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Released Mar 25, 1998
An Arcade-style racer is a game which shoots for a fun and fast-paced experience over trying to simulate real life physics and racing protocol.
The act of high-speed vehicular pursuit. Often this occurs in racing games or games where players must evade police.
The art of taking corners is an essential element for any good racing driver, and it is a technique that must be mastered in order to produce the fastest times on track.
Drafting is the term in motorsports for following a car closely. The result of drafting makes for less air resistance, faster speeds, and better fuel mileage.
The 1998 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) took place at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia on May 28-30.
In some free roaming driving games such as Mafia and the Driver series, a speed limit is enforced by the police as opposed to games such as the GTA series where such felonies are ignored.
Since 1998, an independent group of about forty worldwide media outlets who determine the best games of the Electronic Entertainment Expo.
An early API by 3dfx for hardware accelerated 3D graphics on PC.
Greatest hits is a general term for re-releases of games which have sold a certain number of copies, as part of a program managed by the console manufacturer.
The 1999 Interactive Achievement Awards celebrated the best games and software of 1998.
A lap is one circuit around a race track. This is featured in many, but not all racing games.
The act of breaking the law.
Lens Flare is a dynamic graphical effect that emulates visual artifacts that can appear on an image captured by a camera with a lens. This effect is not limited only to sunlight.
Games that obtained permission to feature real-life licensed car brands.
Police are paid protectors who enforce the law through legal use of force. They help ensure public safety and social order. Their motto is to protect and to serve.
The police chase consists of the police chasing someone; usually by car. Sometimes the player plays as the guy getting chased and sometimes as the police.
The sound of police communicating amongst themselves via radio to co-ordinate attacks, often heard by the player so they can react to the attacks.
Who needs 2D when we've got 3D? 3D, or 3 dimensions, is what we're used to seeing in almost every game these days, letting us do all sorts of awesome stuff like run in circles!
Roadblocks are used to prevent the transit in that road. They're used in videogames either to prevent the player to go in that direction or as a challenge the player must overcome.
Classic form of numbering that gives things a more regal feel.
Rubber Band AI is an infamous hidden feature in racing games that allows computer-controlled opponents to catch up no matter how far behind they are. It is intended to keep challenging the player, but can also give AI opponents an unfair advantage.
Sometimes, you want to play games with a real person who's sitting right next to you. These games have you covered.
A grid that is organized for the start of the race in rows of 2, 3 or more. Very useful for standing starts in various racing titles.
Traffic courses are racetracks in which drivers have to race each other whilst avoiding oncoming traffic. Most commonly associated with illegal street racing.
Xfire is a downloadable instant messenger client and Digital Download Store for Windows. It is targeted at gamers and has many features related to gaming.
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