Your obsession with electromechanical driving arcade games of the 60s and 70s is pathetic. Yes, the games were amazing and yes, they've been forgotten — but they don't need you in your sorry condition to be their representative. Time to get serious.
The world's biggest single racing event, the 24 Hours of Le Mans lasts... wait for it... 24 hours, which makes it a less-than-attractive basis for a video game adaptation. Here are a few examples of those who tried.
If you grew up in the 80s or 90s and loved cars, you're probably familiar with Sega's OutRun, one of the best arcade driving games ever made. But getting it from the arcade to your home was no easy task. Oppo's Gabor Vajda talks to the developer of the Commodore 64 version about how that happened. Make sure you turn…
In a year in which I reviewed demanding motorsports simulations like F1 2012, and NASCAR The Game: Inside Line, with Forza Horizon thrown in for good measure, I can guarantee the toughest racing game I'll play is Sonic & All Stars Racing Transformed.
In the pouring rain on April 11, 1993, Brazilian Formula 1 driver Ayrton Senna raced into history with one of the greatest performances of his career. In treacherous conditions, he held off a spirited challenge from arch-rival Alain Prost to take a famous victory, one of the last he would savour before his tragic…
If you grew up in the 1980s, no doubt you played (and loved) arcade game OutRun. But what if you grew up in the 1960s, before there were video games as we now know them?
Sega's classic arcade racer Daytona USA is just coming to consoles with a high-def visual overhaul, steering wheel support and online multiplayer. And it's coming in just two weeks! For ten bucks!! Rolling staaaaaarrrrt!!!
Garnet Hertz of the Pasadena Art Center College of Design is installing wheels, motors, and other equipment necessary to turn an OutRun arcade cabinet into an actual running car that renders on-screen what's happening in real life using GPS sensors.
Outrun, Sega's original arcade racer, is back, but not in its old pixelated, quarter-poppin' form. Instead, it's back with a vengeance featuring stylish, new game play and killer HD visuals.
If you know us, you know we love playing car simulators. Always have. In honor of the release of GT5 Prologue we've been holding on to a few video game QOTD's. Today's question goes back to that earliest era of truly great car sims: the 1980's. Though they didn't have realistic damage modeling, they did have color…