Here's a quick list of the top 10 racing games you'll most certainly want to play or at least check out... assuming you're in the mood to rev-up some engines and enjoy a laid back time burning rubber on the pavement, or rushing through the digital wind at unimaginably high speeds.
In Gran Turismo, the line between fantasy and reality is a fuzzy one. From the cars to the courses they drive down, the developers at Polyphony Digital strive to create a perfect racing sim. That dedication has led to a documentary on the racing series, as well as the man driving it, Kazunori Yamauchi.
Sony and Polyphony Digital recently released Gran Turismo 6 for the PlayStation 3 earlier in the month. It's presumably the final game from Polyphony for the PS3 before heading upward and onward toward the PlayStation 4. Their simulated swansong for the PS3 gets compared to the Xbox 360 version of Forza Motorsport 4 and it doesn't look good for Gran Turismo 6.
“Wrath of the Microtransactions”, that seems to be the subtitle to this new generation of console gaming. An attempt to compensate for the “bloated budgets” of games that are continuing to expand beyond the confines of their own ROI/expense ratio.
Sony is preparing an extremely masculine PSP bundle for Father's Day. The new Limited Edition PSP Entertainment Pack offers auto racing and baseball in one package.
An absolutely huge week for gaming news and media starting on August 16th and leading up to August 22nd. Release dates, reviews and tons of GamesCom 2009 trailers are on display.
Sony announced today at their E3 conference that they will be bringing their console racing series Gran Turismo to the PSP. It appears to be Gran Turismo 4 Mobile, the long-delayed handheld port of the PS2 game.
Who said Gran Turismo 5: Prologue can’t make dreams come true? A lucky GT5: Prologue gamer, Gregory Russell, posted a ridiculously fast time on the London city track that earned him the co-pilot seat in Tanner Foust’s car at the Long Beach, Red Bull World Drifting Championship.
For those of you who love racing games but have never picked up a Burnout title before because it was too, “destruction derby,” for you, shame on you, because Burnout, especially this latest game in the slamtastic series, is every bit a racing game as Forza or Gran Turismo.
Gran Turismo has long been the standard bearer in racing sims. Lately Microsoft’s Forza has taken some of the thunder away from the popular Playstation racer. Even with great innovations by the competition the Gran Turismo series has remained relevant.
All right, spring is in full bloom here and that means all kinds of time to catch up on games. Aside from one or two major titles, there isn’t a lot happening over the next few months. So if you still haven’t finished Assassin’s Creed, this is the time.
SCEA has released a heap of information on Gran Turismo 5 Prologue, the next installment of the racing series due in stores on April 17th for Playstation 3. In a press release issued yesterday, they provided a full track and vehicle list as well as information on some of the game's features.
SCEA has finally announced the release date and pricing of Gran Turismo 5 Prologue. The sim racer from Polyphony Digital is on the way April 17th in North America, and will be available for $39.99 on Blu-ray or as a PSN download. So get ready to rev your engine as April gets closer.