Glossary

Asphalt 6: Adrenaline

Asphalt 6: Adrenaline

Release date: 2010

Genres: Racing

Publishers:

Asphalt 6: Adrenaline is a racing video game, developed and published by Gameloft as part of the Asphalt series. It was released for iOS on December 21, 2010, for Mac OS X on February 17, 2011, for Android on June 15, for Symbian^3 on July 20, for Mobile phones on August 31, for webOS on September 3, for BlackBerry PlayBook on October 12, and for Bada 2.0 on January 10, 2012.

Asphalt: Injection

Asphalt: Injection

Release date: 2011

Genres: Racing

Platforms: PS Vita

Publishers:

Asphalt: Injection is a racing game for the PlayStation Vita developed by Gameloft and released in 2011–2012. Just like Asphalt 3D, it was published by Konami in Japan and Ubisoft worldwide.

Al Unser Jr.'s Turbo Racing

Al Unser Jr.'s Turbo Racing

Release date: 1990

Genres: Racing

Publishers: Data East

Al Unser Jr.'s Turbo Racing is a racing video game for the Nintendo Entertainment System console released in 1990. It is an adaption of the 1989 Japanese-market Famicom game World Grand Prix - Pole to Finish (ワールドグランプリ ポールトゥフィニッシュ), with the most notable changes being the addition of Unser as an in-game coach, the number of laps, sound and interface design. Therefore, the game remains based on the Formula 1 World Championship, despite Unser having never competed in it. This game features a seaso…

Auto Club Revolution

Release date: 2013

Genres: Racing

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Eutechnyx

Auto Club Revolution was a free-to-play PC online simulation racing game. The game was published by Eutechnyx and was developed through the cooperation of motor brands such as BMW and Renault. It was announced in early 2011 and officially launched at the end of April 2013. In April 2012, Eutechnyx partnered with Stryking Entertainment GmbH to produce a localized version of the Auto Club Revolution website in Germany. The success of the launch was followed up with a further territory push in 2013…

Auto Destruct

Auto Destruct

Release date: 1998

Genres: Racing

Publishers: Electronic Arts

Auto Destruct is a video game developed by the Swedish studio Neurostone and published by Electronic Arts. It was released for the PlayStation in January 1998. The player takes on the role of a retired race car driver hunting down the fanatical cult which murdered his wife and daughter. The music was composed by English electronic producer Danny Briottet.

ATV: Quad Power Racing 2

ATV: Quad Power Racing 2

Release date: 2003

Genres: Racing

Platforms: PlayStation 2, GameCube, XBox

Publishers: AKA Acclaim

ATV: Quad Power Racing 2 is a racing video game developed by Climax Brighton and published by Acclaim Entertainment under their AKA Acclaim label for PlayStation 2, GameCube and Xbox. The game is notable for its inclusion of a three-wheeled ATV, not seen in any other video games, and not sold in the real world since the late 1980s.

Air Boarder 64

Air Boarder 64

Release date: 1998

Genres: Racing

Platforms: Nintendo 64

Publishers:

Air Boarder 64 is a futuristic hoverboard racing game for the Nintendo 64 released in 1998. It was to be released under the name AirBoardin' USA in North America by ASCII Entertainment, but was cancelled.

Action Fighter

Action Fighter

Release date: 1986

Genres: Racing, Shooter

Platforms: Amiga, Sega Master System, Microsoft Dos, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Arcade

Publishers: Sega

Action Fighter (アクション ファイター) is an overhead vehicular combat game released by Sega in 1986. It was ported to the Master System the same year, then to the Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, and IBM PC compatibles. The player begins the game riding a superbike. In subsequent levels a sports car, a jet via added wings, jetski, helicopter and Formula One racing car can all be driven, as seen in the game's title screen. All of the vehicles are armed to deal with enemy vehicles and gun em…

Auto Modellista

Auto Modellista

Release date: 2002

Genres: Arcade, Racing

Platforms: PlayStation 2, GameCube, XBox

Publishers: Capcom

Auto Modellista (アウトモデリスタ) is a racing game developed and published by Capcom, first released on PlayStation 2, later ported to GameCube and Xbox.

Arlington Horse Racing

Arlington Horse Racing

Release date: 1990

Genres: Racing

Platforms: Arcade

Publishers: Strata

Arlington Horse Racing is a horse racing arcade game released by Strata / Incredible Technologies in 1990, based on the Arlington Park race track.

American Speedway

Release date: 1987

Genres: Racing

Platforms: Arcade

Publishers: Enerdyne Technologies

American Speedway is a top-view racing arcade game released by Enerdyne Technologies in 1987.

Asphalt 3D

Asphalt 3D

Release date: 2011

Genres: Racing

Platforms: Nintendo 3DS

Publishers:

Asphalt 3D (released in Japan as Asphalt 3D: Nitro Racing (アスファルト 3ディー: ニトロ レーシング)) is a racing game published by Konami in Japan and Ubisoft worldwide and developed by Gameloft for the Nintendo 3DS handheld video game console. It was released in Japan on March 10, 2011, in Europe on March 25, 2011, in North America on March 27, 2011, and in Australia on March 31, 2011. It is part of the Asphalt series and was one of eight 3DS launch titles published by Ubisoft. It was revealed at the Electronic…

Asphalt 9: Legends

Release date: 2018

Genres: Racing

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Android, Apple IOS

Publishers: Gameloft

Asphalt 9: Legends is a racing video game developed by Gameloft Barcelona and published by Gameloft. Released on July 25, 2018, it is the ninth main installment in the Asphalt series. In comparison to previous entries, there are several new and improved features, such as a prestigious car lineup, new control schemes, including the autopilot mode called Touch Drive, and race modes, and the reimplemented "shockwave nitro" from Asphalt 6: Adrenaline. The graphics are considered significantly improv…

Al Unser Jr. Arcade Racing

Release date: 1995

Genres: Racing

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Mindscape

Al Unser Jr. Arcade Racing is a racing computer video game for the Windows and Mac OS operating systems, released in 1995 by French publisher Mindscape and developed by its subsidiary, Mindscape Bordeaux.

Asphalt Xtreme

Asphalt Xtreme

Release date: 2016

Genres: Racing

Publishers: Gameloft

Asphalt Xtreme, also known as Asphalt Xtreme: Rally Racing, is an action racing video game, published and developed by Gameloft. It was the second spinoff, and the first off-road racing edition, in the Asphalt series. It was released on 27 October 2016. Development lasted from August 2015 to September 2017. Development has been terminated after 60 people layoffs and following the Madrid studio shutdown.

Arctic Thunder

Arctic Thunder

Release date: 2000

Genres: Racing

Platforms: PlayStation 2, XBox, Arcade

Publishers: Midway Games

Arctic Thunder is a snowmobile racing game developed by Midway Games. It was released as an arcade game, as well as on the Sony PlayStation 2 and Xbox consoles, and was a launch title for the latter. In the arcade version of the game, jets blow cold or hot winds, depending on the setting, in the player's face during gameplay. Arctic Thunder is part of Midway's Thunder series, which also included Hydro Thunder, 4 Wheel Thunder, Offroad Thunder, and Hydro Thunder Hurricane. The Xbox version of thi…

Assetto Corsa Competizione

Release date: 2019

Genres: Racing, Simulation

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, XBox One

Publishers: Kunos Simulazioni, 505 Games

Assetto Corsa Competizione (Italian for "race setup", "competition") is a sports car racing simulator developed by Italian video game developer Kunos Simulazioni, the makers of Assetto Corsa. The game is an officially licensed simulation of the 2018 and 2019 Blancpain GT Series season Sprint and Endurance Cups and the Total 24 Hours of Spa, and is set to serve as a platform for esports.Kunos Simulazioni announced the game on 21 February 2018 with a planned Steam Early Access release in summer 20…

AeroGauge

AeroGauge

Release date: 1997

Genres: Racing

Platforms: Nintendo 64

Publishers: ASCII Entertainment

AeroGauge is a futuristic, sci-fi hovercraft racing game designed for the Nintendo 64 game console and was released in 1998 (1997 in Japan). Ascii's AeroGauge is conceptually similar to Psygnosis' Wipeout or Acclaim's Extreme G. The main difference is that the vehicles in the game fly instead of hovering, so it's possible to maneuver them in the air.

Atari Karts

Atari Karts

Release date: 1995

Genres: Racing

Platforms: Atari Jaguar

Publishers: Atari Corporation

Atari Karts is a kart racing video game developed by Miracle Designs and published by Atari Corporation exclusively for the Atari Jaguar first in North America on December 15, 1995 and later in Europe on December 22 of the same year. It is one of the first titles developed by Miracle Designs and its gameplay is similar to the Mario Kart series, where items are placed at predetermined points in the tracks. In Atari Karts, players take control of one of the seven characters available including Ben…

A.B. Cop

Release date: 1990

Genres: Racing

Platforms: Arcade

Publishers: Sega

A.B. Cop is a futuristic 3D racing arcade game released by Sega in 1990. It never received any official port to home consoles.