Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Racer

(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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PC News, Xbox 360 News

Need for Speed Most Wanted ignores speed traps, floors it to retail

Need for Speed Most Wanted (360, Android, iOS, PC, PS3, PS Vita) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

If you missed the launch trailer reveal last week, then surprise: Need for Speed Most Wanted is now available for 360, PC, and PS3. On-the-go gamers can also grab it for Android and iOS devices, as well as PS Vita. The Criterion Games-developed remake of the 2005 original features an open world filled with patrolling police waiting to bust speeders, as well as Autolog 2 support, for an extra layer of player interaction, and an emphasis on multiplayer.

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Android, Apple Handheld, PC News, PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation Vita News, Xbox 360 News

Need for Speed Most Wanted launch trailer released

Criterion Games and EA have released a launch trailer for Need for Speed Most Wanted, with the game set to hit store shelves next week. As with the original 2005 Most Wanted, the open-world racer eschews traditional tracks and the simulation style for a design focused on speed, flash, and of course, outrunning the police. Multiplayer has an increased importance this time around, and as with the current crop of EA racers, the game supports Autolog.

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PC News, PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation Vita News, Xbox 360 News

Forza Horizon speeds onto store shelves for 360

Forza Horizon (360) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

The Forza series returns today with the release of Forza Horizon. The 360-exclusive racer is based around the Horizon Festival in Colorado, with events taking place throughout cities and on winding country roads. Gamers who pick up and play the game within the first week will also unlock a gift car, the 2010 Saleen S5S Raptor. And for those who want another extra car, the 2013 SRT Viper GTS is unlocked for those who download the demo and play it before launching the full version.

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DLC, Xbox 360 News

Forza Horizon Season Pass, Rally Expansion Pack detailed

Forza Horizon (360) Rally DLC Announcement - Header

With Forza Horizon launching next week, Turn 10 Studios has announced the game’s first downloadable content drop, the Forza Horizon Rally Expansion Pack. The expansion will add off-road rally racing with new surface types, co-driver calls, and rally-tuned cars. In addition, full details of the Season Pass, which includes the Rally Expansion and all subsequent DLC packs, have been released and included below.

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DLC, Xbox 360 News

Rockstar Games Collection Edition 1 announced for 360, PS3

L.A. Noire: Complete Edition (PC) Req and Release Date Announcement - Screenshot 3

Rockstar has announced a new compilation just in time for the holidays, Rockstar Games Collection Edition 1. The $59.99 set includes Red Dead Redemption, Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty City (standalone release of GTA IV’s two DLC expansions, The Lost and Damned and The Ballad of Gay Tony), L.A. Noire, and the street racer Midnight Club: Los Angeles Complete Edition.

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DLC, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Forza Horizon demo brings Colorado’s scenic roadways to Live

Forza Horizon (360) Trailer Reveal Announcement - Screenshot 2

Turn 10 Studios has launched a new demo for their upcoming racer Forza Horizon. The demo includes a handful of cars as well as several event types, such as a street race over the Finley Dam and a Horizon Festival event over the upper hills. Players who download the demo will also unlock the exclusive 2013 SRT Viper GTS for play in the full version when it launches on October 23.

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Xbox 360 News

Trials Evolution – Origin of Pain DLC now available on Live

Trials Evolution (360) Origin of Pain DLC Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Trials Evolution’s first DLC pack, Origin of Pain, has launched on Live Marketplace. The drop, developed by series creator RedLynx, is available for 400 MS Points and includes 36 new tracks, new skill games, new gear, new objects, and a new BMX bike mode.

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DLC, Xbox 360 News