August 5, 2012

GRID 2 Teased for Aug 8th Reveal

Posted on August 5, 2012 by Rae Michelle Richards

It looks like Codemasters will be announcing their next title, Grid 2, in just a couple of days time. On their official twitter page they teased an upcoming announcement this Wednesday followed by the brief teaser trailer I’ve embedded below. if you like seeing pre-rendered tires squeal against digital pavement this you’ll love this trailer!

The original Race Driver: Grid is perhaps one of my favorite racing games of this generation. The handling was suburb and the ability to rewind time and fix mistakes was novel for 2008, when the game released. Let’s not also forget the presentation, from sleek pop out text  to a sexy female announcer who said your name, the original Grid was a standout title in a genre where new games can pass you by.

Presumably Grid 2 will be targeted for a mid – late 2013 release on current gen consoles and PCs.

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Doom 4 Resurfaces at Quakecon, Will Support VR Headset

Posted on August 5, 2012 by Rae Michelle Richards

id Software’s next title in their flagship FPS franchise, Doom IV, has seen its share of ups and downs despite never being officially unveiled. After last fall’s rumors of cancellation the game was mentioned during demonstrations of the John Carmack’s new VR headset (more on that coming soon).

The grizzled UAC Space Marine will get another chance to fight demons from hell sometime in the future but id software isn’t exactly ready to show off the game just yet. They’ve merely confirmed that when the game ships “when it’s done” (Duke Nukem Forever, anyone?), it will support Carmack’s Oculus VR headset, giving gamers the chance to experience demon slaying in a whole new way.Read More


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