• This isn't a game: We try out a professional driver-in-the-loop simulator

    2 monthes ago - By Ars Technica

    Enlarge / Mazda racing driver Harry Tincknell in the Multimatic driver-in-the-loop simulator in Markham, Ontario.
    Devotees of racing games love to throw shade at each other. Xbox versus Playstation, console versus PC, controller versus wheel ; you name it, people will argue about it on the Internet. And one of the more common ways to denigrate an opponent in such an argument is to play the purity card. This inevitably involves some variation of "my game's better than yours, because mine is a simulator , and yours is just an arcade game." The implication is that you aren't hardcore enough...
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