Top Ten Car Racing Games

| November 28, 2011

Following are the best games.

1)              Forza 3

Forza 3 is the most amazing racing car game played in Xbox. It is developed by Turn 10 Studios. This game has over 400 customizable cars. It has many interesting features like an in-car driving view, real-simulation drifting and SUVs. It also provides an option to upgrade and paint all cars. It was even highly praised by critics. It has been declared as one of the best racing games by IGN.

Forza 3

2)              Test Drive Unlimited 2

This racing game is developed by Eden Games and published by Atari. It is the tenth game in the series Test Drive Unlimited. There are 63 levels and to level up, the player has to earn experience points. These points can be earned by competition, socializing (making friends in the game or taking photographs), discovery, collection (buying cars, houses, furniture). The player can also earn money by good driving. The game takes place on two islands, Ibiza and Oahu. Both of these islands are depicted very beautifully and accurately using the satellite data.

Test Drive Unlimited 2

3)              Blur

Developed by Bizarre Creations for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, blur is an interesting car racing video game. It has an arcade style handling and features a real world cars style. The game has many different models of cars like Dodge Vipers and Ford Transit. All of these cars have different traits like speed, grip, acceleration and stability. Players can also interact with each other by sending racing challenges to each other. The game has an option to be played with 4 players and can also be played online with 20 players.


4)              Midnight Club 3: DUB Edition

Developed by Rockstar San Deigo and published by Rockstar Games, Midnight Club 3: DUB Edition is a video racing game. This game is the third sequel in the Midnight Club series. The game allows the players to experience wild and high-racing games. They can enjoy rock and hip hop music sound tracks in the background. Players can also customize their vehicles. The game works on original Xbox only.

Midnight Club 3

5)              Need for Speed Hot Pursuit E3

This game has two kinds of cars, one is a cop and the other one is the racer. The cop car is faster and more powerful but the racer has speed but it gets damaged when the cop car hits it. The cop can get help from helicopters or drop a spike strip or send out pulses to control the racer. The racer can also get aid by using a cloak, a radar jammer or a decoy car.

Need For Speed Hot Pursuit

6)              PGR 4

In the Project Gotham Racing series, PGR 4 is the fourth one. A distinct feature added in the game is the weather effects. The weather changes from sunny to rain to hail to storm. The game can simulate ten different types of weather. PGR 4 includes 130 different vehicles which not only include cars but also motorcycles.


7)              Gran Turismo 5

Gran Turismo 5 or GT5 is fifth game in the Gran Turismo racing game series. The game is developed by Polyphony Digital and published by Sony Computer Entertainment. This game can support upto 16 players online. Special visual effects have been introduced in the game like dust or flashing headlights. The players have 26 different locations to drive and also 71 different tracks. It features 1,031 different cars including the famous Lamborghini and Bugatti. It has won Golden Joystick Award 2011 for “Best Racing Game”.

Gran Turismo 5

8)              Need for Speed: Shift

Need for Speed is a quite famous and old video game series and Need for Speed: Shift is the 13th installment in the series. Car handling is much easier in the game. There are more than 60 different types of cars provided and a total of 19 tracks.

Need For Speed Shift

9)              Dirt 2

This game includes many interesting and new events like stadium event. The game has 5 racing disciplines and 3 special modes. It is a multiplayer game and up  to 8 players can compete in matches.

Dirt 2

10)        Wheelman

Developed by Midway Studios and published by Ubisoft and Midway Games, Wheelman is a car racing game which was developed for the PlayStation 3 , Xbox 360 and Microsoft Windows. The gameplay takes place in an open world which is modeled like Barcelona. The game has 31 story missions and 105 side missions. It lacks multiplayer functionality.

Wheel Man



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