When we think of racing games, we mostly think of a first or third person view. Mostly.
Back in the dim and distant past though, there was another kind of racing game… and it was, to be honest, somewhat limited. But we were young, and video games were new, so we didn't really know any better, and as such, didn't turn our noses up when we stumbled across them in the arcades (or on our home consoles).
Simplicity is the name of the game here. Drive as fast as you can and try not to crash.
We’ve featured Rally, Extreme-Khana, and V-Rallycross, today is the turn of exclusive buggy racing gameplay from the upcoming off-road racer V-Rally 4. Sticking with our Thrustmaster Sparco R383 Rally Rim and triple screen setup, we take on a buggy discipline race this time from the bumper camera perspective. The short course takes us through rivers, […]News
After finally winning a battle with “an internal bug from an Unreal upgrade” R8 Games’ promised “technical update” for anti-gravity racer Formula Fusion is now available. Thanks to some development wizardry, loading times will see a decent improvement, support for bots in multiplayer races has been added, tracks have more detail, more music tracks and […]News
As the first standalone racing game available for early adopters of the PlayStation VR headset, DriveClub VR has a lot to live up to – especially with Gran Turismo Sport still out of the race on PlayStation 4. This will also be many people’s introduction to VR racing, so if the experience is subpar at […]Reviews
Futuristic racers have very much been in vogue for the last 12-18 months or so. The very latest to come to fruition is the F-Zero inspired Super Pilot. The indie developed game originally came to our attention a little under two years ago, now I’m happy to report that the racer will be available on Steam […]News
The Isle of Man TT Mountain Course is renowned for being the longest and most dangerous road circuit in the world. Unquestionably, it’s one of the most daunting challenges a competitive rider will ever face. Since the annual Tourist Trophy championship began in 1907, the course has tragically claimed the lives of over 200 riders. […]Reviews
The marketing campaign for arcade racer GRIP: Combat Racing is starting to take hold as we get ever closer to its launch on November 6 across the PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Switch platforms. The latest trailer (below) to come from publisher Wired Productions teases some split-screen action along with glimpses of tournament features, […]News
The futuristic racer RGX Showdown released (digitally) the other day for the PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. RGX (short for Rival Gears [e]Xtreme) Showdown is the sequel to the mobile racer Rival Gears. The futuristic racer is an online-only title which provides hourly online tournaments where you face off against a fellow player in one-on-one battles. […]News
Today brought the news that Ride 3 has suffered a slight delay. On the plus side, we did get treated to a fresh trailer (below) and now the full bike list for the racer has been revealed. Developer Milestone has focused their efforts on creating the “most extensive motorbike encyclopedia in a video game ever” […]News
Heavy Metal Machines, the free-to-play post-apocalyptic vehicle combat game, has launched out of open beta with the full version now available on Steam. Heavy Metal Machines sees two teams of four battle across a number of deadly arenas. Competitors race to pick up a bomb to score and ultimately destroy their opponent’s base. The vehicular […]News
The launch of the much-anticipated Ride 3 has been pushed back a few weeks. The third title of Milestone’s original IP was originally due for a PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC launch on November 8, however, this has now been rescheduled for November 30. To soften the blow, Milestone has released a new trailer […]News