What are the best arcade racing games?

  1. #1
    AS
    Written on November 2, 2017
    Andrea Snyder
    "Great PC version of a classic PS3 racing game. Only concern is it uses EA's site to download content and who knows how long that will be around for. But for only $20, it's worth a gamble to race down nostalgia's roads"
  2. #2
    XY
    Written on December 8, 2017
    Xie Yin
    "I have been a life long fan of Mario Kart and all of Nintendo since I was 9 and I can honestly say that they still manage to deliver the same feeling and joy as when I first played it. Mario Kart is such an uplifting game and it's always been one of my favorites, this one is no different."
  3. #3
    JP
    Written on November 5, 2017
    Johnny Peterson
    "This game could fit this search. However, it isn't really a racing gmae. It is just a gmae based on driver a bike. This is likely not what most would want."
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    SJ
    Written on October 28, 2017
    Sara Jones
    "Sonic & All-Stars Racing is kart based, full of familiar faces and really awesome. I've played other kart games this one will do a lot of things i like and very little I hate ha ha. I usually play on my own in career mode but the game supports multiplayer."
  2. #5
    PW
    Written on October 28, 2017
    Philip Wade
    "Who doesn't know the Mario Brothers?! I loved playing the original and I enjoy playing this one too. The graphics are great, the characters are great, and it's a challenging game. It doesn't seem to get old.It definitely deserves the title of one of the next racing games of all times!"
  3. #6
    JW
    Written on November 27, 2017
    Justin Woods
    "I'm a fan of realistic physics in my racing games. This delivers. If you are in the market for cartoony physics ala Mario Kart, look elsewhere. But I was in the market for a driving game that really felt like a driving game, and I think I found my calling."
  4. #7
    RS
    Written on November 6, 2017
    Ralph Sims
    "The 16 mini games of both classic and arcade provide plenty of time to enjoy being a cabbie in this high octane taxi-driving game. The controls are a bit mysterious at first (you have to complete missions to figure them out) and even then they are difficult to describe. Sadly there is also very little customization. You get 4 drivers and 4 *cough* vehicles. However, once you get the hang of the controls, you can basically do whatever you want."
  5. #8
    HF
    Written on April 15, 2018
    Hannah Fisher
    "I like racing games. But they don't like me. I am terrible at playing these type of games. Yet I keep trying. This is a decent game. It has wonderful tricks. I know this because my nephew showed them to me. I am having a hard time learning this game. Also even he says the tricks are finicky."
  6. #9
    TH
    Written on November 5, 2017
    Thomas Hughes
    "I last played Trackmania on the WII. It was a fun game with lots of courses. Trackmania turbo has taken leaps and bounds since then. Great courses, 200 of them. If your an in game collector or stuff then you will have a blast with all the stuff you can unlock. Crazy fun courses with jumps and loops. It has a VR mode. Sadly i haven't tried that yet. I can only image of how real it would look. Its a great racer with an arcade feel."
  7. #10
    EW
    Written on November 10, 2017
    Elizabeth Watson
    "This was a great collection because it brought content from all the different versions into one. The game was interesting and entertaining to play."
  8. #11
    LH
    Written on November 5, 2017
    Linda Hernandez
    "Flatout 2 is a good racing games that offers new unlockable content and good graphics. It is well liked by the players that play the game. There are different game modes to accommodate all different types of players."
  9. #12
    KM
    Written on April 8, 2018
    Kyle Mendoza
    "One of the best arcade racing games out there right now"
  10. #13
    CM
    Written on November 19, 2017
    Celia Medina
    "Midnight Club 2 is an addicting racing game that brings back feelings of nostalgia from my childhood. It emulates an arcade game so the graphics are not whiz-bang by today's standards but it makes up for it in fun as you try to reach the checkpoints and finish line before the bots you compete against."
  11. #14
    JC
    Written on November 17, 2017
    Jason Contreras
    "I was really surprised by this PC port. This is the crazy type of arcade action we usually do not get on the PC. Not only does it look great it plays great too. The only downside is that I have to use EA's Origin to play it but to be fair Origin has gotten better over the years."
  12. #15
    JT
    Written on November 4, 2017
    Janet Tucker
    ""Need for Speed" is my favorite arcade racing game of all time! No other comments needed. It is awesome!"
  13. #16
    SB
    Written on November 4, 2017
    Steven Bell
    "Redout is a great arcade throwback title with modern graphics, plenty of tracks, and plenty of power ups. I really liked the visuals and all of the content that this great title has. I also enjoyed racing around in a hover car like vehicle. The tracks can get really interesting."
  14. #17
    JH
    Written on January 15, 2018
    Jason Hamilton
    "I have been looking for a game like Need For Speed but with a large multiplayer aspect for quite some time and stumbled upon The Crew by mistake. Needlessly to say, I am very impressed with The Crew and really enjoy showing off the car's that I have earned to all of my friends. The controls are very tight as well just like all of my other favorite racing games."
  15. #18
    HF
    Written on November 18, 2017
    Heather Flores
    "This game is awesome for those looking for racing games. If you're specifically looking for arcade games, this won't really be your style. But in general, this game is a lot of fun to play by yourself or with friends!"
  16. #19
    PM
    Written on March 15, 2018
    Patricia Morris
    "This is a great solution to the topic. It is a racing game that has that arcade feel to it. It has mostly positive reviews making it one of the best."
  17. #20
    TB
    Written on November 26, 2017
    Tiffany Burke
    "WeChat Speed is one of the best fantasy car racing games available. Really cool looking levels are fun for all ages. Enjoy the game with friends and family."
  18. #21
    HC
    Written on November 1, 2017
    Henry Carter
    "I've been a fan of the Need for Speed series all the way back to 1995 when it started out as simply Road & Track Presents The Need for Speed. I followed up with every single edition afterwards and there have been many. The most recent, Need for Speed: Payback, I was able to get early access to it and so far I have to say this has to be the most fun I've had in the series. The graphics are mind blowing and the game play is top notch. I really dig the car selection this time around and they really got the tuning down to a fun balance of arcade or sim depending on playing preference. I know I won't be going out for awhile because I'll be glued to my console with the current best arcade racing game out today."

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Summary

Best arcade racing games
Rank Solutions Type Votes Price
1 Burnout Paradise Games 277 Paid
2 Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Games 240 Paid
3 Trials Evolution: Gold Edition Games 238 Paid
4 Sonic & All-Stars Racing: Transformed Games 220 Paid
5 Mario Kart Wii Games 206 Paid
6 GRID 2 Games 185 Paid
7 Crazy Taxi Games 177 Free
8 Trials Fusion Games 154 Free
9 Trackmania Turbo Games 146 Paid
10 Wipeout Omega Collection Games 126 Paid
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