Mario Kart 8's Online Multiplayer Is Getting Lonelier

"If you build it, they will come," the saying goes. It's never that simple when it comes to playing video games online. I love Mario Kart 8, and have been playing it consistently since it came out in May. But lately I've been running into a problem: other people aren't. Or it sure feels that way, at least. » 10/02/14 4:00pm 10/02/14 4:00pm

Two Guys Are Making the Coolest Racing Game I've Ever Seen

As a Nintendo-less kid of the '80s, I spent a lot of time playing Outrun on the Sega Master System. While my contemporaries hopped on koopas and rescued princesses, I jammed out to Magical Sound Shower and drove cross country in my cherry red Ferrari. I miss those days; and I'm not the only one. Two creative minds… » 8/01/14 7:20am 8/01/14 7:20am

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