Archive for the ‘Racing’ Category
  • Forza 4 Collector’s Edition Details
    Posted June 27th, 2011 at 6:30 pm 7 Comments ╗
    Today Turn 10 announced details on the Limited Collector's Edition of Forza Motorsport 4. The LCE will sell for $80 and come in a steelbook DVD case delivering with it 25 extra cars, a 96 page book describing the cars and featuring images from the game and the Top Gear gallery, and a vinyl sticker set. An exclusive BMW dashboard theme and VIP membership status in the Forza community will also be granted. (more…)...
  • Forza Motorsport 4 E3 Trailer
    Posted June 6th, 2011 at 10:00 pm 3 Comments ╗
    The Forza franchise is one of Microsoft's most prized properties and as such the game was featured at the company's press conference on Monday. A release date of October 11th was announced and a new trailer released. The Kinect implementation with head tracking and voice commands, car clubs, Top Gear, and monthly expansions are amongst the features that roll by. Continue on to watch and leave any thoughts in the comments! (more…)...
  • Forza 4 Pre-Order Bonuses Revealed
    Posted May 26th, 2011 at 1:30 pm 5 Comments ╗
    Today the Forza Motorsport 4 pre-order incentives were detailed. There will be five exclusive cars available and unfortunately they are split between five different retailers. It's likely that they'll be made available as DLC down the line but it remains frustrating to be forced into making such a choice. Check out new screenshots featuring the pre-order exclusive cars. (more…)...
  • THQ Will Take Huge Hit Due to PSN Outage
    Posted May 9th, 2011 at 9:00 am 22 Comments ╗
    THQ has put a lot into their pricing experiment that debuts with the release of MX vs ATV Alive tomorrow. The idea has been that releasing a game at a lower entry price (in this case $40) will increase the user base who will then be more likely to spend on expanded downloadable content offerings. Unfortunately for the company they are now bracing for a significant blow to their plans with PSN being out of commission.┬á (more…)...
  • Forza Motorsport 4 Preview Video
    Posted April 1st, 2011 at 1:15 pm 11 Comments ╗
    This is probably the worst day for anything legitimate to leak out, but from all accounts the gameplay preview video for Forza Motorsport 4 is the real thing. Features are discussed including the Kinect implementation, graphics, career mode, and online play. Continue on to check out the video and leave any thoughts in the comments! (more…)...
  • Nascar 2011 Dealing With Severe Issues
    Posted March 31st, 2011 at 12:00 pm 33 Comments ╗
    Nascar 2011 released earlier this week and despite some positive response regarding the gameplay it has been plagued by bugs and completely broken online play. Videos such as this and this and this have been getting around representing the type of shape the game is in. Even the most simple of things like the line-up for starts find cars placed in big wrecks, facing walls, or going the wrong direction. To their credit Activision and developer Eutechnyx have been responsive to the communi...
  • THQ Pricing Experiment Begins in May
    Posted January 29th, 2011 at 4:15 pm 15 Comments ╗
    Just about four months ago THQ revealed plans to try a new pricing model that would begin with the next iteration of the MX off-road racing series. The idea is to release new games at a lower entry point ($30 or $40) and then push downloadable content to expand the experience. The base game may not be fully featured therefore leaving it to individual consumers to choose what is important to them if more is desired. MX vs ATV: Alive is slated to release on May 10th for $39.99.  The breakdow...
  • Nascar 2011 Delayed to Competitive Date
    Posted January 12th, 2011 at 9:45 pm 14 Comments ╗
    The release of NASCAR 2011: The Game has been pushed back to March 29th from its original date of February 15th. That means the game will not come out in advance of the Daytona 500 which takes place on February 20th. (more…)...