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Nothing says 'BioShock' like stock car racing

[Image via GoJoeyLogano.com] We get so jealous of the professional oval-navigators in the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing -- their rides get all the sweet paint jobs. What, you think our Toyota Matrix wouldn't look sweet decked out in Home Depot stickers, with a large, arbitrary...

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Hands-on: Days of Thunder (XBLA/PSN)

click to enlarge Paramount Digital Entertainment and Piranha Games are bringing Days of Thunder to the Xbox 360 and PS3 this summer and it has a major actor attached. It's not Tom Cruise, Cary Elwes, Robert Duval, Randy Quaid or even John C. Reilly from the film of the same name, though. Nope,...

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Ubisoft, Sony, EA and Disney sued over voice recognition patent

CJ Sorg On November 10th, Bareis Technologies, LLC filed a lawsuit against Ubisoft, Sony Computer Entertainment, Electronic Arts and Disney Interactive Studios, claiming that various games, including Tom Clancy, SOCOM and NASCAR titles, infringe upon a patent filed in 1996. "Optical disk having...

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Moore: 'No plans right now' for new NASCAR installment

EA's time with the NASCAR series has come to an end, at least for the time being, says EA Sports boss Peter Moore. Speaking with GameSpot UK, Moore said that the sports division of the mega-publisher has "no plans right now" to develop a new NASCAR title. Since debuting in 1997, EA Sports has...

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Gran Turismo 5 trailer reveals damage system, amongst other features

While perusing through the Joystiq Pile o' E3 Trailers™, we realized we had forgotten to post this gorgeous direct-feed footage of Gran Turismo 5. It flashed by too quickly during the Sony press conference for us to truly understand all the new features hidden in the trailer. Here's what we...

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EA's NASCAR exclusivity in question, sim series 'on hold'

Throw up your caution flags if you've got 'em, folks. Word from the NASCAR News Wire is that EA's annual racing sim is "on hold," according to SportsBusiness Journal reporter Michael Smith. Backing up this claim, EA product marketing manager Randy Chase referred to the NASCAR sim series as "the old...

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EA reveals 'Outsiders' for NASCAR Kart Racing

Not to be confused with Ponyboy or Sodapop, NASCAR Kart Racing's 'Outsiders' are racers custom created for the game. These are folks that don't exist in real life, unlike the 14 licensed drivers found in the racing title. Those may look like cartoons, but they're actual NASCAR drivers. We know. We...

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Peter Moore not so ignorant about World of Goo anymore

If you're unfamiliar with the story of 2D Boy, they left the corporate juggernaut EA, founded their own company and pretty much made one of the best games EVAR, World of Goo. Then Peter Moore saw it on some list and really didn't know what it was. Tunes change, however. Peter recently gave the...

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NASCAR Kart Racing goes after GameStop superfans

Sure, we all had a laugh when EA announced NASCAR Kart Racing. We all knew intuitively what was wrong with this idea -- not enough GameStop logos, right? A cutesy kart racing game based on real people and real cars: ridiculous. But with added GameStop marketing, in the form of Joey Logano and (a...

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First footage of NASCAR Kart Racing

If you thought NASCAR Kart Racing was bad in still images, wait until you see it in motion. For us, it doesn't look like the worst thing ever. The biggest problem we have is if, well, if we're going to play a Mario Kart clone, we might as well just play Mario Kart. What about you? Has the trailer...

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