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    Video: Grid 2 releases first full-length gameplay preview
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    The wait for the May 28th on-sale date of Grid 2 just official got a little bit more unbearable, as the sadists at Codemasters have released a trailer of actual game play. In short: it looks amazing. Starring in the one-minute clip are classists like the E30 BMW M3, Ford Mustang Mach 1 and ...

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    Official: GRID 2 gets May 28 on-sale date, special DLC depending on where you buy
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    Codemasters is promising all kinds of wunderbar things for Grid2 like "new standards for a racing multiplayer experience" and "the most visceral and exhilarating racing yet." The 24-karat test of those claims will have to wait until we can get controllers in our hands, but not for too much ...

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    Report: Mass. turnpike authority removes violent video games from rest stops [w/poll]
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    The Boston Globe reports the Massachusetts Department of Transportation has removed violent video games from state-owned travel centers following last month's mass shooting tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut. As the story goes, Andrew and Tracey Hyams were traveling with their 12-year-old son on ...

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    Official: Ford says Raptor has become most sought-after truck for toy licensing
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    The Ford F-150 SVT Raptor is a fun truck for all ages, and not just when it comes to blasting over rough terrain at high speeds. Ford says that its off-road performance truck has performed just as well on the shelves of stores as it does on real-world trails with the truck being used as the ...

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    Review: F1 Race Stars [w/video]
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    An F1-Themed Rollercoaster Of A Racer That Would Make Mario Himself Proud There are those of you who have, at one point, played and loved some version of Mario Kart but wished there were a port of it that was playable on your Xbox 360 or Playstation3. This game is for you. There are also those ...

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    Video: Need for Speed: Most Wanted commercial pits cops versus cars
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    It would seem Turn 10 has outdone the Need For Speed franchise on it's own turf with Forza: Horizon with one glaring exception. No matter where you turn or what sort of mayhem you unleash on the countryside, there is no law enforcement. Fortunately, EA Games is ready to serve up the newest foray ...

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    Report: Ford sales boss Farley studies video game industry, refines prelaunch marketing efforts
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    Throughout these tough economic times, automakers have looked all over for new marketing ideas to get their products noticed. Ford is no stranger to experiments in marketing, and its chief marketing man, Jim Farley, confirms that the video game industry, of all places, is one place where he looks ...

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    Video: First GRID 2 gameplay trailers released
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    The racing-fueled programmers at Codemasters have been pretty busy of late, it seems. The crew recently pinned a bow on their latest racing game, F1 2012, and has just shown off another highly anticipated sequel, GRID 2, at the Eurogamer Expo. GRID 2 seems to incorporate a lot of what we like ...

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    Video: Criterion gives tour of Need for Speed: Most Wanted game's open world
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    Criterion Games bills the open-world hooning and hooliganism in the single-player mode of Need for Speed: Most Wanted as "unprecedented freedom and power." The company might not be kidding. Every single car in the game is available whenever you want it and you can drive anywhere you wish. There ...

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    Video: Spy Hunter fans, your new Interceptor has arrived
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    Spy Hunter first captured our hearts with its excellent driving fast/blowing stuff up formula in the mid 1980s before seeing a resurrection in the early 2000s that, well, no one we know ever played. Middle-child issues to the side, we've been pleased to hear the franchise is getting a reboot and ...

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    Video: Author of Ready Player One gives away DeLorean via book 'Easter Egg' contest [w/video]
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    If you have a geeky bone in your body and haven't read Ready Player One, stop reading this right now and get your hands on a copy. Author Ernest Cline has created an amazing universe within the story by drawing on some of the best elements of both science fiction and fantasy genres, along with ...

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    Report: Jaguar shacks up with singer Lana Del Rey to promote F-Type [w/videos]
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    The last time Jaguar launched a really important new coupe, it launched its "Gorgeous" campaign to help sell it. The marquee television spot had a spare musical arrangement and actor Willem Dafoe narrating a montage of obscenely chic lifestyle scenes washed in cool tones. As a luxury proposition, ...

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    Official: The Grotti Cheetah returns in Grand Theft Auto V [w/video]
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    Who doesn't welcome the return of a monstrosity called the Grotti Cheetah? After appearing in Grand Theft Auto III and the two Vice City and Liberty City stories, the vaguely Ferrari Testarossa-esque sports car with the incomparable handling and braking – but a distinct dislike for curbs ...

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    Video: Codemasters announces GRID 2 racing game with new trailer
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    Codemasters has announced that the highly anticipated follow-up to its 2008 hit game GRID will be released in the summer of 2013. Imaginatively named GRID 2, the new game will feature "a selection of handpicked automotive icons spanning four decades and three continents," racing "on beautiful ...

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    Video: Mario Kart meets F1 in new Codemasters game
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    Where better than Comic-Con for Codemasters to announce the deceptively titled F1 Race Stars. A 180-degree hairpin from the other Codemasters F1 game, this is less about the stars and much more about the wild, arcade-style racing with weapons and bonuses on "fantastical" versions of real Formula ...

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    Video: This is how good car crashing in video games is about to become
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    It is evident even with the most realistic car games that crashes have mainly been left off of the realism menu. Sure, hit a wall or another car and there will be some damage and crumpling, but it usually doesn't look like a genuine car crash. A start-up company called BeamNG is working to change ...

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    Official: Sony announces Playstation Move Racing Wheel at E3
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    Sony used E3 to introduce the PlayStation Move Racing Wheel peripheral, and so far it looks like everyone is mostly moved to say, "Hmmm." The 'wheel' is a round center section fitted with paddles (for shifting, say) and a set of plastic grips hung out to the sides, and the standard Move ...

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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: Fifth Avenue Frogger uses real NYC traffic in classic video game action
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    The classic video game Frogger is 30 years old, and some fans of the game think it deserves a place in the Smithsonian American Art Museum's The Art of Video Games exhibition. Frogger's age means that the public may have forgotten about the road-crossing amphibian, so Tyler DeAngelo, Renee Lee, ...

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    Report: Rockstar animator's resume suggests Grand Theft Auto 5 coming in October [w/video]
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    There are lots of automotive video games, from realistic racing games like Gran Turismo and Forza to fun driving games like Mario Kart to social games like Disc Drivin' for iOS. But there is only one Grand Theft Auto. No other video game brings the dark humor inherent in mayhem like the GTA ...

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