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Is the driving genre too heavily congested? Why games struggled while Top Gear flourished

The driving game genre, or more specifically the simulation-leaning, track-based racer, used to be major console fare. It was rare to find a gamer who didn’t at least dabble in improving their lap times by learning the corners. And while it rarely bothers the top-ten titles of the year anymore, …

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Slightly Mad Studios: Project CARS 2 ‘wouldn’t ship without elite brands like Ferrari and Porsche’

When Project CARS 2 launches tomorrow, it will be the culmination of several years’ hard work for developer Slightly Mad Studios, not just in terms of getting the game to market, but also in its quest to secure over 180 car licences from almost 40 different manufacturers, giving the series …

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Slightly Mad Studios on Project Cars 2: ‘Realistic-feeling cars isn’t enough. Players demand more.’

Project Cars 2 launches next month on PS4, Xbox One and PC, and Slightly Mad Studios CCO Rod Chong has told MCV how it’s going the extra mile to ensure maximum authenticity for its eager player base.  "Accuracy and authenticity is key for the Project Cars franchise. For us, our …

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Project CARS 2: Racing for Realism

Sean Cleaver spoke to Slightly Mad Studios’ Andy Tudor about Project CARS 2, the improvements in their Livetrack technology and how the developer balances feedback

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Bandai Namco goes west

It’s easy to chalk up Bandai Namco’s big wins of late: 2015 was The Witcher 3’s year, while 2016 was Dark Souls III’s.  For 2017, though, the Japanese publisher has a more diverse, strength-in-depth slate, with a particular emphasis on European-developed titles, both indie and triple-A, which could forecast a …

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Project CARS 2 eyes September release

The sequel to crowdfunded racing title Project CARS is aiming for a September launch. That’s according to a post on Project CARS 2’s forum by developer Slightly Mad Studio’s CEO Ian Bell, in which he says that the current guess for a release date is ‘Septemberish’. However, the exec is …

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Project CARS Game of the Year SKU launching this spring

A new version of last year’s Project CARS is coming to stores in the coming months. Imaginatively called Project CARS: Game of the Year Edition, the SKU will launch with both the core game and all of its DLC. This brings the total car count up to 125, over 60 …

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Project CARS TV ads to hit almost four months after launch

Surprise hit racing game Project CARS is getting its first lot of TV advertising this weekend – almost four months after launch. The game arrived on May 8th, and this post-launch advertising highlights a growing trend of games being promoted long after they first reached shelves. Although post-launch TV activity …

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Project CARS Wii U cancelled

The troubled Wii U edition of Slightly Mad Studios’ Project CARS has been axed. The developer confirmed as such to Nintendo Life. The official line is that we’re awaiting an announcement from Nintendo on new hardware,” studio lead Ian Bell told Nintendo Life. As of now pCARS is simply too …

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Project Cars 2 announced, crowdfunding opens

Slightly Mad Studios has announced a sequel to Project Cars is in development, following the oft-delayed title’s release last month. The developer has already launched acrowdfunding campaignvia the World of Mass Development portal – the same platform the first Project Cars gathered funding on. Slightly Mad has made a 250,000 …

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