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Alphabetical List

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A
After Burner Climax XBLA
AiRace Tunnel DS
Asphalt: Injection PS Vita
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B
Bang Bang Racing PS3 PSN
Banjo Kazooie: Nuts and Bolts 360
Blur 360
Burnout Dominator PS2
Burnout Paradise 360
Burnout Paradise Party Pack PS3
Burnout Paradise Ultimate Box PS3
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C
Cars Wii
Cars 2 PS3
Cars Race-o-rama Wii
Colin McRae Dirt 2 PS3
Colin McRae: Dirt 2 PC
CrossBoard 7 360 Kinect
Cycling Pro Manager 2010 PSP
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D
DiRT PS3
Dirt 3 PS3
Driver San Francisco 360
Driver: Renegade 3DS
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F
F1 2010 360
F1 2011 PS3
F1 Race Stars PS3
FGTV: F1 Race Stars Family Hands-on Review PS3
FGTV: Forza 4 Reviewed 360 Kinect
FGTV: Sonic and All-Stars Racing Transformed WiiU
Family Ski Wii
Ferrari Challenge Wii
Flower PS3
Formula 1 2009 PSP
Forza 3 360
Forza 3 Autoweek Pack 360
Forza 4 360 Kinect
Forza Horizon 360
Forza Motorsport 3 360
Fuel 360
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G
G27 Racing Wheel Logitech
GTI Club+ PS3
Game Racer Seat and G25 Logitech Wheel PS3
Gran Turismo PSP
Gran Turismo 5 PS3
Gran Turismo 5 3D TV PS3
Gran Turismo 5 Prologue PS3
Gran Turismo Academy Competition PS3
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J
Joe Danger PSN
Journey PSN
Joy Ride 360 Kinect
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K
Kinect Joy Ride 360 Kinect
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L
LittleBigPlanet Karting PS3
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M
Mario Kart Wii
Mario Kart 7 3DS
Mario Kart Wii Wii
Marvel Vs Capcom 3 360
Mater's Tall Tales Wii
Midnight Club LA 360
Midnight Club: Los Angeles PS3
Modnation Racers PS3
Modnation Racers: Road Trip PS Vita
MotoGP 08 360
Motor Storm PS3
Motor Storm: Arctic Edge PSP
Motor Storm: Pacific Rift PS3
MotorStorm Apocalypse PS3
MotorStorm: Pacific Rift PS3
Motorstorm PS3
Motorstorm Apocalypse PS3
Motorstorm RC PS Vita
Motorstorm: Apocalypse PS3
MySims Racing Wii
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N
NASCAR 09 360
Nail'd PS3
Need For Speed Carbon Wii
Need For Speed The Run 360
Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit 360
Need For Speed: Most Wanted PS3 Move
Need For Speed: Shift 2 360
Need for Speed Hot Pursuit 360
Need for Speed Nitro Wii
Need for Speed Pro Street Wii
Need for Speed Shift 360
Need for Speed Shift 2 360
Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit iPhone
Need for Speed: Pro Street PS3
Need for Speed: Shift PS3
Need for Speed: Shift 2 360
Need for Speed: The Run 360
Need for Speed: Undercover 360
Nights: Into Dreams Wii
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P
Pilotwings Resort 3DS
Project Gotham Racing 4 360
Pure PS3
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R
Race Days Gameboy
Racedriver GRiD PS3
Racer's Island Wii-ware
Radio Helicopter Wii
Real Racing iPhone
Real Racing 2 iPad
Real Racing 2 HD iPad/iPhone
Reckless Racing iPhone
Ridge Racer PS Vita
Ridge Racer 3D 3DS
Ridge Racer Unbounded PS3
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S
SEGA Rally Online Arcade XBLA
SSX Deadly Descents PS3
Scrap Metal XBLA
Sega Rally 360
Sega Rally Online Arcade 360
ShaunWhite Snowboarding World Stage Wii MotionPlus
Shift 2 360
Ship Simulator 2008 PC
Simultrainer PC
Skate It Wii
Sonic Free Riders 360 Kinect
Sonic and All Stars Racing Transformed PS3
Sonic and Sega All-Stars Racing Wii
Split Second 360
Supercar Challenge PS3
Superstars V8 Racing Next Challenge PS3
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T
Test Drive Unlimited 2 360
Track Mania DS
Track Mania 2 Canyon PC
TrackMania Wii
Transformers: Dark of the Moon Wii
Trials Evolution XBLA
Trials HD XBLA
Twisted Metal PS3
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V
V8 Challenge PS3
Virtual Skipper PC
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W
Winter Sports 2: The Next Challenge Wii
Wipeout 2048 PS Vita
Wipeout HD PS3
Wipeout HD 3D PS3
Wipeout HD PS3 PSN
Wipeout Pure PSP
Wipeout: Pure PSP
World Championship Off Road Racing 360
World Rally Championship PS3

Racing games, although sometimes seen as a sporting sub category, are a well established video game genre in their own right.

They can feature a variety of driving styles ranging from the fantastical arcade racing focusing on thrills and spills, to the super realistic simulations that recreate every aspect of real life driving.

Sonic and All-Stars Racing Transformed is a Sonic kart racer mashing up characters from different game series, but still somehow manages to be a solid, entertaining game... read now

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This week in the family gaming show Adam Rosser invited me to talk about F1 Race Stars and Little Big Planet Karting. We discuss how the these compare with games like Mario Kart and Modnation Racers. Also broadcast on Radio 5 Live... listen now

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F1 Race Stars is a new cartoon-style interpretation of Formula One. FamilyGamerTV put the game into the hands of a family of F1 enthusiasts and see how they get on... watch now

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Sonic and All-Stars Racing Transformed is a launch day title for the WiiU. Although it is coming out on other platforms, FamilyGamerTV sat down to look at the amazing WiiU features which this game is exploiting... watch now

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Flower easily won my surrender with its fields and cities -- three hours well spent. In undoing my reluctance to spend time on films, books and video games it reminded me of other commitments I'd like to renew during Advent... read now

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Forza Horizon is an open-world take on the Xbox 360-only racing series and features an incredible amount of cars, terrain and detail... read now

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Need For Speed: Most Wanted is a recreation of a former Need For Speed classic, updated with modern features and the latest Need For Speed technology... read now

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Trials Evolution is the follow-up to the hugely popular and successful Trails HD, allowing you to fulfil your wildest Motorcross fantasies... read now

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Forza 4 (360) is a favourite with Dad alongside F1 2011 for the 3DS. In this week's Family Gamer TV we talk to a family about their current gaming loves, to see how Forza 4 is a dream title for car obsessives, Kinectimals is still going strong, Air Wings provides a great family distraction without competitive arguments and App Mates 2 mixes toy and videogame play without damaging the iPad's screen... watch now

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Twisted Metal PS3 is a bewildering, chaotic load of old nonsense for the adolescent metalhead in your life. Pee-ow! BOOM!.. read now

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Bang Bang Racing offers a fresh perspective on multiplayer car racing with a top-down split-screen game, offering intuitive handling and the challenge of variable road surfaces... read now

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LittleBigPlanet Karting makes the leap from platforming adventure to quirky cartoon racing, with a customarily advanced modding kit which begs the question: what else can it build?.. read now

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Wipeout 2048 not only lets you race on the go, but introduces great controls and cross-play features for fans and newcomers to the series... read now

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Need for Speed Hot Pursuit Wii is a capable street racer on the Wii, one which balances realism with outright fantasy... read now

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Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit brought me a little closer to embracing the race game genre. With its hectic take on Cops 'n' Robbers, I found myself truly drawn to the law... read now

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Asphalt: Injection brings the series to the new PS Vita and goes head to head with Ridge Racer once again. This time it could be the favourite... read now

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Mario Kart 7 delivers its expected thrills brilliantly on the 3DS. Familiarity may have bred contempt with Mario Kart, but to miss out on this would be a real shame... read now

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Nail'd combines the excitement of extreme Motorsport with the rebellious nature of youth. Sounds like my kind of game, but in practice is anything but... read now

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Twisted Metal promises a very different kind of wacky race, featuring tricked out cars with rocket launchers, bombs and machine guns. Oh and if all else fails, you can always lean out the window with a shotgun... read now

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Motorstorm Apocalypse marries thrills of off-road racing with end of world bedlam. A little indulgent maybe, but the quality and polish on display shone through even this most juvenile of videogames... read now

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More posts:

Jan 2012

F1 2011 PSV News

Dec 2011

F1 2011 PS3 Review
Modnation Racers: Road Trip PS Vita News
Motorstorm RC PS Vita News
Need For Speed The Run 360 Review
Novel Gamer Show | Need for Speed: The Run PS3 Review
Mario Kart 7 3DS Review
Ridge Racer PS Vita News
Novel Gamer Show | Cars 2 PS3 Review

Nov 2011

Mario Kart 7 3DS Review
Need For Speed: Shift 2 360 Review
F1 2011 3DS News
Forza 4 360 Kinect Review

Oct 2011

Novel Gamer Show | Driver: Renegade 3DS Review
Real Racing 2 HD iPad/iPhone Review

Sep 2011

Driver San Francisco 360 Review
Driver San Francisco 360 Review
Mario Kart 7 3DS News
After Burner Climax XBLA Review
Driver San Francisco Wii Review
Driver San Francisco 360 Review

Aug 2011

Joy Ride 360 Kinect Review
F1 2011 PS3 Review
G27 Racing Wheel Logitech Review
Cars 2 360 Review
Transformers: Dark of the Moon Wii Review

Jul 2011

Wipeout Pure PSP Review
Sega Rally Online Arcade 360 Review
Wipeout HD PS3 Review
F1 2010 PS3 Review
Sega Rally Saturn Review
Gran Turismo 5 PS3 Review
Novel Gamer Show | Need for Speed: The Run 360 Preview

Jun 2011

Family Gamer Show | Real Racing 2 iPad Podcast
Formula 1 2009 Wii Review
Novel Gamer Show | Wipeout 2048 PS Vita Preview
Cars 2 Wii Review
Ridge Racer Unbounded PS3 News
SSX Deadly Descents PS3 News
Novel Gamer Show | Cars 2 PS3 Preview
Mario Kart DS Review
Need for Speed: Shift 360 Review

May 2011

Ferrari Challenge Wii Review
Dirt 3 360 Review
Driver: Renegade 3DS News
Dirt 3 PS3 News
Track Mania 2 Canyon PC News
Marvel Vs Capcom 3 360 Review
Project Gotham Racing 4 360 Review
Need for Speed: Shift 2 360 Review
Need for Speed: The Run 360 News

Apr 2011

Pilotwings Resort 3DS Review
World Rally Championship PS3 Review
Motorstorm Apocalypse PS3 Review
Test Drive Unlimited 2 360 Review

Mar 2011

Shift 2 360 Review
Gran Turismo PS1 Review
Pilotwings Resort 3DS Review
AiRace Tunnel DS Review

Feb 2011

Pilotwings Resort 3DS Review
Nail'd PS3 Review
Wipeout HD 3D PS3 Review
SEGA Rally Online Arcade XBLA News
Mater's Tall Tales Wii Review
Ridge Racer 3D 3DS News
Test Drive Unlimited 2 360 Preview

Jan 2011

Gran Turismo 5 3D TV PS3 Review
Need for Speed Hot Pursuit Wii Review
Need for Speed Shift 2 360 News

Dec 2010

Ferrari Challenge Wii Review
World Rally Championship PS3 Review
Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit 360 Review
Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit iPhone Review
Forza 4 360 Kinect News
TrackMania Wii Review
Sonic Free Riders 360 Kinect Review
CrossBoard 7 360 Kinect Review
Gran Turismo 5 PS3 Review

Nov 2010

Reckless Racing iPhone Review
Kinect Joy Ride 360 Kinect Review
F1 2010 PS3 Review

Oct 2010

Need for Speed Hot Pursuit 360 Review
F1 2010 360 Review
Split Second 360 Review

Sep 2010

Gran Turismo 5 PS3 News
Game Racer Seat and G25 Logitech Wheel PS3 Review
Need for Speed Hot Pursuit 360 News
Racer's Island Wii-ware News

Aug 2010

TrackMania Wii News
Split Second 360 Review
Blur 360 Review
Cycling Pro Manager 2010 PSP Review

Jul 2010

Need for Speed: Shift PS3 Review
Blur 360 Review

Jun 2010

Simultrainer PC Review
Joe Danger PSN Review
Journey PSN News
MotorStorm Apocalypse PS3 News
Modnation Racers PS3 Review
V8 Challenge PS3 Review

May 2010

Blur 360 Review
Split Second 360 Review
Modnation Racers PS3 Review
Superstars V8 Racing Next Challenge PS3 Review
Modnation Racers PS3 Review

Apr 2010

Sonic and Sega All-Stars Racing Wii Buying Guide
Scrap Metal XBLA Review
Sonic and Sega All-Stars Racing 360 Review

Mar 2010

Sonic and Sega All-Stars Racing Wii Review
Race Days Gameboy Review
Forza Motorsport 3 360 Review
Winter Sports 2: The Next Challenge Wii Review
Forza 3 Autoweek Pack 360 Review

Feb 2010

Formula 1 2009 Wii Review

Dec 2009

Need for Speed Nitro Wii Buying Guide
Formula 1 2009 PSP Buying Guide
Colin McRae: Dirt 2 PC Buying Guide
Cars Race-o-rama Wii Rough Guide
Forza 3 360 Review

Nov 2009

ShaunWhite Snowboarding World Stage Wii MotionPlus Rough Guide
Supercar Challenge PS3 Review

Oct 2009

Need for Speed Shift PS3 Review
Forza 3 360 Review
Forza 3 360 Review
Midnight Club LA 360 Review
Gran Turismo PSP Buying Guide

Sep 2009

Need for Speed Shift 360 Review
Motor Storm: Arctic Edge PSP Buying Guide
Need for Speed Shift 360 Buying Guide
Forza Motorsport 3 360 Buying Guide
Need for Speed: Shift PS3 Review
Colin McRae Dirt 2 PS3 Review
Mario Kart SNES Review
Ferrari Challenge Wii Review
Trials HD XBLA Review
Real Racing iPhone Review

Jul 2009

MySims Racing DS Rough Guide

Jun 2009

MySims Racing Wii Rough Guide
Fuel 360 Rough Guide
Motorstorm PS3 Review
Pure 360 Review

May 2009

Burnout Paradise Ultimate Box PS3 Review
Banjo Kazooie: Nuts and Bolts 360 Review
Banjo Kazooie: Nuts and Bolts 360 Review
Banjo Kazooie: Nuts and Bolts 360 Rough Guide

Apr 2009

Burnout Paradise Party Pack PS3 Review

Mar 2009

Motor Storm: Pacific Rift PS3 Review

Feb 2009

Pure 360 Review

Jan 2009

Need for Speed: Undercover PS3 Review
Need for Speed: Undercover 360 Review
MotoGP 08 360 Review

Dec 2008

Mario Kart Wii Wii Review
World Championship Off Road Racing 360 Rough Guide
Midnight Club: Los Angeles PS3 Review
GTI Club+ PS3 Rough Guide
Gran Turismo 5 Prologue PS3 Review
Wipeout HD PS3 PSN Rough Guide
Skate It Wii Rough Guide

Nov 2008

MotorStorm: Pacific Rift PS3 Review
Motor Storm: Pacific Rift PS3 Rough Guide

Oct 2008

Pure PS3 Review

Sep 2008

Need for Speed: Pro Street PS3 Review
Need for Speed Pro Street Wii Rough Guide
Wipeout: Pure PSP Rough Guide
Racedriver GRiD PS3 Review
NASCAR 09 PS3 Review

Aug 2008

Ship Simulator 2008 PC Review
Nights: Into Dreams Wii Review
Track Mania DS Review

Sep 2007

Burnout Dominator PSP Review
Gran Turismo 5 Prologue PS3 Review
Motor Storm PS3 Review
Burnout Dominator PS2 Review
Virtual Skipper PC Review
NASCAR 09 360 Review
Burnout Paradise 360 Review
Radio Helicopter Wii Review
Need For Speed Carbon Wii Review
Mario Kart Wii Review
Cars Wii Review
Radio Helicopter Wii Rough Guide
Family Ski Wii Rough Guide
Motor Storm PS3 Rough Guide
Sega Rally 360 Rough Guide
Nights: Into Dreams Wii Review
Gran Turismo Academy Competition PS3 Review
DiRT PS3 Review
Pure PS3 Review

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