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Xbox’s Phil Spencer Visits Rare and Playground: Rare’s New Game Is “Uniquely Rare”

Xbox’s Phil Spencer Visits Rare and Playground: Rare’s New Game Is “Uniquely Rare”

Microsoft’s Xbox Division head honcho Phil Spencer was in the UK today, visiting studios working on Xbox One, and apparently he had a really great day. ...Read More

Forza Horizon 2 Game-Freezing Bug Appears; Forces Users to Hard Reboot the Xbox One (UPDATED)

Forza Horizon 2 Game-Freezing Bug Appears; Forces Users to Hard Reboot the Xbox One (UPDATED)

Forza Horizon 2 is a great game, but it’s also an open world game, and open world games tend to have glitches due to the enormous amount of ...Read More

Forza Hub App Launches Today for Xbox One

Forza Hub App Launches Today for Xbox One

Racing fans on Xbox One and Xbox 360 have much to look forward to today with the long-awaited release of Forza Horizon 2, and for those that have ...Read More

Xbox Exclusive Forza Horizon 2 Now Available: Check Out 50 Beautiful Xbox One 1080p Screenshots

Xbox Exclusive Forza Horizon 2 Now Available: Check Out 50 Beautiful Xbox One 1080p Screenshots

Forza Horizon 2 has finally launched, and is now available for download on Xbox Live for Xbox One and Xbox 360, and with the game Microsoft also opened the personal gallery section of the official website. ...Read More

Review: Forza Horizon 2 – The First Next-Gen Racer Proves that Xbox One’s Cloud Can Be Awesome

Review: Forza Horizon 2 – The First Next-Gen Racer Proves that Xbox One’s Cloud Can Be Awesome

Before we move on to the review, here’s a rather relevant disclaimer: While the game is also available on Xbox 360, the old-gen version is made with a ...Read More

Check Out Xbox One Exclusive Forza Horizon 2 Played by Xbox Japan’s General Manager

Check Out Xbox One Exclusive Forza Horizon 2 Played by Xbox Japan’s General Manager

Forza Horizon 2 is getting close to its release, and I’m quite saddened by the fact that my review copy is waiting for me at home and I’m half a world away. ...Read More

Forza Horizon 2 Will Launch With Free Cars

Forza Horizon 2 Will Launch With Free Cars

More things should come with a free Escalade. Forza Horizon 2 is going to launch with some extra goodies to anyone who picks up the game at launch this September. ...Read More

Forza Horizon 2 Gets Fantastic Launch Trailer and Screenshots, Full Line-Up And Forza Rewards Announced

Forza Horizon 2 Gets Fantastic Launch Trailer and Screenshots, Full Line-Up And Forza Rewards Announced

Microsoft and Playground Games just released a rather awesome launch trailer for the upcoming open world racing game Forza Horizon 2 ...Read More

Forza Horizon 2 Requires 35.84 GB of Hard Drive Space for Installation

Forza Horizon 2 Requires 35.84 GB of Hard Drive Space for Installation

Forza Horizon 2 has popped up on Xbox Live Marketplace along with the installation size for the game. ...Read More

Car Reveal Week 5 for Forza Horizon 2 Goes a Little Vintage and Exotic

Car Reveal Week 5 for Forza Horizon 2 Goes a Little Vintage and Exotic

Another week, another batch of dream cars. This week we get to take a look at a bunch of cars we could drive but never afford in real life in Forza Horizon 2. ...Read More

Dan Greenawalt Talks Forza Horizon 2, Xbox One’s Improvement, Weather and More; Praises Project CARS

Dan Greenawalt Talks Forza Horizon 2, Xbox One’s Improvement, Weather and More; Praises Project CARS

Dan Greenawalt is the brilliant mind behind the Forza Motorsport franchise, and a legend among racing game fans. At Gamescom we took the chance to have a chat ...Read More

Driveclub and Forza Horizon 2: Here’s How Badly You Can Smash a Supercar in Both Games

Driveclub and Forza Horizon 2: Here’s How Badly You Can Smash a Supercar in Both Games

In many cases the visual damage model of racing games remains unexplored almost all the way up to release, as developers seem excessively shy of showing their beloved cars smashed up until they’re unrecognizable. ...Read More

Forza Horizon 2′s Forward Plus Rendering Tech Lets it Display Thousands of Dynamic Lights in Real Time

Forza Horizon 2′s Forward Plus Rendering Tech Lets it Display Thousands of Dynamic Lights in Real Time

Forza Horizon 2 is definitely a sweet looking game, and part of the reason for that visual glitz is in a rather new technology named Forward Plus Rendering, ...Read More

Xbox Exclusive Forza Horizon 2: See it Roar in Two Minutes of Lovely Gameplay

Xbox Exclusive Forza Horizon 2: See it Roar in Two Minutes of Lovely Gameplay

Forza Horizon 2 is present in full swing at Gamescom, and if you want to see more of the game, we grabbed two minutes of live gameplay directly from Microsoft’s press conference’s post-show. ...Read More

Forza Horizon 2 Gets New Details on Single and Online Integration, Updates for Forza Motorsport 5

Forza Horizon 2 Gets New Details on Single and Online Integration, Updates for Forza Motorsport 5

Forza Horizon 2 is delved into in during the Microsoft Gamescom. We learned more about the integration between online and single player, including the fact that players and ...Read More

Xbox Exclusive Forza Horizon 2 Demo Release Date Coming Soon, Won’t Have a Collectors Edition

Xbox Exclusive Forza Horizon 2 Demo Release Date Coming Soon, Won’t Have a Collectors Edition

The fine print at the end of the E3 gameplay trailer of Forza Horizon 2 mentioned a limited collector edition, as you can see in the ...Read More

Driveclub and Forza Horizon 2 Should Not Be Compared: They’re Extremely Different Games

Driveclub and Forza Horizon 2 Should Not Be Compared: They’re Extremely Different Games

Comparing games can be fun, and there’s really nothing wrong with it when you pitch against one another two games (or two versions of the same game) that have enough in common to be actually comparable. ...Read More

Today Begins the Car List Countdown for Forza Horizon 2, First 100 Models Revealed

Today Begins the Car List Countdown for Forza Horizon 2, First 100 Models Revealed

Microsoft revealed 100 of over 200 cars that will be featured in the upcoming Forza Horizon 2, including the 1973 Renault Alpine A110 1600S, 2009 Vauxhall ...Read More

Xbox Exclusive Forza Horizon 2 Gets ESRB Rating; Reveals Bikinis, Dialogue and Gameplay Modes

Xbox Exclusive Forza Horizon 2 Gets ESRB Rating; Reveals Bikinis, Dialogue and Gameplay Modes

We’re still over two months away from the release of Forza Horizon 2, which will hit the shelves for Xbox One and Xbox 360 on September 30th, but ...Read More

New Forza Horizon 2 1080p Screenshots Released: Beautiful Car Porn

New Forza Horizon 2 1080p Screenshots Released: Beautiful Car Porn

Today Microsoft released the first full fledged trailer of the upcoming Xbox exclusive Forza Horizon 2, but there’s more. ...Read More

Xbox 360 Version of Forza Horizon 2 Will be Developed by Different Studio, Runs in Original Engine

Xbox 360 Version of Forza Horizon 2 Will be Developed by Different Studio, Runs in Original Engine

The Xbox 360 version of the upcoming Forza Horizon 2 will run in a different engine to the Xbox One version, as well as being developed by Sumo Digital, it was announced today. ...Read More

Xbox Exclusive Forza Horizon 2 Gets Screenshots Showing Beautiful Lighting, Wet and Dirt Effects

Xbox Exclusive Forza Horizon 2 Gets Screenshots Showing Beautiful Lighting, Wet and Dirt Effects

Microsoft just released the first batch of rather spectacular screenshots of the upcoming open world driving game Forza Horizon 2. ...Read More

Forza Horizon 2 Announced, Coming to Xbox Consoles Later This Year

Forza Horizon 2 Announced, Coming to Xbox Consoles Later This Year

Xbox owners can get ready to start their engines as Microsoft has today announced Forza Horizon 2 will be launching later this year. ...Read More

Forza Horizon 1000 Club Expansion Coming Tomorrow, and it’s Free

Forza Horizon 1000 Club Expansion Coming Tomorrow, and it’s Free

I’ve been rather uncharitable towards Turn 10′s extremely aggressive DLC policies with Forza Horizon and the rest of the Forza franchise, yet I have to give credit where ...Read More

April’s Forza Horizon DLC Car Pack Bears the Top Gear Brand

April’s Forza Horizon DLC Car Pack Bears the Top Gear Brand

A new month is coming, and as usual we’re not allowed to turn the page of the calendar before Turn 10 announces a new nickel and dim…ahem…a new DLC car pack for Forza Horizon. ...Read More

The Upcoming Forza Horizon DLC Car Pack Is Named After Car Wax

The Upcoming Forza Horizon DLC Car Pack Is Named After Car Wax

A new month is coming, and guess what happens every month? You got it: a new DLC Package for Forza Horizon. The funny part is that the pack ...Read More

Forza Horizon Gets Another Car Pack on February the 5th

Forza Horizon Gets Another Car Pack on February the 5th

It’s a new month, and guess what comes with every new month, timely as death and taxes? You got it. A new Forza Horizon DLC car pack. This ...Read More

Forza Horizon January Car Pack Includes Fast Cars… and a Van

Forza Horizon January Car Pack Includes Fast Cars… and a Van

Timely like death and taxes (and I will say that the comparison with taxes is starting to feel more and more appropriate) Forza Horizon is going to get ...Read More

Forza Horizon November DLC Pack Released Today, Trailer Revealed

Forza Horizon November DLC Pack Released Today, Trailer Revealed

If you read my review of Forza Horizon you know I liked the game quite a lot, and you also know that I’m not exactly a fan of Turn 10′s overly aggressive DLC policies. ...Read More

Review: Forza Horizon

Review: Forza Horizon

As a gamer, there are few things I value more than freedom. That’s why it’s hard for me not to fall in love with games that allow roaming ...Read More

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