Pitstop – Epyx – (1982) – Commodore 64 Not every computer games shop let you load up a game before deciding to buy it. For most of us, we had to buy games blind. You never quite knew
Road Race – Commodore VIC-20 (1981) As the early home micro computers were pretty limited in terms of their graphical output, great driving games were thin on the ground. Games were mostly sold on cassette tape for around £5.95.
Sprint 2 – Atari – (1976) – Arcade Version This game is the only black and white game on this list. I only ever saw this machine twice. It’s not the only ‘top-down’ game on the list though.
I’ve been absorbed by arcade racing games since I was about 11 years old. Every year I went to the seaside with my Mum and Dad and I literally could talk about arcade machines for hours, days, years (and
We are currently making a brand new racing game called Dangerous Driving due for release this Winter. Inevitably that means we get to talking about games of old and in particular what are our favourite racing games of all time.
As we make our next game Dangerous Driving we’ve been having a lot of discussions about what our all time favourite racing games are. Alex, our Creative Director, has been responsible for a fair few racing games himself (the entire