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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

 
 


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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 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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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 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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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 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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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 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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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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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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The Crew hits five million players

Ubisoft’s The Crew, released in December 2014, has hit five million players. Though the developer didn’t specify how this translates into sales, it’s celebrating the milestone with a 50,000 Crew Credit giveaway for all who...   read

 
 
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Gran Turismo Sport

Gran Turismo Sport beta cancelled

The beta for Gran Turismo Sport has been cancelled. The demo was announced last year, but now the game is confirmed for release in November, the beta has been cancelled in order not to delay the game. Talking to VideoGamer, creator Kaz...   read

 
 
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Gran Turismo Sport gets a November 15 release date

Racing fans now know when the green flag will wave on Gran Turismo Sport. Polyphony Digital's PlayStation 4 racer speeds off the starting line on November 15 in North America and Asia. The UK has a three day wait for a November 18 release....   read

 
 
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Rumored Forza NASCAR DLC is confirmed

After speculation due to a leaked pre-order card (it's always those damn cards!), Microsoft has confirmed this morning that yes, there is a NASCAR expansion for Forza 6. It features a "10 hour" career, a new track that can be played in any ...   read

 
 
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We'll see more of Gran Turismo Sport before E3

It has been about six months since that initial Gran Turismo Sport trailer out of Paris Games Week, and we haven't heard a whole heck of a lot about the PlayStation VR-compatibile sim racer since. We're fast approaching E3 (here comes that ...   read

 
 
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90s Arcade Racer

Rumor: 90s Arcade Racer might be the latest indie to drop the Wii U

The Wii U had a good run, but now that Nintendo has basically made it clear that the NX will, despite saying to the contrary, take over the function of the Wii U, some indies are pulling out. One such team, based on a listing for the game, ...   read

 
 
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The next Need for Speed is holding off until 2017

Ghost Games is continuing its work on the Need for Speed franchise with a new game in 2017. While last year's Need for Speed reboot left some longtime fans disappointed, to say nothing of common criticisms regarding the title's always-onlin...   read

 
 
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Grab your hat: NASCAR DLC rumored for Forza 6

[Update: As of this morning Microsoft has acknowledged the leak to Destructoid, asking fans to "stay tuned" for more news.] I love these retailer pre-order card leaks. Do publishers just send these out early and all hope that their marketin...   read

 
 
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Review: Thrustmaster TMX Force Feedback Wheel

As a gamer with limited experience playing driving sims, I have often underestimated the effect that a nice racing wheel can have on player experience. I'll often enjoy playing Euro Truck Simulator or Forza Horizon casually, but I'm aware I...   read

 
 
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Forza Motorsport 6: Apex opens its beta next week

Turn 10 is bringing Forza over to PC soon, but if you missed the initial announcement, well, this isn't exactly a dream scenario we're talking about here. Importantly, Forza Motorsport 6: Apex is a free-to-play title, one with a "curated si...   read

 
 
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