The 28 Best Racing Games of All Time

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The immense excitement that comes from zooming past the finish line first in your chosen supercar of choice will please gamers until the end of time. Racing games have evolved from local simple time trial challenges to sim- & arcade-based autosport experiences that allow players to compete against other competitors online. And through the years, racing game pundits have been treated to a wide array of astonishing titles that focus on different types of automobile action. Rally, offroad, F1, kart, and so many other racing-style classifications have been replicated across many of the best racing games ever made. Allow us to take a nostalgic journey across the long history of racing games and list 28 of the definitive releases that will always stand the test of time.

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Best Racing Games

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1. ‘Pole Position’

2. ‘Rock n’ Roll Racing’

3. ‘WipEout XL’

4. ‘Daytona USA’

5. ‘Sega Rally Championship’

6. ‘Colin McRae Rally 2.0'

7. ‘Ridge Racer’ (1993)

8. ‘Wave Race 64’

9. ‘Diddy Kong Racing’

10. ‘Gran Turismo 3: A-Spec’

11. ‘Need For Speed: Underground'

12. ‘Test Drive Le Mans’

13. ‘F-Zero GX’

14. ‘Midnight Club 3: Dub Edition Remix'

15. ‘OutRun 2006: Coast 2 Coast’

16. ‘Test Drive Unlimited’

17. ‘Mario Kart 8 Deluxe’

18. ‘Crash Team Racing: Nitro-Fueled’

19. ‘Burnout 3: Takedown’

20. ‘Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit'

21. ‘Forza Motorsport 4’

22. ‘Forza Horizon 4’

23. ‘F1 2020’

24. ‘Wreckfest’

25. ‘iRacing’

26. ‘Assetto Corsa Competizione’

27. ‘Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed’

28. ‘Cruis'n Blast’

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