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Need for Speed

Need for Speed is coming to PC with manual transmission

When Need for Speed heads to PC on March 15, 2016, it'll support manual transmission, and the oft-requested feature will also show up in a future update for the game on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, Electronic Arts announced this morning. A s...   read

 
 
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Forza Motorsport 6
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The Forza 6 team is way too hyped about rain

Look, Forza Motorsport 6's dynamic rain features might be all well and good, but to your average dude that just wants to race cars real fast, these guys are way too stoked about some puddles.   read

 
 
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Spectra
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Race through ten Chipzel songs on a laser track in Spectra

"F-Zero meets Audiosurf" brings some vivid imagery to mind, but after watching the above trailer, I'm not sure I agree with that tagline for the indie racer Spectra. Sure, it's set to some bumpin' Chipzel tracks, but it looks like levels a...   read

 
 
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Mario Kart 8 DLC

Mashup! Mario Kart 8 DLC adds Link, Animal Crossing Villager

[Update: Nintendo of America has released more details, mainly that both downloadable content packs will cost $7.99 each, or $11.99 if you buy them together. Pre-orders are now open and they grant immediate access to the new Yoshi and ...   read

 
 
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Action Henk
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Action Henk slides onto Steam Early Access and Humble Store today

So Action Henk missed its initial goal of hitting Steam Early Access on June 18, but only by a bit. The action figure racing game is now available there, as well as through the Humble Store. I have been fortunate enough to spend a little b...   read

 
 
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Forza

Forza Motorsport 5's Hot Wheels Car Pack is silly

Hot Wheels? I'll admit it -- I got slightly excited. Those plastic orange tracks were my jam as a kid. But Forza Motorsport 5's Hot Wheels Car Pack, the last of the monthly car packs for the game, is really just more real-world vehicles wit...   read

 
 
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Driveclub weather system

Driveclub has the best dynamic weather engine I've ever seen

At E3 yesterday, Evolution Studios showed off a brand new build of Driveclub that highlights their impressive weather simulation system. This build was so new that it needed to be streamed over from the art director's computer to a PS4...   read

 
 
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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. As Andy state...   read

 
 
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Mario Kart 8 newness
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Mario Kart 8: What's old is new and what's new is old

Mario Kart 8 has unveiled two "new" characters. They are Baby Rosalina and Pink Gold Peach. What the heck, right? You're probably rolling your eyes at the lack of surprise with Baby Rosalina (who's joining Baby Mario, Luigi, Peach, and Dais...   read

 
 
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Forza

Forza Motorsport 5 gets another free track tomorrow

Additional tracks for Forza Motorsport 5 is a very good thing indeed, I think we can all agree. Especially when they're delivered as free DLC. Like the Road America track before it, Turn 10 is giving away another course, southern California...   read

 
 


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Huge open world and endless customization define The Crew

The developers of The Crew have an unusual take on their new IP that features fast cars, deep customization, and miles and miles of the United States to traverse across and race within. Ivory Tower and Ubisoft Reflections insist that despi...   read

 
 
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Hello Kitty Kruisers

Hello Kitty kart racer coming to Wii U this year

Mario Kart 8 doesn't come out until after the holidays, so what Wii U games are we supposed to stuff stockings with? Besides Super Mario 3D World? Well, there's Hello Kitty Kruisers, announced today for Wii U release. Android and iOS versio...   read

 
 
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Here's a better look at Trials Frontier

Trials Frontier was announced during Ubisoft's E3 press conference and here's our first real look at the game. Surprise, it looks like a Trials game. This one has a wild west setting thing going on, which is kind of funny given that you're...   read

 
 
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Gran Turismo 6: New courses raced at Comic-Con

Aside from all of the shiny new PS4 stuff they're showing off, Sony also brought along Gran Turismo 6 to San Diego Comic-Con this week. They're showing some of the new tracks here on the show floor alongside the game's new physics and rende...   read

 
 
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Mario Kart 8

Rumor: Mario Kart 8 drifts onto Wii U in April 2014

After Wii Sports, which had the benefit of being bundled with all non-Japanese Wiis for the longest time, Mario Kart Wii is the best-selling game for Nintendo's white wonder -- it's moved over 34 million units as of this past December. If e...   read

 
 
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DriveClub: Under the hood of the first PS4 racer

Get in, totally disregard your seatbelt and saftey, and get ready to take a spin with me in upcoming PS4 game DriveClub. Relax. Don't let the high-end visuals fool you -- this isn't some uptight sim. It's all about driving and enjoying your...   read

 
 
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Kazunori Yamauchi on Gran Turismo 6 and beyond

At E3 this afternoon I had the pleasure of chatting with Polyphony Digital president Kazunori Yamauchi about his upcoming PS3 game, Gran Turismo 6. He also teased what might be coming up next, but made it clear that we're getting ahead of o...   read

 
 
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Most expensive game

Grid 2 Mono Edition is the most expensive game ever

Grid 2: Mono Edition has been dubbed the "Most Expensive Video Game Commercially Available -- Special Edition" by the Guinness World Records group. This PS3 game package goes far beyond your typical DLC and cloth maps, though. For example, ...   read

 
 
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Need for Speed

EA teases latest Need for Speed with a grimy image

The official Need for Speed Facebook account has posted a teaser image for a new game, as shown above. It's getting to be about that time -- it is, after all, a new year. The "Pursuit" on the side of the vehicle would suggest that this is a...   read

 
 
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Forza Motorsport 5 announced for Xbox One launch

During Microsoft's Xbox One reveal event, Microsoft Studios head Phil Spencer announced Forza Motorsport 5. Developed by Turn 10 Studios, this latest installment in the long-running franchise will be available as a launch title for the new...   read

 
 
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GT6 first hands-on

Gran Turismo 6: A peek under the hood

Just a few weeks ago, we were picking over Gran Turismo 6 rumors, and now here we are with our very first preview. I was surprised to walk into a hands-on opportunity just one day after the title was officially announced. Surprised and plea...   read

 
 
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David Jaffe

David Jaffe attached to new car combat game Autoduel

Twisted Metal creator David Jaffe will serve as a creative adviser on Pixelbionic's debut title, a car combat game named Autoduel. The studio, co-founded by Maxx Kaufman (inXile, art director of Return to Castle Wolfenstein) and long-time p...   read

 
 
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Gran Turismo 6
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Gran Turismo 6 hits PlayStation 3 this holiday season

At an anniversary event today, the next installment in the beloved racing sim series Gran Turismo was announced for release this holiday season. Don't you love it when teasers quickly pan out? While Dale was hoping for a PlayStation 4 vers...   read

 
 
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GRID 2

GRID 2 lifts the hood on its multiplayer system

Like any proud owner, Codemasters is parking its car, popping the hood, and letting jealous bystanders take a peek at its baby. Today, the multiplayer modes are in the spotlight. GRID 2's multiplayer features will be entirely centered aroun...   read

 
 
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Forza Horizon
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Forza Horizon's March Car Pack adds six new cars

The amount of DLC for Forza Horizon is really beginning to mount up. I mean, Turn 10 Studios hasn't quite reached Forza 4's level yet, but it's certainly getting there; and thanks to the recently announced car pack, we're getting even...   read

 
 
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