Getting Cool Cars Into Racing Games is Harder Than You Think

2 nov 2020
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Thank you to DIRT 5 and Codemasters for partnering with us on this episode & guess what, James and I are in DIRT 5! #DIRT5 launches Nov 6th and you can pre-order here Stay tuned for more info on our livestream play through of the game! WE ARE IN A VIDEO GAME!
Have you ever wondered how your favorite cars end up in your favorite racing games, and how how game developers make them feel like the real thing? Nolan interviewed the fine people at Codemasters (Dirt series, Grid series, F1 series) to find out!
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  • What was your favorite car in your favorite racing game? I wanna hear em! I love the Alpine A110 in Dirt Rally, super satisfying to chuck around turns.

    Donut MediaDonut Media27 giorni fa
    • I want that audi AI:TRAIL so bad.

      J-Lee OfficialJ-Lee OfficialGiorno fa
    • Block of Cheese don’t feel too bad. I had a 2010 BMW M3 in real life and a bus ran into me when changing lanes pushing me off the road and into a pole. It didn’t look like a whole lot of body damage since we were going slow on a turn from a red left hand turn light. But the bus drove off and I was left there with the cops. All in all the insurance company said the frame was slightly tweaked and they totaled the car out giving me far less than I paid for it. 😩 ugh... painful. Especially when I heard the auto mechanic bought the car from the insurance company, fixed it and kept it and refused to sell it back to me. Freaking fifty... what cars caught your eye these days!

      Daniel HuddlestonDaniel Huddleston11 giorni fa
    • Well Mario kart was my first. Where I could bomb out times like 54-56 seconds on Ghost Valley if you were playing with a friend and happen to get a mushroom. You need that mushroom and a perfect run on 150cc to get a 54. Anyways, and then Gran Turismo for the PS1 where basically that stupid 1967 Corvette Stingray somehow could beat every car... I hated that game. Now I’m sure there were games when I was younger on the NES like speed racer. But those old nostalgic games didn’t focus on cars too much. If you think they do, then put me down for Toad on 150cc for Mario Kart. Haha. Btw that was terrible driving on their Mario Kart Clips they showed 🤦‍♂️ no bumper jump drifting! But a classic game for me has to be Need for Speed Underground. And then at the very end you get to race this guy that’s all rich gang and exclusive, and get the 1999 Nissan Skyline R34 GTR! Slap on all stage 3 upgrades, NOS for days, and a beefy body kit with Blue White and red accented paint, all while Fast and the Furious just came out on DVD! Man that’s a kids dream car right there. Paul Walkers cars were all the rage, and the fact you could pretend to be him and drive his cars through the underground streets, avoiding cops and flying past competitors, all while listening to the song “when the cops come all here is whoop whoop whooop!”. Combine that and the pure engine sound of a no collision run going on the long down hill alleys where the wet streets reflect all the lights including the white one you put under the car, traveling at a blistering 230mph! Damn if that didn’t get you stoked on a car nothing would. I loved that car so 10 years later when the R35 2009 GTR came out in America. Everyone who played that game wanted one. Still do but now that I’m getting closer to being able to pay cash for one... well I think I have to go for the C8. However with that aside the 1999 Nissan Skyline R34 GTR from Need for Speed Underground (what I consider my first real arcade style racing game) has to be without a doubt my favorite car I ever stepped behind the wheel of, via PS2 controller. Anyone else agree? Like if you do

      Daniel HuddlestonDaniel Huddleston11 giorni fa
    • 2001 Ford Focus RS in Dirt Rally 1 & 2.0 I love the 911as well. I wish more people would play that game.

      calvin evanscalvin evans11 giorni fa
    • because it's the fastest car in 2005 most wanted

      william seraphielwilliam seraphiel12 giorni fa
  • Thats amazing you guys are in a racing game! What dreams are made of right?

    daniel hollingsworthdaniel hollingsworth7 ore fa
  • I really wanted the real life livery of the 911 RSR in the Grid game.

    J-Lee OfficialJ-Lee OfficialGiorno fa
  • is that 0:35 ? IS THAT A MOTHERFUCKING JOJO REFERENCE?!??!?!?!

    Eduardo WillianEduardo Willian2 giorni fa
  • Love Codemasters! Haven't played any other racing games since I started playing Dirt Rally and Dirt Rally 2.0 in VR a couple years ago.

    Kev BaconKev Bacon4 giorni fa
  • man that moment nolan said "consoles are powerful" made my day ;D

    IkitoIkito4 giorni fa
  • I think the people at donut would really like beaming drive You guys should play it!

    Play station 1 Home entertainment systemPlay station 1 Home entertainment system5 giorni fa
  • What the hell is a ricer?

    Chris SteinhausenChris Steinhausen5 giorni fa
  • “Never go full arcade.” -Dirt Fans

    Tyler NTyler N5 giorni fa
  • wait me and nolan are the same age

    silentblastsilentblast5 giorni fa
  • 07:29 that's called remeshing for anyone who cares 09:06 which issue was that? 12:18 that's not surprising at all for me. they tend to make arcade sims, not full on simulators, even if some like DiRT Rally trend moreto sim. 13:38 the programming section was disappointing... made it seem like you just input something and then the output is perfect. didn't go into the process itself. I guess I really just wanna see these people work with them talking over it instead of a description from a layman of how they do it. 15:00 don't use studded tires then? I wanna see more racing gamedev documentary-like videos like this.

    Unknow0059Unknow00596 giorni fa
  • I love that the first three comments I see are people making fun of the “No one wants to drive a boring car” statement

    flaetsbnortflaetsbnort6 giorni fa
  • Beamng drive is one of the most realistic depictions of driving you can get but it doesnt feel realistic

    the slippery brick _the slippery brick _7 giorni fa
  • I wish I had someone making that sounds for me everytime I push my glasses up

    Ian SuttonIan Sutton7 giorni fa
  • can't they use a 1:1 scale model of the cars? 🤔

    rannie riverarannie rivera7 giorni fa
  • realism and dirt 5... good joke that one

    GramerDimGramerDim8 giorni fa
  • I madeeee it MOM!!! IM IN A VIDEO GAME!

    Emma KerryEmma Kerry9 giorni fa
  • I've been playing racing games since Pole Position :) edit: I also remember buying Codemasters very first racing game BMX Simulator in 1986.

    dcanmoredcanmore9 giorni fa
  • Too bad for beamng, nobody will want their car in a destruction game.

    Cyrus The GreatCyrus The Great9 giorni fa
  • DIRT, iRacing and Forza is cool and all, but nothing beats Driver San Francisco imo, it was my favourite car game during my childhood

    Spectacular SpaghettiSpectacular Spaghetti10 giorni fa
  • What game is that at 7:50

    Brian DavisBrian Davis11 giorni fa
  • This is a 16 minute long commercial for code masters...Donut media is starting to turn into nothing but an advertising machine. Lame.

    RobChapRobChap11 giorni fa
  • 6:46 😳😏

    Christian ValdezChristian Valdez11 giorni fa
  • Codemasters do actual testing and research compared to the crap i play... The Crew 2 (Ivory Tower, Ubisoft). They say its a Arcade Sim... but to me it strictly Arcade. Boring!

    MrRogueMrRogue12 giorni fa
  • Hey what car was on the thumbnail

    Dat Adventure time artistDat Adventure time artist12 giorni fa
  • 15:11 oh look the 2020 ferrari

    Nadim FredericoNadim Frederico12 giorni fa
  • We need a second gen acura integra in a racing game. Never before seen to my knowledge

    David TDavid T12 giorni fa
  • I like the cars that come out of games that dont do licenses like the GTA mashed up cars that look like combo's of real cars

    NickZeroNickZero12 giorni fa
  • Dirt 5 on steam is garbage as of right now...

    NickZeroNickZero12 giorni fa
  • donut needs to do a gaming series playthrough for dirt 5. do as a stream and maybe break into episodes after? i would watch it forsure

    illumniboardroomillumniboardroom13 giorni fa
  • The most famous car in video game history. Grey and blue BMW M3 GTR

    KayenenKayenen14 giorni fa
  • Bruh mobile racing games needs to watch this

    Jose Lorenzo JingcoJose Lorenzo Jingco15 giorni fa
  • Codemasters never seem to get the sound right with the F1 Car's:( Seriously modders do a better job than them.

    The Triple S RepublicThe Triple S Republic15 giorni fa
  • Yes! The Suzuki Escudo was my favorite car in a granturismo game. At least until 3 and that redbull prototype

    Lewis ZerlewskiLewis Zerlewski15 giorni fa
  • Nolan: In the racing genre, sound is of particular importance. Forza & GT: *lol wut*

    Alexander KerkelovAlexander Kerkelov16 giorni fa
  • 🔥🔥🔥 #dhamaalgames

    Ashutosh VermaAshutosh Verma16 giorni fa
  • Dirt 5 remaids m3 0f ps something

    Kay’s Lego GalaxyKay’s Lego Galaxy16 giorni fa
  • 02:55 Pronounces it "Poor-shh"... ....looses Porsche license after interview.

    Jip JacksonJip Jackson16 giorni fa
  • What’s the car on the thumbnail?

    binned itbinned it16 giorni fa
  • Ads on ITworlds normally don’t work for me but this makes me want dirt 5

    BMW RoyalBMW Royal16 giorni fa
  • lol forza has like 400+ cars

    BMW RoyalBMW Royal16 giorni fa
  • Fake vehicle names and brands > Licensed vehicles.

    scottthewaterwarriorscottthewaterwarrior17 giorni fa
  • A Moment Apart

    AugmentedGravityAugmentedGravity18 giorni fa
  • "No one likes to drive a boring car" AE86 people: D:

    Mr. LinguiniMr. Linguini18 giorni fa
    • Im surprised the internet hasn’t killed you yet but that’s so true tho XD

      epicninjaliepicninjali17 giorni fa
  • WTF 8:31

    Aditiya DPAditiya DP18 giorni fa
  • Rush was good on N64

    Andres OrtezAndres Ortez18 giorni fa
  • I loved playing gran turismo on PS1. Those were the days!

    RC KnockoutRC Knockout18 giorni fa

    Gabe PenceGabe Pence18 giorni fa
  • I like how y’all act like the sound shouldn’t be a big deal for a game but I hate when one motor sounds like another there not the same they make different noises, plus I could tell you what most cars are from hearing them so it’s really nice when done correctly in game

    Cody SmithCody Smith18 giorni fa
  • I am one of those who likes to drive "boring" regular cars in games. This way I can test out different cars I am interested in within my IRL budget. It gives you a rough feel of which you like the most :) And then modify them in the game to get inspiration for your upcoming project car.

    JapRapt CarsJapRapt Cars18 giorni fa
  • Can we please get a current remake of Midnight club 3 that game was absolutely legendary

    cLuTcH BleacHcLuTcH BleacH19 giorni fa
  • "Nobody want to drive boring cars." *Me looking at Gran Turismo 4* Nah.. Those "boring" cars like a Honda Fit/Jazz, Toyota Yaris, Suzuki Wagon R, and many many other regular road cars actually can be more interesting to drive than the many supercars. It feels more grassroots and in a way, very relatable since these are he cars that we probably actually drive in real life. Plus, having these regular road cars in a videogame is also a way to appreciate the automotive history as a whole since it's not just filled by supercars.

    Abraham ArthemiusAbraham Arthemius19 giorni fa
  • No mention of NFS :(

    XenonXenon19 giorni fa
  • just think about forza horizon 4 how many cars are there

    _laatikko_laatikko19 giorni fa
  • that's why always in the cockpit view. now know that a purist. #getinthezone

    Ahmad AAhmad A19 giorni fa
  • what game at 0:10? is it midnight club

    Jett OgdenJett Ogden19 giorni fa
  • 6:58 "Think of it like a MoCap suit for a car." So a "MoCar"?

    [ MK - V ][ MK - V ]19 giorni fa
  • its great how they talked about putting in the real world stats.. cause even i've experienced that with a car builder game 'automation' where i made a pretty spot on replica of a 240z , going off of photos of a particular green 240 i found on google and the engine specs i put in down to a T and it was surprisingly accurate or "accurate to what i would think / believe the real car to accelerate and handle like" be that as it may its still a base game so it has its own handling flaws but it was surprisingly accurate as i did the gear ratios as well .. and a few other bits basically trying to get as close to the real accurate car... i was shocked by how good the results were and this kind of shines a light on as to why... that if the game engine is capable of real accuracy that if you give it the correct information and parameters that it will re create or simulate real life...

    AussieBoyLloydAussieBoyLloyd19 giorni fa
  • Hey where in Need For Speed

    isaac cervanisaac cervan19 giorni fa
  • 3:21 "no one wants to drive a boring car" Me: driving a Prius and yaris up and down the Togue for hours in AC

    Rutgers NAPhiRutgers NAPhi19 giorni fa
  • I think you guys should get the crew 2 over dirt 5 the reason is it's more of an open world and it's got more cars, planes, dirt bikes, monster trucks, hovercraft and more

    zero toherozero tohero19 giorni fa
  • grabbed dirt 5 on the weekend what a shitty game . so let down the only cool part is that donut is in It.

    J gJ g19 giorni fa
  • I only bought Dirt 5 cause of you guys being in it :3

    PA551ONPA551ON19 giorni fa
  • Nice narrstive but poor driving midel and lack of truly interesting content sucks.

    Street BlueStreet Blue19 giorni fa
  • My truck would be called "TEN:01" My gimmick is that three times during a run I stop and make the whole audience watch unskippable ads

  • Nolan, how close are these games to your own personal real world racing experience?

    E NONEKE NONEK20 giorni fa
  • But but i WANT to drive a boring car

    GrantyP EwPewGrantyP EwPew20 giorni fa
  • This won't stop people getting angry at forza for the cars list

    Raymond HaRaymond Ha20 giorni fa
  • Thank you for the cabin comment. "its the only way I can get in the zone" .. True though! More racing games need the cabin view camera!! Its the best way. Definitely harder than "3rd person" sky view due to restrictions of how far and wide you can see. But.. "Its the only way I can get in the zone!"

    Jordan ReuterJordan Reuter20 giorni fa
  • Dirt 5 is too arcady. I have a gaming wheel, and i have dirt 2.0, it’s more serious and not arcady.

    Joe SmoJoe Smo20 giorni fa
  • about the "no pink paint" - Im confused if its about Ferrari - Yes the company is a bitch to deal with when it comes to modifications BUT, I remember Test Drive 2 Unlimited had a lot of Ferraris and you could change the paint if Im not wrong - to any you want. So if its about Ferrari, it must be a recent decision.

    Calisota WGPRCalisota WGPR20 giorni fa
  • Bro, the MidnightClub 3 DUB references just made me tear up - So many people seem to forget about this almost perfect goldie - imo better than NFS U/U2. It was so similar but had tons more content. Rockstar should try a rebirth

    Calisota WGPRCalisota WGPR20 giorni fa
  • Up to speed on seat/cupra

    Rotary BMXRotary BMX20 giorni fa
  • Anyone remember street racing syndicate

    Jimmy NitroJimmy Nitro21 giorno fa
  • The last video game genre that isn't tainted by shitty game journalist and crazy feminist.

    angel pedrazaangel pedraza21 giorno fa
  • 7:41 what game is that?

    Aly El-EbeidyAly El-Ebeidy21 giorno fa
  • reading the reviews on steam and it turns out the new Dirt is pretty bad lmao. Don't get hyped people

    That fkn turkeyThat fkn turkey21 giorno fa
  • Welp. DiRT 5 is shit.

    Morgan DrenthenMorgan Drenthen21 giorno fa
  • Can't wait to play Dirt 5 had to smile when I noticed you guys where in it. Stay healthy guys and James go for a walk and have a salad not trying to be stupid either. Mo Power Baby

    Patrick RossierPatrick Rossier21 giorno fa
  • miss the day when donut censor "cockpit"

    Fauzie LeonhartFauzie Leonhart21 giorno fa
  • crapmasters don't have a clue they never made a car handle like the real one plz

    Merto6Merto621 giorno fa
  • Bruh that makes me remember how heavy the cars in driver San Francisco were

    HX3_EnFrHX3_EnFr21 giorno fa
  • Donut is in Dirt 5? I’m definitely buying it! Mo Powa baby

    Frank The HippieFrank The Hippie21 giorno fa
  • Game dev: alright guys let’s add the supr- Toyota: *N O*

    Nick PlayzNick Playz21 giorno fa
  • I hated the game so much , handling was awful , the graphics were sooooo terrible it actually physically hurt my brain ... The only good thing about the whole game was James and Nolan

    Charlie FrankensteinCharlie Frankenstein21 giorno fa
  • Some games have some really good sound - GT4's SVT Cobra Some games have some really bad sound - GT4's RUF 3400S (gets vacuum cleaner out from closet)

    Kizashi WellnessKizashi Wellness21 giorno fa
  • 'No one wants to drive a boring car' *Laughs in Fiat punto*

    Anonymous JoeAnonymous Joe21 giorno fa
  • Still waiting to see third gen F bodies and Fieros to make it back into one...

    Mark WilsonMark Wilson21 giorno fa
  • Code masters should make a newer generation fuel.

    Marco CaterisanoMarco Caterisano22 giorni fa
  • Hey i love codemasters hats of to them but kudos to kunos 'cause who knows when or if will a game at the caliber of assetto corsa ever come out?

    D DD D22 giorni fa
  • Cult of Prius

    Rutgers NAPhiRutgers NAPhi22 giorni fa
  • Dude you could ask them why dirt 5 looks like shit

    Akemi McFlyAkemi McFly22 giorni fa
  • i hope DIRT5 will be not as bad as GRID 19

    PerviyIgrokPerviyIgrok22 giorni fa
  • What exactly happened with nfs and Toyota? Anyone know?

    I'm VertyI'm Verty22 giorni fa
  • "Nobody wants to drive a boring car." Me in GTA V racing a prius from cops -

    Sooryan Anil KumarSooryan Anil Kumar22 giorni fa
  • Please replace Nolan. I've even stopped listening to the pod cast because of him None of his videos are any good and he almost always has to stick somthing political in...

    Dan vapes japanDan vapes japan22 giorni fa
  • Some context for my video at 8:30. This is a sequential race car which I accidentally shifted from 6th to N to 1st. This was a big from an earlier build of Automobilista that was fixed. Automobilista, ironically, has some of the best sound... when the engine runs in its designed parameters...

    Synystr7Synystr722 giorni fa
  • thanks Codemasters. this is a very good episode. having to hear from the very people who make things. maybe in the future u can involve car manufacturers as well. thanks

    Khurelkhuu TsagaantsoojKhurelkhuu Tsagaantsooj22 giorni fa
  • DIRT 5 SUCKS! It’s actually disappointing.

    Kamaron MartinKamaron Martin22 giorni fa
  • Yes progress bar

    John BorjaJohn Borja22 giorni fa