Fast & Furious is coming to Forza Horizon 2 next month. According to the AP, a new standalone expansion called Forza Horizon 2 Presents Fast & Furious won't require the main game. The $10 add-on will have a storyline that has players trying to acquire a bunch of new F&F-themed cars for the film franchise character… » 2/25/15 11:47am 2/25/15 11:47am

Here Is Microsoft's Demo of Those Crazy Holodeck Glasses

Today, Microsoft announced Project Hololens, its crazy attempt to make a goggle-based faceputer that will project VR all over your daily life. We haven't had a chance to try it on just yet, but here's video of Microsoft's live demo from the keynote. » 1/21/15 2:48pm 1/21/15 2:48pm

Forza Motorsport Teams Up With The Petersen Automotive Museum

The Petersen Automotive Museum celebrated the penultimate day before major renovation at its 2014 Bold Moves Gala. New partnerships were announced and three industry icons were honored at this annual benefit for the Robert E. Petersen Free School Bus Program. The fund-raising efforts more than doubled last year's… » 10/20/14 2:57pm 10/20/14 2:57pm

The Forza Horizon 2 Trailer Looks 'Damn Impressive'

Many of us enjoyed the original Forza Horizon open world racing game and are looking forward to Forza Horizon 2. The trailer is out and it looks even better than the original, if you think Rally Fighters racing Ram Runners is an improvement. We're even quoted in the trailer talking about rain! » 9/11/14 10:50am 9/11/14 10:50am

The Next Forza Horizon Hits On September 30

With Forza 5's Drivatar tech and player-controlled clubs with up to 1000 members, along with dedicated servers for smooth multiplayer connectivity, Forza Horizon 2 is arriving to Xbox One and Xbox 360 on September 30. » 6/09/14 3:40pm 6/09/14 3:40pm

Microsoft's New "Windows in the Car" Concept Takes on Apple's CarPlay

Microsoft's no stranger to in-car entertainment systems; it's been powering a number of auto-makers' interfaces for years. But now, Microsoft is getting serious about its own, Windows Phone-centric car integration system—and it looks an awful lot like Apple's own CarPlay. » 4/06/14 12:38pm 4/06/14 12:38pm

It Was Too Cold To Sell Cars Last Month

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place at 9:30 AM. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 2/04/14 9:45am 2/04/14 9:45am

Yup, This Is Still The World's Most Attractive Racing Game

At this point, I'm convinced that Project CARS isn't actually a racing game. It's a playable art installation that lets you take pretty pictures of cars. And things other than cars. » 12/31/13 10:17am 12/31/13 10:17am

Need for Speed Rivals: The Kotaku Review

Everyone in this year's Need For Speed—racers and cops both—is an asshole. Neither side is likable. Thank God. It's incredibly freeing to be a total, speed-obsessed jerk, especially when it's accompanied by amazing visuals and intense velocity. Way to welcome us to next-gen, Need For Speed Rivals. » 11/16/13 8:34pm 11/16/13 8:34pm

Who Is Alan Mulally And Why Should He Be Microsoft's Next CEO?

Alan Mulally wasn't the first nor the most popular choice to take over Ford in 2006. But after an extreme turnaound, there's credible talk he could be Microsoft's next CEO. Who the hell is Alan Mulally? » 9/30/13 1:21pm 9/30/13 1:21pm

Some Crash Avoidance Systems Actually Work

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place at 9:00 AM. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 9/27/13 9:12am 9/27/13 9:12am

A Tribute To One Of The Greatest Cars Ever Made

The Ford GT40. So fast. So gorgeous. Even decades later, it still turns heads, and it still stops hearts. So if a guy who draws cars in video games for a living wants to pay tribute to a vehicle, there aren't many better options. » 7/23/13 4:45am 7/23/13 4:45am

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

Forza 5's 'Driveatar' Will Mimic Your Style for Others to Race Against

Promising "the end of AI" in its driving series, Forza 5 will introduce something called "Driveatar," which will learn from players personal driving styles and upload them into the cloud as racing opponents, Turn 10 Studios said on stage at Microsot's E3 news conference. » 6/10/13 2:54pm 6/10/13 2:54pm

The Entire Xbox One Reveal In 1.5 Hilarious, Terrifying Minutes

The Xbox One reveal was actually pretty focused, when it comes down to it. TV. Sports. Call of Duty. And… that's pretty much it. » 5/21/13 9:35pm 5/21/13 9:35pm

Xbox One: Everything You Need to Know About Microsoft's New Console

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. » 5/21/13 4:10pm 5/21/13 4:10pm

10 James Bond Gadgets That Actually Exist—And One That Needs To

There have been 23 Bond movies made In the past 50 years—full of lethal, handy, futuristic, awesome, and sometimes funny gadgets. Most are still too fantastic to be real, but some have transcended the silver screen to become naturalized residents of the Real World. These are our favorites. » 12/17/12 1:20pm 12/17/12 1:20pm

The Man Behind The Forza Series Explains Why Forza Horizon Exists

My Corrado isn't fast, but it's mine. If I drive it right, If I cross the yellows to straighten the road out and keep my speed up, it feels quicker than it really is. I need to be mindful of oncoming traffic but when I turn he music up and let it rip I manage to beat the faster cars. » 11/15/12 12:00pm 11/15/12 12:00pm

Forza Horizon Lets You Drift Like A Mad Man Around Colorado

If you own a video game console, there are only two choices for racing simulations. Playstation people have to play Gran Turismo and XBOX loyalists are all over the Forza Motorsport series. » 8/30/12 10:30am 8/30/12 10:30am

How Ford Just Got Screwed By Apple

Yesterday's Apple World Wide Developer's Conference isn't a place where you'd expect a lot of car news (other than fake Stig), but the megacorporation revealed how they'll make the iPhone an even more ubiquitous part of your life with announcement of Siri integration with numerous car manufacturers and turn-by-turn… » 6/12/12 10:30am 6/12/12 10:30am