Posts Tagged ‘rally’

Lube Up: WRC 5 Is Coming This October

O the even hum of the speedy cars as they glide through the wilderness, through rain and shine. Rumbling, rumbling, so goes the announcement trailer for World Rally Championship 5 [official site]. And if you listen closely enough you may even hear them say: Carrrrrrrrr porrrrnnnnnn.

“Do you,” publishers Bigben ask, “Do you have what it takes to master the art of driving?”

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WRC 5 Takes To The “Mythical” Roads Of Portugal

The first in-game video of WRC 5 [official site] promises to show us the “mythical roads of Portugal”. Sounds good to me. Rallying is my favourite type of real-world motorsport but I’ve always felt it could do with an injection of myth. Hoping to see coca rabicha racing through the dirt in pursuit of St George and his robo-rally-steed, I was slightly disappointed that WRC 5 doesn’t seem to contain any legendary creatures at all, region-specific or otherwise. More distressing still, there’s a distinct lack of dirt and grittiness to the track.

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