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Classic racing series Cruis'n lives again in arcades

When I tell people I have a Cruis'n game collection, half the responses I get are "huh?" It's a relic of the past, something that went out during the decline of the arcade era -- at least, that was the cast until recently. Raw Thrills ...   read


Driveclub VR is $20 if you own the Driveclub season pass

A quick note for those of you considering Driveclub VR as your launch-day PlayStation VR game of choice: Sony is offering a discount for season pass owners. This was known, generally speaking, but now we have more info to go on (and it can'...   read

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Drive Girls looks pretty damn sweet in its first trailers

Earlier this month we told you about Drive Girls, the new PlayStation Vita action game starring a bunch of girls that can transform into cars. It was playable at TGS, but now the rest of the world is getting a good look at the game in actio...   read

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Review: Forza Horizon 3

You and me, Carter! We're racing for slips! And not the "now I own your car" kind of slips, but pink slips. The loser's fired and has to go work in some other corner of the industry! Wait, what? We can both review Forza Horizon 3? Oh, that ...   read


Forza Horizon reaches 'end of life' status, will soon be delisted

[Thanks to user Rabite for the tip] Forza Horizon 3 will be releasing next week and the original Forza Horizon was recently added to Xbox One backward compatibility. Everything seems to be going swell for the spin-off series. There comes a ...   read


Driveclub VR is coming in at $40

I can see a lot of PlayStation VR early adopters turning to Driveclub VR. It's going to be one of the more substantial launch-window games, and racing cars in virtual reality is a relatively easy sell. The more novel or out-there experience...   read


You can and should download The Crew for free on PC

Before I woke up, a news tip came in today that Ubisoft has begun offering The Crew, its open-word multiplayer-centric racing game, for free on PC. It's a limited-time offer through Uplay, and it doesn't come with the worth-having Wild Run ...   read

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Forza Horizon 3 looks pretty damn good

Forza Horizon 3 is ticking all the right boxes. It's a cross-buy, cross-play "Play Anywhere" title on Xbox One and PC, it has a bumpin' soundtrack, and it's built entirely around cruising. For those of you who don't love simulation rac...   read


Drive Girls, a transforming mecha car game, looks like my jam

A fighting game/driver hybrid with transforming car girls? Sign me up! Revealed today on the eve of TGS later this week, Drive Girls is an action game for the Vita that has both fighting and driving elements, as well as a light RPG and...   read

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The Halo car is coming to Forza Horizon 3

Australia's ruthless ecosystem is the home to a lot of ferocious animals. Snakes, crocodiles, drop bears -- all of them mean as the day is long. Forza Horizon 3 developer Playground Games is introducing one more beast to the outback: ...   read



Perennially delayed Gran Turismo franchise gets another delay

When I was growing up, there were certain companies or franchises that were synonymous with delays -- and given the amount of polish Gran Turismo always had, that series constantly came to mind. It's happening yet again too, because while&n...   read

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Review: Assetto Corsa

The racing simulator sub-genre hasn’t been very prevalent on consoles. There are certainly games like Gran Turismo and Forza Motorsport, but both of those titles mix racing sim with arcade features that aren’t 100% realistic. On...   read


Epic Disney Racers was once in the works, RIP Epic Mickey IP

Would you have played Epic Disney Racers? I would have given it a shot. Some new information has popped up regarding a spinoff title in the same ill-fated "Epic" universe, which was of course canceled and will likely never see the light of ...   read

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Please don't hit the kangaroos in Forza Horizon 3

Let's talk turkey. Australian brush turkey. It's a good-lookin' turkey, no? Don't hit it with your car in Forza Horizon 3. In fact, don't hit anything with your car in Forza Horizon 3. Australia's full of wildlife. Kangaroos hoppin' across...   read

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The Crew is getting a police-centric expansion

I first got into The Crew after its Wild Run expansion had already come out, and good lord did I get into it. I still can't fully understand or rationalize why I like this open-world racer so much aside from "racing at top speed across a m...   read

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There's a new Ben-Hur game on Xbox and it's free and it's bad

HYUH HYUH That's the sound of me, Judah Ben-Hur, spurring my horses because I am a Bad Horse Man. All those other horses? Not white like mine -- an obvious indication that we're good and they're bad. I whip them hoping to kill them. I ram ...   read

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Burnout successor

Burnout creators begin work on new driving game

According to Three Fields Entertainment creative director and bearer-of-good-news Alex Ward, "Work has begun on a driving game." Three Fields, as you might recall, was formed by Criterion Games (Burnout) co-founders Alex Ward and Fiona Sper...   read

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Rocket League

Unlockable crates for cosmetics coming to Rocket League

Rocket League, which should still be called Soccar, will soon have a crate and key system that allows players to spend money in hopes of getting the cosmetics they want. TheSgtPunishment on Reddit found assets revealing this new system prio...   read

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EA needs more Star Wars

EA kills Burnout dev's extreme driving game for more Star Wars

Two years ago at E3 Electronic Arts announced a new extreme driving game from Burnout developer Criterion -- or what was left of it after the co-founders left EA to start the company that would go on to make Dangerous Golf. Whatever shell o...   read

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Forza Horizon 3
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It's an important year for the annualization of Forza

For as much flak as the practice of annual installments in popular video game franchises catches, Microsoft feels like it's doing it the right way with Forza. Quietly, Microsoft has released a new Forza title every year for the past fi...   read

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Forza Horizon
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Forza Horizon 3's ridiculously dramatic trailer looks like Far Cry without shooty bits

Forza Horizion 3 looks to be Microsoft's next game to support cross-play and cross-buy between Xbox One and Windows 10. It's set in Australia, looks gorgeous, and has 4-player co-op. It looks kind of like Far Cry without the ...   read

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Forza Horizon 4

Looks like Forza Horizon 3 just got leaked

Yeah, it's another leak. According to NerdLeaks, a site known for its insider information, Forza Horizon 3 is due to be announced at the Microsoft E3 press conference. Horizon 3 is apparently going to be set in Australia in what is sai...   read

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Gran Turismo
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Gran Turismo Sport has some bold claims in its E3 trailer

With E3 kicking off next week and not enough attention to go around for every game with a presence at the show, publishers are pushing up some of their announcements in an attempt to gain more traction this week. That's exactly the case fo...   read

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Mario Kart 8
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This fan-made video has me pining for a real Mario Kart 8 battle mode

After following up 7, Mario Kart 8 was a breath of fresh air. I loved playing it for months on end, there was just one major problem -- the "battle mode" sucked. I called Nintendo "out of their mind" back in 2014, and I stand by that s...   read

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Project Rawr
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How to spend $10,000 on a Project CARS rig

Computex had a host of cool gear such as this one: BlueTiger, a general-purpose "motion platform" designed by Jacques Sport. BlueTiger can be configured with flying and driving sims, such as the punishing Project Cars VR. When strung togeth...   read

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