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Beyond the Wheel: Driving Games

August 20th, 2015

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The guys take a break from a grueling road trip schedule promoting "Nintendo Quest" to talk about a subject that's very close to their hearts recently: driving. Specifically, driving games: what defines them, and is the definition limited to racing games? Is stealing a car in "Grand Theft Auto" a critical game mechanic, or just a method of getting across a huge map? How do games as different as "Gran Turismo" and "Mario Kart" honour time-tested racing mechanics? Plus, Jay has an emotional moment with Mark Hamill, and Rob insists that it's okay to love it. *For an extended cut of this episode and others, support GamerCast at patreon.com/gamercast!*

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