Author: Adam Ismail


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

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 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

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

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

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 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 »

UK Will Outlaw Sale of Non-Electric Cars Beginning in 2040

The UK government is expected to announce a proposal today to ban the sale of all cars powered by gasoline and diesel after the year 2040. The measure is part… Read More »

Sega Announces New Arcade Racer Based on Super GT Series

Last year, Sega made its return to racing with Daytona Championship USA, a modern take on the highest-grossing arcade game of all time. It seems there’s more to the company’s… Read More »

Colin McRae Rally 2.0: Worthy of the Name

For Mirror Mode’s third installment, we take a look back at one of the PlayStation’s most influential sim racers: Colin McRae Rally 2.0.

Motorsport Manager Mobile 2 Launches Today on iOS

Gaming 3 Jul 13 by Adam Ismail

Motorsport Manager is going back to its roots. The racing management simulator that first debuted on mobile in 2014 and was brought to PC last year is returning to the… Read More »

How Bleem Made Gran Turismo 2 a Better Driving Simulator

The story of an ambitious startup that battled Sony and broke the rules to make one of the greatest racing games of all time even better.

The Beautiful Letdown of Auto Modellista

Welcome to Mirror Mode, GTPlanet’s new series that shines a spotlight on retro racing games. For our second installment, we’re revisiting one of the most unique sixth-generation driving titles: Auto Modellista. UPDATE: an… Read More »

Project CARS 2's LiveTrack 3.0 System Models Track Temps Based on Angle of the Sun

One of Project CARS 2’s most talked-about additions is LiveTrack 3.0, a suite of environmental simulation features that make the circuit a dynamic, changing entity throughout the course of an… Read More »