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consists of 8 releases.
Released Mar 04, 2022
The 26th Annual D.I.C.E. Awards celebrate the best games of 2022, as voted by industry professionals.
The art of taking corners is an essential element for any good racing driver, and it is a technique that must be mastered in order to produce the fastest times on track.
Currency has all forms in video games. It is used to buy characters, vehicles, weapons, and more.
Dashboard view puts the player in the helmet of the driver. Usually in cars or other vehicles. Most commonly in next-gen racing games and shooting games which have vehicles
Drafting is the term in motorsports for following a car closely. The result of drafting makes for less air resistance, faster speeds, and better fuel mileage.
Drifting is a technique used in motorsports that involves intentionally over-steering the car to create a slide. This is done both as a competitive and exhibitive technique.
Endurance racing is racing a track for very long periods of time. An example of endurance racing in video games would be the 24 hour Le Mans in GRID.
A line that signals the start or the end of the race. Even though it is used for racing, it could mean any type of racing game.
Games in which vehicles do not have infinite fuel and that may require the player to refill the gas tank in order to continue driving or piloting.
A lap is one circuit around a race track. This is featured in many, but not all racing games.
Games that obtained permission to feature real-life licensed car brands.
Games which allow players to interact with others over the internet.
Oversteer is a phenomenon that can occur in an automobile which is attempting to turn. The car is said to oversteer when the rear wheels do not track behind the front wheels but instead slide out toward the outside of the turn. Oversteer occurs predominantly in rear-wheel drive vehicles.
An in-game mode which allows players to pause the action on screen and manipulate the camera to take a screenshot. First seen in Gran Turismo 4.
A staple of almost any racing game, the pit is the on-track location where players fix their cars, as well as modify their setups to account for changing track conditions.
Games that either require or optionally support Sony's PlayStation VR2 peripheral.
Who needs 2D when we've got 3D? 3D, or 3 dimensions, is what we're used to seeing in almost every game these days, letting us do all sorts of awesome stuff like run in circles!
Realism is where a game attempts to accurately mimic real life through gameplay mechanics and visuals. For example, realistic shooters, such as Operation Flashpoint, Full Spectrum Warrior, or Brothers in Arms, typically focus upon squad tactics, i.e. suppressive fire and flanking.
A sequel (also called a follow-up) is a game that carries forward the gameplay concepts, and often the story, of a previous game to which it is officially linked.
A shadow is an area where direct light from a light source cannot reach due to obstruction by an object.
A grid that is organized for the start of the race in rows of 2, 3 or more. Very useful for standing starts in various racing titles.
The 9th annual The Game Awards celebrating the best video games of 2021.
Players compete against the clock to secure the fastest time possible. This is often added to racing games for extra replay value and typically requires a higher degree of skill.
Tire wear is when a tire gets worn out and looses grip.
A game mode that allows you to train for combos, moves, etc.
A key component of an automobile.
A term for a car handling condition in which during cornering the circular path of the vehicle's motion is of a greater radius than the circle indicated by the direction its wheels are pointed. Understeer occurs predominantly in front-wheel drive vehicles when the front tires lose traction.
The building/editing of vehicles, mechs, and the like.
Vision Gran Turismo is a concept car program created by Polyphony Digital, in collaboration with numerous car manufacturers.
Quests that are only able to be completed within a week.
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