We all dream of perfect empty, winding roads, but the reality of driving is clogged, endless highways. Here's how to make them tolerable with nothing that you don't already have in your car.
Video games are the one thing that's really kept their promises from when I was a kid. We don't have jetpacks or common flying cars or pizzas-in-a-pill, but our video game evolution has been spectacular. Especially driving games.
Now, this is exergaming with a purpose. Modder Brent Smith of Canada rigged an old exercise bike with some sensors, switches, transistors, and the indispensable Arduino microcontroller, turning the whole thing into a Super Nintendo controller for use in Mario Kart.
Using a Nintendo 64 emulator and a Logitech DFGT steering wheel, YouTube user welovelordtaco has beaten Goldeneye 007's Facility level in spectacular fashion.
Every day millions of innocent people are ripped violently from their vehicles, left sprawled out on the street as a gruff anti-hero with a twisted sense of right and wrong makes off with their ride. No more, says internet movie maker Freddie Wong.
Even if you never wanted to design an urban racecourse and share it with a network of like-minded urban-racecourse designers, you can still play Mini Maps, Mini's new Google Maps-fed Facebook game. Just putter around Sheboygan, Wisconsin in a chocolate-brown Mini S with a Swiss flag on its roof. That's what I did.
The hyperrealism in the groundbreaking 1940's police detective game L.A. Noire extends to the 95 era appropriate production and concept cars that populate the gritty game environment. Here are over 60 of the real vehicles from the game.
Facebook's game for the car-obsessed cubicle worker, Car Town, is adding a new digital car to help you take down that pesky McLaren F1: a Pagani Zonda. Time to get those interns to start cranking out more paint jobs.
After five years of development, Gran Turismo 5 is finally here. For three days we've ignored family, friends and hygiene test driving it to see if it's the most realistic racing game ever. It is. But should you buy it?
Polyphony Digital's latest offering for fans the oft-delayed Gran Turismo 5 game is this full video reveal of the Red Bull X1, including Sebastian Vettel's test laps. This thing sounds like bionic hyenas mixing plutonium smoothies.
When Gran Turismo 5 finally arrives, it will include the Red Bull X1 prototype, the answer to the question of "What if you designed a race car with an unlimited budget and no regard for rules?" Gas turbine, engage.
The eagerly-awaited racing simulation Gran Turismo 5 has been delayed yet again. But according to Sony, not for long.
Log onto Facebook and you'll notice your car-obsessed friends, and even non-enthusiasts, racing McLaren F1s in a game called Car Town. Jalopnik spoke with the game's creators to bring you these tips and tricks to building the ultimate Facebook garage.
Here's a fun challenge: Name these 42 brand logos as fast as possible for bragging rights in the comments. Matt finished with 6:18 left, I brain-farted on Holden and finished at 5:10. How fast are you? [Sporcle]
We've got some lovely screen shots Test Drive Unlimited 2. The follow-up to the original has, you guessed it, faster cars, better graphics and more ways to simulate the digital lifestyle of an auto journalist.
The time has come to reveal the second of our two Forza Motorsport 3 downloadable content packs. This time, however, we're going to make you work for it. Wanna win some free stuff?