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The History of Le Mans in Games

The Ultimate Driving Music Playlist (According to Us)

There’s nothing more sacred than a proper road trip playlist, and the GTPlanet staff has put together a collection of its favorites to enjoy while behind the wheel.

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.

My Experience Driving an Open Wheel Racecar at Knockhill

My real-world racing experience is very limited. When it comes to tracks, I’ve only actually visited two my entire life, and they couldn’t be any further apart. The first racing… Read More »

GTPlanet's Automotive Year in Review: 2017

CarsFeatures 4 Dec 31, 2017 by Joe Donaldson

Like every year, 2017 gave us some spectacular automotive stories. From outrageous top speeds to electric cars, the year saw a ton of advancements across the board. We’re doing things… Read More »

GTPlanet's Gaming Year in Review: 2017

FeaturesGaming 5 Dec 31, 2017 by Kyle Patrick

As we get the champagne on ice in preparation for New Year’s Eve, we’re taking a look back at the frankly historic last 12 months. 2017 was a great year… Read More »

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.

Club Racing in Canada with GTPlanet Member Robbie Arthur

For the fifth interview in the series, we’re back to North America, but to one of our friends in the Great White North, Robbie Arthur, aka forum member RobbiefromBC…

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…

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…

GTPlanet Members' Photo Mode Work Featured in Official PlayStation Magazine

Photo modes are a big deal in modern games. To prove as much, a quartet of GTPlanet members recently contributed to a 68-page supplement in the Official PlayStation Magazine about just… Read More »

Looking Back at the Original Project CARS

We’re mere days out from Project CARS 2’s release. Because of this, we’re taking a look back at the game that kicked off the franchise almost 30 months ago. The original PCARS… Read More »

Dirt Tracking in New Zealand with GTPlanet Member Nathan Howe

For the fourth interview in the series, we’re keeping it down under, but have found yet another form of motorsport to feature: dirt racing!

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…

GTPlanet's 2017 Racing Game Predictions

To say that 2017 is a good year for racing games would be an understatement. We’ve already had DiRT 4 and F1 2017 from the house of Codemasters and this… Read More »

We Visit the Bonneville Salt Flats for Speed Week 2017

Like many of you, we’ve taken to Route X in Gran Turismo 6 in a quest to fuel our need for speed. But, what if there was a place where… Read More »

Revisiting F1 2016: How F1 2017 Can Top It

With the clock winding down until F1 2017‘s release, we’ve decided to take a look at last year’s game. Particularly, what it did right, what it could have done better,… Read More »