I am a big fan of racing games on the PS3, and I have a racing seat that has a platform for my Logitech racing wheel and its pedals. That chair has a seat on it that looks like a racing seat out of a real race car.
Haven’t you always wanted to play Mario Kart in real life? French humorist Rémi Gaillard actually played Super Mario Kart for real, by driving a real go-cart through city traffic while he was disguised as Mario.
Do you like racing games and expensive furniture? Have I just got the thing for you! Race-Star Austria is selling the Converttable, a coffee table that transforms into a racing cockpit, complete with a bucket seat, pedals and of course a steering wheel.
I don’t know what possessed an Australian modder to come up with this hack, but I have to say that I’m surprised that it hasn’t popped up before.
Lyshco is a member of the Overclockers in Australia forum and he just finished working on this racing ottoman.
Not content to just sit on a couch and play their Formula One racing game with, say, a force-feedback wheel, these guys put together their own homebrew motion sim.
From the looks of the video clip below, they rigged up some servos and hydraulics and tied them together to respond to the movements of the steering wheel.
While the wait for Gran Turismo 5 is hasn’t yet approached Duke Nukem Forever proportions, we are getting kind of sick of waiting. Especially when Sony sneaks out fine looking video footage the likes of which they showed off at this week’s Tokyo Game Show.
I’m not a fan of the current glasses-requiring 3D tech, but I’m sure even I would find it a blast to play a 3D game with the JoyRide Atomic A1 Ultra-Compact Motion Simulator. I know, I know, we’ve been fooled and seduced by epic-sounding product names before, but this one is more promising.
To show off the capabilities of the new Kinect, Microsoft presented a demo of Forza Motorsport, which will be released next year. The demo showed how we can drive cars just by putting our hands in the “10 and 2 positions,” as if holding a steering wheel.
I have been playing racing games on my various game consoles since there were racing games to play. I remember my first racing game, Pole Position on the Atari 2600. I even had one of those pads like you used for Pong as the steering wheel.
This new add-on for the iPhone and iPod Touch gives your handheld extra gripping power for playing motion-controlled video games.
The Batman logo-esque Posimotion Helix clips onto the back of your iPhone or iPod Touch, and adds large hand grips on either side of the device.
This has got to be one of the ultimate car simulators out there. Naturally, all this awesomeness doesn’t come cheap, but hey, it’s the best!
You’ll spend $191,000 (USD) on this device, which is more than quite a few supercars.
While it’s not really an accurate reenactment of the way Sonic the Hedgehog plays, this slot car racing set still looks like it could be fun for at least 3 or 4 minutes.
The set comes with a pair of wired remote controls, and wheeled versions of Sonic and Tails to race around the 4-foot oval loop track.
This diminutive race car from Japan does one thing really well – it drives around in a circle, over and over again.
While it’s not quite as exciting as watching hillbillies turning left a NASCAR race (sarcasm), at least you get a front-row seat to this tiny little race whenever you want.