Author: Michael Leary


Weekly Rewind: Spending Time with 2017's Racing Games

This year’s E3 may have come to a close but the event is still fresh in our minds. This year’s expo proved one thing: the remainder of 2017 is going… Read More »

Xbox Design Lab Expands to Europe, Adds More Customization Options

During last year’s E3, Microsoft revealed the Xbox Design Lab, the Redmond team’s online customization tool for Xbox One controllers. At this year’s event, Microsoft announced an expansion to the… Read More »

Kunos Announces Assetto Corsa Ferrari 70th Anniversary Car Pack

At the end of last year Kunos announced its prospective plans for 2017. While the wait for Laguna Seca continues, a new Assetto Corsa car pack celebrating the 70th anniversary of Ferrari… Read More »

Forza Motorsport 7 Install Size Tips the Scales at Monstrous 100GB

Revealed at this year’s E3, Forza Motorsport 7 looks to be Turn 10’s most ambitious effort yet. With an improved campaign mode, over 700 cars, and more, this year’s entry will keep… Read More »

McLaren Details First Two Rounds of World's Fastest Gamer Competition

Early last month McLaren-Honda revealed its entry into the world of esports, known as World’s Fastest Gamer. Partnered with peripheral manufacturer Logitech, WFG aims to help the F1 team find the ten… Read More »

Formula RaceRoom X17 Arrives in RaceRoom Racing Experience

Earlier this week Sector3 Studios unleashed its idea of a Formula One chassis for RaceRoom Racing Experience, the Formula RaceRoom X17. Loosely based on a modern day F1 machine, the X17 ditches… Read More »

Forza Motorsport 7's Dynamic Weather System Offers a More Visceral Experience

This year’s Forza Motorsport 7 marks a new chapter for the sim-racing side of the franchise. As you may have heard, FM7 sports an all-new dynamic race weather system. Now, dynamic weather isn’t… Read More »

Weekly Rewind: This Year's E3 Proved 2017 Will Be Expensive

This year’s E3 has come and gone with all the excitement one would expect. For racing game fans, the message was clear: prepare your wallet, as you’ll be spoiled for… Read More »

Forza Motorsport 7 Will Feature an Overhauled Career Mode

Revealed this past weekend, Forza Motorsport 7 is Turn 10’s first crack at taking advantage of the Xbox One X. GTPlanet sat down with FM7 creative director Bill Giese at E3 to… Read More »

Classic Ferrari Trio Joins F1 2017's Historic Car Lineup

Codemasters continues to reveal the classic machines included in F1 2017 ahead of its release later this August. Officially announced last month, this year’s F1 game promises to be a significant… Read More »

Not Even Forza Motorsport 7 Can Tax Xbox One X's GPU

Microsoft pulled the curtain back on the Xbox One X at this year’s E3. Formerly known as Project Scorpio, the brand touts the revamped platform as “the world’s most powerful console.” While the Xbox… Read More »

Thrustmaster Pulls the Wraps off T-GT Wheel, Launches Alongside GT Sport

Thrustmaster has revealed its much-anticipated Gran Turismo Sport tie-in T-GT racing wheel this year’s E3. Positioned as the company’s top offering, the T-GT will succeed the T500RS. The new peripheral is set to… Read More »

Project Scorpio Becomes Xbox One X, Releases November 7 at $499

Originally announced during last year’s gaming event, Microsoft has finally revealed the name of Project Scorpio. Meet the new Xbox One X. As per last year’s narrative, power has been… Read More »

Microsoft Slashes Price of Xbox One S Ahead of E3 Briefing

Starting today, ahead of its E3 briefing, Microsoft is cutting the recommended retail price of select Xbox One S bundles by $50. Confirmed by the company on its official Twitter… Read More »

2017 Formula One Canadian Grand Prix — Qualifying Results

The 2017 season is quickly establishing a reputation for breaking prior track records. This weekend proved no different, following an exciting qualifying session at Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve in Canada. Regaining form… Read More »

Weekly Rewind: E3 Will Be the Ultimate Showcase of What's Coming in 2017

It’s that time again, we’re coming up on the biggest gaming event of the year. Of course we’re referring to E3. Whether it be a breadth of games or new… Read More »

Thrustmaster Reveals Name of Upcoming Wheel: Meet the T-GT

Thrustmaster has revealed the name of its upcoming wheel ahead of E3 and it goes by the name of “T-GT”. Originally teased on the Thrustmaster Facebook page, the name of the… Read More »

Game Developers Now Have Access to 9GB of Memory on Project Scorpio

With only a few days remaining until E3, Microsoft has revealed Project Scorpio will offer additional memory to game developers. Xbox chief Mike Ybarra took to Twitter, announcing that developers can access an… Read More »

Assetto Corsa Ready To Race DLC Test Drive Videos, Part Three

Bringing the series to a close, we’re taking the final three vehicles included in the R2R car pack for a spin: the McLaren P1 GTR, Toyota TS040 Hybrid, and the Audi R18 e-tron quattro.

Assetto Corsa Ready To Race DLC Test Drive Videos, Part Two

We’re back for the second round of cars included in the R2R car pack, this time bringing the Audi TT RS VLN, R8 LMS, and the Maserati MC12 GT1 out to play.