F1 2021 reviewed: Codemasters adds story, keeps the racing sim feeling fresh

As the name suggests, F1 2021 is this year’s official Formula 1 racing sim. [credit:
Electronic Arts
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If you’re old enough to have started playing video games by the turn of the century, the words “EA releases a new Formula 1 game” might strike fear into your heart. After all, the gaming behemoth published some pretty bad F1-branded racing games between 2000-2003. But even though this year’s box art has the EA logo on it, F1 2021 still feels solidly like a Codemasters’ game through and through (EA bought the British studio earlier this year).
That’s good news, as Codemasters has been responsible for several extremely good F1 games over the past few years. As ever, the studio’s challenge is to make this year’s installment sufficiently different from last year’s version to get people to open their wallets. For F1 2021, the changes are


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Creative unveils Sound BlasterX G6 USB DAC for PC, Nintendo Switch, PS4, and Xbox One

While your computer’s onboard sound might be “good enough,” if you are serious about audio quality, it would be wise to invest in a sound card. USB variants in particular are a great way to easily update your desktop or laptop’s sound. This won’t just benefit listening to movies and music, but in some cases, gaming too. Creative has long manufactured superior PC sound hardware — its “Sound Blaster” products are legendary. Today, the company announces its latest such offering. Called “Sound BlasterX G6,” the USB DAC offers an insane 130dB dynamic range. Best of all, it is compatible with PC (Windows… [Continue Reading]


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Sony Cuts Price Of PlayStation 4 For The First Time To $349

PlayStation 4 After nearly two years, Sony is slashing the price of its latest gaming console by $50 just in time for the holidays. The PlayStation 4 now costs $349 in the U.S. In November. The console already received a price cut in Japan to 35,000 yen (approximately $290). European gamers should expect a price cut pretty soon as well. Read More


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