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For some time, the International Olympic Committee has been considering adding esports games to its portfolio of games played during the Olympics. Now, esports has finally made it as the first-ever qualifier for the “Olympic Virtual Series Motor Sport Event” is complete, and 16 players will be virtually racing on Olympic Day, June 23rd. In April, the Olympic Virtual Series is a new endeavor from the IOC in partnership with “five international sports federations and corresponding games publishers to create virtual events in Baseball, Cycling, Rowing, Sailing, and Motor Sport.” The motorsport portion of the virtual events series is run by the Fédération Internationale... Read more...
You have a leather-covered steering wheel in your car, why not in your house?That would appear to be the thinking behind Logitech's new G27 Racing Wheel. It is "designed to deliver the definitive sim racing experience." Just like a luxury car, this $299.99 (MSRP) gadget is designed to eliminate virtually all noise and "unwanted" vibration.It's compatible with PCs running Windows XP or Vista, so long as you have 20 MB of available hard disk space, and Sony's Playstation 2 and 3, on any games that support Logitech's force feedback racing wheel. So, yes, Gran Turismo 5 Prologue.It has LEDs to show you the RPM/shift indicator to let you know exactly when to up- or down-shift on the six-speed gated... Read more...