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  • 11Oct

    Guest First Look – Need for Speed: Shift

    EA Black Box hosted a Need for Speed: Shift demo event recently and I was given an opportunity to attend the event. Needless to say, I jumped at the chance. Stations were set up with the game running so I took a stab at it. Mind you, I’ve never really dug the racing genre so I was a little bit hesitant to give the game a try. Instead of featuring an open world map like Burnout Paradise, it was closer to a racing simulation, comparable to Gran Turismo or Forza. Right away, I noticed the level of detail that went into the cockpit area, giving the viewer a sense of actually being the driver. Familiarizing myself with the controls, I sat on the available bar stool and set to playing. My first foray into the track was not pretty. In fact, I didn’t factor in how sensitive the controls were

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  • 10Aug

    Burnout Paradise controlled by Project Natal

    CNET has put up a live video of a recent visit from Microsoft with Project Natal. In the demo they show that gamers can easily jump in and play a racing game, like Burnout Paradise. The controls are hands up as is they are on a steering wheel and foot on pedal for gas. It’s funny that the first thing I noticed about the video is that Kudo Tsunoda has eyes! Cnet actually caught him on video without his sunglasses! Kudo Tsunoda is the creative director for Project Natal if you didn’t know. Enjoy the video:

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