Hardware

Fanatec Reveals New Flagship: Porsche 911 GT3 R Steering Wheel

Hardware 67 Nov 25, 2019 by Jordan Greer

Fanatec has announced the latest addition to its Podium Series of high-end sim racing gear. Say hello to the Porsche 911 GT3 R Steering Wheel. As the name implies, it’s… Read More »

PlayStation 4 is Now the Second Best-Selling Home Console Ever

Hardware 19 Oct 31, 2019 by Andrew Evans

As we suspected earlier in the year, Sony’s PlayStation 4 console has now racked up enough sales to become the second best-selling home console of all time. Sony’s latest published… Read More »

Fanatec Replaces Thrustmaster at the GT Sport Tokyo World Tour Event

If you’ve been keeping an eye on Gran Turismo Twitter today, you’ll have spotted something rather unusual. A Tweet posted by racing driver Teruaki Kato showing the GT Sport World… Read More »

Google Stadia to Launch November 19 for Founder's Edition

Hardware 26 Oct 16, 2019 by Andrew Evans

Google’s new streamed gaming service, Stadia, will officially launch on November 19, at least for those customers who’ve already bought the Founder’s Edition package. Stadia will allow players to stream… Read More »

Fanatec Releases Free FanaLab Hardware Tuning Software

Hardware 9 Sep 10, 2019 by Kyle Patrick

Sim racers are constantly hunting for that perfect sim rig setup. Now Fanatec is lending a helping hand with its newest bit of software, dubbed FanaLab. FanaLab is an in-depth… Read More »

Microsoft Patents Controllers That Could Turn Your Phone Into an XBox

Hardware 21 Aug 15, 2019 by Andrew Evans

Depending on who you believe, the future of gaming might be either a much more powerful console or outside the box altogether. While both Sony and Microsoft are working on… Read More »

Fanatec Announces CSL Elite Wheel Base V1.1 for Xbox One and PC

Hardware 24 Jun 6, 2019 by Michael Leary

With E3 2019 right around the corner, Fanatec has announced its latest offering. If the CSL Elite Wheel base looks and sounds familiar, it should. In 2017, Fanatec released the… Read More »

GT Omega Racing Apex Wheel Stand Review: A Stable Step Up

If you read my last review with the Thrustmaster T150, you know I’m new to playing sim racing games without a controller. I’m so new in fact that I had… Read More »

Fanatec Podium DD1 Gets Bigger Motor, Price Increase

Hardware 3 May 6, 2019 by Kyle Patrick

Fanatec has announced some changes to its upcoming Podium Series of high-end sim racing hardware. These include a bigger, more powerful engine at its heart — and corresponding price increase.… Read More »

Investors Withdraw from Mad Box Game Console Because of Google Stadia

Hardware 345 May 2, 2019 by Andrew Evans

Slightly Mad Studios took much of the gaming world by surprise in January when it announced it would produce its own console. The studio’s head, Ian Bell, took to Twitter… Read More »

Buy Fanatec's Latest Limited Edition Wheel, Get F1 2019 For a Dollar

Hardware 33 Apr 29, 2019 by Kyle Patrick

Fanatec is back with an evolution of its ClubSport Formula wheel. And you can even get a brand new game with it, for a buck. The ClubSport Steering Wheel F1… Read More »

Thrustmaster Reveals Sparco P310 and Open Wheel Add-Ons

Hardware 59 Mar 15, 2019 by Kyle Patrick

Thrustmaster continued its sim racing product offensive this week with a pair of steering wheels. The Sparco P310 and Open Wheel have both been available before with wheel bases, but… Read More »

Here's Your First Look at the Mad Box Controller Concept

Hardware 52 Jan 22, 2019 by Michael Leary

Slightly Mad Studios continues to be the topic of conversation as of late, and not without reason. Starting 2019 with a bang, SMS announced its intention to enter the console… Read More »

Here's the Finalized Mad Box Console Design — But What's Project CARS Revolution?

Hardware 42 Jan 14, 2019 by Kyle Patrick

After a flurry of concepts from Slightly Mad Studios, it looks like the team has settled on the final design for its upcoming console, the Mad Box. The console, which… Read More »

Meet Mad Box, the New Console From Slightly Mad Studios

This is our first look at the rather unexpected new player on the console market: the Mad Box. Slightly Mad Studios CEO and founder Ian Bell only revealed the console’s… Read More »

Thrustmaster T.Racing Scuderia Ferrari Edition Review: Supercars For Your Ears

Audio. It’s an integral part of sim racing, but it’s safe to say it often takes a backseat to visuals, physics, and input devices. But a great aural experience can… Read More »

Fanatec Reveals New ClubSport Steering Wheel Formula V2

Hardware 3597 Dec 13, 2018 by Jordan Greer

Fanatec has been on quite a roll the past few weeks. After some big holiday sales and new product launches including a new CSL Elite F1 kit and the PS4-compatible… Read More »

Fanatec Reveals PS4-Compatible Direct Drive Podium Racing Wheel F1

Hardware 3597 Dec 7, 2018 by Jordan Greer

Fanatec has officially unveiled the Podium Racing Wheel F1, the first-ever direct drive racing wheel that is compatible with the PlayStation 4 console (it works with PCs, too). The wheel’s… Read More »

Fanatec's Giving Away $35,000 of Sim Racing Gear With 2018 Advent Calendar

Hardware 73 Dec 1, 2018 by Kyle Patrick

They say it’s the season of giving. Fanatec is certainly taking this on board, as it’s announced a giveaway of one free item every day, starting now and running to… Read More »

Fanatec Reveals CSL Elite F1 Kit for PS4 and PC

Hardware 20 Nov 26, 2018 by Kyle Patrick

Did you see the limited-edition (and now sold-out) carbon fiber F1 wheel from Fanatec on Black Friday? Well there’s a more attainable version too, and it comes in plug-and-play package… Read More »