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Screenshot from GRID 2 video game

First Trailer Released For New Racing Game GRID 2: Video

Driving simulators such as Forza Motorsport, Gran Turismo and Need for Speed are well-known--and well-loved--here at Motor Authority. However, there is a new title in the works that may upset these video game heavyweights, and that’s GRID 2 from Codemasters. The sequel to 2008’s GRID... read more

August 9, 2012 by 
Need For Speed: Shift 2 Unleashed

Need For Speed Movie Release Date Set For February 7, 2014

After confirming just last month that a new movie based on the popular Need For Speed video game series was in the works, DreamWorks Studios, the production company that... read more July 16, 2012 by 

Still from the Electronic Arts game, "Need For Speed: The Run"

Need For Speed Movie Confirmed For 2014 Release

After months of speculation, software publishing giant Electronic Arts has confirmed that a movie based on its popular Need For Speed video games title is in the works... read more June 25, 2012 by 

PlayStation Move Racing Wheel

PlayStation Move Racing Wheel Unveiled At E3

The PlayStation isn't just a game console--it's a virtual racing simulator for many of us. And with real-world winnings on the line through the GT Academy, it can be serious... read more June 14, 2012 by 

A screen grab from Need For Speed Most Wanted

Criterion Teases Need For Speed Most Wanted: Video

Driving simulation games like Gran Turismo and Forza Motorsports may be enough for some gamers, but both lack the kind of adrenaline rush you can only get by running from the... read more June 12, 2012 by 

Screen grabs from Forza Horizon

Forza Horizon Aims To Be More Than Just A Driving Simulator: Video

When it comes to console driving simulator games, the Gran Turismo series for Playstation and the Forza Motorsport series for Xbox have always favored action over plot. Those... read more June 5, 2012 by 

BeamNG video game crash modeling

Hyper-Realistic Video Game Car Crashes Coming Soon

Building on the work of the geniuses at CryTek, creators of the new CryENGINE3 video game engine, BeamNG has found a way to model vehicle crashes with incredible... read more May 29, 2012 by 

2013 Nissan GT-R (Japanese spec) - Photo copyright

2013 Nissan GT-R Hot Lap With GT Academy Winner

Bryan Heitkotter is living every Gran Turismo player's dream: he won GT Academy in 2011 and is now a race car driver for Nissan. He battles it out in a Nissan 370Z endurance... read more May 29, 2012 by 

One of 30 Porsche models now available for Forza Motorsport 4

Porsche Models Coming To Forza Motorsport 4 After All

Last August, we broke the bad news to you as gently as we could: thanks to licensing restrictions, the Xbox 360 racing simulator Forza Motorsport 4 would have to make do... read more May 22, 2012 by 

Screenshot from NASCAR The Game: Inside Line

NASCAR The Game: Inside Line Coming This Fall

A sequel to last year’s popular NASCAR video game NASCAR The Game 2011 is in the works and is due out in stores this fall. The new game will be called NASCAR The Game... read more May 18, 2012 by 

Stills from the Mobil 1 Racing Academy game

Mobil 1 Racing Academy Game Offers Lessons From Tony Stewart, Lewis Hamilton

If you want to learn how to race cars, having NASCAR’s Tony Stewart or Formula One’s Lewis Hamilton as a coach is a pretty solid way to start. If you could... read more May 15, 2012 by 

Motion Simulation's TL1

New Driving Simulator Developed With Ariel Motor Company

The problem with a track day terror like the Ariel Atom is this: it may be fun to flog around the nearest road course. but it isn’t much fun to drive on public roads to... read more May 3, 2012 by 

Nissan GT Academy 2012

Nissan/PlayStation GT Academy Gears Up For Second U.S. Season

If you've dreamed of becoming a race car driver, but could never find the time or the money it takes to get serious on your own, the Nissan GT Academy is a proven path--but... read more May 2, 2012 by 

Forza Motorsport 4 May TopGear Car Pack

Forza Motorsport 4 May Top Gear Car Pack

If you're a gamer and into racing titles, you'll know the rivalry between Forza Motorsport 4 on the Xbox 360 and Gran Turismo 5 on the PS3 is as intense as that between Ford... read more April 26, 2012 by 

Screen grabs from the Auto Club Revolution online game

BMW Works To Perfect The Virtual Test Drive

Imagine this: you walk into a BMW dealership to test drive a 1-Series M, and your sales adviser sits you down to go over the fast line around its racetrack. Before handing... read more April 24, 2012 by 

2013 Dodge SRT Viper GTS

2013 SRT Viper Hits The Track In Forza 4 Trailer: Video

Forza Motorsport 4 for Microsoft’s Xbox 360 has been winning fans all across the country since its launch late last year. That’s because in addition to being an... read more April 5, 2012 by 


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