Forza 5 Is Car Porn That Teaches You How To Drive

If racing games have served any didactic purpose, that purpose has been to teach Americans about obscure variations of Japanese wagons (ahem Nissan STAGEA 260RS AutechVersion). Forza 5 eschews any claim to breadth in exchange for stunning detail and a desire to teach all you monkeys how to not drive like assholes. » 11/20/13 12:30pm 11/20/13 12:30pm

How To Use A McLaren And No Computers To Make A Forza 5 Video Clip

This may be the most complicated, expensive, and awesomest way to make a video clip of a racing game. Ever. To promote Forza 5, Microsoft decided to forego those fancy "com-PU-tors" and instead made a video by taking pictures of still frames. Like a flipbook. Only on a racetrack. In a McLaren. » 9/19/13 12:25pm 9/19/13 12:25pm

I Got Thrown in Microsoft 'Jail' For Taking Pictures Of Nothing

There are a lot of secrets that come with a brand new console. Last night at the Forza 5 event Microsoft pulled me aside for taking a picture of a cabinet and a laptop. And, interestingly, I wasn't even violating any rules because, conveniently, no photo rules were stated. Still, I'll never have those 10 minutes back. » 6/12/13 3:33pm 6/12/13 3:33pm

I Just Played Forza 5 For A Few Minutes And Now I'm Mildly Excited

I just got my hands on a real-live Xbox One and played a pre-release Forza 5 for several minutes. It sure looks impressive, with all the annoying details of real driving — glare, reflections, crap on your car — and there's a whole new physics engine and radically new approaches to AI. But it still felt like Forza. » 6/12/13 2:00pm 6/12/13 2:00pm