Thrustmaster fans, rejoice! It seems the American brand, owned by France’s Guillemot Corporation since 1999, will finally offer a high-end load cell pedal set for sim racers. Say hello to the Thrustmaster ‘Load Cell and Magnetics’ pedal, or T-LCM for short.
The wait is almost over. We’re mere weeks out from the release of DiRT Rally 2.0. There’s so much to look forward to with the newest entry in the series. In fact, if you’ve been biding your time up until now, it’s the perfect opportunity to get caught up with our coverage on the game.
We’re less than two months out from the release of this year’s official F1 game. With a general idea of what’s in store thus far, F1 2018 packs a punch. Fans of the sport will finally being able to get their hands on the Brawn BGP-001 and Williams FW25.
We’re down to eight days before the worldwide release of F1 2017. With so much onboard for this year’s entry, players have plenty to look forward to. In preparation, Codemasters has released the full suite of supported peripherals for the game on each platform.
Getting into a sim racing is a commitment, one many people understandably have a hard time making because of the cost involved. Sure, you can play with a controller, but the full experience — and often the fastest times — belong to those who shell out big bucks for the best gear.
Italian outfit Sparco, already well known for its real-world racing kit, has released details on its soon-to-be released gaming product lines, after first announcing its decision to enter the market late December.
Italian automotive equipment and accessory manufacturer Sparco has announced it’s entering the simulation racing market for 2017. With three sophisticated gaming seats and a new gaming rig, Sparco is more than prepared to enter the highly-demanding world of sim racing.
With no delays in sight, only days remain until the console version of Assetto Corsa is available to the public. PS4 and Xbox versions of the game are scheduled to see daylight on August 26 in Europe and August 30 in North America. To further increase anticipation, Kunos Simulazioni has launched a sheet listing all the supported driving accessories you’ll be able to use in the game:
Only one week is left until the worldwide release of F1 2016. To ensure loyal supporters can prepare all the required equipment for their first drive, Codemasters has released the full list of compatible controllers and steering wheels for the game. Hopefully you’ll be able to find your beloved product in the list below:
Quality steering wheel support is a prerequisite to a complete and pleasant experience for modern driving sims. Nowadays it is almost impossible to expect significant sale results from driving simulators unless they support plenty of accessories that the market clearly demands.
Sony has recently released details regarding the package appearance of PS4 video games that will feature compatibility with the PlayStation VR headset. This information will undoubtedly help the customers purchasing the games at local retail stores.
The PlayStation VR headset is going to be the newest addition to the realm of virtual reality accessories once it appears on store shelves October 13th. Prior to release, prospective buyers in the US and Canada looking to find out more about the product – including taking it on that all-important test drive – should be pleased to hear that Sony has established places to experience virtual reality for free.
Although modern driving simulators tend to model gear changing fairly well, without the proper accessory right in your hand, it is hardly possible to capture the true joy of manual shifting. The new shifter from Pro Sim focuses in on that exact problem, by offering an enhanced experience through a partnership with respected engineering company Quaife.
PlayStation VR had a strong showing at Sony’s E3 conference earlier this week, with plenty of demos on display, the likes of which including Batman: Arkham VR and Star Wars Battlefront X-Wing VR Mission. With these and plenty others in the pipeline, and those that were on the show floor, the industry is fairly optimistic about the adoption of VR headsets.
One of the latest advances to herald a whole new approach to manufacturing, 3D printing is a way of building three-dimensional objects using the digital instructions of a computer as a guide. This unique piece of technology has become a veritable breeding ground, spawning various portable and compact objects, many of which can be conveniently used just as their ‘real’ counterparts. 3D printing technology is also being heavily considered for science and general home-use.
If you were a rally car, what kind of life would you like to live after your pavement-punishing career finishes? Would you cruise around local sales auctions, hoping some driver will take you for another exciting motorsport adventure, or would you give yourself over to peaceful days of dust collecting in automotive museums, to the joy and happiness of all the visitors? Our friends over at InsideSimRacing found an even better solution: full-size simulator.
Prominent accessory manufacturer Thrustmaster is back in the spotlight with another interesting product – the TMX Force Feedback racing wheel, with highly adaptive force feedback effect. The new steering wheel has been officially designed for Xbox One, but the manufacturer ensures full compatibility on Windows platform PC’s as well.