When Activision shuttered Bizarre Creations back in 2011 the publisher attributed the decision to the fact the “fundamentals of the racing genre” had changed significantly during the three years that had elapsed since the company had purchased the UK developer.
Unfortunately the racing genre had changed. Robust racers like Blur and Split/Second had failed to find large audiences and the closures of well-established developers like Bizarre and Black Rock Studio followed. Category leaders like the Gran Turismo and Forza Motorsport series remained viable but the market for everything else just didn’t seem to be there anymore.
So which of these upcoming racing games will be right for you? IGN finds out