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DiRT Rally's PSVR update lands on the PSN store

The more simulation-based DiRT Rally spin-off now has its official PlayStation VR update as of today. The bad news: it costs $13. Owners of the base game will need to pony up an additional $12.99 (£9.99) to experience Rally with more ...   read

 
 
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Your mileage may vary on Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, depending on how much you value Battle Mode

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is somewhat of a weird precedent for Nintendo. The Wii U failed, for all intents and purposes, so they're taking Mario Kart 8, a game that's not even three years old and selling it again on the Switch as a faux "Game of ...   read

 
 
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Project CARS 2 locked in for a late 2017 release

Slightly Mad Studios and publisher Bandai Namco have re-revealed Project CARS 2 with a "late 2017" release in mind for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. Notice anything different in this trailer? Along with upwards of 60 tracks and 170 cars...   read

 
 
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You'll be able to play Rocket League in real life very soon

Rocket League has been incredibly popular since its release over a year and a half ago. The simple concept and easy-to-start, hard-to-master gameplay have kept people coming back for more car soccer over and over again. Over 25 million...   read

 
 
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DiRT 4 might come to Switch, but it also may not

This story reminds me of how developers were cautious with porting their titles to the Wii U because of the consoles' "unique features." In an interview with Daily Star, Darren Hayward (senior games designer at Codemasters) briefly mentione...   read

 
 
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Nintendo: Play Switch while you poop

Now that's just silly. But yes, it's real. Nintendo's latest German trailer for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe shows off various locations you can take your Switch to play on the go. Take it to class and hope you don't get caught (hey at least t...   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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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe amiibo compatibility details confirmed

We haven't seen or heard many details about Mario Kart 8 Deluxe outside of some basic facts, but given that we're nearly one month away from the launch of the Switch, Nintendo is starting to roll that stuff out. Some of it comes second...   read

 
 
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Whoa! Micro Machines are making a comeback on PC, PS4, and Xbox One

We're officially at the point where if a Switch port isn't announced, we question it. But that's not really what's on my mind right now as I read the announcement that Codemasters was bringing back the Micro Machines gaming franchise -...   read

 
 
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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe hits Nintendo Switch this April

The Nintendo Switch presentation might be over, but news is still seeping out. As heavily rumored leading up to tonight's event, the system will have its own Mario Kart title. A familiar one, at that. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is the "definitive...   read

 
 


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DiRT Showdown is free over on the Humble Store right now!

The overlooked DiRT Showdown is now free on the Humble Store for the next two days. While the game isn't exactly groundbreaking or packed with loads of content, it does basically replicate the style of Burnout while providing some neat dive...   read

 
 
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DiRT Rally is about to get PlayStation VR and co-driver support

Codemasters is planning an upgrade for DiRT Rally that enables PlayStation VR support as well as a co-driver feature in which a friend can use a second controller to send you calls. Talk about a trust exercise! While this will be sold as DL...   read

 
 
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The latest update for the PC version of Forza Horizon 3 appears to have been botched

Well, this is embarrassing. It appears as if the latest patch for the PC version of Forza Horizon 3 has been slightly botched by Playground Games. The update -- which was intended to add support for the Rockstar Car Pack -- clocked in at an...   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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Mario Kart 64 headed to Wii U in North America tomorrow

Mario Kart 64 is one of those games to make me go, "Wait, that wasn't already on Wii U? How?!" It's true! European players have had access to the classic friendship-ruining racer since January, but over here, nothing. Nada. Zilch. Well, unt...   read

 
 
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Get GRID for free from the Humble Store

The folks who run the Humble Bundle have a holiday present for everyone who logs in today. From now until 10 AM Pacific time tomorrow, anyone who logs in to the Humble Store page can claim a free Steam copy of Codemasters' 2008 ra...   read

 
 
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Drive!Drive!Drive! is on sale for a limited time time time

Choice Provisions took a chance on a sweet young boy named Gordon Midwood back in 2010 when they published his game, Lilt Line, on the Wii Shop Channel. As great as the game was, it struggled to find an audience on the console, probably bec...   read

 
 
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Review: Forza Horizon 3 Blizzard Mountain

Blizzard Mountain is about as certain of a prospect as there is when it comes to add-ons. Take the perennially excellent Forza Horizon series and put it on ice. It's that simple. This works because any Forza Horizon ...   read

 
 
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Porsche's 17-year exclusive deal with EA is running out soon

Outside of some loopholes, most non-EA published car games have had a hell of a time courting Porsche. That's mostly because they have an exclusivity deal together, which has been in place since 2000, until....now. According to SpeedManiacs...   read

 
 
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These screenshot homages from Forza Horizon 3 show how versatile the game is

This is one of the more stunning displays of art I've seen in recent years in the gaming realm. Through the use of mere screenshots, locations, cars, and logos, Imgur user EYuiS managed to craft a journey through the entire history of the r...   read

 
 
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Destiny's December event looks bigger than last year's

In December of 2015, Bungie shook its loot-shooter Destiny up with Sparrow Racing League (SRL), a three-week event that had Guardians hanging up their weapons for a bit to careen their hoverbikes down a couple of treacherous courses. It was...   read

 
 
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The Crew's police-chase expansion Calling All Units is out today

It feels as if the second expansion for The Crew has appeared out of nowhere, and I say that as someone who is very fond of the open-road, multiplayer-centric racing game. Calling All Units releases today on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One ...   read

 
 
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Forza Horizon 3's first expansion is Blizzard Mountain

Forza Horizon 3 makes for some great escapism, but if you're hoping to forget about winter with the Australia-set racer, you may want to skip the first expansion, Blizzard Mountain, for the time being. That name is not a lie: expect to go u...   read

 
 
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Xbox's Games with Gold for December includes Burnout Paradise backward compatibility

For once, the most exciting part of Xbox's Games with Gold comes not from a new release but from a very old release. It's the Xbox 360 and not the Xbox One that's the star of the show. Xbox has announced December's Games with Gold, and 2008...   read

 
 
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The Humble Store is giving out DiRT 3 for free

Well, this is a nice little gift to wake up to. Today and tomorrow, the Humble Store is giving away DiRT 3 Complete Edition for Windows and Mac as part of its birthday sale. Once you sign in or create a free account on the site, you can req...   read

 
 



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