The 12 Best Arcade Racing Games

Created Nov 18, 2018 by RAWG Editorial
Racing games give us the incredible feeling of speed, competition, risk - and, of course, the victory. The genre made a long way from easy to master arcades to realistic projects. Here are the best arcade racing games of all time. Scroll down to search for the one that fits you the most.
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    Become the legend of Bayview! Prove you're the fastest street racer of the city, upgrade your car and make an overwhelming career. Released in 2004 after the success of Need for Speed: Underground, th…
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    Gran Turismo Sport screenshot
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      Gran Turismo Sport is a very realistic racing simulator that tries to be more than a game. It forces you to complete many test races to master the vehicle and make sure you know the etiquette and won'…
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      Out Run screenshot
        It's time for retro! Out Run was released in 1986, had bright pixel visuals and easy arcade gameplay. More a driver simulator than a racing game, Out Run suggested you a light beach trip with your gir…
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          Redout is set in the distant future, and this fact provides it great opportunities. The game features fantastic vehicles, overwhelming tracks, and fast-paced gameplay. If you want to dive into this fu…
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            Forza Horizon 4 is one of the most anticipated racing titles of 2018. Breathtaking views, dynamic weather, various tracks and the realism of races level up the entire genre. And smooth gameplay only m…
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            Burnout Paradise Remastered screenshot
              Burnout Paradise was initially released in 2008 and became an innovative title. It focused on car crashes along with races and offered different modes to the experienced players. Years after this game…
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              Need for Speed: Most Wanted - A Criterion Game screenshot
                This title was released in 2012 as a reboot of a 2005 game of the same name. It features improved visuals and enhanced gameplay. In Most Wanted the developers also fixed some controversial features fr…
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                  Trackmania Turbo looks adorable with all these toy cars and twisted tracks. But don't be this naive. This game will make you die and die again, fly out of the road and don't handle the speed of the ra…
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                    Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is a simplified but yet not less entertaining racing game. It's suitable both for kids and adults that want to relax and have fun. All the characters and cars are available from th…
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                      FlatOut 2 is perfect in details. The gameplay and controls became more comfortable; the damage had almost no impact on the car. Instead, the game moves the focus on the fully destructible environment.…
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                        DiRT 3 will be enjoyable both for skilled players and amateurs who hardly played many racing games in their life. There are beautiful European tracks, a great variety of vehicles and a new gymkhana mo…
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                        GRID screenshot
                          GRID gives you broad opportunities to make a career as a racer. You can choose from 43 vehicles, including motorcycles, participate in different races within six championships and create your own team…
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