modern racing games have created some of themost realistic car simulation experiences. with photorealistic graphics, high tech steeringwheels, and now even virtual reality capability there's a lot of reason to try the new generationof racing games. there's also tons of crowdfunded arcade racers with that are throwbacks toclassic games. there's no shortage of variety in this genre. so let's take a look at theseupcoming racing games. 12 assetto corsa ï¿½ june 3, 2016 ï¿½ ps4,xb1 https://www.youtube.com/channel/ucgrlbi6ozhgva-ivupi4tuq/videosassetto corsa is one of the most realistic racing sims on steam, and this june it's comingto consoles. every track and every car is built to be as close to real life as possible.the developers used laser scan technology
so that every feature of the roads on thetrack matched to real life. with over 80 cars to choose from that allhave authentic and unique driving styles, there's a wide selection for players. racemodes include career, special and unique events, and challenges. assetto corsa releases june2016 on ps4 and xbox one. 11 calibre 10 racing. tba / pc, xb1the global economy has collapsed, leaving combat racing as the only televised sportin this futuristic offering from bongfish. calibre 10 racing is considered a successorto the 2010 arcade title harm's way, which finished as a finalist in dorito's ï¿½unlockxboxï¿½ game design competition. four teams of two battle to finish first,with weapons such as missiles and machine
guns changing how you play every lap. eachteam features a driver and a shooter. drivers race their way towards the finish line inconcept cars developed by real-world artists as they avoid each other and enemy fire. shootersoperate remote-controlled turrets featuring missiles, snipers, gatling guns, and moreto take out the competition. cooperative play promises to be a new experience as both first-personshooting and racing are both taking center stage. early access gaming was made availableon steam in 2014, allowing players a chance to try the game and provide feedback in thedevelopment process. the full release is still to be announced. 10 world of speed ï¿½ tba 2016if it's cars you want, then world of speed
is where you go. this free-to-play racingmmo from slightly mad studio features street-based racing events that allow you to team up withothers. it's not always just about your time, because your teammates' times and your abilityto complete specific challenges during the race will have the same impact on whetheryour team wins or loses. you'll be able to join various motor clubs comprised of otherplayers, and can stake your claim to a particular circuit by earning a clubhouse. other eventsinclude destruction derbies and territory wars on four different track styles spanningdrift, sprint, circuit, and drag racing. customization of cars and famous locations such as londonadd to the arcade feel of the game, but it is geared for a multiplayer-only experience.world of speed has a playable beta, but the
release date of the final version is scheduledsome time in 2016. 09 distance ï¿½ 2016 ï¿½ pc, ps4another successful kickstarter project, refract studios is aiming to build on their successfulnitronic rush game with distance. players can explore an open-world concept with colorand textures that make you think of a tron movie, working their way through differentraces with the goal of survival. your car can twist and jump, almost like it is parkouringit's way around. it can even fly and race upside down, giving races a very fast feelwhile the track bends and twists through the city. it also features multiplayer, online racing,and multiple other game types such as reverse
tag, where you try to stay 'it' as long aspossible. on top of that, distance provides users with a level editor to allow the creationand sharing of new tracks from other players. the game is currently in early access on steamand the full version will be for pc and playstation 4 sometime in 2016. 08 gran turismo sport ï¿½ tba 2016 - ps4the only vr racing game so far in our lineup is gran turismo sport. developed by polyphonydigital and published by sony, gran turismo sport is the 13th game in the gran turismoseries but it is a separate standalone entry. gt sport includes three modes: campaign, sportsmode, and arcade mode with online and offline play available. there will be two championshipsheld simultaneously throughout the year. these
will be organized into online live eventsfor the nations cup and manufacturers cup. there will be a beta for the game during thefirst and second quarter of 2016 prior to the release later in 2016. 07 valentino rossi the game ï¿½ june 2016ï¿½ pc, ps4, xb1 valentino rossi the game is more than justa racing simulation setup. it lets you relive the career of valentino rossi, the italianprofessional motorcycle racer and multiple motogp world champion. you'll get to participatein the official motogp world championship starting from the beginning of rossi's careeruntil present day. the game will also include 291 riders, 47 tracks, and 15 game modes.valentino rossi the game releases june 2016
on pc, ps4, and xb1. 06 next car game: wreckfestbugbear entertainment, creator of flatout, brings location-based damage to the forefrontin wreckfest, which was originally titled ï¿½next car game.ï¿½ when you hit a wall oranother car, you take damage on your car in the exact spot you were hit and your car willreact accordingly, providing a stark reality check. players will race on tarmac and dirttracks, and will have the gamut of races and demolition derbies you could want. gamershave so far been impressed with the realistic physics while driving, making it importantfor you to take those turns correctly or suffer the consequences.
you'll be able to buy and sell cars, and performresearch which gamers are hoping may provide a way to unlock new parts. bugbear has statedthey hope to provide 24-player multiplayer in the final version coming to pc. releasedate is still to be announced. 05 mxgp 2 ï¿½ june 7, 2016 ï¿½ pc, ps4, xb1https://www.youtube.com/channel/ucnxsp4yfi3qhlj_lo7evmfw/videos mxgp 2 is the quintessential motocross gamewith officially licensed bikes, rosters, and tracks. featuring the complete roster of theofficial championship of mxgp and mx2. there's also a new mode that lets you represent anentire nation in races. you'll also get the chance to create yourown personal team with your custommized name and logo. every part of the bike can be customizedincluding suspension, brakes, and handles.
mxgp 2 launches in june 2016 on pc, ps4, andxbox one. 04 power drive 2000 - tba ï¿½ pc, ps4power drive 2000 is reminscient of every 80s racing and car motif. it has a talking car.it has a synth soundtrack. the game even boasts a retro futuristic look set in the year 2000.game mechanics revolve around drifting and boosting at the right times around tight corners.there's six unique game modes with local and online multiplayer. there's basic racing,but then there's also a few unique modes. outrun mode has you dodging traffic as yououtrun a police helicopter through the streets of an 80s cyberpunk and neon city. gauntletmode has you avoiding obstacles in a procedurally generated environment as you try to escapea giant laser wall moving quickly towards
you. power drive 2000 is releasing for pc and ps4,but the release date is still to be announced. 03 formula fusion ï¿½ tba ï¿½ pc, ps4, xb1formula fusion makes you immediately think of the classic racing game wipeout. it's futuristicwith anti-gravity vehicles. tracks are composed of magnetic superconductors that suspend thevehicles in a gravitational field, allowing them to move at high speeds on the track.in between races you can research new weapon technology then activate them during the matchfor both offensive and defensive use against your opponents. track design is incrediblydynamic with corkscrews, twists, banks, and jumps. formula fusion is currently in earlyaccess on steam with the full version launching
on pc, ps4, and xbox one sometime in the future. 02 road redemption ï¿½ tba ï¿½ pc and consolesroad redemption got off the ground thanks to a kickstarter campaign by darkseas games,and over four thousand people backed it. fans of the old-school road rash games will bepleased to know road redemption is considered a successor to the motorcycle combat sportfranchise. you start by picking your rider and bike,then work your way through the campaign filled with races or objectives such as beating upa certain number of racers before the finish line. there are also bombs, guns, and otherranged weapons to liven things up. tracks are procedurally-generated to give playersa new driving experience on every track.
the big challenge is there is no respawningthroughout the campaign. instead, if you can't keep your health high enough and you die,your permanent upgrades carry over to your next play through. road redemption alreadyfeatured an early-access version on steam, and aims to release on consoles in the future. 01 drift stage ï¿½ tba - pcdrift stage claims to be a modern take on the arcade racer. the game has a mix of pixelart and 3d models to create a unique 80s inspired look. gameplay is focused on fun as the toppriority with an easy to pickup handling style. standard racing and time trial modes are availablebut there's also something unique called infinite drift. in infinite drift, the course is procedurallygenerated with checkpoints. for customization
there's also a decal system that will allowyou to personalize your car with custom images. drift stage is currently in development andhopes to launch on steam in the near future. outrothere's a lot of high end racing simulations, but also a lot independent arcade style crowdfundedracing games coming up. what are your favorites racing games from this list? let us know inthe comments and subscribe to the skilled channel or more game previews.