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PGR4 gets career mode, 'dynamic' weather, and (duh) new cars

"Dynamic." The coveted buzzword adds a Hemi-like boost to Project Gotham Racing 4's newly announced gameplay element: a weather system -- a dynamic weather system. Wipe out as you power around a corner into a rare Shanghai snow storm, or get pounded by a sudden downpour on your last lap through St....

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Mario Kart DS slot car set is designed to prevent snaking

"Sunday, SUNDAY, Sunday, come on down to the Mario Kart DS Slot Car Race Track for some wild, no-rules racing action! Bring the whole family for an afternoon of Mario Kart-style toy racing excitement! Watch some of the best drivers in the business, including YOU and YOUR FRIENDS, take on one of the...

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eBay alert: Wii-style Scion xB

We watched Comedy Central for, like, a whole weekend to try to win a Wii back in November, but to no avail. We weren't specifically trying to win this car, which was the actual grand prize, but we would have happily taken it. ... and put it on eBay, which is what the actual winner of the...

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Google WiFi enables Xbox Live in the car

After Google WiFi came to town, Jake and Brandon decided to put Mountain View's new all-access service to the test. The duo outfitted a 2007 four-door Jeep Wrangler with a 23-inch Samsung HDTV and Xbox 360, and then wired the console to a laptop that was connected to Google WiFi. And thus was born...

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Trade your car for a PS3

Apparently, the offers to trade PS3s for Wiis on Cragislist were just the tip of the iceberg. This morning, tipster David Phillips pointed us to this interesting Craigslist listing offering a PS3 and two games for "a car or parts and labor on my jeep." A quick search finds a couple of other listings...

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Taking the Wiimote for a ride outside

Why stay inside and play Excite Truck when you can go outside and play with a real (toy) vehicle using your Wiimote? Not that we're raggin' on Excite Truck, but this latest Wiimote mod is pretty nifty. This Austrian fellow took a cue from some of the Bluetooth documentation at WiiLi.org and...

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Nintendo takes to the streets

Why limit all your retro gaming to the living room when you can do it in the car as well? Nintendo wants to bring a sort of Virtual Console to your trunk, a game server that can download new content and games that can be enjoyed from any passenger seat in the vehicle. In filing for the patent,...

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Nintendo takes to the streets

Why limit all your retro gaming to the living room when you can do it in the car as well? Nintendo wants to bring a sort of Virtual Console to your trunk, a game server that can download new content and games that can be enjoyed from any passenger seat in the vehicle. In filing for the patent,...

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Nintendo wants to pimp your ride [update 1]

Nintendo isn't content to sit back and take over your living room (Wii, GameCube) or your pocket (DS, Game Boy) ... now they want your car too. Macsimum News (an Apple news site) covers the patent Nintendo filed in August to bring an in-car gaming system via installed hardware and a "Car Area...

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Forget Volkswagen, plug Guitar Hero into your car

Forget that Volkswagen commercial with Slash plugging in his freebie guitar to the car's stereo system to rock out, GNR style ... why not plug in your trusty Guitar Hero controller and live the dream yourself? Like Alex, who tipped us off to his bitchin' 2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse. Sure, it's got all...

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