They Put a Racing Game in a Race Car So They Could Race While They Race

This is so stupid it's awesome. Viagame pit one of the world's top racing video game drivers against a real-life professional to see who was better. But the best part is Frederik Brolin, the video gamer, is driving the course, virtually, inside a car that is driving the course in real life. » 12/29/13 4:00pm 12/29/13 4:00pm

Need for Speed Rivals Looks Amazing Whether You Play It on PC or PS4

For one moment, the gap between playing a game on PC and on console seemed razor-thin. I played Need for Speed Rivals on both PC and PS4 and the two versions of EA’s upcoming racing game were virtually indistinguishable. What I saw was impressive no matter what machine it was running on. » 10/18/13 1:15pm 10/18/13 1:15pm

EA Says Need for Speed Rivals' Open-World Chases Are Next-Gen Racing

New video game hardware is coming down the pike and those machines are going to need showpieces, games that show off why the PS4 and Xbox One are a significant step ahead of their predecessors. The guys making Need For Speed Rivals—the next installment of the long-running racing series–believe that they’re making one… » 5/23/13 10:15am 5/23/13 10:15am

Real Racing 3 is a Beautiful Game Strangled By Freemium Nonsense

In 2009, Australian developer Firemint released Real Racing for the iPhone, stunning mobile gamers with amazing visuals and setting the standard for realistic mobile racing games. In 2010 the studio released Real Racing 2, adding licensed cars from major manufacturers and online play for up to 16 players. In May of… » 2/28/13 8:55am 2/28/13 8:55am

A Game With Fast Cars, Racing Action, and... Hardcore Anime…

Moero Downhill Night Blaze is the latest adult visual novel in the Moero Downhill Night series of street racing-themed games. In most visual novels ("adult" or otherwise), the gameplay is little more than a few major choices set up in a choose-your-own-adventure type story. However, Moero Downhill Night Blaze moves… » 1/08/13 6:00am 1/08/13 6:00am

Inside Line Still Finds a Hard Left in NASCAR Country

Because of their high fidelity physics and the crude way in which a standard console controller is equipped to handle them, motorsports simulations may be the most demanding genre of any video game. When I fired up NASCAR the Game: Inside Line » 11/07/12 6:30pm 11/07/12 6:30pm, rather than jump straight into my career I tried to repeat a moment from…