For as long as I can remember, Electronic Arts held an exclusive contract with Porsche to license their cars in video games (Need for Speed, Real Racing, etc). Sure, you could drive a RUF in Gran Turismo or buy a sub-licensed Porsche pack in Forza, but those opportunities were few and far between. If you were a gamer and wanted a Porsche, EA was …Continue to the full article
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Video: XCAR Talks To Magnus Walker About His Porsches, His Way
This brief discussion with Magnus is actually pretty enlightening. Did you know, for example, that his design ideals are heavily influenced by Captain America, Evel Knievel, and 1950s SoCal Hot Rod culture? I mean, I guess you could have inferred that, but it's interesting to hear it come from the mouth of the man himself. You'll also find out …Continue to the full article
Will We See Magnus Walker, Nakai san And Their Porsches In The Next Need For Speed?
There are a number of Porsches on my bucket list of must drives. Some of them, because of this blog, I think I might actually have a chance. Other Porsches on the list, probably not. However, if the new Need for Speed Official E3 Trailer is to be believe, at least two "iconic" Porsche builders (and presumably their Porsches) will be included in …Continue to the full article
Video Gamers Rejoice. Porsche Is Returning To Forza 2!
Anyone familiar with racing games knows that Need for Speed developer EA has a stranglehold on the rights to Porsches in video games. Who EA has a picture of and in what compromising position is unknown. However, other than a one timed alliance with Microsoft in 2012, Porsche fans could only find Stuttgart's finest in Need for Speed or Real …Continue to the full article