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

Forza Horizon Is The First Car Culture Racing Game

Horizon, Colorado — The console racing sim, as we know it, is rapidly approaching its natural limit. You can add more cars, different tracks, and continue to improve tire physics, but those wanting to virtually experience a race are likely to find a better chance at realism using rFactor, iRacing or any number of PC… » 10/15/12 12:00pm 10/15/12 12:00pm

Spend The Malaise Winter In An '82 Plymouth!

You could be stuck in a snowdrift, spinning the rear wheels on what appears to be a mid-70s Buick... or you could head on down to your Plymouth dealer and buy one of the fruits of the US Government's bailout of Chrysler Corporation: The 1982 Horizon, Reliant, and TC3! Remember the TC3? Yes, the Plymouth clone of the… » 4/17/08 11:00am 4/17/08 11:00am