 
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Sony has sold over 2M copies of Driveclub

We've bought over 2 million copies of Driveclub. Game director Paul Rustchynsky tweeted about the milestone on Twitter and shared an image of a snazzy award thing.  It's thought the game reached the milestone in the eight mo...   read

 
 
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Here's what's new in the latest DriveClub update

Two further DLC packs are headed to DriveClub next week. The first pack - The Horsepower Expansion Pack - will drop on Tuesday, July 28 and includes 11 new events, five new cars and five new trophies. It includes the Ferrari LaFerrari ...   read

 
 



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