All of the various racing sims have slowly allowed you to bang up the expensive, licensed cars you take out on the race track, but developer Slighly Mad Studios is taking that even further with Shift 2. "Last year we had visual damage and performance damage, but we had kid gloves on," says Abney. "This year we have full, race-ending-state damage engine. You can bounce tires, rip off axles -- really destroy your car and end your race day.
I'm very interested in better damage. I also like the idea of a helmet view. All they have to do is get the handling right when you turn off all the aids and it's a winner.