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    ETC: Sierra Leone drivers' test to include playing board game?
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    In an effort to curb accidents and road deaths - there are no working traffic lights and last year more than 380 fatalities occurred in 2,204 reported accidents - the West African country of Sierra Leone is adding a requirement to the process of earning a driver's license: drivers-to-be must play ...

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    Official: Gran Turismo 6 strikes deal to feature Ayrton Senna content
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    In the battle between Gran Turismo and Forza Motorsport, the winner won't necessarily be the one with the biggest selection of cars or the best tracks, or even most top-notch physics and graphics that can traipse all over the uncanny valley. It'll be about exclusive content, and we're talking ...

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    ETC: Anki drive is the slot car racing game of the future, now [w/video]
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    This is Anki Drive. Developed by Boris Sofman, Mark Palatucci and Hanns Tappeiner, three doctorate-level robotics students at Carnegie Mellon, Anki Drive blends what we'd traditionally call slot-car racing with a Mario Kart-like ability to assault your competition and a Borg-like ability to learn ...

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    Report: DriveClub may be delayed until after PS4 launch [w/video]
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    Playstation has been touting the upcoming racing game DriveClub from Evolution Studios as an important launch title pillar for the soon-to-street Playstation 4. We briefly demo'd DriveClub at E3 this summer, and saw a lot of the potential in both the gameplay and the baked-in social elements. ...

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    Video: Xbox One has some epic accessories in store for Forza 5
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    As driving real cars is losing steam with teenagers and young adults, playing with digital devices is gaining popularity. Instead of buying that aftermarket exhaust or an interior lighting package, you may head out and pick up the latest racing wheel to play your favorite racing game. In the case ...

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    Video: Angry Birds Go! might be your next mobile gaming fix
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    As far as wildly popular mobile games go, Angry Birds! is right up there, being a staple on millions of cellphones around the world. The Rovio-developed series has already explored the seasons, Rio, space and even the Star Wars universe (twice, actually). All of those games have involved little ...

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    Video: Top Gear's The Stig is coming to Forza 5
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    Some say that the red ring of death is what he calls his belly button, and that in a past life, he was the dog from Duck Hunt. All we know is, he's not The Stig, but he is the Stig's digital cousin, and for the first time ever, you'll be able to race him. That's right, as part of Forza ...

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    Video: Grand Theft Auto V recreates famous TV and movie moments
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    Steal some stuff, blow some stuff up, drive real fast. Therein lies the basic goodness of the monster-hit video game Grand Theft Auto V, and, it's fair to say, the essence of more than a couple of blockbuster movies and fan-favorite television franchises. YouTubers CinemaSins seem to grasp this ...

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    Video: Go behind the scenes at the Hot Wheels design studio
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    Working at Autoblog is really a cool gig, but without question, working at the Hot Wheels Design Studio is cooler. Based at Mattel's headquarters, in El Segundo, CA - which is a bonus in and of itself for this Detroit-based writer - Hot Wheels is probably what every automotive designer thought ...

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    Official: Corvette Stingray gets Monopoly token treatment
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    We collectively rejoiced when Hasbro decided to keep the racecar as a token for Monopoly, but now it appears car lovers will have a new game piece to hoard, on a new version of the classic board game called Monopoly Empire. Instead of vying for fictitious properties and railroads, Monopoly Empire ...

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    Video: Watch a tether car hurtle to 205 mph
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    Even in today's world, where 200-mile-per-hour cars are somewhat common, actually hitting that speed is nearly impossible due to pesky things like traffic and, you know, the law. This difficulty in joining the 200-mph club is made more frustrating by this video, discovered by the blokes at Top ...

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    Featured: Quick Play: 2K Drive
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    The mobile gaming revolution has slowly crept its way across the many, many genres in the video game world, ranging from flight simulators, to strategy games, to role-playing games, to the kind of simple, casual-play titles like Angry Birds and Candy Crush. And while the racing genre hasn't been ...

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    Video: Gran Turismo 6 headed to Bathurst 1000
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    "Anything you can do, I can do better." That seems to be what Gran Turismo 6 developer Polyphony Digital is saying with its fifth concept movie, which stars Australia's legendary Mount Panorama Circuit, home of the Bathurst 1000. While arch-nemesis Forza Motorsport 5 is sponsoring a car for the ...

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    Report: Top Gear hosts made slightly creepy in 1:18 scale
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    If having the trio of Top Gear presenters on your TV isn't enough for you, you can always buy these new action figures. While the detail of the 1:18-scale models of Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May is high, something may have been lost in the translation; for one, their heads ...

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    Video: Grand Theft Auto 5 gets Top Gear intro treatment
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    Grand Theft Auto is more than just a video game series – it's a scathing commentary on modern life. The brutal parodies of the game come fast and furious from the start, and continue through most of the story. Just hop into a car, turn on the radio and go for a cruise around Los Santos, and ...

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    Video: Need for Speed movie gets first trailer
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    We've already seen the hero car Ford Mustang and had a sneak peek, but now we've got the first official trailer for Dreamworks' Need for Speed movie. Stop us if you've heard the story before: guy gets double-crossed by rich associate, goes to jail, gets out of jail, seeks revenge. There's your ...

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    Official: Forza 5 confirms 21 more cars
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    You've now got something new and exciting to look forward to for the next several weeks. Every Wednesday, Turn 10 Studios will release a list of cars that will be in available in Forza Motorsport 5. And while we won't be covering each week's reveals, you'll be able see them on the Forza Facebook ...

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    Review: Grand Theft Auto V [w/videos]
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    Grand Theft Auto V has only officially been a part of the public video game ecosystem for a few days now, and it has already completely sucked the air out of the room for the rest of the industry. Reports of a staggering $800-million take for day one sales of the newest member of the Rockstar ...

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    Read This: Browse every vehicle in Grand Theft Auto V
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    The "Auto" portion of Grand Theft Auto V may represent the beating heart of the game that's currently storming the world, but don't be confused into thinking that this is a cars-only kind of affair. Veterans of the franchise will recognize that GTA has long offered vehicular experiences of all ...

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    Report: Grand Theft Auto 5 breaks records with $800M first-day tally
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    In today's segment of news that isn't news, we have this gem - Grand Theft Auto V is a huge hit. Just how successful is the new sandbox title from Rockstar Games? It took in $800 million during its first global day of sales, crushing the $500-million, first-day record set by Call of Duty: Black ...

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