I’ve never been one for simulator games. I prefer more arcade like thrills. This applies for racing games and other genres. So when I heard about Bee Simulator, I wasn’t sure if this was going to be a parody game much like Goat Simulator, or an actual simulator. Truth is, it’s a little bit of both. Bee Simulator is a fun, unique look at teaching players about bee’s while not being a complete bore.
The V-Rally series sees a return after a sixteen year absence with V-Rally 4. WRC 6 and 7 developer Kylotonn (KT Racing) is behind the wheel, and crashes it on turn one. There’s an odd charm to V-Rally 4, but you’ll have to dig deep to find it. V-Rally 4 falls so short below the bar of acceptable. I don’t know how this shipped in this way, or let alone became a topic for resurrection. V-Rally 4 is a poor imitation of other games that have come before, and is of unusual low quality for KT Racing.
WRC 7 FIA World Rally Championship, or WRC 7 for short is Kylotonn’s third title they’ve developed in the series. While this game is a very solid entry, it is starting to show its age in presentation and graphical quality. The gameplay remains unchanged from last year, as it offers incredible tension and sense of speed. There’s a lot to do and see in the game, but will feel awfully familiar for series veterans and players of last year’s game.
WRC 6 is the continuation of the FIA World Rally Championship series that has appeared on PC and consoles over the past few years, and is Kylotonn’s second outing with the license. WRC 5 was a refreshing change of pace, but felt like the team was learning and having to pick up the pieces from the previous developer. WRC 6 is not a bad game, but does pale in comparison to Codemaster’s DiRT Rally. WRC 6 is however, an authentic WRC game that provides a solid experience rising in the rally racing world.
Bigben today announced its partnership with Thrustmaster, designer and manufacturer of hardware and gaming accessories, for the development of WRC 6, set to be released this October for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC/Steam.