The Road Rash titles on the Genesis remain some of my favorite “line-scrolling” racing games of all time. The controls were tight, the combat was fun, the music was catchy, and the track design gave a great three dimensional feel. From the rolling hills to the tight turns, the Genesis games gave a realistic sense of screaming down the highway that few racers of the era could match.
Atari Jaguar. These two words seem to muster up so much controversy amongst the mainstream gaming press. “The controller is horrible” they say, “it’s not really 64-bit.” “Doom doesn’t have music.” For those that own a Jag, most of that disdain is misguided. With that in mind, I present to you the Top 5 Atari Jaguar games.
Racing game are probably my favorite genre of video games, with classic titles like RC Pro-Am and Super Mario Kart starting my obsession. However, it wasn't until the 5th generation of game consoles that the genre started hitting its stride.
With that, here are 5 amazing racing games released between 1995 and 2005, that were not only brilliant back in their day, but still exceptional after all these years.