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  • GR Supra GT Cup one-make race series for 2020 Toyota Supra in 'Gran Turismo Sport'

    Avid gamers and Toyota Supra fans should gear up for a new virtual one-make racing series. Toyota and "Gran Turismo Sport" will launch a global one-make racing series for the Playstation and featuring the 2020 Supra this month. The racing series will take place entirely within the digital realm on "Gran Turismo Sport," the latest installment in the long-running driving simulator for the PlayStation. Officially titled the "GR Supra GT Cup," the series will consist of 13 rounds and finalists make their way to the Tokyo Motor Show this October. It's the first global one-make series to be...

  • Porsche Esports Supercup virtual one-make championship
    Porsche launches virtual one-make race series with real prize money

    Porsche is expanding its one-make championship series to new realms—the digital one, that is. On Monday, the German performance marque announced the Porsche Esports Supercup, which will be a one-make series for video gamers. The virtual world championship is no joke, as it shares its Supercup...

  • Daimler in-car gaming development competition
    Daimler wants your help for in-car gaming ideas

    We don't know when or if self-driving cars will take over the roadways, but it's inevitable they'll change the way we spend time in the car. Mercedes-Benz's parent company, Daimler, recognizes that massive changes are afoot and has launched a competition called the In-Car Gaming Challenge to...

  • Wrench the game heads to Early Access on Steam this fall
    Become a virtual mechanic with the "Wrench" video game

    Back in 2017, a prototype trailer for a new video game made its way on to the Internet. Simply called "Wrench," the game promised the ability to build a car from the ground up in a virtual reality space. Now the game is moving closer to completion as creator Alec Moody has released more in-game...

  • Forza Horizon 4 commercial
    Here is the full list of cars in "Forza Horizon 4"

    The "Forza Horizon" franchise is ready to spread its virtual vehicular cheer to a new digital destination. On Oct. 2 (or Sept. 28 for those who buy the Ultimate Edition), "Forza Horizon 4" hits the stores, and this time the action is set in the UK, mostly Scotland and the lake district of northwest...

  • 2019 Ford Ranger Raptor
    Ford Ranger Raptor confirmed for Europe; is the US next?

    Europe, the Ford Ranger Raptor cometh. The Blue Oval used the Gamescom video game conference in Cologne, Germany, on Tuesday to reveal that the 2019 Ranger Raptor will go on sale across the continent in 2019. The Blue Oval also released the cool video above with the announcement. And with Europe's...

  • "The Grand Tour" game

    Video gamers will have a curious new driving title to explore with "The Grand Tour." Amazon Game Studios announced the game and released a short teaser video of it on Tuesday. It's unclear what exactly the premise of the game is, but the teaser video explains, "If you’ve ever wanted to be Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond or James May without the inconvenience of becoming tired and breathless and always followed around by two other middle-aged men, your dreams are about to come true." It seems the game will focus on giving players the opportunity to play some of the show's wildest stunts...

  • Mercedes-AMG Petronas eSports gamer team
    Mercedes-AMG forms eSports racing team

    Four gamers have caught the break of a lifetime as the inaugural members of Mercedes-AMG's newly founded eSports team. On Tuesday, the company announced the Mercedes-AMG Petronas eSports team will enter the 2018 F1 eSports Series. eSports, or electronic sports, are a form of organized video game...

  • Nissan GT Academy
    Nissan searching for fast drivers in FIA-certified PlayStation Gran Turismo Championship

    Nissan is looking for its next generation of fast drivers and will tap the FIA-certified Gran Turismo Manufacturers Series Championship to do so. Not to be confused with the Nissan GT Academy, the Gran Turismo Manufacturers Series Championship will be conducted via the latest PlayStation "Gran...

  • Forza Horizon 4 announced for the XBox
    "Forza Horizon 4" to bring more than 450 cars and a virtual UK to your Xbox

    The video game industry conference known as E3 rolled out this weekend in Los Angeles and with it comes great new titles for your preferred gaming console. For Xbox-owning automotive enthusiasts, that includes the world of "Forza." Microsoft's top-tier racing game has returned with a new version of...

  • Formula E video game ghost racing
    Now you can ghost race Formula E drivers in real time

    Things have certainly changed since Nintendo, Sony, and Sega home video game consoles reigned supreme. Formula E announced on Friday that fans will be able to ghost race actual race drivers as the motorsport unfolds in real time. The ABB Formula E series and Virtually Live have partnered to create...

  • Toyota GR Supra Racing concept in 'Gran Turismo Sport'
    Drive Toyota's GR Supra Racing concept in “Gran Turismo Sport”

    Toyota's new Supra won't reach showrooms until next year but you can already test the car, or at least a concept of it, in the latest update for the “Gran Turismo Sport” video game on Sony's PlayStation 4. The concept is the GR Supra Racing concept that Toyota rolled out at last month's...

  • Forza Motorsport 7 Bugatti Chiron

    Let's get one thing straight: you're (probably) never going to drive a Bugatti Chiron. At least not in real life. Now, however, you can pilot one in the Forza Motorsport 7 video game. The French multi-million-dollar road missile is part of a new downloadable pack of cars that's just made its way into your virtual world. It's not the only vehicle jumping to your console though, as this pack is... er, packed with a few other fairly interesting machines. In addition to the the Bugatti, Forza and Turn 10 have added six other cars and trucks. Fans of muscular trucks have a pair of mighty Mopars...

  • 2014 Chevrolet SS and Ford Fusion NASCAR race cars on iRacing simulator
    NASCAR is reportedly finalizing an eSports venture

    In an effort to appeal to a younger generation of fans, NASCAR is reportedly finalizing a venture into "eSports" for video game tournaments. The tournaments would potentially take place at NASCAR events and could potentially start as early as the 2018 season. Sources told Sports Business Journal...

  • Honda Sports Vision Gran Turismo
    Mystery mid-engine Honda revealed as Vision GT concept

    The identity of the mysterious mid-engine Honda sports car that’s been surfacing in patent drawings over the past two years has been determined. Sadly, the car isn’t a concept previewing a potential S2000 successor, as many had hoped. Rather, it’s Honda’s entry for the...

  • UK police use "Gran Turismo Sport" for training
    British police are using video games to hone high-speed driving skills

    Perps on the run in the United Kingdom take note: police forces are stepping up their game—literally. The Lincolnshire police force is testing a new way to train officers in high-speed driving and it involves a whole lot of video games. Through a partnership with Sony's PlayStation, four...

  • Peugeot L750 R Vision Gran Turismo concept
    Peugeot reveals L750 R Hybrid racecar for "Gran Turismo Sport"

    The "Gran Turismo" series transcended the digital world after creator Kazunori Yamauchi debuted the Vision Gran Turismo program. The initiative, originally announced in 2013 to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the popular racing sim, challenged automakers to create their vision of the ultimate...

  • Need for Speed Payback opens up a new world of virtual racing
    "Need for Speed Payback" arrives in November with vast, virtual world

    "Forza 7" is here and "Gran Turismo Sport" is imminent. If you're looking for a driving game that focuses a bit less on driving simulator and far more on automotive arcade adventure, then we have the title for you. "Need for Speed Payback" arrives this winter and it's bringing a fresh open world...

  • Forza Motorsport 7 "The Fate of the Furious" car pack

    This fall is shaping up to be a very good season for car enthusiasts with a penchant for racing simulators. "Forza Motorsport 7" is one of a handful of titles coming to video game consoles, and the studio responsible for the racing simulator has announced plans to inject a little bit of "Fast and Furious" into the title. Turn 10 Studios and Microsoft announced the The Fate of the Furious car pack, which rewards players with many of the cars seen in the eighth installment of the "Fast and Furious" film series. Notably, Dominic Toretto's 1951 Chevrolet Fleetline, his jet-powered Dodge Charger...

  • Forza Motorsport 7 launch trailer
    "Forza Motorsport 7" launch trailer should have gamers psyched

    The holiday season is nearly upon us, and that means major video game franchises are preparing for their next installments. In Xbox news, "Forza Motorsport 7" will lead the charge for racing simulators, and the game has a new launch trailer. Like the past few times we've seen "FM7" in action, the...

  • Mercedes-Benz bringing its driving experiences to the world of Project CARS 2
    Experience Mercedes' ice driving school by playing "Project CARS 2"

    Mercedes-Benz has teamed up with Slightly Mad Studios and Bandai Namco Entertainment Group, the programmers and publishers behind "Project CARS 2," to bring you a unique interactive gaming experience. It's also a learning experience for drivers because it lets gamers pilot Mercedes cars virtually...

  • F1 2017 screenshot
    "F1 2017" video game review: closer to wheel life

    Formula One is still the pinnacle of motorsports, despite all its faults. How do I know? With just a week left of F1’s annual summer break, my shakes have finally eased to barely, semi-violent convulsions. This is progress, people. The pangs also have been subsided by Codemasters' yearly...

  • Forza Motorsport 7
    First 300 cars for "Forza Motorsport 7" revealed

    "Forza Motorsport 7" is nearly upon us, and it will arrive to herald in the next generation of Xbox gaming. The popular racing game drops along with the all-new Xbox One X this December, and it's set to usher in 4k console gaming. We now know the first 300 cars—304 to be exact that we'll get...

  • Dartz resembling HVY Nightshark in 'Grand Theft Auto V'
    Dartz's newest SUV immortalized in "Grand Theft Auto V"

    No matter what becomes of every example of Dartz's Black Alligator luxury SUV, it will forever live on in the digital world. That's because the SUV has been forever immortalized in "Grand Theft Auto V." The bonkers SUV is available in the game's "Gunrunning" update. Dartz recently posted video of...

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