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Themed DLC packs are great and everything, but there's no law that say all DLC has to be themed all the time. Take Forza 4's March Pirelli DLC pack, for instance: The 10 cars contained within the pack have literally nothing to do with each other, other than the fact that they're all cars of some va...

March 1st 2012 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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No, "Le Mans" isn't French for "The Dudes" -- it's the name of a city located in northwestern France that has played host to the annual "24 Hours of Lemans" endurance race since 1923. The awesome thing about Le Mans (the race, not the city) is that manufacturers build beautiful, incredibly fast veh...

February 1st 2012 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Battlefield 3 I love Battlefield 3. I love it almost as much as it seems to hate its players. At least, that's the way it feels sometimes, trying to get into a game, trying to get correctly squaded up, trying to find a server with room, having to use a server browser on consoles in 2011, downloa...

January 3rd 2012 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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In addition to this week's host of deals, Major Nelson has revealed that Forza 4's Jalopnik DLC pack is heading to the track starting January 3. The Jalopnik DLC is chosen by the editors of Jalopnik.com, and has become something of a tradition in Forza games. The pack includes ten new cars (incl...

December 27th 2011 at 2:15pm 0 Comments
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You've got yourself a brand new copy of Forza Motorsport 4 from Grandma, a full day off from work for holidays, and a general attitude of not accepting standard pricing, right? Perfect, because Microsoft is offering major discounts -- today only -- on Forza 4 content over Xbox Live, including tha...

December 26th 2011 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Last month's delivery of DLC vehicles to Forza 4 may not have been enough for you. It was lacking something, perhaps? A certain whiff of editorial sponsorship? This month's pack should have you more than covered, with gaming site IGN teaming up with game developer Turn 10 and publisher Microsoft...

November 30th 2011 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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What, the hundreds of high-powered sports cars of Forza Motorsport 4 weren't enough to sate your autophillic desires? Oh, and you've already purchased the game's $30 Season Pass? Then you'll be happy to hear that another 10 cars are being added to the game via November's "Speed Pack." And they'...

October 28th 2011 at 11:25am 0 Comments
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It'sa Forza, woo-hoo! Yes, the land of Top Gear saw Forza Motorsport 4 race to the top of the charts in its debut week. According to Chart-Track, the racing game claimed the "biggest launch week ever" for an "Xbox 360 racing game" ... considering most high-profile racers are mul...

October 17th 2011 at 9:31am 0 Comments
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Simulation games, be it racing-simulators, flight-simulators or farming-simulators, always run the risk of designing themselves into corners and alienating potential players. These types of experiences are a challenge to craft, as implementing a feature for the die-hard enthusiast often means sac...

October 6th 2011 at 3:01am 0 Comments
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Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines! No, not you, free-level Xbox Live subscribers. You leave your engines firmly in the off position. We'll get to you in a second. Everyone else: Engine's on! The demo for Forza Motorsport 4 is now live for paid Gold subscribers, and can be grabbed from the...

October 3rd 2011 at 12:30pm 0 Comments