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Switch Galaxy Ultra review

Longtime gamers may remember Liverpool-based Psygnosis, a prolific publisher/developer subsequently absorbed (and renamed) by Sony Computer Entertainment, and disbanded in 2012. Best known for acclaimed franchises such as Colony Wars, Destruction Derby, and Wipeout, the ...

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MX vs. ATV Supercross review

While the desire for innovation is a virtuous ambition, some developers would rather pursue perfection- offering a succession of sequels aimed at the realization of a specific genre. Such is the path plotted by Phoenix-based ...

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Table Top Racing Review

At present, the racing genre is led by titles which lean toward simulation, with franchises such as Need For Speed, Forza Motorsport, and Gran Turismo dominating the sales podium. But that wasn’t always the case ...

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Gran Turismo 6 Review

Released for the PlayStation in 1997, the original Gran Turismo was a stunning, paradigm-shaping, anomaly. Published amidst an era where console simulations were uncommon, the Poly Entertainment-developed title shirked convention, offering the most nuanced recreation ...

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WRC 3 FIA World Rally Championship Review

Amidst the last console generation, Codemaster’s DiRT franchise has become the dominant off-road racing title, thanks to its refined driving physics and accomplished visuals. Yet, the descendant of the Colin McCrae series has gradually deserted ...

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MUD FIM Motocross World Championship Review

In theory, MUD FIM Motocross World Championship seems like an obvious progression for Milan-based developer Milestone S.r.l. Combining expertise garnered across six iterations of the SBK: Superbike World Championship asphalt-centered series, with some of the ...

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NASCAR The Game: Inside Line Review

Not long ago, I would have preferred reviewing an entry in the implausibly prolific Petz franchise than to tackle another NASCAR title. While I emphatically enjoy an engaging racer, both EA Sports’ (NASCAR Thunder 2004, ...

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Forza Horizon Review

One of my greatest grievances with console gaming has been the dumbing down of simulations. In an attempt to court a broader audience, once complex franchises such as Dragon Age, Splinter Cell and DiRT have ...

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Test Drive: Ferrari Racing Legends Review

Beyond the challenge of mastering a complicated control scheme, simulations have another remarkable virtue: they allow the average player to operate prohibitively-priced equipment. From dogfighting with $30 million F-15 Eagles in Lock On: Modern Air ...

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Ridge Racer Unbounded Review

Like most burgeoning industries, globalization is having a sweeping effect on our games. From the undeniable Western influence that has permeated through titles such as Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots to the ...

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