Welcome to Compete, a joint venture between Deadspin and Kotaku dedicated to covering the best, worst, dumbest, most thrilling, most interesting, and, generally, the most stupefying—in the better and worse senses of the word—in esports and competitive gaming. We’re just getting started here, but hope to make this a…
Driving a beat-up old Trabant across Eastern Europe isn’t an easy thing to do. Luckily, there’s a new Steam game called—brilliantly, I might add—Jalopy, where you get to pretend to do exactly that.
There are a lot of video games out there and a lot of ways to buy them. But you don't have bottomless pockets of money and you might be unsure about which games to get, whether you really should download them or go to a store and... is it really necessary to pre-order? And don't these games ever go on sale?
Welcome to the world of burning, speeding, crunching pixels, where you're free to live out all your automotive fantasies. It turns out, lots of them involve explosions. Here's what Jalopnik readers picked as the ten best video game crashes.
We asked our readers to design a wrap for the DeLorean Motor Company's new supercharged Stage III car in Forza 4 and more than 75 of you answered the call with a stunning array of wraps that range from brilliantly colorful to deeply disturbing.
It only took Chinese programmers An Jiaxuan and a friend 20 days to build a remote-controlled BMW 1-Series, using a Nokia C7 as a controller. How'd they do it? Massive amounts of geekery and a little support from Nokia Asia.
With the approach of arcade racing game Test Drive Unlmited 2 comes this video hawking the game's "customization" mode, which appears completely focused on turning you into a trend-obsessed wealthy Eurotrash wannabe jagoff. It gets worse. There's clothes shopping...
Facebook's game for the car-obsessed cubicle worker, Car Town, is adding a new digital car to help you take down that pesky McLaren F1: a Pagani Zonda. Time to get those interns to start cranking out more paint jobs.
The Call Of Duty Black Ops Jeep's the first car to successfully launch with a video game since the unpopular TECMO Bowl Chevy Corsica. You've seen staged photos, but here's one in real life stacked with every option Jeep has.
Here's the full car list for Test Drive Unlimited 2 — Atari's cross-platform arcade-style car game. We've got the full list of over 75 cars, including eight Astons, five Bugattis, 13 Ferraris and one crazy Volkswagen SUV, below.
In a post on the Red Bull blog, Rhys Millen advises gamers on how to handle the Pikes Peak rally course in Gran Turismo 5. Only trouble is, Pikes Peak hasn't been in a GT game since Gran Turismo 2.
This 53-year-old man was crossing a street in eastern Turkey when he stepped in front of a cab-over fuel truck. His choices were to get crushed or run like Frogger. He choose run, and actually survived.
The trailer for Microsoft-owned Turn 10 Studios' Forza Motorsport 4 features clips stolen from someone else's automotive web-series — including a clip of actor Paul Walker. UPDATE!
The folks at Caterham Japan felt that, no matter how good Gran Turismo 5 is, it still can't beat the real thing. So they took a Seven around GT5's Route 246 road course in Tokyo... in real life. Here's video.
After five years of development, Gran Turismo 5 is finally here. For three days we've ignored family, friends and hygiene test driving it to see if it's the most realistic racing game ever. It is. But should you buy it?