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Creative director at Turn 10 promises big things for Forza and Porsche partnership

Last year, Turn 10, developer of the Forza series, announced that they had bagged the rights to put Porsche vehicles in their games, starting with a Forza 6 Porsche expansion. That led to Forza Horizon 3 getting yet another pack last m...   read

 
 
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Codemasters unleashes a new trailer, soundtrack info for DiRT 4

DiRT 4 is still on track for a summer release, Codemasters has let us know. Along with the first "gameplay" trailer below, they have confirmed that June 6 will be race day. The game is speeding to PC, PS4 and Xbox One for $59.99 and it does...   read

 
 

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Forza Horizon goes more unrealistic than ever with upcoming Hot Wheels add-on

Forza Horizon is a series that has always been rooted in the vaguely possible. Forza Motorsport is the simulation-heavy style where cars do what cars would do. Horizon is where you suspend your disbelief just a little bit be...   read

 
 
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Grand Theft Auto online is getting a top down racing mode

The original Grand Theft Auto and its first sequel employed a different viewpoint to the games we have today. Instead of being third-person, they went for a top down view due to hardware limitations of the time. PC's and consoles weren't ab...   read

 
 
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Review: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

Despite the minor issues I had with Mario Kart 8 (RIP Wii U), they were nothing compared to the lack of a real battle mode -- it was kind of annoying that they even slotted in a fake stand-in for it, if we're being real. But now with&n...   read

 
 
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Fast RMX update adds new mode, better friend support

Fast RMX was already packed with a bunch of tracks and things to do, especially for a $20 game, but developer Shin'en Media has been hard at work adding to that list. As promised update 1.2 is now live on Switch, which provides a time ...   read

 
 
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Here's our first big look at the new Micro Machines

Size is relative. That's the concept at the core of the magic of Micro Machines. Try to stick with me: Cars are usually big, but this time they're very small and that's fun. It sounds condescending but it's honestly not meant to be. There'...   read

 
 
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Project CARS 2 checks rallycross off its bucket list

Could you get down with some rallycross? I could get down with some rallycross. That's the latest focal point in the long promotional build up to Slightly Mad Studios' "late 2017" launch for Project CARS 2. The accompanying trailer shows c...   read

 
 
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(Update) Russian Nintendo store leaks Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Switch bundle

[Update: It seems as if the bundle is Russia-only.] In case you haven't picked up a Switch yet, Nintendo might be helping the stock situation with its first major bundle. It's for none other than Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, an enhanced port that's...   read

 
 
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Disney finally pulls back the veil on the Cars 3 game, which is Switch-bound

Avalanche Software has a new lease on life thanks to Warner Bros. After being part of the big Disney gaming excommunication, they've been tapped to develop the upcoming Cars 3 tie-in game, now known as Cars 3: Driven to Win. Evidently ...   read

 
 


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WipEout Omega Collection gets physical edition, releases this June

Sorry, I can't bring myself to use catchy game-related words in the headline like "WipEout Omega Collection boosts into your living room this June." Makes me cringe as much as how every ad says "slam dunk" during the NCAA basketball tourna...   read

 
 
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You can now blast DAYTONNNNNAAA on your Xbox One

While we may not be getting an extreme amount of backward compatible titles on Xbox One today, at least Daytona USA is finally available on the system. The classic racing game was truly a technical marvel back in 1993 and remains a highly e...   read

 
 
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Review: Fast RMX

Look, this game is super fast racing and includes a big blue vehicle named "Fulcon Capital." You can stop asking for these guys to make the next F-Zero game. This is it.   read

 
 
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Next week's FlatOut 4 looks crazier than ever

While Bugbear has moved on to Wreckfest, the physics and demolition focused FlatOut series they started with lives on. FlatOut 4 releases on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 on March 17 and for PC in "April," 2017. After Bugbear, ...   read

 
 
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Gran Turismo Sport is holding a closed beta this month

Polyphony Digital is prepping a closed beta for this year's Gran Turismo Sport and if that sounds like something you'd like to spend time with, let's get right into it. The multi-phase beta begins on March 17. Phase one is US PlayStation N...   read

 
 
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Fast RMX is getting a new update soon with time attack trials and friend support

The Nintendo Switch is lacking a lot of party games at the moment, but Bomberman R and Fast RMX have been pretty big hits among my group of friends (along with Snipperclips which has amazing two player co-op). Fast RMX d...   read

 
 
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Fly high in new off-road racing game Gravel

Lately I've been on a racing binge, trying to lighten up my backlog. Off-road games like MotorStorm and FlatOut jumped out at me more than most, and Gravel seems to be ride up that alley. Simply named, it comes by way of Italian ...   read

 
 
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Fast RMX price announced, will utilize HD Rumble

The third title in this futuristic high-speed racing series after Fast Racing League (WiiWare, 2011) and Fast Racing Neo (Wii U, 2015) will be available worldwide on the Nintendo Switch's launch date of March 3, 2017 via the ...   read

 
 
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Review: Ride 2

There has been a dearth of racing games recently, let alone ones focused entirely around motorcycles, so Ride 2 jumped out at me. I've always been a huge fan of the genre, but since I'm generally terrible at it I'm drawn to more arcade raci...   read

 
 
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Weird science: play DOOM on a Porsche 911

There's thunder and lightning flashing outside as I write this, which adds a nice bit of punctuation to the mad science that I'm writing about. I would have never believed it could be so easy, but apparently the onboard computer in the Pors...   read

 
 
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Lightfield is a cyber-futuristic open-ended racer

Racing games don't always have to be about who's the most skilled. Sometimes they can favor the most clever. It doesn't matter how quick your opponent is, you're winning that race if you can consistently nail the Rainbow Road shortcut in&n...   read

 
 
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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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