Racing Simulation.

Hot Rod: Garage to Glory

Hot Rod: Garage to Glory
2.5

Hot Rod: Garage to Glory, a budget-priced product, is an exclusively drag racing game that bears the official Hot Rod Magazine license. You’re handed $3500, must buy a used car, upgrade it and steadily increase your earnings by winning drag races. You can fix and tinker many aspects of each car, such as the chassis, […]

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Burnout: Championship Drag Racing

Burnout: Championship Drag Racing
3.5

Burnout: Championship Drag Racing is a sim based on the world of sports drag racing. If you think drag racing is about as much fun as watching paint dry, Burnout will do little to change your mind. However, if you enjoy the idea of tinkering with every aspect of your vehicle to get that one […]

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Grand Prix 4

Grand Prix 4
3.5

Geoff Crammond was long considered the godfather of Grand Prix racing simulations. Unfortunately, with Grand Prix 4, it was obvious he was clinging to the same graphics and physics engines that was used in past games. This isn’t to say that GP4 is a bad game. Far from it — Crammond’s sim is a stylish […]

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Monaco Grand Prix Racing Simulation 2

Monaco Grand Prix Racing Simulation 2
4

Monaco Grand Prix Racing Simulation 2 depicts the FIA Formula One series, but never states as much. The cars and teams are fictitious but closely modeled after 1998 F1 cars. By the same token, the tracks are rarely (Monaco excepted) identified by name, but seem to be exact replicas of the circuits that host the […]

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NASCAR Revolution

NASCAR Revolution
2.5

NASCAR Revolution is yet another beginner to intermediate racing sim. Many aspects of the game were clearly designed to make it as accessible as possible, yet the interface has a severe split-personality disorder. The telemetry system overlays data onto a video replay. It’s brilliantly intuitive, making analysis accessible and entertaining to just about anyone. However, […]

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TOCA Race Driver

TOCA Race Driver
3

The guys at Codemasters were really good at creating fantastic racing sims, such as Colin McRae, for both PC and Xbox. TOCA Race Driver is a more career and story focused driving sim, but with all of the Codemaster emphasis on realism. As you begin the game, you can choose to participate in series of […]

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NASCAR Racing 1999

NASCAR Racing 1999
3

Developed by Papyrus, Sierra’s line of NASCAR products is known not for style and flash but for realism and accuracy. NASCAR Racing 1999 has some modest improvements. The graphics are very similar to NASCAR 2, with minor improvements, while the audio, interface, and gameplay are unchanged. What is different here is the presence of 11 […]

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NHRA Drag Racing 2

NHRA Drag Racing 2
2.5

Developer: Motorsport
Genre: Racing Simulation
Release: November 2000

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NASCAR 2000

NASCAR 2000
3

Developer: Electronic Arts
Genre: Racing Simulation
Release: November 30, 1999

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Race 07: Official WTCC Game

Race 07: Official WTCC Game
4

Developer: SimBin
Genre: Racing Simulation
Release: 2007

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