Excerpt: Some would consider the idea that people can derive enjoyment out of spending hours tinkering with spring, damper and suspension settings the first signs of mental illness, but we like nothing more than tweaking gear ratios, adjusting brake balances and getting our toe-in and camber angles just right.
Excerpt: We can't really be sure about what sorts of experiments Romanian developer Fun Labs was conducting, but its newest shooter, Revolution, is clearly an experiment in fun gone monstrously wrong. It's hard to imagine that anyone would deliberately release the game as it is--in fact, it's easier to imagine that the game somehow escaped from Fun Labs on its own and clawed its way onto store shelves.
Summary: When gamers hear about car racing games these days, we tend to place them into one of two categories. The first houses arcade-style titles such as Grid or Burnout , while the other provides a more realistic experience like Gran Turismo or, in this, case GTR Evolution . That being said, GTR Evolution is a hardcore racing simulator in every sense of the word.
Excerpt: Revolution opens with a sequence straight out of the opening from Blade Runner . After following your flying car through a city of megalithic buildings plastered with giant Asian video advertisements, you land at the front steps of a company called The Corporation. If the name didn't tip you off that The Corporation is an evil entity, subtle hints such as its flying skull logo or the columns supported on the backs of statues with a decided look of quiet hopelessness...
Excerpt: While I might not be into PC gaming as much as I used to be, one series I always come back to is the GTR series of racing games. Only with GTR am I able to find an impressive touring car racing simulator that combines excellent racing with a package that can run at a fast speed on my laptop. Last year's excellent Race 07 was the most recent title in the lineup that passed with flying colors.
Excerpt: GTR Evolution is developed by acclaimed game developers SimBin that allows gamers to race a plethora of real world vehicles in a variety of different gaming environments. Best of all, the title also boasts the official WTCC license which features all the cars, tracks and thrills of this international racing tournament.
Summary: Réglé comme une horloge suisse, SimBin nous livre cette année encore sa traditionnelle simulation de caisse. GTR Evolution, c’est son nom, n’est en fait qu’une grosse mise à jour assumée de RACE 07. Une petite trentaine de nouveaux véhicules, une poignée de nouveaux circuits et toujours le même moteur physique et graphique pour faire tourner la bête. Alors : l’épisode de trop ou l’ultime compilation obligatoire pour tous les passionnés de courses sur bitume ?