Author: Kyle Patrick


The Long Goodbye: My 700 Mile Road Trip to Drive the Nurburgring

It only takes a few miles for the doubt to kick in. It’s early in the morning on a perfectly normal Wednesday. I’m trundling along at regular highway speeds as… Read More »

2019 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Ti Sport Road Test Review: No Clover, Still Lucky

A lot of ink, both traditional and digital, has been spilled on the Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio. This will not be one of those reviews. When there’s a lineup topper… Read More »

GRID Now Available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC

GRID 4 Oct 11 by Kyle Patrick

Today’s the day. Deluxe Edition players have been playing it since Tuesday, and now GRID is available for all folks on PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4. Codemasters caught racing… Read More »

2019 Toyota Yaris Road Test Review: The End of an Era

Fair warning to our international readers here: things are about to get locally Canadian for a minute. The Yaris (or Vitz, as it’s known in its home market) was a… Read More »

GRID Review: A Fun Enough Arcade Racer, But Too Lean

It’s hard to believe, but the GRID franchise is 22 years old. If it were a person, it could legally buy you a beer. It probably would too. GRID would… Read More »

Assetto Corsa Competizione Teases McLaren 720S GT3

Well look at that. After an unexpected tease yesterday, Kunos Simulazioni has confirmed the McLaren 720S GT3 is coming to Assetto Corsa Competizione. Perceptive readers might’ve picked up on the news… Read More »

PlayStation 5 Devkit Uses GT Sport to Show Off New Haptic Controller

It’s finally official: Sony has confirmed the name of its next-generation home gaming console. Shockingly, it’s going with… PlayStation 5. That’s the first big takeaway from a new hands-on preview… Read More »

Here Are All the GRID Trophies and Achievements

GRID 6 Oct 7 by Kyle Patrick

A classic name returns this week with Codemasters’ GRID. With release only days away, we now have the full list of trophies and achievements for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One… Read More »

Need for Speed Heat Won't Support Wheels (at Least at Launch)

Well that’s awkward. In a new interview with Ulvespill (and noticed by Team VVV), Need for Speed Heat producer John Wikberg has confirmed the upcoming racing game won’t support steering… Read More »

WRC 8 Update Now Available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC

A new version of Kylotonn’s rough-and-tumble WRC 8 is now available for most platforms. WRC 8 bounded onto all platforms early last month, including Nintendo Switch. This update tidies up some… Read More »

Toro Rosso Esport's Cem Bolukbasi To Make Open Wheel Debut This Weekend

It’s the sort of story we’ve heard before, yet we’ll never get tired of. An established sim racer will be moving up in the world of real motorsport this weekend.… Read More »

Gran Turismo Sport Version 1.46 Now Available: New Esports-Focused Intro Video

Right on schedule following its reveal earlier this week, the latest version of Gran Turismo Sport is now available. A chonky update at 1.2GB, it may not introduce new cars… Read More »

Forza Horizon 4 One Year Later: Still the Open-World Champ

Exactly one year ago, Playground Games unleashed Forza Horizon 4. The third iteration of the franchise this generation, FH4 took players to a Greatest Hits version of Britain, complete with four seasons.… Read More »

GRID Preview: Fast and Fun Thrills Aplenty in Franchise Reboot

It’s during a heated battle at Zhejiang that I truly learn the reach of GRID’s Nemesis system. I have some time to really consider it too, since I’m currently wedged into… Read More »

Gran Turismo PSP is 10 Years Old Today

On this day in 2009, the Gran Turismo franchise officially made its first foray onto something other than Sony’s home console. Technically GT had appeared elsewhere before, thanks to the… Read More »

DiRT Rally 2.0 Now Available on Xbox Game Pass

There’s a new way to play Codemaster’s DiRT Rally 2.0. No, we’re not talking about VR — that’s available on PC — but through the Xbox Game Pass subscription service.… Read More »

The Nurburgring Comes to rFactor 2 (Plus a Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Car)

One of the most iconic race tracks of all time is now available for the rFactor 2 crowd. Yes, the Nurburgring has arrived on the PC sim. Fans of the famous… Read More »

Gran Turismo Sport 1.45 Update Now Available: Four Cars and More Rainy Tracks

Polyphony Digital has rolled out the latest version of Gran Turismo Sport. Version 1.45 weighs in at a hair over 2GB, introducing four new cars and expanding the available wet… Read More »

Forza Horizon 4 Series 14 Update Now Available: More McLarens, VW I.D. R and More

After a preview on Monday, Playground Games has released the latest version of its open-world racer, Forza Horizon 4. Series 14 introduces a variety of new content and improvements to the… Read More »

Peugeot 306 Maxi and Seat Ibiza Kit Car DiRT Rally 2.0 DLC Now Available

Two ’90s era rally cars have touched down in DiRT Rally 2.0 this week as part of the Season 3 DLC. The Peugeot 306 Maxi and Seat Ibiza Kit Car should… Read More »