Forza Horizon 2 Is As Close To Living Your Car Fantasy As You'll Get

Hi, I'm an autojournalist. Car companies fly me and my colleagues around the world to drive their fancy new cars. Sometimes on tracks but usually just on amazing b-roads in Spain or Italy or whatever. Forza Horizon 2 is about as close as you'll get to living our dream life, just without the deadlines, consequences, or… » 9/25/14 10:21am 9/25/14 10:21am

Forza Horizon 2 Off-Road Gameplay Looks Beautiful, Is The Realism Right?

Here's one of the first off-road gameplay clips from upcoming-shortly Forza Horizon 2. It's visually gorgeous, and I think the physics look just arcadey enough to make the game casually accessible while getting a handle on the floaty feel of fast off-road driving. Is it what you expected? » 9/21/14 2:34pm 9/21/14 2:34pm

What Are The Greatest Off-Road Video Games?

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? » 9/11/14 9:22pm 9/11/14 9:22pm

A Grown-Ass Man's Guide To Super-Hard Old Nintendo Games

This is a thing about playing old NES games that I couldn't beat as a kid to see if I could beat them now as an adult, but let me tell you this first: I had sex while wearing a Power Glove not that long ago. It's maybe the most impressive thing that I've ever accomplished in my whole entire life. The backstory to pull… » 6/13/14 4:23pm 6/13/14 4:23pm

SpinTires Will Bring Gran Turismo-Level Detail To An Off-Road Video Game

British software outfit Oovee has been tweaking and beta-testing their off-road simulator SpinTires for many moons. Now that the full-featured version is almost ready to go, I'm ready to believe this game might be the first and last title for ultra-realistic, aesthetically beautiful, off-road adventuring. » 5/30/14 2:36pm 5/30/14 2:36pm