Top 10 Best Racing GamesCelidor
The Top Ten
Sweetest childhood memory
Best game ever
This game is legend
One of the best of the nfs series43 Comments
Granturismo Mode in my opinion is the best single player career mode In a racing game
The physics in this game are impressive - ElSherlock
Nothing as real as Gran Turismo in Racing Sim
The best racing game ever. Period.21 Comments
The gameplay is intense and fun - ElSherlock
This game was just unique - Anonymous1234
That driving in paradise burning out the tires...
Its amazing man graphics, controls, gameplay everything
Is exceptionally designed and you love to play
Open world fun, crashing and not like any realistic driving but that's what other racing games are missing!10 Comments
The gameplay is realistic - ElSherlock
The Forza series as a whole is amazing, but Forza 4 was something else. It had great graphics for its time and I wished more Forza games tried to replicate this one, and it's just fun to play, and did not have terrible issues like Forza 7.
Graphics hold up after 7 years, and its atmosphere makes you feel like an actual race car driver. Awesome Top Gear feature, and a dreamy soundtrack. Sick Car selection, track selection, and cusomization as far as making a race goes.
Forza 4 is one of the best racing games I've ever played why the hell is it 8th it should be second or something8 Comments
The fake item box and golden mushroom return in this game - ElSherlock
I love this game, but all of the Mario kart games are great as well! - HeavyDonkeyKong
Best Racing game ever
Best Mario kart game ever!1 Comment
The battle mod is good - ElSherlock
When I was little this what the greatest game of all time for me and even today I make memories with this good of a racing game. Even though this game has its ups and downs its one of my favorite games out of Nintendo.
Hell yeah - MarioBros11
Mario kart is more creative, and just all out more fun. Should be at the top, people now just want better graphics and stuff like that, but Mario kart just overcomes the need for stuff like that. The gameplay, tracks, items, characters... Just so much better.12 Comments
This is Naughty Dog's final Crash Bandicoot game - ElSherlock
Crash Bandicoot looks so retarded on the front cover - MarioBros11
Should be a bit higher because it was considered to be one of the greatest kart racing games at the time. Critics even said this game was better than Mario Kart - Mcgillacuddy
I loved Crash Team Racing. Plays like Mario Kart except a little better. Graphics are some of the best on the PS1, and the track designs are awesome. - AlexTopTens3 Comments
The music in this game is great - ElSherlock
Gravity-defying - MarioBros11
Extremely fun best Nintendo game in history (except from the deluxe version)
The cars are fast in this game - ElSherlock
Even after horizon 4 this game is still my favorite
Best racing game out there by far.
INCREDIBLE! It's open world, has endless possibilities, and is the best of both worlds, having the option to either race or just free roam! PLUS, IT HAS THE BEST GANG OF CARS EVAAARR5 Comments
There are many great events in this game - ElSherlock
I have this game it's fun, it also fun being a cop or free roaming,
Insane action, awesome graphics, loads of high-powered cars, dozens of races and chases, enormous and beautiful open world. What more could you want? - PlanetDeadwing
The free play rocks!
Me and my friend sometimes having crashing competitions! - neehawgamer
Greatest of all time
I still play this game
This was the amazing PS2/Xbox title. Takedowns! Nitrous! Had a lot and was fun especially as a kid which I was when it released. I wish I had my PS2 to play this. Should be a lot higher, not bloody 35.
This is the best in my opinion. The best racing game along with most wanted3 Comments
This game is hard - ElSherlock
Such an awesome racing game. Very very fun and very VERY hard as well. - Shadsilvson11
This game easily my favorite it's so challenging yet fair and is stupidly fast that and the graphics are amazing.
How this is #10 is beyond me. It deserves higher, though maybe not #1. - MKBeast4 Comments
The graphics of this game are realistic - ElSherlock
It's a very nice fun game to play for the Xbox One. I just love a collection of cars to look at and also driving them. - PikaGT27Celestia
I love this game! It is addicting, challenging, and fun. One of the few games that does not make me angry. I just like how I surpass the others. I need to play more racing games.
This could've been the best racing game franchise ever if it wasn't an Xbox exclusive3 Comments
The crash mode is revamped in this game - ElSherlock
First game I ever played and the yardstick by which I judge all other racers. Sure the car variety may be crap and the ability to crash into the back of cars and not slow down but speed up is unrealistic, but you know what...its fun. Isn't that the reason why we humans play games?
Why is no one voting this game
One of the best games on my ps2
This game is very fun - ElSherlock
Excellent open world racing game, easily the best I've ever played. Fully customizable cars combined with open world elements make this game exciting and hard to beat. The races can actually be incredibly challenging and are never on a closed track. There are a few glitches, but overall this is the best RG I've ever played and I hope the series is continued...
This is the best racing game ever with all I want. It is definitely no. 1 by a landslide. Why the heck is Forza Horizon and Need For Speed way too high on this list?
While I believe games like Forza Horizon 3 and Need for Speed Hot Pursuit deserve to be in the top 10, I am voting for this because it is the most underrated game I have ever seen. If you can, please get this game. It is a phenomenal reminder of what late 90s early 00s car culture was like, and I love it.5 Comments
There are 4 bosses to defeat in this game - ElSherlock
Extremely underrated this one is. And it's pure street racing. In most wanted, you get stuck with the cops, it takes a hell lot of time to beat even one rival, let alone 15. Carbon is simple. Race, use your crew help, win. Cops are a bonus. - ameentheguitarist23
Racing down that huge mountain is fantastic. The drifting is the best, except for undergroud 2. These are still the two best drifter games.
This game has a lot of cars - ElSherlock
More quality feel than FM4, this game is a brilliant game. - EvilAngel
over 400 cars, I think that deserves a run - Doodification
The cars are superb - ElSherlock
I have only played it on the Xbox 360 but I love it.
Best racing game I have ever played. There are hundreds of cars to race with, and the graphics are some of the best I have ever seen (after The Crew.) The map is huge and takes place in actual places in the world. And there is nothing to ruin the fun for you while playing it. Rating=10/10
Sadly I made the mistake of buying the 360 version in 2014, that was before I got my Xbox One, this is the worst forza game I've ever played. My 5th worst game. I wish I got the Xbox One version. But oh well, I guess I'll have to sell that game if I want to play the Xbox one edition.5 Comments
The soundtrack of this game is decent - ElSherlock
I have really great memories playing this with and without my friends. Doing the road trips, playing infected, painting cars, doing rally races, collecting cars and just simply racing my mates. You simply can't ask for more. I think this is arguably the most complete game on the list. Barely any glitches, great graphics and awesome gameplay, seriously, how is this not number 1.
Forza horizon is an amazing game. It's not as realistic as other games like gran turismo, but you have an open world to drive in, a very wide selection of cars and customization parts, and online play is fairly decent and without a whole lot of glitches
I have the second installment of this series of games. The game has an enormous world with almost complete freedom of movement, and several hundreds of cars.5 Comments
You are trash this is best
This game is terrible it's a Burnout game if you people like it then its your loss really... It has no storyline for crying out loud4 Comments
Much better than any other on this list.
There are 1000+ vehicles in this game - ElSherlock
So fun to play. Having the freedom to buy whatever car you wanted to compete is all different kinds of races. Taking on a Lambo in my sup-upped lancer was one of my favorite races
GT5 is more towards professional racing. It doesn't allow all the cool drifts and boosts. However the graphics are really good in this game and a wide variety of cars are provided. - avi_026
THIS GAME IS THE BEST OF THE BEST! Don't even think about hating this comment.2 Comments
Wheres Sonic & Sega All Stars racing - MarioBros11
The best ever
This should be much higher
It's fast, blue and NOT RALLY AHH I HATE THESE!1 Comment
The graphics of this game are awesome - ElSherlock
This should be top 1! Seriously, I hate this list and Mario Kart 64 will forever be the best racing game there is. I especially love Rainbow Road in Mario Kart 64 and would give this game 10/10 stars.
Rainbow Road takes 7 minutes long and is not exciting whatsoever - MarioBros11
The best multiplayer game. Awfully I can't play the game cause I'm in a country that has low internet speed
They should rename it to Need for Speed: Hackers Paradise
The best multiplayer game. perfect graphics
I have both the N64 and DS versions, and I'm kinda stuck between the two, but leaning a bit towards the N64. It's one of the funnest racing games I ever played! - AlexTopTens
Best racing game out there
There are lots of cars in this game - ElSherlock
I have not played it but I will soon.I think I would like it.
Today's racing games can learn a lot from this game, including all its sequels.3 Comments
This is the first game in the Mario Kart series to include the Retro Grand Prix - ElSherlock
Admit it, you probably play it a ton if you have a 3DS over Mario Kart 7. Sure, it has poor graphics, but who cares, as long as it's fun.
I don't play video games, I've never really like video games, but I really loved this game. During summer camp, me and some random friends (mostly guys) played Mario kart with our Ds. I always picked Yoshi. Aaahhh... good memories from the past (; - BlueDiamondFromNowhere
8 Deluxe is probably my favorite, but I can't deny that this one is definitely up there and one of the most innovative. Sure, R.O.B didn't have to be there, but there’s not many other pointless add-ons, and i’d rather have him over pink gold peach, baby Rosalina, metal mario, etc. Classic stages come back, and there’s some neat missions, which is the whole appeal for me.
Driving in your own tuned car versus other people with all their vehicles in their own style in the most dangerous tracks. All you would need from a racing game. - ICanSeeYou
Probably one of the edgyest l and most intense racing games I've ever played. The visuals are stunning and the action is completely gripping. - Mcgillacuddy
There are even much more cars in this game - ElSherlock
May not be the best Gran Turismo, but my vote goes to it. I've put in so many hour and I'm glad that many other people see the amount of variety in it as well. Some Pros and Cons coming from a long-time player:
- Good Graphics
- 1200+ Cars. Though a good 100 can be duplicates that are scratched off, every car had a rival, a unique feel, and a nice provided backstory.
- 100+ tracks. enough said.
- Variety. As mentioned earlier, rally, drift, circuit, even go karts, its all out there!
- 16 player online. May not be much, but it's a perfect amount for those small tracks or open straightaways.
- Tuning. How can I say this... every little bit put into tuning will always provide a result, whether I'm trying to tune for a 1/4 mile or those tight circuits.
- Customization. Too many wheels. So many wheels, its almost a con. Plenty of colors, too, from matte to chrome.
- Lag. Online lag, it seems to plague all who go near that one shaky driver.
The graphics are excellent - ElSherlock
This game is the it is like a simulated game its just the best
Dang this game is hard, the traffic - mgracer48
Racing simulation... no, this game aren't like Gran Turismo or Forza Motorsport in the physics, but have beautiful graphics to an one decade racing game and have a lot of good and funny things to do.
A little bit of The Sims and Need for Speed, it is what Test Drive are...
Awesome title soundtrack. Enjoyable gameplay while playing as either police or racer.. But that adrenaline rush happened only when you use turbo as a racer.
Hey this is not for this position if you run it in higher processor like i3, i5, i7 this game is very good quality high graphic game
The best police chasing ever and best soundtrack ever. but the bad thing is that is hard to get all the cars in the game
The most reconising Need For Speed games. Yellow Lamborghini Murcielago with 2 polices car and a hellicopter in the air.1 Comment
The graphics are detailed - ElSherlock
In this game you get the best of both worlds the items and insane fun from kart races like ctr racing and Mario kart as well as the car models and level of track quality and tight controls that usually go to games like forza. With its various game modes and power ups I can say that this is one of the bed racing games out there and will stand the test of time because it can appeal to so many people. I just wish it got more popular
Love to play blur and listening to "Zeds Dead" songs - Kianoosh_XL
It was shooter and racing game in one!3 Comments
Best Racing Game Ever!
There are over 140 cars in this game - ElSherlock
This game should be top 10 after all it started racing simulation on consoles.
This game does NOT deserve to be near the bottom. :(
The soundtrack of this game is awesome - ElSherlock
Way to low on this list probably should be 1
Oh the nostalgia playing this game…
This should have been above gt4.1 Comment
I've had this game on Xbox 360 and I loved it. It has action, adventure, and excitement. 8.9/10
Most Awesome Game I've ever seen!
Cool game - Strobo
MC2 is ofc the best racing game of all time
I fell in love with this on first play... Awesome controls, amazing visuals, and great multiplayer. This was, and is, a most have
I can't believe you missed out the best game ever made in the history of video games. This game is at the peak of next-gen gaming. I can't believe that you are disregarding the best game ever for Need For Speed: Most Wanted (2005). I'm sorry but that game is anywhere but 1st as Forza Motorsport 5 Limited Edition bags that no. 1 spot by a whole country mile!
Best games ever
Its not the best game ever sheesh the older games are tougher and better than the new ones
How the hell is this game 25... And under NFS:the run. The run is literally the worst racing game I've ever played
Best nfs game after nfs most wanted 2012 by creterian
Why is this not top 10? This game was beautifully made. Decent variety of cars/vehicles for a street racing game, amazing graphics, cool story, and simply awesome atmosphere. This game seems to be very underrated.
This needs to be at least top 10. Legitimately the best Midnight Club game made. Tons of customization options, plenty of street cars, and it’s basically The Crew but not open-world. Instead, you have 3 maps. Sorry GT4. - QQ
Fantastic racing game! Realistic customization and a superb gaming world make this a title you simply cannot stop playing!
Best Cars Modification ever!1 Comment
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List StatsCreated 13 Feb 2009
Updated 1 Dec 2019
10 years, 298 days old
Top Remixes (31)
2. Gran Turismo 4
3. Crash Team Racing
2. Gran Turismo 4
3. Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit
2. Forza Motorsport 3
3. Test Drive Unlimited
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