Video:GT5 Versus Nordschleife

So Gran Turismo 5 is the Daddy of driving sims, the big enchilada, the puppy’s parts. No argument there (unless you’re an Xbox owner). But if you needed proof that GT5 is capable of reproducing amazing levels of realism then take a look at the following video from Sony. Taking real-life footage from a lap of the Nurburging Nordschleiefe and GP circuit, the video merges footage from a virtual lap of the circuit. It really...

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Video:Need For Speed For Real
Nov30

Video:Need For Speed For Real

The Need for Speed racing games have been around for a few years now. I even remember playing the first game on the PC way back in 1995 – now that makes me feel old! The latest game in the franchise, Hot Pursuit, returns to the cops versus racers theme and updates it with the latest supercars, including cars from Audis Lamborghini, Koenigsegg and Pagani. This fantastic promotional video brings us a real world chase scene that...

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Gran Turismo 5 Tokyo Game Show Trailer
Sep17

Gran Turismo 5 Tokyo Game Show Trailer

Gran Turismo 5 is so close now. Not long until I can get back onto the Nurburgring and my PS3 can fulfil its destiny. Just to make sure we haven’t forgotten about the game (fat chance) Sony have launched yet another trailer for GT5, this time for the 2010 Tokyo game show. What’s to see? More cars, more tracks and a digital Sebastian Loeb who looks incredibly unrealistic compared to the gorgeous cars. Enjoy the video and...

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DiRT 3 Trailer Looks Like Fun!
Aug12

DiRT 3 Trailer Looks Like Fun!

While pining for the release of Gran Turismo 5 I’ve been trying out a few other driving sims, and one of the most recent was Colin McRae: DiRT 2. Great fun, although pretty tough, and definitely worth a go if you prefer your racing to include plenty of sideways action. Well, it just so happens that there’s a sequel to DiRT2 coming next year and it’s going to be called … yep, you guessed it … DiRT 3. Check...

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New Gran Turismo 5 Trailer Takes Us Back In Time
Jun24

New Gran Turismo 5 Trailer Takes Us Back In Time

It’s hard to believe that the Gran Turismo franchise has been going since 1997, when it first appeared on the original Playstation. Since then we’ve only had three sequels, with the fourth (Gran Turismo 5) finally ready to go on sale in November after five long years of development, delays and frustration for fans. Sony have released yet another trailer for the game, this time reminding us of those classic versions. For me...

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Gran Turismo 5 Release Date + Trailer With Stig
Jun16

Gran Turismo 5 Release Date + Trailer With Stig

Ever the optimist, I’m still waiting for Gran Turismo 5 to be released and I know that one day it has to happen, despite all of the previous announcements of dates that have been and gone without even a whiff of the game. And now, following the E3 gaming show, there’s yet another release date and a new video. There’s also the announcement that the game will include full 3D support and will ship on only one disc....

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