Author: Kyle Patrick


Five Things We're Looking Forward to at Gamescom 2018

Gamescom opens its doors to the media tomorrow, August 21. While it doesn’t offer quite the mountain of racing titles as last year’s show, there’s certainly some quality pickings here.… Read More »

Forza-Powered Le Mans Esport Series Begins; $160,000 In Prizes

This weekend saw the extended Le Mans Super Season hit Silverstone. To coincide with the six-hour race, the Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO) officially kicked off its inaugural Le Mans Esport… Read More »

Forza Horizon 2 To Disappear From Xbox Store September 30

We had our suspicions, but now it’s confirmed. Just as Forza Horizon 4 is set to touch down in the autumn, one of its predecessors will reach End-Of-Life status. Brian Ekberg… Read More »

GTPlanet Exclusive: Lee Mather Talks All Things F1 2018

F1 2018 is out in just seven days. It’s an important milestone for Codemasters; this will be the tenth year the team has put out an F1 title, and it’s… Read More »

Thrustmaster Announces Two New Sim Racing Products For Autumn

The team at Thrustmaster has confirmed the September launch of its TSS Handbrake for consoles. Joining it is a surprise item, and it will be available this coming Monday. What… Read More »

Gear.Club Unlimited 2 Coming to Switch By End of 2018

With Gamescom less than a week away, the announcements are coming thick and fast. The latest comes from Microïds and Eden Games, with the news that Gear.Club Unlimited 2 is coming… Read More »

RaceRoom FIA WTCR Update Now Available, Brings Seven New Touring Cars

Tin-top sim racers, rejoice: RaceRoom Racing Experience has gone under the knife for its latest update, and it’s brought a new touring car series with it. Say hello to the FIA… Read More »

Forza Horizon 4's Formula Drift Car Pack Slides Into the Game October 2

It hasn’t even released yet, but we now know more details on the first DLC for Forza Horizon 4. Dubbed the Formula Drift Car Pack, it’ll arrive alongside the game on October… Read More »

GTPlanet GT Sport Photo Mode Competition 20 Now Open

What cars would you consider modern classics? That’s the question that inspires this latest GT Sport Photo Mode Competition, and we’re excited to see what the GTPlanet community comes up… Read More »

GTPlanet Forza 7 Photo Mode Competition 20 Now Open

Turn 10 has cracked open Forza Motorsport 7 recently. In the August update, the team brought back Time Attack and gave players more drifting options. There’s a free Aston race… Read More »

GTPlanet Project CARS 2 Photo Mode Competition 20 Now Open

Have we really hit 20 iterations of our modern photo mode competitions? To celebrate, we’re casting a wide net this round, eschewing a theme to find the best shots out… Read More »

GTR 3 Back From the Dead, Coming to Gamescom August 21

It’s been 18 months since we last heard about GTR 3. That silence has ended now, with word that the upcoming sim racer will be on the ground at Gamescom… Read More »

Mercedes-AMG Readies Its Four-Man F1 Esports Team

Not to be outdone by rival — and one-time-BFF — McLaren, Mercedes-AMG has announced its own complete F1 Esports squad. It’s even got one more driver. The newly-formed Mercedes-AMG Petronas… Read More »

McLaren Shadow Confirms 2018 F1 Esports Lineup

McLaren Shadow has announced two new additions to its 2018 F1 Esports squad. While they’re new to the team — itself only a few weeks old — they’re both veterans… Read More »

V-Rally 4 Launch Date Revealed: September 6 on PS4/XB1, September 25 on PC

The racing game calendar just got a little more packed. Kylotonn Racing has announced the release date for V-Rally 4, with the first new franchise installment in over a decade touching… Read More »

Forza Motorsport 7 August Update Introduces New Track Limits, Drift Upgrades and More

The latest Forza Motorsport 7 title update is now available. Turn 10 bills it as one of the biggest in the game’s 11-month history, with plenty of changes to the overall… Read More »

Go Behind the Scenes on iRacing's New Dynamic Damage Model

Wrecking is an unfortunate part of racing. It also represents one of the hardest hurdles for sim racing developers to overcome. To help players understand just what a detailed system… Read More »

1989 Aston Martin AMR1 Comes to Forza Motorsport 7 For Free August 8

The Turn 10 team had its third Forza Monthly live stream a few hours ago. With plenty of changes coming to Forza Motorsport 7 this week, the big news is… Read More »

McLaren Shadow First iRacing Qualifier Now Live

The competition for a seat on McLaren’s new esport team is on. McLaren first announced its Shadow initiative earlier this summer, and now aspiring sim racers have two iRacing events to… Read More »

Join Fernando Alonso's Esport Team With Latest GT Sport Competition

Spanish Gran Turismo Sport players, there’s a new esport event for you. No, we’re not talking about the third FIA GT season that’s about to start, but one with a pretty… Read More »