David Jaffe has joined a new indie studio, Pixelbionic, which will be crowdfunding a new massively multiplayer online car combat title Autoduel, which will have elements of Interstate '76 and Jaffe's own Twisted Metal.
Gamers who purchase Gran Turismo 6 can expect to have tons of downloadable content, as Sony states their goals regarding DLC is "ambitious."
Sony has officially revealed Gran Turismo 6, which was basically an open secret for the past year. However, the big surprise may be that it is a PlayStation 3 game, not a PlayStation 4 title.
Due at the end of this month is Codemasters' GRID 2 and so now would be a great time to let fans know what tracks they'll be barrelling down. In a rather lengthy post they reveal there are 82 race tracks.
Most are available with day & night cycles, but some are limited to just sunset, or are tied to pre-orders. GRID 2 will be releasing on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC May 28th in the US, 31st in EU.
Gran Turismo 6
is probably Sony's worst kept secret, as in the past few months, tons of references to the unannounced game has popped up in the last year. A few days ago, Sony announced there would be a reveal
of "something" at the Gran Turismo anniversary event today.
The film adaptation of Need for Speed has started production in the town of Macon, Georgia. It stars former Batman actor Michael Keaton and Breaking Bad's Aaron Paul who plays Jesse in the hit TV show.
A local news network reported on the filming letting residents know Hollywood-types were invading the town and shutting down roads. No traffic in the way? Doesn't sound like Need for Speed.
Microsoft may be unveiling Forza Motorsport 5 at their unveiling of the next-gen console on the 21st May in Redmond, WA as a next-gen title.
DarkSeas Games' love letter to Road Rash has been approved by over 3,700 wallets as it surpasses their goal of $160k. The Kickstarter campaign for Road Redemption is officially successful, with about 48 hours left.
The motorcycle combat-racing gameplay is directly influenced by Road Rash, adding in "insane crashes," destructible track environments, ragdoll physics and online multiplayer.
It seems that Sony will be debuting Gran Turismo 6 on the 15th May, as the publisher will be introducing it in their 15th anniversary celebration for the IP.
The Steam version of RedLynx's Xbox Live Arcade blockbuster hit, Trials Evolution: Gold Edition, will be coming out tomorrow, and a demo is now available.
Eutechnyx has announced that it's adding AI opponents to its free-to-play browser-based racer Auto Club Revolution in its latest update - a premium feature for free-to-play that is not usually free.
Gran Turismo 6 has been heavily rumoured over the last few months, but we've never really been sure about what platform it's being developed for; the PlayStation 3 or PlayStation 4?
Earlier in the year Sony exec Michael Denny slipped up and suggested that the game would be released on the PlayStation 3
, and now more evidence has popped up from US online retailer Newegg
putting the game down at $59.99 for the PS3 with a TBA release date.
Burnout and Need for Speed rebooter extraordinaire, Criterion Games, won't be leaving tire tracks all over our desktops and TVs with their next release. The studio is drifting off into the sunset with the racing genre.
Boss man Alex Ward says that after a decade of tricked out wheels pummelling asphalt it's "time to make something new." No, before you ask, there's not another Black coming.
Owners of Forza Horizon will be getting some free downloadable content on the 16th April in the form of the 1,000 Club Expansion Pack. The DLC features more than 1,000 new challenges, ten Xbox Live achievements worth 250 Gamescore, and two new cars.
UPDATE: "Totally fake. Remakes and Reboots?" tweet Criterion.
Another subtitled adventure within the Need for Speed series is getting the Criterion reboot treatment, according to rumour, and this time it'll be Underground. It will apparently be set in a new Bayview City.
An anonymous party sent in a proposed logo for this reboot, saying it was in development for Xbox 360. Oddly the logo includes landmarks like Big Ben and the Coliseum. Something's not right.
Namco Bandai has announced a new free-to-play racer developed by Bugbear, Ridge Racer Driftopia. The game is based on the developer's previous effort Ridge Racer Unbounded, and will be released on the PC and PlayStation 3 later this year.
Gamers who are looking for a racer that draws heavy inspiration from TRON and WipeOut will enjoy watching the GDC 2013 Distance trailer that showed off some gameplay from an alpha build.
Activision has announced that the first round of downloadable content for NASCAR The Game: Inside Line is now available. The DLC includes challenges from this year’s real-life NASCAR races, as well as a new set of Gen 6 paint schemes for all 43 drivers in the game.
TopWare Interactive has announced that indie developer Chasing Carrots' action-racer Pressure is now available in retail in Europe and on Steam digitally worldwide (as well as directly from Topware.)
Microsoft and Turn 10 Studios has announced that the April Top Gear Car Pack, featuring six new cars specifically selected by the Top Gear Magazine team, is now available to download from the Xbox Live Marketplace for 400 Microsoft points.