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GTA 5 was the most watched Twitch game in March
GTA 5 was the most watched Twitch game in March
Three things in life are guaranteed: death, taxes, and people still buying Grand Theft Auto 5.
Toys come to life in first Hot Wheels Unleashed gameplay trailer
Toys come to life in first Hot Wheels Unleashed gameplay trailer
If you’re a fan of the die-cast Hot Wheels toys and have always dreamt about actually racing them around elaborate orange tracks, the new Hot Wheels Unleashed gameplay trailer is a dream come true for you.
Video: Hot Wheels Unleashed Dev Releases First Official Gameplay Trailer
Video: Hot Wheels Unleashed Dev Releases First Official Gameplay Trailer
Stay tuned for "much more". As you might recall, racing game specialist Milestone Entertainment is bringing Hot Wheels Unleashed to all modern gaming platforms - including the Nintendo Switch - this September. When this title was originally unveiled, fans got a look at an announcement trailer with cinematic footage and nothing more.
GTA Online’s weekly update is a callback to the Freemode Events update
Get up to 35% off Forza Horizon 4 and Logitech’s G923 steering wheel
Get up to 35% off Forza Horizon 4 and Logitech’s G923 steering wheel
If you play a lot of racing games, then investing in the best PC steering wheel is a great way to make that immersive step up from a gamepad or the best gaming keyboard.
Someone should make a game about: the Birmingham Superprix
Someone should make a game about: the Birmingham Superprix
There are many bygone racing tracks worth mourning, from the eye-wateringly steep banked curves of Brooklands to Berlin's Avus, a five-mile long wall of death once run by outrageous looking Mercs and Auto Unions, but for all that glamour and glory it's a more mundane lost race that's won my heart.
The effortless loop-de-loop surrealism of GTA Online's racing tracks
The effortless loop-de-loop surrealism of GTA Online's racing tracks
Reyner Banham once spoke about the architectural properties of crisps.
The best racing games on PC
The best racing games on PC
The best racing games you can play on PC today, from hardcore sims to arcade racers.
Remade Wipeout Intro Reminds Us The Franchise's Return Is Long Overdue
Remade Wipeout Intro Reminds Us The Franchise's Return Is Long Overdue
Of all the dormant racing game franchises — and there are many — Wipeout’s absence feels the most criminal.
Xbox Games with Gold for April 2021 Announced
Xbox Games with Gold for April 2021 Announced
The Xbox Games with Gold for April 2021 are Vikings: Wolves of Midgard, Truck Racing Championship, Dark Void, and Hard Corps: Uprising.
New Games with Gold for April 2021
New Games with Gold for April 2021
The April Games with Gold lineup is here! On Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S, battle mythical beasts in Vikings: Wolves of Midgard, and drive heavy big rigs to victory in Truck Racing Championship.
Best PC steering wheel for racing games in 2021
Best PC steering wheel for racing games in 2021
Let's face it - the best gaming keyboard just doesn't cut it when it comes to racing games such as Forza Horizon 4, even if you get your hands on one with swanky analogue switches.
GTA Online weekly update doubles rewards on Bikers content
GTA Online weekly update doubles rewards on Bikers content
It's a good week to pick up a new motorbike or make some extra money if you're into GTA Online's Bikers update.
The best crime games like GTA on PC
The best crime games like GTA on PC
What are the best crime games on PC? Videogames are, and have always been, all about fulfilling a fantasy.
Put the Pedal to the Metal With This PS5 and Series X Compatible Racing Wheel for $350
Put the Pedal to the Metal With This PS5 and Series X Compatible Racing Wheel for $350
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Review: Beach Buggy Racing 2: Island Adventure - A Surprisingly Decent Alternative To Mario Kart
Review: Beach Buggy Racing 2: Island Adventure - A Surprisingly Decent Alternative To Mario Kart
We didn't "sea" this coming. In case you haven't noticed over the past few years, the Switch has become home to a wide variety of karting games, and the vast majority of them are a bit rubbish. For every Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled, there’s a Hello Kitty Kruisers, Garfield Kart Furious Racing or Lawnmower Game: Racing just waiting to crush you to your very core and make you wish you’d never been born.
Toyota's Dreamcast Virtual Showroom Discs Made Car Buying Fun
Toyota's Dreamcast Virtual Showroom Discs Made Car Buying Fun
The Sega Dreamcast was home to many notable racing games despite its short time with us, from Yu Suzuki’s Ferrari F355 Challenge to Test Drive Le Mans, Crazy Taxi and a very goofy version of Daytona USA.
GTA Online weekly update brings double rewards for Arena War and Rhino Hunt
GTA Online weekly update brings double rewards for Arena War and Rhino Hunt
It's that time of the week again, GTA Online fans.
The Most Fun Racing Game Out There Just Got A Big Update For Xbox Series X
The Most Fun Racing Game Out There Just Got A Big Update For Xbox Series X
Wreckfest is the most fun racing game out there right now, and I mean that in the broadest sense possible.
Review: Everhood - A Mad Mix Of RPG, Rhythm Action, Kart Racing And Bullet-Hell Shmup
Review: Everhood - A Mad Mix Of RPG, Rhythm Action, Kart Racing And Bullet-Hell Shmup
If music be the food of love, play on. The RPG genre can be incredibly daunting for many people.
Forza Horizon 4 is a double Steam top seller
Forza Horizon 4 is a double Steam top seller
Looks like plenty of Steam users were waiting for Forza Horizon 4 to arrive on the platform.
Mario Kart Speedrunners Are Racing To Blow Themselves Up With Blue Shells
Mario Kart Speedrunners Are Racing To Blow Themselves Up With Blue Shells
Do you know you can hit yourself with a Blue Shell in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe? Speedrunners do, and they’re going all out to blow themselves up with the first place-targeting item as quickly as possible. Read more...
Here's How Fans Are Resurrecting Beloved Cars From Retro Games In Modern Racing Sims
Here's How Fans Are Resurrecting Beloved Cars From Retro Games In Modern Racing Sims
The Assoluto Bisonte seen above weighed about 2,750 pounds in its 1999 race trim and derived its power from a mid-mounted pushrod V8 of 3 liters.
GTA Online’s weekly update brings double rewards for putting up with Lamar
GTA Online’s weekly update brings double rewards for putting up with Lamar
It's Thursday in Los Santos, which means GTA Online players are mulling around to see if there's anything decent in the crime game's weekly update.
Wipeout
Wipeout "Love Letter" BallisticNG Is Speeding Onto Switch
"it will be ready when it's ready". If you're looking for a fresh take on the fast and futuristic anti-gravity racing genre, one game worth keeping an eye out for is BallisticNG by Neognosis.
GTA 5 modders are turning the Mile High Club construction site into DLC
GTA 5 modders are turning the Mile High Club construction site into DLC
For close to eight years, Grand Theft Auto 5's Mile High Club has remained unfinished.
Beach Buggy Racing 2: Island Adventure Speeds Onto Switch Next Week
Beach Buggy Racing 2: Island Adventure Speeds Onto Switch Next Week
Explore a "massive interactive map". Launching next week on the Nintendo Switch eShop is Beach Buggy Racing 2: Island Adventure, an action-packed kart racer developed by Vector Unit. With all the kart racer elements you'd expect like split-screen racing, multi-event Championships, skill-based modes and more, this new entry looks to be a bigger and bolder sequel to 2017's Beach Buggy Racing.
Pacer Now Available on Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One
Pacer Now Available on Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One
Welcome to the Pacer World Championship, pilots! Pacer is now available on Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One and I couldn’t be more excited for the Xbox community to join the race and experience the thrill (and speed!) of high-octane, anti-gravity combat racing.
How to install a graphics card
How to install a graphics card
The graphics card is arguably the single most important component for gamers - after all, it's not racing stripes on the best gaming chair that makes your frame rate faster.
A friendly reminder that racing wheels remain one of the best PC gaming buys
A friendly reminder that racing wheels remain one of the best PC gaming buys
Go in for the force feedback, stay for the manual clutch.
Final Fantasy's Chocobo Racing Might Be Making A Comeback
Final Fantasy's Chocobo Racing Might Be Making A Comeback
More trademarks surface online. Update : Last December, a trademark for the Final Fantasy Chocobo spin-off surfaced online.
Video: Check Out 12 Minutes Of Story Of Seasons: Pioneers Of Olive Town Gameplay
Video: Check Out 12 Minutes Of Story Of Seasons: Pioneers Of Olive Town Gameplay
Pet racing, clothing options, and more. Did our recent preview of Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town leave you with questions about the game ahead of its 23rd/26th March release? Perhaps our early opinion of the game made you decide not to get it - or perhaps the news that the developers are working on patches and fixes means that you're willing to wait. Read the full article on nintendolife.com
Can't Drive This Is Co-op Racing Platformer, And It's Crashing Onto Switch This Month
Can't Drive This Is Co-op Racing Platformer, And It's Crashing Onto Switch This Month
Build your way to victory. Between couch co-op and online multiplayer, we're not lacking for choice when it comes to Switch multiplayer games – though we'd never say no to more.
Review: Lawnmower Game: Racing - The Worst Game On Switch? Quite Possibly
Review: Lawnmower Game: Racing - The Worst Game On Switch? Quite Possibly
Because nobody likes a grass. You know that video (which eventually became a GIF) of the news reporter asking the little boy if he’s going to miss his mum when he starts school? The one where the kid laughs at first, then suddenly realises what’s happening and starts crying? Lawnmower Game: Racing is that video in game form. In case the title didn’t make it painfully obvious, Lawnmower Game: Racing is a game where you race lawnmowers.
GTA Online’s weekly update offers double rewards on yacht and plane missions
GTA Online’s weekly update offers double rewards on yacht and plane missions
It looks like a pretty good week to rack up some dosh in Los Santos.
Motorsport Games acquires racing simulation tech firm Studio397
Motorsport Games acquires racing simulation tech firm Studio397
Dutch firm will retain brand and continue work on rFactor 2 platform, which will be used in future Motorsport titles
Motorsport Games moves to acquire rFactor 2
Motorsport Games moves to acquire rFactor 2
Motorsport Games continues to make inroads into the world of sim racing, with the announcement that it has entered a binding term sheet to acquire Studio397 and its widely acclaimed rFactor 2 platform.
Creating the Mythical Nissan Z Proto in Project CARS 3: Power Pack DLC
Creating the Mythical Nissan Z Proto in Project CARS 3: Power Pack DLC
The Nissan Z Proto is an exciting car for racing fans.
Monster Jam Steel Titans 2 Speeds Onto Nintendo Switch Today
Monster Jam Steel Titans 2 Speeds Onto Nintendo Switch Today
With more trucks and more worlds. Launching today on Nintendo Switch is Monster Jam Steel Titans 2, the latest title in THQ Nordic and Feld Entertainment's boisterous truck racing series. Available both physically and digitally, Monster Jam Steel Titans 2 is said to "take everything fans loved about the original," while also throwing in an expanded truck roster, five new worlds to explore, updated physics, and online multiplayer fun for up to six players. Read the full article on nintendolife.com
GTA Online player figures out how to speed up loading times by 70%
GTA Online player figures out how to speed up loading times by 70%
If there's one thing that feels part and parcel of the Grand Theft Auto experience, it's sitting in front of your screen and waiting for the darn thing to load.
Crossout goes cyberpunk with its Syndicate update
Crossout goes cyberpunk with its Syndicate update
With cyberpunk games being all the rage right now, it seems only fitting that Crossout - Targem Games and Gaijin Entertainment's free-to-play, post-apocalyptic action-MMO - gets its own dash of neon-infused, ultra-techie flavour. Crossout's latest content update brings cyberpunky mayhem to the game's vehicle-torn wasteland through the 'Syndicate' - the new faction on the block that gives the update its name.
Hot Wheels Unleashed gets ready to race with announcement trailer
Hot Wheels Unleashed gets ready to race with announcement trailer
Hot Wheels is racing into 2021 with an epic announcement trailer for Hot Wheels Unleashed.
Rare's Cancelled N64 Project Dinosaur Planet Originally Starred The
Rare's Cancelled N64 Project Dinosaur Planet Originally Starred The "Cute Tiger" From Diddy Kong Racing
"believe it or not". Last weekend, Rare's cancelled Nintendo 64 project Dinosaur Planet was leaked online.
Illinois politician wants to ban Grand Theft Auto after a rise in Chicago carjackings
Illinois politician wants to ban Grand Theft Auto after a rise in Chicago carjackings
A rash of carjackings in Chicago over the past year has, of course, led some to point fingers at violent videogames.
Gran Turismo 7 Delayed to 2022 Due to “COVID-Related Production Challenges”
Gran Turismo 7 Delayed to 2022 Due to “COVID-Related Production Challenges”
The racing sim won't be launching this year, as previously planned.
Gran Turismo 7 delayed to 2022
Gran Turismo 7 delayed to 2022
The ongoing COVID-19 crisis has slowed production of Sony's racing title
Blizzard warns streamers: switch off music in Rock N' Roll Racing
Blizzard warns streamers: switch off music in Rock N' Roll Racing
Rock N' Roll Racing, Blizzard's retro game where you race trucks while listening to rock music, should be streamed with the music turned off. That's according to Blizzard itself, which issued the warning to streamers over the weekend, just hours after the game was re-released as part of its new Arcade Collection.
PSA: Turn Off The Music In Rock N Roll Racing If You Stream The Blizzard Arcade Collection Online
PSA: Turn Off The Music In Rock N Roll Racing If You Stream The Blizzard Arcade Collection Online
Licensed soundtrack "not cleared for streaming". During BlizzCon Online this weekend, Blizzard announced (and released) a three-in-one retro selection comprised of The Lost Vikings, Rock N Roll Racing and Blackthorne. Just days after the launch of the Blizzard Arcade Collection, Blizzard's Adam Fletcher has issued a warning about streaming Rock N Roll Racing on platforms such as Twitch.
GTA 3 and Vice City reverse-engineering project taken down
GTA 3 and Vice City reverse-engineering project taken down
A project to reverse-engineer Grand Theft Auto 3 and Vice City has been taken down.
Blizzard’s Rock N Roll Racing might get you DMCA’d on Twitch
Blizzard’s Rock N Roll Racing might get you DMCA’d on Twitch
Last night, Blizzard surprise launched the Blizzard Arcade Collection, a package containing The Lost Vikings, Rock N Roll Racing, and Blackthorne, three of the company's first games.
The Blizzard Arcade Collection Bundles Three Classics For $20
The Blizzard Arcade Collection Bundles Three Classics For $20
Available now for PlayStations, Xboxes, Switch, and PC, the Blizzard Arcade Collection bundles together The Lost Vikings, Rock n’ Roll Racing, and Blackthorne, those early games Blizzard made before the days of Diablo, StarCraft, and World of Warcraft. Read more...
Blizzard remasters three classic games as the Blizzard Arcade Collection
Blizzard remasters three classic games as the Blizzard Arcade Collection
The Lost Vikings, Rock N Roll Racing, and Blackthorne return in definitive editions.
Blizzard Arcade Collection pops up on ratings board
Blizzard Arcade Collection pops up on ratings board
A triple pack of Blizzard classics has popped up on European ratings board PEGI, undoubtedly ahead of a reveal at BlizzCon this evening. The Blizzard Arcade Collection will contain Lost Vikings 1, Rock & Roll Racing and Blackthorne, according to the leaked listing spotted by Gematsu. The collection's PC release date is scheduled for 19th February - hey, that's today! I guess it'll go live once formally announced this evening. Re
Electronic Arts completes the acquisition of Codemasters for $1.2 billion
Electronic Arts completes the acquisition of Codemasters for $1.2 billion
And reckons this makes it 'the home of racing games'.
Minit devs launch racing spin-off to raise money for charity
Minit devs launch racing spin-off to raise money for charity
Minit Fun Racer is available to buy at three price-points -- all proceeds will be donated to good causes
EA Acquires Racing Game Specialist Codemasters
EA Acquires Racing Game Specialist Codemasters
"Welcoming Codemasters to the family". Since the end of last year, there have been reports about the third-party giant EA buying the UK developer Codemasters. It's now official - with EA announcing the creator of titles such as Formula 1, DIRT, Project CARS and GRID has joined the family, in a deal believed to be valued at $1.2 billion. Read the full article on nintendolife.com
Acclaimed time loop adventure Minit gets
Acclaimed time loop adventure Minit gets "peculiar little racing" spin-off for charity
Kitty Calis, Jan Willem Nijman, Jukio Kallio, and Dominik Johann - the team behind 2018's wonderful time loop adventure Minit - has unveiled bite-sized racing spin-off Minit Fun Racer, with all developer and publisher proceeds from sales going to charity. "Hop on your scooter into the twisting traffic of the bustling city and the debris-covered sands of the barren desert just in time to watch the sunset," explains the official Minit Fun Racer blurb, "Befriend your local shopkeeper, chase coins, hit big jumps, and accomplish fun goals along each lap until you've seen it all!". Publisher Developer Digital has included three different purchase options on Steam, all including exactly the same game content, but giving players able to donate more to charity the option to do.
Electronic Arts Completes Acquisition of Codemasters
Electronic Arts Completes Acquisition of Codemasters
EA CEO says it's "the beginning of an exciting new era for racing games."
Electronic Arts have bought Codemasters
Electronic Arts have bought Codemasters
"The beginning of an exciting new era for racing games and content"
Minit Fun Racer is a “peculiar little racing game” with proceeds going to charity
Minit Fun Racer is a “peculiar little racing game” with proceeds going to charity
Remember Minit? The 2018 indie darling that's a "peculiar little adventure played 60 seconds at a time"? Well, its publisher Devolver Digital is now launching a brand-new game that takes the Minit formula but puts a neat new spin on it, by turning it into a fast-paced racing game.
MotoGP 21 Announced, Launching in April
MotoGP 21 Announced, Launching in April
Milestone's racing sim will have a new Managerial Career mode this year.
EA completes $1.2bn Codemasters acquisition and hopes to
EA completes $1.2bn Codemasters acquisition and hopes to "revolutionise" racing games
Games giant discusses its ambition to drive racing growth globally
GTA Online weekly update brings back peyote plants and a new quad bike
GTA Online weekly update brings back peyote plants and a new quad bike
It's Thursday in the real world which means it's reset day in the online version of Los Santos.
Free Play Days – NASCAR Heat 5, Warhammer: Vermintide 2, and Space Crew
Free Play Days – NASCAR Heat 5, Warhammer: Vermintide 2, and Space Crew
Experience the thunder of stockcar racing, join your fellow rat-smashers in all-out battle, and boldly go where no crew has gone before, all in this weekend’s Free Play Days.
GTA Online weekly update triples rewards on some Valentine’s Day modes
GTA Online weekly update triples rewards on some Valentine’s Day modes
It's time for the GTA Online weekly update in Los Santos, so people are mulling around to see what's new.
GTA Online publisher praises single-player as 50% of players solo Cayo Perico
GTA Online publisher praises single-player as 50% of players solo Cayo Perico
GTA Online is wildly popular, but for some players that old single-player itch is getting tougher to ignore every day.
Gran Turismo Sport Crosses 9.5 Million Players
Gran Turismo Sport Crosses 9.5 Million Players
The PS4 racing sim hits another major milestone.
GTA RP’s latest star is Cyberpunk 2077’s Johnny Silverhand
GTA RP’s latest star is Cyberpunk 2077’s Johnny Silverhand
One of my favourite things about Grand Theft Auto V's roleplaying community is the characters you stumble across.
GTA RP: the best servers and how to join them
GTA RP: the best servers and how to join them
What is GTA RP and how do you download it? Grand Theft Auto V fans are bound to be wondering that as Rockstar’s open-world game continues to skyrocket in viewership figures on Twitch thanks to its RPG community.
Summer Game Fest 2021 will be “condensed” to “less than one month”
Summer Game Fest 2021 will be “condensed” to “less than one month”
Friends, I gotta tell you - I was not prepared for today, February 8, to be the day we all start talking about E3-style game events for 2021.
Forza Horizon 4 will launch on Steam in March
Forza Horizon 4 will launch on Steam in March
Get racing with pals across platforms
Forza Horizon 4 is coming to Steam
Forza Horizon 4 is coming to Steam
When it comes to experiencing the unbridled thrill of the truly open road, Forza Horizon 4 is king.
Forza Horizon 4 first in franchise to launch on Steam
Forza Horizon 4 first in franchise to launch on Steam
Xbox racing series Forza will launch on Steam for the first time next month.
GameStonk, as told by GTA 5 players
GameStonk, as told by GTA 5 players
You've probably heard about GameStonk at this point.
GTA 5 tops Twitch after launch of new RP server
GTA 5 tops Twitch after launch of new RP server
The latest update to a GTA Online role-play server pushed Grand Theft Auto 5 to the top of the Twitch charts this week.
Kinetic Edge review — Shining brightly
Kinetic Edge review — Shining brightly
Physics-based racing games have been around for years.
With the power of Codemasters, EA intends to release a racing game annually
With the power of Codemasters, EA intends to release a racing game annually
Codemasters is one of the most well-known studios in the industry among fans of racing games.
GTA Online’s weekly update offers more loot for doing the Cayo Perico heist
GTA Online’s weekly update offers more loot for doing the Cayo Perico heist
Every Thursday GTA Online gets a new set of bonuses and content to keep things interesting.
Codemasters has approved EA's $1.2 billion acquisition bid
Codemasters has approved EA's $1.2 billion acquisition bid
The publisher hopes to put out new racing games annually
EA Is Salivating At Codemasters' Annual Formula 1 Potential
EA Is Salivating At Codemasters' Annual Formula 1 Potential
One of the world’s biggest video game publishers is on track to buy the world’s biggest racing game developer.
EA plans for new racing game every year after Codemasters acquisition
EA plans for new racing game every year after Codemasters acquisition
EA has said it will aim to release a new racing game every year following its expected acquisition of Codemasters. Codemasters currently has numerous racing franchises on its books including F1, WRC, Dirt, Grid and Project Cars.
EA sees "huge potential" in racing following Codemasters acquisition
EA sees "huge potential" in racing following Codemasters acquisition
But with the deal still to be approved, execs say it's too early to discuss plans for live services or regular releases
With Codemasters acquisition, EA aims to release a new racing game every year
With Codemasters acquisition, EA aims to release a new racing game every year
EA hopes that adding franchises such as Dirt, Project Cars, and F1 to its portfolio will let it leverage racing as an annual EA Sports live services offering.
With Codemasters on board, EA Sports plans annual racing games
With Codemasters on board, EA Sports plans annual racing games
After a bidding war with GTA publisher Take-Two Interactive at the end of 2020, EA wound up walking away with Dirt and F1 developer Codemasters in a deal worth around $1.2 billion USD.
From Destruction Derby successor to this month's big PS5 exclusive: The Destruction AllStars interview
From Destruction Derby successor to this month's big PS5 exclusive: The Destruction AllStars interview
The release of Destruction All-Stars this week doesn't just mark the next big PlayStation 5 exclusive - it's the biggest project yet from Liverpool's Lucid Games, and the continuation of a legacy that takes in the likes of WipEout, MotorStorm, Destruction Derby, Project Gotham Racing and so much more besides, with the studio being formed from veterans of theUK racing scene.
Two Veteran Sonic The Hedgehog Writers Appear To Have Moved On
Two Veteran Sonic The Hedgehog Writers Appear To Have Moved On
"Had a good run" with Sega. If you've played any of the Sonic the Hedgehog games over the past ten years, you've probably heard or at least read some lines written by Ken Pontac and Warren Graff. The pair (also known for the graphic cartoon show Happy Tree Friends) worked on the story, dialogue and English translations for the Sonic games - starting out with Sonic Colours (2010) and most recently contributing to Team Sonic Racing (2019). Read the full article on nintendolife.com
Finally, you can play The Witcher 3 in your Tesla
Finally, you can play The Witcher 3 in your Tesla
Tesla cars released in the past few years are known in part for their ability to play some lightweight games like Stardew Valley or Beach Buggy Racing 2 - a game that lets you use the actual steering wheel as a controller.