How much Level of Detail is really necessary in racing games?

First of all: I am not a console guy, nor am I one of the 9Gag populating "PC Master Race!!!1!11" trolls. I just prefer PC gaming for various reasons, modding being the prime example (more on that in another article). But what I really enjoyed is the battle between Gran Turismo and Forza. Both franchises had to… » 7/07/14 10:26am 7/07/14 10:26am

Five Reasons High Gas Prices Are Good For Real Drivers

While people who drive out of necessity are understandably upset about high gas prices, the real enthusiast driver recognizes the positives. Artificially low fuel prices have subsidized an American automotive lifestyle out-of-sync with the needs and desires of serious drivers. And although we're not happy to be… » 7/17/08 12:30pm 7/17/08 12:30pm

Ford Fiesta 3 and 5 Door Live And In Color, Retina-Searing Color

Lord almighty these cars are bright in person. Ford went ahead and dropped the real deal Ford Fiesta on us and they went out of their way to slather then in colors the Joker would be very proud of. We're pretty excited by the idea of a compact Ford in the market again, though we don't have confirmation yet on the 5… » 3/06/08 10:40am 3/06/08 10:40am

Detroit Auto Show: Speed Racer Coming to Detroit

Prepare to trip balls in real life Sunday because the Mach 5 from the upcoming Speed Racer movie will be making an appearance at the 2008 Detroit Auto Show. We'll be getting up close and personal with it during the press days but the public will be allowed to ogle the 5,000 horsepower, ultimate race car starting on… » 1/11/08 9:30am 1/11/08 9:30am