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Ridge Racer V: Emotion Engine

Welcome to Mirror Mode, GTPlanet’s series that shines a spotlight on retro racing games. For this, the fourth round, we’re looking at a franchise long tied to the PlayStation brand: Ridge Racer. Ridge Racer V arrived alongside the PlayStation 2 early in 2000.

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 fall, the Big Three of sim racing games is going to get involved.

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 you could actually see and experience cars eclipsing the 300 mph mark? We set out to find such a place and ended up at Speed Week 2017 at the Bonneville Salt Flats.

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, and how this year’s game goes above and beyond.

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.

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 the fact that unscrupulous scalpers will try and bleed every red cent from your childhood nostalgia.

Time Attack Down Under with GTPlanet Member Nick Winsor

Now for something a little different. We’re shifting gears with this, the third GTPlanet MMS, from team-based wheel-to-wheel endurance racing to some of the things you can do on your own with a road car and a bit of spare time. For this week, we’ve interviewed GTPlanet Member Punknoodle, aka Nick Winsor.

Colin McRae Rally 2.0: Worthy of the Name

Welcome to Mirror Mode, GTPlanet’s series that shines a spotlight on retro racing games. This time, we explore one of the most influential sim racers of the PlayStation generation: Colin McRae Rally 2.0.

Turbo Brick Racing With GTPlanet Member Mark Krueger

Welcome back to GTPlanet’s Member Motorsports Spotlight. I’m a GTPlanet forum member and sim racer with a passion for real life motorsports. Next weekend, I will be racing in the Lucky Dog Racing League at Portland International Raceway. You can read all about my motor racing exploits in the first installation of this recurring series. But that’s enough about me.

Weekly Rewind: Gran Turismo Sport Arrives Sooner Than Expected

It isn’t everyday when the idea of being wrong about something excites you. That “something” refers to the release date of Gran Turismo Sport. Believed to hit store shelves in November at the earliest, GT Sport is now confirmed for October.

Weekly Rewind: A New Breed of Racing Game

The E3 hype has finally elapsed, bringing things back down to their normal levels. This year will prove itself to be plenty expensive when it comes to racing games, beginning with F1 2017. 

How Bleem Made Gran Turismo 2 a Better Driving Simulator

Imagine if a company made software that could run Forza Horizon 3 flawlessly on PS4 Pro. Now imagine if it widely distributed that software for a small fee, and required only a retail copy of the game to operate — no modding or hacking required on the part of the customer.

Introducing the GTPlanet Member Motorsports Spotlight Series

Welcome to a new recurring series, the GTPlanet Member Motorsports Spotlight. Most of us are here for a common reason, our love of sim racing. Sim racing is an accessible and economic way to get on the track and compete against others in a safe environment.

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 to be expensive. There are multiple hard-hitting racing titles, all releasing within earshot of the other. Then there’s the new kid on the block, the Xbox One X.

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.

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 hardware reveals, we’re ready for it all. With news expected from every possible direction, next week will be chaotic — we can’t wait!

The Six Things We Can’t Wait to See at E3 2017

It sort of snuck up on us — we’ve been a little busy with a massive project, you see — but E3 2017 is nearly here. As we predicted back in January, this year looks like one of the busiest yet for our favorite genre. So what are we most looking forward to when the doors open in California next week? Well, we’ve got a list for that, in no particular order.

Mirror Mode: Sega’s GT Killer That Never Was

Welcome to Mirror Mode, GTPlanet’s new series that shines a spotlight on retro racing games. For our first installment, we’re taking a look back at one of the competitors Gran Turismo inspired during the franchise’s early years: Sega GT.