Top Gear's Top 10

The lads in the office for BBC's hit driving show, Top Gear, picked their 10 top racing games of all time.
 
The original list, with full commentary, is available at their website: here.

List items

  • <br/>"... doing absolutely everything better than absolutely everything else."<br/><a href="http://www.topgear.com/innovation/gallery/top-games/10.html" style="font-size: inherit;">(more)</a>

  • <br/>"... N64, GameCube and Wii successors have progressed the series impressively, but nothing quite touches this for sheer gameplay thrills."

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  • <br/>"... paved the way for practically every serious racer on the market today. ..."

    <br/><a href="http://www.topgear.com/innovation/gallery/top-games/8.html" style="font-size: inherit;">(more)</a>

  • <br/>"... one of the most complete racing experiences ever conceived."

    <br/><a href="http://www.topgear.com/innovation/gallery/top-games/7.html" style="font-size: inherit;">(more)</a>

  • <br/>"... with its then unique 'flashback' feature, it genuinely changed the face of the genre forever. ..."

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  • <br/>"... the best kart-racing game of the N64 era."

    <br/><a href="http://www.topgear.com/innovation/gallery/top-games/5.html" style="font-size: inherit;">(more)</a>

  • <br/>"... one of the most instantly gratifying racing games ever made. "

    <br/><a href="http://www.topgear.com/innovation/gallery/top-games/4.html" style="font-size: inherit;">(more)</a>

  • <br/>"... making four-way multiplayer racing a reality for the first time ever. ..."

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  • <br/>"... one of the first games to set its tracks amidst the streets of real cities..."

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  • <br/>"... brought helmet-splintering violence to previously peaceful families across the land."

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