Project CARS gameplay trailer shows vehicular beauty

That sure is a nice-looking CGI trailer for Project CARS. Wait... that's all gameplay???

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Slightly Mad Studios has released a new trailer for the upcoming crowdfunded racing game, Project CARS. The trailer is about what you'd expect, showing off some gorgeous-looking vehicles across beautifully-crafted environments. But the developer then pulls the curtain back on the trailer's big twist: all of the footage is taken directly in-game.

That's right. All of the footage of the vast real-world landscapes, the vehicle interiors, the sleek designs, the sunsets, the shadows, and the crowds are all taken from actual gameplay footage. It certainly appears that Slightly Mad has used the $660,000 it raised very wisely.

You can check out the full gameplay trailer below. Project CARS is aiming for a November 2014 release on PC, PS4, Xbox One, Wii U, and SteamOS and is also looking to be one of the first games to support Sony's Project Morpheus.

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    April 23, 2014 11:30 AM

    Ozzie Mejia posted a new article, Project CARS gameplay trailer shows vehicular beauty.

    That sure is a nice-looking CGI trailer for Project CARS. Wait... that's all gameplay???

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      April 23, 2014 11:51 AM

      So pretty!

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      April 23, 2014 12:09 PM

      Looks like I need to buy another steering wheel.

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      April 23, 2014 2:54 PM

      The total WMD member contribution is closer $3mil FYI.

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      April 23, 2014 3:01 PM

      Is this going to be DLC'd to hell or anything?

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        April 23, 2014 3:23 PM

        http://www.projectcarsgame.com/game-info.html

        Will there be further content for Project CARS?
        More information on this will be released at a later date.


        For now, it looks like it's going to be a full retail game.

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        April 23, 2014 4:55 PM

        Pretty sure they'd *really* piss off their early adopters if it started out with a ton of DLC.

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          April 23, 2014 5:30 PM

          they already pissed off alot with the bait and switch they did early on in the development making people upgrade their purchase or they wouldn't get the full game.

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      April 23, 2014 4:06 PM

      Garbage.

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      April 23, 2014 4:56 PM

      It really is a beautiful game. I start it up and play around every so often just to see how things are progressing and the last time was the first time I saw the new UI. It was actually starting to look like it was all coming together. I'll have to give it another go soon!