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    Report: Sony progressing on PS4 DriveClub, launch date upcoming
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    In the lead-up to the launch of the PlayStation 4, Sony touted the racing game DriveClub as one of the system's biggest offerings. However, it was subsequently delayed and still hasn't arrived. That meant that racing fans had to watch friends playing Forza 5 on the Xbox One, while Sony countered ...

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    Video: Seat Leon Cupra driving simulator is not what you think it is
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    Racing simulators have come a long way in recent years. As computers have gotten quicker, developers have been able to create more sophisticated models that practically bring real-world driving to the screen. Volkswagen's Spanish brand, Seat, has harnessed a bit of this cutting-edge tech to give ...

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    'Drive' the new Lamborghini Huracán today
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    Unless you're a captain of industry, a professional athlete or some kind of thickly bankrolled celebrity, there's a pretty good chance that you're not going to be amongst the lucky first owners of the upcoming Lamborghini Huracán LP 610-4 supercar. We can commiserate, as just the though of ...

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    Video: The Crew open-world racer gets Gamescom walkthrough trailer
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    It's easy to get excited about Gran Turismo 6 and Forza Motorsport 5, but the next-generation of video game consoles are showing signs of bringing new twists on the traditional racing simulators to market. Besides the Playstation exclusive game, DriveClub, there's the multi-platform title The ...

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    Video: GRID 2 teaches us how to overtake at Brands Hatch
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    Motoring journalist Chris Harris may be less than understated in most of his video reporting, but if this new promotional video for Codemasters' upcoming racer Grid 2 is any indication, he can take direction. Intended to remind us of just how true-to-life the new racing title will be, Harris ...

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    Forza Horizon welcomes December Car Pack with Halo-inspired Raptor [w/video]
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    The team at Turn 10 has rolled out the first expansion pack for its Forza: Horizon driving game. The December IGN Car Pack features seven all new cars ranging from the lusty 2012 Ferrari F12 Berlinetta and the 2012 Aston Martni DBS to a 1971 AMC Javelin AMX. The pack even boasts a few toys for ...

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    Review: F1 2012 [w/video]
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    Racing Franchise Reboot Is Powerfully Fun, But Flawed Codemasters is back with a follow-up to its successful – some might go so far as to say genre defining – Formula One franchise, with F1 2012. This season's iteration of the racing title is every bit as beautiful, challenging and ...

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    Video: Codemasters' F1 2012 demo now available... watch it here
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    While many gaming fans fawn over Forza and Gran Turismo, those with a thirst for all things Formula One have been quenched by the folks over a Codemasters. The video game maker has announced a demo version of F1 2012 for Xbox Live, Playstation 3 and PC. To celebrate, Codemasters has released a ...

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    Video: Take a virtual lap of Austin's Circuit of the Americas
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    Hermann Tilke designed the Austin F1 circuit, and no one is quite sure if he's recreated the magic of Turkey or the borefest of Valencia. With 133 feet of elevation change, though, the 3.4 mile Circuit of the Americas and its 20 turns should be closer to the former. The track will feature in ...

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    Official: Austin's new F1 track will debut in video game
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    Workers outside of Austin are still hammering away on the new Circuit of the Americas Formula One track, but race fans and gamers will get a shot at driving the course before the first tire hits the tarmac. Codemasters' "F1 2012" will feature the track in all of its pixelized glory. The game will ...

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    Official: Ariel Atom simulator is ready to dominate your living room [w/video]
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    As much as we love games like Forza and Gran Turismo, these driving simulators are hobbled by one glaring omission: peripheral vision. Driving requires a view from more than just the windshield, and while Forza 4 and Gran Turismo 5 have made steps toward giving players a better a better look at ...

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    Video: Forza 4 Endangered Species trailer features Jeremy Clarkson
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    "What you are about to see is a fantasy. It has no place in the real world." That's how the latest trailer for Forza Motorsport 4 begins, and when a video game trailer needs that kind of warning, you know things are about to get good. And then Jeremy Clarkson's voiceover begins, telling us all ...

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    DiRT 3 available for pre-order, includes Traxxas Ken Block R/C Fiesta [w/video]
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    The third installment in the DiRT video game franchise, DiRT 3, hits stores on May 24, 2011. It will cost you $59.99 for a copy, which is steep, but completely in-line with the pricing for today's video games. If you have a few extra coins hiding under the couch cushions, however, then GameStop ...

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    Five Mind-Blowing Innovations from Mercedes-Benz
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    On a recent trek to Germany, Mercedes-Benz pulled back the veil on its tech strategy for the next few years and provided Autoblog with a glimpse into what we'll find in its next generation of vehicles. With more than 2,000 patents filed in 2009 alone, the technologies range from the mind-blowing ...

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    Video: Jay Leno throws his Corvette Z06 on the Real Car Simulator
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    Jay Leno takes his Corvette Z06 out for a virtual spin – Click above to watch video after the jump
    A few years back, we wrote about the Drag Tag simulator setup in Australia. It allows you to use your own car in a virtual environment that simulates hundreds of locations. Time of day and ...

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    Video: Lexus shows off world's coolest driving simulator in new safety commercial
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    Lexus' next (really) big thing – Click above to watch commercial after the jump
    It's no longer kosher for carmakers to run simulations on computers that can fit on desks, because that's for chumps. If you don't have gear fit for a Hollywood blockbuster or a trip to Mars, well, you're not ...

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    Ferrari to release Virtual Academy online driving simulator [w/video]
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    Ferrari Driving Academy Trailer - Click above to watch the video after the jump
    There are a handful of F1 driving simulators out in the market today, ranging from Codemaster's F1 2010 to the $191,000 Cruden Hexatech simulator. Ferrari has decided to try their hand at their own version called ...

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    Autoblog gets seat and simulation time with Toyota's newest safety technology [w/video]
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    Inside Toyota's Higashi-Fuji tech center – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Sitting in the shadow of Mount Fuji, Toyota's Higashi-Fuji technical center is part proving grounds and part engineering center. But unlike most facilities, Higashi-Fuji includes an array of engineering and ...

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    Video: Digital Fahrvergnügen - VW Scirocco used as video game controller
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    Volkswagen Scirocco by day, video game controller by night – Click above to watch video after the jump
    We've always envied those awesome home-stitched arcade racing consoles. It's not that we aren't handy enough to screw a few pieces of plywood together, it's just that there isn't enough ...

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    Engadget tries Festo's next-gen racing chair
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    Festo AirMotion Ride – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Blogger Richard Lai from sister-site Engadget recently had a chance to try out the amazing Festo AirMotion Ride driving simulator chair. Festo had the new device set up at The Gadget Show Live in the UK and Richard couldn't ...

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