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Dodge Viper ACR Goes For Ring Record In Last Hurrah [UPDATED]

As the death of the Dodge Viper is rapidly approaching, shutting the factory doors August 31, a group has set out to send it off into the sunset with …

McLaren’s next supercar will make the 720S look like a Toyota Camry

McLaren may have just launched the 720S, but it’s already working on an even more extreme supercar that’ll make the current monster look more like a …

Report: Most of Mass Effect: Andromeda was made in a year and a half

Production was restarted numerous times over five years<p><i>Mass Effect: Andromeda</i>’s poor reception may be attributed to its troubled production, as recounted by Kotaku. A lengthy behind-the-scenes report details how the game languished in development over the course of five years, with the bulk of it …

All-electric supercar loses the Nürburgring lap record to a hybrid McLaren

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When the Ford F-150 Raptor Isn’t Hardcore Enough, There’s the MegaRaptor

The Ford F-150 Raptor is an off-road monster with a 450 horsepower 3.5-liter twin-turbocharged EcoBoost V6 engine with 510 lb-ft of torque, but if …

Attack on Titan Episode 29: "Soldier" Review

One last drink.<p><i>Warning: The following review contains spoilers for the episode.</i><p>Utgard Castle was the home of Episode 29, as our heroes struggled to …

Cliff Bleszinski Talks About The Issues Now Facing Big Budget Video Games

At the recent Reboot Develop, Cliff Bleszinski talked about the current state of big budget games and that they are now almost unsustainable.<p>As covered over at GamesIndustry, Bleszinski touches on the following subject of unsustainable big budget games:<p>$60 is still a lot of money to ask people for …

'Mass Effect: Andromeda' Has Its First Great Fan Theory, About Vetra Nyx

The ending of <i>Mass Effect 3</i> was an utter disaster, as we all know, but it did spawn two great things. The first was the actual “fix” for the ending, the Citadel DLC, which was probably the best, story-wise, the series had ever gotten. The second thing came before that, the “Indoctrination Theory,” …

‘Mass Effect: Andromeda’: The best weapons in the galaxy you should craft

<i>Mass Effect: Andromeda</i> is full of weapons, both that you find out in the world and that you can craft on your own. With so many options — and …

Overwatch Pro Sends His Team To The Finals With Huge Reinhardt Play

The second season of the big APEX pro <i>Overwatch</i> tournament has produced all sorts of surprises, but none have landed with as much oomph as Ryu …

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Why I'm Enjoying Mass Effect: Andromeda, And You Might Too

Mass Effect: Andromeda has been a target of negative press. I get it, some people think it's fun to gang up on games they consider anti-consumer, …

If you want to learn to drive a stickshift, this is the best way to do it

Which is a shame, as there's no better way to learn to drive than by learning to drive stick.<p>Stickshifts are also quite a bit more fun than automatics, for what it's worth.<p>I was thinking about all this recently because I have a 14-year-old who will start learning to drive next year, and I'm adamant …

The Smoking Tire drives 800 hp 2JZ-swapped BMW E39 M5

Ask any BMW enthusiast what the best generation of the M5 is and their answer will likely come without hesitation — the E39 M5. It’s the most beloved …

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This boss fight captures Mass Effect: Andromeda’s highs and lows

Electronic Arts is releasing Mass Effect: Andromeda on Tuesday for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC, and it’s the latest installment in BioWare’s epic science fiction series. And as you might expect, you encounter some epic boss fights in the game.<p>One of the early ones takes place on the planet Eos, …

Performance Analysis: Mass Effect Andromeda

The latest episode of gaming's favourite space opera is mere days away from general release - and it's safe to say that the buzz surrounding Mass …

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Everything You Need to Know About ‘Mass Effect: Andromeda’

The next 'Mass Effect' adventure is taking us beyond the Milky Way.<p>Well-respected for their work on titles like <i>Star Wars: Knights of the Old …

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Student Disciplined for Calling Fellow Student a "Hanzo Main" #Overwatch

Hanzo Main is our Insult of the Day – Thank You, Overwatch<p>There are many insults that may sum up someone’s feelings towards someone else, and the …

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Mass Effect: Andromeda Impressions By A Mass Effect Fan

Mass Effect: Andromeda is only days away, and many are hoping it redeems the franchise after many were disappointed with Mass Effect 3’s conclusion …

I played the enormous new space opera, 'Mass Effect: Andromeda' — here's what it's like

"Mass Effect: Andromeda" takes the third-person shooter, space-epic video game series "Mass Effect" to an entirely new galaxy: Andromeda.<p>Humans and other sentient species from the Milky Way galaxy have sent ships — "arks" — with tens of thousands of beings in an attempt to ensure human life …

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Mark Higgins Races a Subaru Down a Bobsled Course!

Mark Higgins is not the first auto racer to bomb down Saint Moritz’s Olympia Bob Run. At the 1957 FIBT World Championships, a preternaturally talented, perilously reckless sporting polymath named Alfonso de Portago won a bronze medal in the two-man bobsled event, after having nearly nabbed third in …

This Toyota Celica Drift Car Is About To Shame-Slam All Other Driving Into The Dirt

You might think you’ve seen some a good driving. Excellent car control. Sharp reactions. Nah, son. Look at the snap on this ‘70s Celica drift car. …

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BMW Will Build 150 Lightweight M2s for U.S. Enthusiasts

An M2 with most of the luxuries removed? We're intrigued.<p>Last year, we told you about the so-called BMW M2 "Clubsport," an M2 that eschewed the standard car's various luxuries for lighter, simpler options. The Clubsport had manual seats, single-zone climate control, a simplified infotainment …

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Aston Martin Will Make a Second Mid-Engine Sports Car After the AM-RB 001

The wild AM-RB 001 will set the stage for a new era of mid-engine at Aston Martin.<p>For the first time in its century-long history, Aston Martin is putting a mid-engine car into production. That car, the AM-RB 001 hypercar shown above, will only make its way to 175 customers. But fret not—the British …

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Tesla driver sacrifices his car to save another man’s life

A Tesla driver sacrificed his car to save a man’s life, and Elon Musk has agreed to pay for the damages.<p>Manfred Kick was driving on the autobahn in …

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‘Mass Effect: Andromeda’ Confirmed To Have Craftable Blades, Team Tensions And ‘More Varied’ Side Quests

“Mass Effect: Andromeda” is slated for launch on March 21. Ahead of its official release however, so much hype is building up the interest and …

Brazzers drops a new porn parody that will turn your... 'Metal Gear Solid'

Brazzers is back at it with the video game-themed porn adaptations – and this time around the industry titan has bestowed upon us a bombastic parody of the action-adventure stealth classic <i>Metal Gear Solid.</i><p>Disguised under the copyright-friendly title <i>Metal Rear Solid: The Phantom Peen</i>, the porn flick …

Check Out Titanfall 2's New Live Fire Mode And Maps In Action

With more free Titanfall 2 DLC set to launch soon, Respawn has released a new trailer that showcases the upcoming Live Fire mode.<p>As detailed previously, Live Fire is a 6v6 mode with no Titans and rounds that last only 60 seconds. The goal is to either eliminate the enemy team or grab a single, …

Massive Lexus Blowout Leads To A Delightfully Sketchy Repair At Daytona

The right rear corner of the No. 15 3GT Racing Lexus RCF GT3 just got thoroughly whipped by one of its own tires, which disintegrated in spectacular …

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I Believe In 'Mass Effect: Andromeda'

Bioware slowly seems to be coming around to the fact that they should probably start advertising <i>Mass Effect: Andromeda</i> a bit more, and they released a couple new videos yesterday showcasing your new ship, crew and adversary.<p><i>Mass Effect: Andromeda</i> has been shrouded in some sense of mystery for a …

The Huracan Performante will be the fastest Lamborghini yet

And it's coming to the Geneva show in March.<p>We expected the track-special Huracán you see above to be called Superleggera, as it's the lighter and more hard-core version of the little Lambo, but reports now confirm the name will be Performante. That's not the cool part. Thanks to a bunch of …