Author: Adam Ismail


Porsche Challenge: The Roadster Revolution

In this installment of Mirror Mode, we take a look at one of the original PlayStation’s forgotten first-party racers.

R: Racing Evolution: Refining Reality

FeaturesGaming 19 Dec 28, 2017 by Adam Ismail

Namco’s realistic Ridge Racer reboot may not have dethroned Gran Turismo, but it was a refreshing take on a done-to-death formula.

Lewis and Kaz Guide You Through a Lap of the Nurburgring GP Course

“Maestro of Gran Turismo Sport.” It’s an odd title for sure, but one Lewis Hamilton seems to have embraced. Polyphony Digital has just released a pair of videos of the… Read More »

Gear.Club Unlimited Review: Not Worthy of a Test Drive

GamingOther 7 Dec 9, 2017 by Adam Ismail

The Switch’s first real racing game has finally arrived. But is it any good?

A Desperate Plea for Tourist Trophy 2

Polyphony’s return to two-wheeled racing may seem like little more than wishful thinking, but GT Sport could give Tourist Trophy the sequel it always deserved.

Need for Speed Hot Pursuit 2: Thrill of the Chase

A Cannonball Run-style cross-country odyssey. Several undercover cop dramas. A shameless Fast and Furious clone. Two semi-realistic spinoffs…

Daihatsu Brings a Stunning Tiny Four-Door Coupe to Tokyo

What do you get when you combine charming, classic good looks with all the conveniences of modern motoring? Yet another concept at this year’s Tokyo Motor Show, as it turns… Read More »

Revisiting Gran Turismo 6: The End of an Era

Want to feel old? Nearly as much time has passed between the first Gran Turismo and GT4 — about seven years — as between GT5 and GT Sport. This year,… Read More »

The Original Forza Motorsport: A New Challenger Approaches

Good games come and go, but the best have staying power. They redefine their genre and force the competition to take notice. Twelve long years ago, Forza Motorsport accomplished exactly that…

GT Sport's 'Homologation Specials' Shown Off in New Direct Capture Video

Earlier in the week, we got our first look at the complete GT Sport car list. There were a few surprises in there, like the Lexus LC500, Honda 2&4 Concept,… Read More »

Gran Turismo Sport Helps Keep Older Minds Sharp

It turns out Kaz and company meant it when they said GT Sport was intended for anyone aged 7 to 77. Japan celebrated Senior Citizens Day on September 18, and… Read More »

Hacker Stuffs OutRun Into Retro Toy for the Perfect Classic Racing Rig

Car CultureGaming Sep 11, 2017 by Adam Ismail

For some of us, Gran Turismo was our first driving simulator. For those of us who have been around a bit longer, there were other toys, like Tomy’s Turnin’ Turbo.… Read More »

Ridge Racer V: Emotion Engine

Few launch titles manage to stand the test of time. Many serve as placeholders until better games come along — glorified tech demos devoid of content…

These Nine Racing Games Will be Enhanced for Xbox One X

Gaming 4 Aug 23, 2017 by Adam Ismail

Microsoft spilled more details regarding the Xbox One X this week at Gamescom. Among the news was a list of about 120 titles the new console will enhance. Fortunately for… Read More »

Video Takes Us Inside the Development of Project CARS 2's Soundtrack

Project CARS 2 4 Aug 15, 2017 by Adam Ismail

As we speak, Slightly Mad Studios is putting the finishing touches on Project CARS 2. While the game should be in our hands in just a few weeks’ time, its… Read More »

Super Monaco GP: The Golden Years

FeaturesGaming 4 Aug 14, 2017 by Adam Ismail

For this installment of Mirror Mode, we celebrate the upcoming release of F1 2017 with a look back at one of the most influential F1 games of all time. Thirty… Read More »

More Details Emerge on Sega World Drivers Championship

Gaming 23 Aug 3, 2017 by Adam Ismail

Last weekend, lucky gamers and members of the press had their first opportunity to try Sega World Drivers Championship, an upcoming arcade racer developed in a close partnership with Super GT.… Read More »

Why You'll Never See a Gran Turismo Remaster

Something pretty remarkable is set to happen this fall, when Nintendo releases the SNES Classic Edition. No, it’s not that you won’t be able to buy one, nor is it… Read More »

RaceRoom Announces Porsche Partnership, Three Cars Arriving Before End of 2017

RaceRoom 905 Jul 31, 2017 by Adam Ismail

RaceRoom is joining the Porsche party. Nine race cars from the famed German marque are making their way to Sector3 Studio’s simulator in the next year, and the first three… Read More »

Final Fantasy's Regalia is Coming to Forza Horizon 3

As the fantastical, arcade-minded sibling of the Forza Motorsport series, Forza Horizon has received some pretty weird cars in its history. It started innocently enough, with a couple rides plucked… Read More »