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You Wouldn’t Believe How Many New Cars They Just Fit Into The Latest Gran Turismo 7 Trailer

Last month Gran Turismo fans had oh so much to rejoice about when a jam-packed trailer for GT7 was shown at Sony’s PlayStation showcase event. We also got a release date of March 4 which, regretfully, is not now. I was really hoping for now.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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NASCAR Needs To Follow F1 And Open Its Garages To Camera Crews

In 2019, Formula 1 launched its documentary series Drive to Survive. The show offered a behind the scenes look at a complex sport that can be alienating for outsiders. Despite covering a season that had long since wrapped up, the show proved a hit and has since spawned two additional seasons on Netflix. Read more… […]

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The First 90 Minutes Of Forza Horizon 5’s Campaign

We’re less than a month away from Forza Horizon 5, and I for one am very much looking forward to putting away the chilly, cozy waning weeks of the year by sinking myself into another titanic automotive expedition. In the meantime, I was lucky enough to get a taste of the game, as Microsoft allowed […]

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The First 90 Minutes Of Forza Horizon 5’s Campaign

We’re less than a month away from Forza Horizon 5, and I for one am very much looking forward to putting away the chilly, cozy waning weeks of the year by sinking myself into another titanic automotive expedition. In the meantime, I was lucky enough to get a taste of the game, as Microsoft allowed […]

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Circuit Superstars Is Charming, Old School Isometric Racing Fun

Top-down racers are enjoying something of a renaissance lately, between last year’s indie darling Art Of Rally and Rush Rally Origins, which goes for a more realistic take on the isometric style. I’ll admit that the from-above perspective has never been my preferred way to play racing games, and so I tend to stay away…Read […]

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Circuit Superstars Is Charming, Old School Isometric Racing Fun

Top-down racers are enjoying something of a renaissance lately, between last year’s indie darling Art Of Rally and Rush Rally Origins, which goes for a more realistic take on the isometric style. I’ll admit that the from-above perspective has never been my preferred way to play racing games, and so I tend to stay away…Read […]

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Forza Horizon 5 Is More Forza Horizon And That’s Fantastic

An hour or so into my time with a preview build of Forza Horizon 5, I found myself kangaroo-hopping through cactus-dotted hills in a yellow Ford Bronco. I wasn’t heading to a race or a PR stunt location. I had no particular goal in mind. It was just me, the lush desert, a burly SUV, […]

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I Played The First 90 Minutes Of Forza Horizon 5’s Campaign. Here’s What I Think

We’re less than a month away from Forza Horizon 5, and I for one am very much looking forward to putting away the chilly, cozy waning weeks of the year by sinking myself into another titanic automotive expedition. In the meantime, I was lucky enough to get a taste of the game, as Microsoft allowed […]

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Cruis’n Blast On The Switch Is Arcade Racing At Its Most Ridiculous

Microsoft and Sony can have their Forzas and Gran Turismos with hyper-realistic graphics, authentic engine noises, and true-to-life physics. The Nintendo Switch has Cruis’n Blast, in which your vaguely Nissan GT-R-shaped vehicle barrels off a cliff at breakneck speed toward a massive yeti which then cracks open a… Read more…

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German Tuners Have Brought A Beetle Race Car From Gran Turismo To Life, And Here’s How It Looks

Late last year, German tuning companies Prior Design and JP Performance hatched a fantastic idea to build a late-model Beetle body kit styled like the one on the fictional Beetle Gr. 3 (Group 3) race car from Gran Turismo Sport. The companies announced just 53 kits would be made, an apparent nod to Herbie. Making […]

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iRacing Is Getting This And Next Year’s Mercedes Formula 1 Car, And That’s A Big Deal

Sim racing is huge right now, and so is Formula 1. Naturally, you’d think that F1 cars would be ripe for inclusion in games like iRacing and Assetto Corsa, but F1's stringent licensing terms and teams’ general unwillingness to share secrets tend to stand in the way. This is why iRacing’s announcement on Wednesday of […]

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A Secret Race Discovered In A Forgotten Dreamcast Racing Game Is The Stuff Of Nightmares

If you’ve been around the internet long enough — particularly in all the wrong parts of it — you may be familiar with the term creepypasta. Generally speaking, creepypastas are pieces of horror fiction circulated online. They needn’t necessarily involve video games, but many do, like the classic tale of the dude who…Read more… Continue […]

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Luigi Discovered In Sega Dreamcast Prototype

Nintendo’s famous Mario has a brother named Luigi and for some reason, the taller of the bros has been found in a prototype build of the Sega Dreamcast racing game Sega GT. Luigi was found in a prototype that’s part of a massive release of over 40o Xbox and Dreamcast prototypes and unreleased games.Read more… […]

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Gran Turismo 7 Will Be Pretty Much Unplayable If You Lose Internet

Last week’s big Gran Turismo 7 trailer gave fans lots to be excited about, save for one easy-to-miss detail: the requirement of an online connection for the game’s extensive single-player Campaign Mode. Part of GT7's appeal is the return of the old-school Gran Turismo career that was largely absent from the last game, …Read more… Continue […]

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Nobody Wants A Driver TV Show, Ubisoft

Ubisoft plans to revive the Driver franchise, the company announced today…with a live-action streaming series. Those sounds you just heard were millions of excited fans collectively scooting forward in their seats and then immediately slumping back in disappointment.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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15 Things We Just Learned From The New Gran Turismo 7 Trailer

Gran Turismo 7 finally has a release date. It’s coming March 4, 2022 for both PS4 and PS5 — barring further delays, of course. After 14 months of radio silence since the game’s reveal last June, Thursday’s PlayStation showcase trailer spilled damn near everything. The new footage packed a lot of information along with…Read more… […]

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Nick Fighting Game Gets Roster Accidentally Leaked By Nintendo eShop

Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl is due out later this year, and while we still don’t know the platform fighter’s full roster, we do know a few more friendly cartoon faces who will be joining the fight. The game’s full box art recently leaked on the Nintendo Switch eShop showing Avatar’s Aang and Korra, as well as […]

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Forza Horizon 5 Will Handle Better, Have A More Engaging Campaign, Creative Director Says

In a little more than two months, we’ll be playing Forza Horizon 5! That’s exciting to think about. Developer Playground Games has done a solid job drip feeding notable info about the game — even extremely nerdy audio details for those players who can tell the sound of an authentic 2JZ from a synthetic copycat. […]

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