Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Racer

Forza to get pack April Top Gear Car Pack next week

Forza Horizon (360) Top Gear DLC Announcement - Screenshot 1

The April Top Gear Car Pack will be launching on Live on April 2. The six-car pack, detailed below, features rides selected by Top Gear Magazine and Turn 10 Studios, as well as two debuts: the 2012 Bowler EXR S and the 2011 Alfa Romeo TZ3 Stradale Zagato. A free car is also being included, the 2002 BMW M3-GTR.

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Xbox 360 News

Need for Speed Most Wanted U runs the red, now on store shelves

Need for Speed Most Wanted U (Wii U) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Need for Speed makes its Wii U debut today with the release of Need for Speed Most Wanted U. Developer Criterion Games has added several system-specific features for this version, including direct play on the GamePad and the Co-Driver co-op mode. Using the GamePad, friends will be able to interact with a real-time map to enhance vehicle performance, distract pursuing police, control the amount of traffic, and manipulate the day-and-night cycle. Most Wanted U also includes the five car Ultimate Speed Pack.

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Wii U

Grid 2 trailer, screens released for new series, World Series Racing

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A new trailer and a few screens have been released for Grid 2. The video is part one of a new series, World Series Racing. This first segment is titled An American Dream and focuses on US-based events, including Street Racing in Chicago, Road Racing along the California coast, and Track Racing at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

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PC News, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Forza Horizon – Jalopnik Car Pack detailed, launching next week

Forza Horizon (360) Jalopnik Car Pack Release Date Announcement - Screenshot 1

Forza players will be able to add six cars to their library on February 5 when the Jalopnik Car Pack launches for Forza Horizon. The rides, detailed below, include the 1970 Nissan Datsun 510, 2012 Toyota FJ Cruiser, 2013 Subaru BRZ, 1991 Ferrari 512 TR, 1973 Mazda RX-3, and 1966 Ford Country Squire. Season Pass holders will receive a bonus seventh car, the 2010 Devon GTX.

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DLC, Xbox 360 News

Grid 2 pre-order bonus packs, release date announced

Grid 2 (360, PC, PS3) Release Date and Preorder Bonus Announcement - Screenshot 1 (GS GTR)

Grid 2 has been dated for North America, and is scheduled to hit store shelves for 360, PC, and PS3 on May 28. A number of pre-order in-game extras were also revealed, with Amazon, Best Buy, and GameStop each offering different download packs. There are four packs in total: McLaren Racing Pack (GameStop), Indycar Pack (Best Buy), Head Start Pack (Amazon), and GTR Racing Pack (GameStop). Details for each can be found below.

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PC News, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Riders of Doom DLC now available for Trials Evolution

Trials Evolution (360) Riders of Doom DLC Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Fans of Trials Evolution have a new reason to hit the tracks today with the release of Riders of Doom on Live Arcade. The DLC pack is going for 400 MS Points and adds 40 new tracks, 10 new Skill Games, new environments, a new bike, and hundreds of new items for the Track Editor.

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DLC, Xbox 360 News

Ultimate Speed Pack announced for Need for Speed Most Wanted

Need for Speed Most Wanted (360, PC, PS3) Ultimate Speed Pack DLC Announcement - Screenshot 1

EA has announced the first DLC drop for Need for Speed Most Wanted, the Ultimate Speed Pack. Set to launch on December 18, the $9.99/800 MS Point download will include five new cars, the Pagani Zonda R, McLaren F1LM, Lamborghini Aventador J, and Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse; 25 new events; and a new rival, the Hennessey Venom GT Spyder. Seventy new speed-themed milestones will also be added to multiplayer.

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Apple Handheld, DLC, PC News, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

(Xbox 360 Review) Forza Horizon

(Xbox 360 Review) Forza Horizon

“It may not be Forza 5, but it is a solid addition to the series.”

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Xbox 360 Reviews

Midway Arcade Origins now in stores for 360 and PS3

Midway Arcade Origins (360, PS3) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

In case you missed out on last generation’s Arcade Treasure releases, you can snag 30-plus of Midway’s golden oldies—well, mostly golden oldies—in the Warner Bros. Interactive-published collection Midway Arcade Origins today for $29.99 for 360 and PS3.

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PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Forza Horizon now supports SmartGlass Experience

Forza Horizon (360) Smartglass Experience Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

The recently released Forza Horizon is now supporting Microsoft’s SmartGlass. The Smartglass Experience will allow users to navigate the interactive map of Colorado by using gestures, pinching to zoom and tapping to set waypoints, which will then be automatically set in-game. The SmartGlass map features all of the regular map points, including upgrade signs and new race events, as well as a host of filters.

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