TO DRIVE LIKE A NASCAR STAR, BREAK OUT THE VIDEO GAMES

IT ALL GOES wrong at 90 mph. Mid-turn, a slight bump from another car sends Parker Kligerman, professional Nascar racing and motorsports analyst, straight into the wall. “I just dumped Parker, LMAO!” the dumper in question crows. We’re at Volusia

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What self-driving car software can learn from playing video games

Open-world driving games like Grand Theft Auto V aren’t just for lawless virtual joyrides anymore. They’re offering new learning opportunities for the artificial intelligence algorithms in self-driving cars. The video game’s worlds are so intricately designed they can easily be adapted to simulate real-life

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Porsche’s Forza Partnership Is About More than Just Cars in Video Games

  This week,Porsche and Microsoft began a six year partnership that’ll see Porsche cars return to Microsoft and Turn 10’s Forza Motorsport and Forza Horizon franchises. You’re probably thinking that this is great and that you get to drive Porsches

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A second life for open-world games as self-driving car training software

A lot of top-tier video games enjoy lengthy long-tail lives with remasters and re-releases on different platforms, but the effort put into some games could pay dividends in a whole new way, as companies training things like autonomous cars, delivery drones

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Games of Thrones actor Conleth Hill makes surprise Car Share cameo

Ballycastle actor Conleth Hill made a surprise cameo on Peter Kay’s Car Share on Tuesday – leaving fans pleasantly surprised by his unlikely appearance. The Olivier award-winning actor – who is best known as Lord Varys in Game of Thrones

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14 gorgeous PC games that will punish your graphics card

Ads by Kiosked See larger image Credit: Rob Schultz/Gordon Mah Ung Pixel-pushing, PC-melting graphical firepower So you built yourself a brand-new gaming rig, you’ve slotted your sweet new graphics card into the PCIe slot, you’ve sealed up the case, and you’ve heard it

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This week in games: Overwatch gets a server browser, Project Cars 2 targets 12K and more

More Kickstarter news this week. Can you believe it? Last week I joked about a renaissance but now I’m pretty sure it’s actually happening. That, plus Overwatch gets a server browser, South Park delays a second time, a bevy of

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This week in games: Morrowind comes to Elder Scrolls Online, Lego invades Arma 3, and more

February already, eh? This week we’ve got a bunch of successful Kickstarter campaigns, the first Stellaris expansion, Lego modded into Arma 3, the impending death of Denuvo, and Elder Scrolls Online pulling out the nuclear option: A Morrowindexpansion. It’s gaming

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This week in games: Dirt 4 revealed, Square Enix teams up with Marvel’s Avengers, and more

I hope you like videos, because we have about a million of them this week. Launch trailers, announcement vids, Planet Coaster rides, the works. This week: A Dirt 4 teaser, Bossa’s new skateboarding turf war, Square Enix teaming up with

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