What are the most awesome car games of all time!! Whatever your platform, Amiga to Xbox, Atari to Playstation, car games have always been one of the most popular genres in the gaming world and one that is enjoyed by every age group. Lets check out the most fun car games ever.
Cruising in a Ferrari Testarossa, driving to impress that hot blonde by your side, at the time arcade games didn't come more fun than this. Released by Sega in 1986 and went on to become one of the most successful arcade games of its time. A definite pioneer, giving the player the freedom of different routes to reach their checkpoints and their own choice of soundtrack.
Super Cars 2
A super addictive top view car game from 1991, especially when played with or against a friend using the two player split screen mode. There was much more than just driving skill and hand brake turns to this little gem of a game, with the abilities to use a range of weapons to hinder and punish your opposition, from front and rear missiles to heat seekers and mines. This was the sequel to the 1990 hit Super Cars and was available for the Amiga and Atari ST.
Super Mario Cart
It doesn't get much more fun than this, probably the most fun you can have with a car game ever and still achieving high ranking spots in todays lists of top video games of all time. Released in 1992 by Nintendo for the SNES and featuring an array of single and multiplayer modes. Don't be fooled by the cartoon graphics and characters, this isn't just a game of addictive fun but also a game of sheer skill and strategy.
Forza Motorsport 4
One of the most awesome and acclaimed racing simulation games around. Released for the Xbox 360, Forza go's one step even further this time with the added use of Kinect motion control, putting you directly into the drivers seat for the full adrenaline fueled ride, as well as opening a whole new level of customization, something that this series is already loved for. A definite treat for all car loving racing fans.
Need For Speed Most Wanted
Super intense police chases is what this was all about. One of the most ridiculously fun and edge of your seat car games ever and set in the world of illegal street racing. Hundreds of miles of open road at your disposal, go wherever you like on your quest to becoming number one on the infamous 'Blacklist'. Smash rival racers, drive the sexiest cars and out run the law and all the methods they'll be using to stop you, everything from wheel spikes, roadblocks and choppers.
Burnout 3: Takedown
One of the best racing games of all time, an instantly enjoyable classic that anybody who plays can't help but love. This is all about aggressive racing and causing the destruction and downfall of your opponents in the most spectacular and Hollywood kind of way.
Grab yourself a passenger and get them to their destination as fast as you possibly can, and the crazier you drive and the more insane stunts you pull off, the faster you will get them there and the more your reward. Not your typical racer and a lot of fun.
Project Gotham Racing 4
Fantastic graphics, engrossing gameplay and excellent weather effects tied in with the ability to drive with style, show off and win over the hearts of your fans all make for a truly enjoyable and emotional experience.
The most important and influential of all car games, Pole Position was released in 1982 and was the first racing game to use tracks based on real racing circuits and was famous for providing unbelievable driving realism with the original arcade version featuring a cockpit cabinet with steering wheel, gas and brake pedals and a gear lever.
Mod Nation Racers
This is a whole new world of karting with awesome gameplay and a fully developed and engrossing storyline. There's plenty of track based fun with weapons and combat all thrown in the mix with the ability to personalize everything. This video game lets you create your own customized characters and build your own unique tracks to share with the rest of the world.
Nothing better to satisfy and quench the off road thirst of all rallying fans out there. Tear up mud and dust all over the world in Dirt 3 one of the most awesome car games ever. The perfect mix of arcade fun and driving realism.