You can spot the die-hards at NHRA pro drag racing events by the T-shirts they wear or the signs they hold urging the sanctioning body to restore its nitro-methane classes to its trademark quarter-mile.
This protest had its share of supporters in the stands and in the pits eight months ago, but grumbling about the NHRA shortening races in its two premier classes from 1,320 to 1,000 feet has dwindled to mumbling, even among its traditionalist drivers…Â More info
Prior to the release of the original Skate, there wasnâ€™t really any variety in the skateboarding videogame genre. But Black Boxâ€™s new take on skating gave players a whole new way to play by delivering on a more realistic experience than other games in the genre. The only catch was that with this new game came some annoyances that many players just couldnâ€™t seem to look past. There were technical bugs sprinkled about, the online had problems, and the most noticeable of Skateâ€™s problems was that there were just too many tricks mapped to the right stick. And now with the release of Skate 2, Black Box tries to iron out all of the kinks riddling their first installment. But do they succeed?…Â More info
We don’t write about many iPod games here at the ‘Lab, but today we’re making an exception — if only because I have wasted so much time playing TouchGrind that I need to get something productive out of it.
TouchGrind is a skateboarding game for the iPhone, and it’s probably the most addictive game I have played since Desktop Tower Defense. Don’t expect some crazy…Â More info