GT Sport Hopes eSport Focus Keeps it on Track

GT Sport Hopes eSport Focus Keeps it on Track

It’s no secret that the Gran Turismo series fails to conjure up the same sensations of peerless digital racing and vehicle appreciation that it used to during the first half of its near-19 year history. What has been achieved by the likes of Forza Motorsport, iRacing and Project Cars has worked to numb some of that previously invincible sheen that PlayStation’s flagship racer once enjoyed, the series now having to work harder than ever to convince us of its comparative value. No longer is merely leaving the pit lane to take to the track enough to gain and retain fans. The big new direction for Gran Turismo is, as the new GT Sport branding suggests, to blur the line between real and virtual motorsports. As far as gaming buzzwords go there is none more prevalent than eSports and developer Polyphony Digital is embracing the concept full throttle in the hopes that it will set it apart from its self-assured peers. Continue reading…
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Storm Actress Interested in New Mutants Role

Storm Actress Interested in New Mutants Role

During an IGN interview with Alexandra Shipp, who plays Storm in X-Men: Apocalypse, the actress responded to recent rumors that her character will appear in Fox’s New Mutants movie. “I can’t say very much about New Mutants, but it would be awesome to do a little cameo, a little Where’s Waldo?, Where’s Ororo? in the background,” Shipp said. “I love Storm as a character. I’d love to reprise her in many different movies and be able to show people different sides of her because she is so multidimensional and I think that the people who love Storm at least as much as I do, really want to see that. We want to see Storm killin’ it and kickin’ ass. That’s the best thing about her, how amazing and powerful she is.” Continue reading…
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