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Mixed Reality Video: Porsche 911 Carrera S at Vallelunga

If you’re keeping tabs on the Virtual Reality space within the sim genre, you’ll probably know the name Marcel Pfister. The racing enthusiast has created some great mixed reality videos in the past including a tour around DiRT Rally’s snowy Sweden and Assetto Corsa’s Green Hell. The newest of these videos center around Kunos Simulazioni’s racing title once more, this time taking the Porsche 911 Carrera S for a spin around Italy’s Vallelunga circuit.

This Awesome Mouse-Driven Zonda R Nordschleife Lap is Inspiring

In our world of racing games, many players have different preferences as to what peripherals they choose to drive their virtual machines with. Some folks swear by using a wheel and won’t bother playing with anything else. Other people are content with using the standard controller supplied with a game console. The mouse, on the other hand, is probably something that you haven’t seen being used to play a racing game in any serious capacity—until now.

Fanatec CSL Elite Bundle Review: The XB1 Mid-Range Wheel of Choice

Video games, at least in the beginning, are a fairly inexpensive hobby. Sure, a console will set you back a few bills, and games cost substantially more than a physical copy of a movie (I hear some people still buy those). But on a cost-per-hour basis, gaming has its advantages.

F1 2016 vs Assetto Corsa Monza Circuit Comparison

We’re pleased to present another interesting video comparison, this time taking place at Autodromo Nazionale Monza. Youtube user Andrea Candini has taken two modern driving simulators — F1 2016 and Assetto Corsa — and put on a trial of technical capabilities using Ferrari’s SF16-H and SF15-T F1 machines respectively. We can’t stress enough how much we love these kind of skirmishes, where even exceptionally minute details are uncovered.

Assetto Corsa on PS4: First Impressions Preview

In the world of driving simulators, a lot of attention has been focused on Assetto Corsa recently. The highly-regarded PC sim is finally coming out on consoles in the next 2 weeks and thanks to Los Santos Sheriff on Youtube, we have some honest impressions about how the game is shaping up on PS4.

Assetto Corsa on Console: Controller vs Wheel Comparison

With Assetto Corsa due to launch this month, the official Assetto Corsa Youtube channel has uploaded the above video to highlight what those on controller can expect against those with a dedicated steering wheel in terms of car control. Due to the PC-centric development approach that many sims have these days, the handling on controller has become an important metric when players factor in if they should purchase a game.

Kunos Secures a Second Ferrari for Assetto Corsa’s Red Pack

If you weren’t hyped enough consider yourself lucky, the entire team at Kunos Simulazioni have certainly become masters of that craft with these recent string of trailers. Whether it be further building the already high anticipation for the upcoming console release, or a slow trickling of reveals for the upcoming Red Pack – Kunos certainly knows how to get the job done.

Assetto Corsa E3 2016 Console Footage; News on Version 1.7

Highly-praised racing simulator Assetto Corsa is currently under the microscope, mainly due to latest confirmation of Porsche’s imminent arrival in the game. Although the console version received its third launch delay earlier this year (moving the release for late August), it was available to try at this year’s E3 conference. The exclusive gameplay footage above was captured by Team VVV and should give you a very good feel of how the game will look when it comes out later this summer.

Kunos Secures Porsche DLC for Assetto Corsa, Arrives Autumn 2016

Talk about being taken by surprise. While Kunos Simulazioni, the brains behind the critically-acclaimed Assetto Corsa, may not have made the buzz at this year’s E3 that many were perhaps expecting, the small Italian studio, alongside publisher 505 Games, have made their mark elsewhere, having just announced a partnership no one was expecting.

Going Hands-On at Vallelunga: A Look at Assetto Corsa’s Console Reveal Event

As Assetto Corsa’s console launch approaches the new summer release date of August 30th, coverage of the game continues to gain traction. Just a few weeks ago, Kunos Simulazioni held a special event at the Autodromo Vallelunga circuit where lucky members of the press got to play the console version of the game before heading out on-track in reality to drive some of the most impressive supercars on the planet.

More Mixed Reality Fun: The World of Drifting in Assetto Corsa

People who enjoy spending much of their time in drifting lobbies could find the following video quite delightful. The Mixed Reality video series created by Marcel Pfister continues, this time focusing purely on drifting, a discipline that can definitely benefit from the freedom VR provides. Watch the video above and enjoy the beauty of tandem drifting.

Mixed Reality Video: Mazda MX-5s at Brands Hatch GP

It has been quite a while since we shared anything related to the groundbreaking gaming accessory known as the virtual reality headset. Who’s to blame, you’re no doubt asking? We don’t know if you heard, but a little game by the name of Gran Turismo Sport had our attention for most of last week…

Japanese Car Pack Available Now for Assetto Corsa

First revealed in the final Developer Diary entry discussing the 1.5 update alongside the future prospects of the title, the Japanese Car Pack introduces a number of vehicles from the Land of the Rising Sun as has been requested by the community.

In Pursuit of Realism: Mixed Reality Nordschleife Lap Reproduction

One reality against another – that is exactly how we could describe this latest split-screen comparison video, meticulously prepared by Youtube user Marcel Pfister. His Mixed Reality gameplay and tutorial videos (previously highlighted here and here) show off the advantages of owning an Oculus Rift VR headset, a device that could soon change the experience of playing a video game tremendously, driving games in particular. Just look at the level of immersion, all without going far from your sofa!

Assetto Corsa vs Real Life: Nürburgring Nordschleife Comparison

We recently spotted another video game channel – 60fps Sim Racing – pitting the virtual world against the real, featuring none other than that most illustrious of German courses, the Nürburgring Nordschleife. Using real lap footage of the BMW M4 (narrated by BMW development driver Jörg Weidinger), the channel peruses the technical achievements of one of the newer players on the sim racing block: Assetto Corsa.

More Mixed Reality Recordings: RUF Yellowbird & Greenscreen Tutorial

If there is a novelty in hardware technology that could rapidly change interaction with future video game driving simulators, the virtual reality headset certainly could be leading the way. Ever since becoming commercially available in March 2016, VR has been at the centre of talks relating dropping players directly into the world of virtual reality, a matter particularly interesting to the driving game genre.