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    Racing games...best

    What are the best racing games from say...
    8-bit on?

    NES-
    SMS-

    Snes-
    Genny-
    PC-E/TG16-
    Neo-

    N64-
    Saturn-
    PS1-

    GC-
    DC-
    PS2-
    Xbox-

    Wii-

    and...that is about all the systems at my disposal...continue on if you want...
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    For the SNES, I really enjoy Top Gear 3000. Top Gear 1 & 2 are great too, but 3000 has a more sci-fi twist to it, and gets to Ludicrous Speeds when you fully upgrade your car.

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    NES- Rad Racer
    SMS- Hang-On/Outrun (I refuse to choose)

    Snes- Uniracers (Fuck the SNES)
    Genny- Championship pro-am
    PC-E/TG16- f1 circus
    Neo- Neo Drift Out

    N64- San Fran Rush
    Saturn- Oh man. Where do I start... Daytona, Manx, Touring Car, F1 Challenge, Sega Rally, list goes on.
    PS1- R4

    GC- F-Zero GX
    DC- Daytona for the arcade-y stuff, Sega Rally 2 for a more in-depth racer.
    PS2- Outrun 2
    Xbox- Outrun 2 C2C

    Wii- DAFUQ WOULD I KNOW?


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    Quote Originally Posted by FilthyRear View Post
    NES- Rad Racer
    SMS- Hang-On/Outrun (I refuse to choose)

    Snes- Uniracers (Fuck the SNES)
    Genny- Championship pro-am
    PC-E/TG16- f1 circus
    Neo- Neo Drift Out

    N64- San Fran Rush
    Saturn- Oh man. Where do I start... Daytona, Manx, Touring Car, F1 Challenge, Sega Rally, list goes on.
    PS1- R4

    GC- F-Zero GX
    DC- Daytona for the arcade-y stuff, Sega Rally 2 for a more in-depth racer.
    PS2- Outrun 2
    Xbox- Outrun 2 C2C

    Wii- DAFUQ WOULD I KNOW?
    Would keep this list the same except for Snes. Would put F-Zero in that category. For Genny I would love to say Outrun but the arcade version was so much better.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RAZ_HOE! View Post
    Would keep this list the same except for Snes. Would put F-Zero in that category. For Genny I would love to say Outrun but the arcade version was so much better.
    i wasnt a fan of 16-bit racers


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    Quote Originally Posted by FilthyRear View Post
    i wasnt a fan of 16-bit racers
    I agree, it only started getting really good in the 32 bit era. The 16 bit era racerals were only good in the arcade. I do have a soft spot for Rad Racer though.

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    That damn outrun on Xbox is pure Arcade fun. Great soundtrack as well

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    Quote Originally Posted by FilthyRear View Post
    Saturn- Oh man. Where do I start... Daytona
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    nes- exitebike

    snes- f zero
    genesis- outrun 2019
    pc engine- final lap twin
    neo geo- neo drift out

    n64- f zero x
    saturn- sega rally
    ps1- ridge race 4

    gc- f zero gx
    dc- sega rally 2
    ps2- ridge racer 5

    wii- mario kart wii
    360- ridge racer 6/forza horizon

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    RC Pro Am 1 & 2 were good on the NES.

    I also remember Mach Rider being pretty good BITD.

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    n64- beetle adventure racing.
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    NES- Rad Racer, RC ProAM, Mach Rider
    SMS- Fuck the god damn master system

    Snes- F-Zero, Top Gear, Mario Kart
    Genny- Outrunners, Outrun 2099, Super Hang-On
    PC-E/TG16- Outrun, that's about it
    Neo- Drif Out and Overtop

    N64- F-Zero X, Mario Kart, Wave Race, Ridge Racer 64, Pod Racer
    Saturn- Sega Rally, Daytona Championship
    PS1- Ridge Racer Series, Grand Turismo, Rollcage, Jet Moto, Wipeout 3, Hotwheels Turbo Racing

    GC- F-Zero GX, Burnout 2 point of impact, Mario Kart DD
    DC- Hydro Thunder, Sega GT, Daytona 2001, Monaco GPX, Flag to Flag, Tokyo Extreme Racer
    PS2- Ridge Racer V, Grand Turismo series, Star Wars Racer, Auto Modelista, Tokyo Drift, Kinetica, NFS Underground
    Xbox- Sega GT 2002, Outrun 2 and spin off, XGP, Burnout 3, Burnout Revenge, NFS Most Wanted

    Wii- Mario Kart, NFS Carbon, dunno much about wii

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    N64- F-Zero X, Diddy Kong Racing
    Saturn- Daytona, Sega Rally Championship
    PS1- Crash Team Racing, Sled Storm
    GC- MK Double Dash, F-Zero GX
    DC- Tokyo Xtreme Racer 2, Daytona
    PS2- NFS Hot Pursuit 2, Splashdown
    Xbox- Burnout 3, Rallisport Challenge 2

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    Racing games mostly sucked before 3D came along, but...

    NES - RC Pro-Am, Excitebike, Cobra Triangle
    SNES - SMK, Rock n Roll Racing, Micro Machines
    Genesis - Outrun, Virtua Racing
    32X - Virtua Racing Deluxe
    Jaguar - Power Drive Rally, Super Burnout

    Saturn - Outrun, Sega Rally Championship, Power Drift
    PSX - Crash Team Racing, Motor Toon Grand Prix
    N64 - MK64, Diddy Kong Racing, Beetle Adventure Racing, Ridge Racer 64, Mickey's Speedway USA, Wave Racer, Hydro Thunder, Cruis'n World, Micro Machines 64 Turbo
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    Yeah, I'll bite:


    NES-Danny Sullivan's Indy Heat (4-player kicks ass)
    SMS-Outrun

    Snes-F-Zero
    Neo-Neo Drift-Out
    32X - Virtua Racing Deluxe

    N64- F-Zero X
    Saturn-Sega Rally Championship
    PS1-Wip3out or Ridge Racer Type 4

    GC-F-Zero GX
    DC-Daytona USA
    PS2-Burnout 3: Takedown
    Xbox-RalliSport Challenge 2

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    That's a tricky request, because racing games are very reliant on technical aspects and it's mostly them that decide how well a racing game aged. That said, you should definitely become a frame-rate whore, if you want to enjoy video game racing of the past & present, though it primarily concerns polygon-based titles.

    NES: Excite Bike, R.C. Pro-Am, Rad Racer, Road Blaster.

    SMS: Enduro Racer (jpn. version is preferable, it had more storage for additional content). Hang On is also nice.

    Snes: F-Zero, Mario Kart (what else?), secondary choices are Bike Daisuki! Hashiriya Kon: Rider's Spirits and Exhaust Heat 2.

    Genny: Micro Machines 2 and to a lesser extent F1 form Domark.

    PC-E/TG16: F1 Circus '91 & Final Lap Twin.

    Neo: I like every racing game here but Riding Hero.

    N64: F-Zero X, one of the few games to offer 60fps on the N64. The other great title is Wave Race 64, though it's way under 30fps, it is so ingenious that it doesn't really matter.

    Saturn: Out Run, the best port and the only physical/non-handheld version to offer 60fps, which makes it even better than the arcade original. You could also try Speed Racer Extra cause of its smooth 60fps

    PS1: Hi Spec demo of Ridge Racer, though it's interlaced, it offers you the 60 smoothness. Motorhead and Muppet RaceMania are also worth a look because of their smooth frame-rates. Motor Toon GP 2 is only 30, but somehow it fits.

    GC: F-Zero GX & Mario Kart Double Dash are the only ones worth it, but both are sensational masterpieces.

    DC: F355 Challenge, Crazy Taxi, Tokyo Highway Challenge, Tokyo Highway Challenge 2, Vanishing Point, V-Rally. Daytona USA is an option, but only if you have a steering wheel controller. I also strongly recommend the Power Drift port from the Yu Suzuki Game Works book, it's 60fps all right!

    PS2: Outrun2SP, my personal favorite & Gran Turismo 4. Both offer 60fps and a progressive mode. The latter is absolutely necessary to enjoy a game nowadays. Of course, there's also the legendary Burnout series, all feature 60fps & a p-mode, Burnout 3: Takedown is considered the best.

    Xbox: From what I know, you got a similar broad choice of 60fps titles here, like on the DC, maybe even better. Out Run 2 is the best port, RalliSport Challenge 2 is top notch and Project Gotham Racing is the only in the entire series to offer 60. All others are also 60 and progressive. There's got to be more, but I did not have the time yet, to explore the Xbox Classic racing library as extensive, as I'd like to.

    Xbox 360: I never explored the Wii, so I give you some 360 recommendations instead. Very few offer 60fps. Ridge Racer 6 is excellent and in my opinion better than RR7. BurnOut Revenge is a good enhanced remake. Burnout Paradise is exceptional, definitely try this one out. Driver: San Francisco is worth for the location alone. The last ones to mention are the Forza Motorsport games, 2,3 and 4 all offer smooth frame rates and arguably the best looks of the entire 7th console generation.

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    I chime in to my own thread and experience:

    NES- RC Pro-AM & Ivan's Off Road
    SMS- never had one

    Snes- F-Zero & MK
    Genny- Super Monaco GP & 2
    PC-E/TG16- moto roader
    Neo- Drift Out

    N64- MK, F-Zero X (almost my whole 64 library)
    Saturn- never had one, till now...
    PS1- never had one

    GC- F-Zero & MK (seeing a pattern)
    DC- Vanishing Point, V-Ralley, Crazy Taxi (if you consider it a racing game)
    PS2- GT4
    Xbox- will need to look deeper

    Wii- MK?
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    What I plaayed the crap out of over the years.
    NES - RC Pro Am
    SNES - Mario Kart
    PSX - Ridge Racer
    N64 - Crusin USA
    Saturn - Daytona
    DC - Metropolis Street Racer
    360 - Daytona, Hydro Thunder
    Wii, WiU - Mario Kart

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    Can't believe that not one of you doll fuckers had Excitbike 64 on your lists.

    Dogg - Excitebike 64 is the best racing game on the N64. Trust me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cdamm View Post
    n64- beetle adventure racing.
    This is true, but I always had too much fun with Ridge Racer 64 to not include it.

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    Late here but first and foremost Blur for the X360 and PS3 is awesome and worth a look. It's grown up Mario Kart with real cars and item pick-ups. It was developed by Bizarre Creations (Project Gotham & Metropolis Street Racer for Dreamcast).

    Sega Rally '95 and Outrun are amazing for the Saturn, (you know this).

    Sega Rally 2 for the Dreamcast is awesome if you use the 60fps unlock code.

    Tube Slider is a sneaky solid racer for the Gamecube, in the mold of F-Zero.

    Sega Rally 2006 for the Japanese PS2 has an arcade mode thats solid and worth a look.

    I enjoyed the first Dirt for the PS3; it was arcadey enough to be fun.
    It's reeeeeal!!

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    NES- RC Pro AM
    SMS- OutRun

    Snes- F-Zero (Some say Mario Kart and Rock n Roll Racing, but real men prefer F-Zero)
    Genny- Road Rash
    Neo- I guess Drift Out.

    N64- Waverace 64 is the only answer besides F-Zero again.
    Saturn- I still like Daytona USA, but I'm sure there's better.
    PS1- Sled Storm

    DC- Hydro Thunder
    PS2- Not sure how these hold up now.
    Xbox- Outrun 2006 Coast to Coast ( one of the greatest racers ever) There's a free PC Version that runs without disc for DL

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    NES-Micro Machines
    SMS-Outrun

    Snes-Rock N Roll Racing
    Genny-Championship Pro-Am
    PC-E/TG16-MotoRoader MC
    Neo-Neo Drift Out

    N64-Wave Race 64
    Saturn-Sega Rally Championship
    PS1-Wipeout XL

    GC-F-Zero GX
    DC-Crazy Taxi
    PS2-Need For Speed Underground
    Xbox-Outrun Coast 2 Coast

    Wii-Excitetruck

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    Quote Originally Posted by oliverclaude View Post
    SMS: Enduro Racer (jpn. version is preferable, it had more storage for additional content). Hang On is also nice.
    I played the shit out if this when it was first released. Getting the courses down to where you can maintain top speed but also maximum height when hitting the jumps is a satisfying feeling.

    I didn't know about the JP release having double the courses until the late 90's. That along with the original Hokuto no Ken version of Black Belt were enough to justify my Mark III converter purchase.

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    Sega rally and Daytona CCE on saturn

    Also I’m so nostalgic for starwars episode 1 racer on N64... man I loved that game...

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