How fast could a car go around the Nurburgring Nordschleife if it was unimpeded by racing regulations, or by g-forces acting on the driver? About 3'38.031, as this Red Bull X2014 Fan Car did in Gran Turismo 6.
Responsible Young Drivers, despite its English name, is a Belgian advocacy group that, well, advocates responsible driving for the young. What better way to illustrate that than with a video game, and a smashed driver behind the wheel?
Normally when we show a comparison video like this, it's comparing the same game across platforms. But this one's different. It's two games across two platforms, which may sound pointless, but remember, these are driving games we're talking about. We can get away with it.
Our car-loving pals at Jalopnik know their racing games. They also know cars. Who better to tell you what the deal is with Gran Turismo 6, the big new PS3 game out today?
I've had a tumultuous relationship with Gran Turismo over the years. I used to love it. Then I hated it, bored of how sterile and lifeless it had become. Now...I appreciate it for what it is. I've got Forza for when I want to get behind a car and go "WWWAAHAHHHHAHAHHAH". For those times I want to play the video game…
This video for Gran Turismo 6 makes it hard to remember that this is, ahem, "just" a current-generation console game.