The Nintendo 64, the gaming system that blew the doors open to bring 3D graphics to the masses, is 20 years old today. Can you believe it? There were countless great games for the N64, many of them driving games—including all-time best iteration of a game about cartoon characters lobbing turtle shells at each other…
Working out can be a drag, especially if your only means of entertainment is an awful juicer informercial on five of the 10 gym TVs. But thanks to virtual reality, you can soon exercise your way through a video game—and starting today, you can preorder a VR-ready bike that lets you do exactly that.
The Crew isn't a perfect racing game by any means, but its sprawling reimagining of the continental US is one of the more ambitious maps in the history of gaming, and at $40 for both PC and every major console, it's definitely worth checking out. [The Crew, $40]
I'm admittedly not much of a gamer, other than the occasional flight sim, but when I came upon this live-action first-person POV promotional video for "Far Cry 4" I had to share it with you. It has Jeeps, guns, explosions, a gyrocopter, and even a wingsuit BASE jump. What's not to love?
Racing games are a great way to get close to the cars, tracks, and behavior you'd never be able to pull off in real life. But I can't help but feel like the focus usually stays on pavement-bound sports cars. What have been your favorite off-road titles on consoles, computers, and arcades over the years?
Now somebody just needs to teach Travis how to play asteroids.
It's been eight years and nine days since Microsoft showed the world the Xbox 360 on May 12th, 2005. Today, we see what's next. The Xbox One.
Powered by an AMD Radeon HD 6870 graphics card, Chad Smith's five screen racing simulator looks like it provides almost the same thrills as the military's simulators, without requiring the military's budget.
Our real-life cars are great, but we can't usually use them to catch funky crooks or evil spies, and we can't race them in Formula One — or in 2560 or 1967. Luckily, there's video games! Here's our twenty favorites.
The latest addition to the Midnight Club series, Midnight Club: Los Angeles, is getting its previously announced release date pushed back a month, to October 7 in North America and October 10 in Europe. That's the bad news. The good news is what you get to drive once it finally shows up in stores.
It may not have the racing chops of say Gran Turismo 5 Prologue or Midnight Club: Los Angeles, Grand Theft Auto IV is still a big-title game for 2008 (probably the biggest wethinks) with some big-time automotive tie-ins. There are more than 100 different vehicles to play with, most of which are inspired in one way…
There's no reason to dismantle your vehicle or upholstery to install in-car entertainment systems, all you have to do is be creative, like with this car visor, which houses a 7-inch 16:9 widescreen LCD. Included is a DVD player and a video game console. The DVD player is capable of playing the whole lot of formats…