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My game reviews mix my motoring journalism day job with a passion for videogames and racing games in particular. It's were I hope to pass on a little of my motoring insight and bring a little reality to the world of virtual racing.

This all started for me from a young age. By the time I was 5 years old, I owned two things that played a huge part in making me the person I am today. A red pedal go-kart and a ZX Spectrum.

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Shift 2 shines with detailed models of 60's legends, but in pure racing terms comes in second best to the stiff competition... read now

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Driver San Francisco 360/PS3 celebrates great american chase cars but manages to do so while have plenty of TV-fuelled fun along the way... read now

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It's been quite a while since I played After Burner. While I can remember feeding 10 pence pieces into an old Sega arcade cabinet, as far as I was concerned, Chase HQ, Outrun and A.P.B was where it was at (A.P.B was an Atari title, similar to the first GTA, but played from the Police's perspective). Still, when this arrived on XBLA I was more than happy to slip on my aviator sunglasses and start calling myself 'Maverick'... read now

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Joy Ride Kinect proves that air-steering works but suffers from too much driving assistance. Like many of the cars I review, Joy Ride is fun for a while but isn't a game you will want to live with... read now

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The Logitech G27 Racing wheel has the mechanics and design to mirror real driving. Using it on your lap though destroys all these driving gains... read now

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F1 2010 delivers speed in a way I've not seen before. It turned my motoring journalistic head from Touring and Rally coverage to the fever pitch speed and delights of Formula One... read now

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Sega Rally is an arcade classic with real motoring credentials. It soon became my racing game of choice, home and away... read now

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Gran Turismo 5 handles itself masterly. Even with its shortcomings it still convinces as the only racing game in town for real enthusiasts... read now

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Formula 1 2009 sounds a little dated, but actually offers a masterly combination of fun and realism. Even two years later, this is still the best F1 game available on Nintendo's casual console... read now

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