There are a lot of racing fans out there, but not enough racing cars to go around. Even if there were, they’d be a little out of your price range. What is a racing aficionado to do if he can’t get his hands on a Lamborghini? He can try the next best thing, racing games. Racing games allow you the freedom to go berserk with your favorite cars. Plus, you don’t have to worry about getting a speeding ticket, not in a virtual world. Let’s take a look at some of the best racing games available in the iTunes app store.
Best Racing Games for iOS
GT Racing 2 may be the closest you’ll ever get to racing a sports car. If your wallpaper features a Ferrari, you should definitely drive one in this game. It has 67 super cars from top manufacturers such as Mercedes Benz and Ferrari that you can drive on 13 different tracks. That’s a lot of cars and a lot of road to cover. Weekly updates provide new challenges for the player, so you’ll never get bored of this game. Due to its advanced physics engine the game provides the most realistic racing experience.
When EA makes a racing game you know it’s going to be good. And they’ve done it yet again. Real Racing 3 provides one of the biggest line-up of cars and tracks for you racing pleasure. It has a rating of 9.1 on IGN and that doesn’t happen unless a game is really good. As far as free apps go Real Racing 3 holds the No. 1 spot in 90 different countries. They don’t call it real racing for nothing. When you’re playing it, it actually feels like you’re driving a sports car. The details on the car are breathtaking.
If you want to participate in gravity defying races, while driving the most expensive cars, Asphalt 8 is the game for you. Drive your sports car up a ramp to become airborne and leave your competition behind. It’s a whole new dimension of racing. You don’t need to listen to your MP3 player while playing this game, because it features music from Bloc Party and The Crystal Method. Picture yourself going airborne while listening to ‘Helicopter’ by Bloc Party. That song was made for this game. Try Asphalt 8 if you want a slightly different racing experience.
Drag racing in real life will get you into trouble, but in CSR Racing it’ll get you ahead. Pit some of the most popular names in the automobile industry against each other to see who comes out on top. You can take down rival teams and occupy their district. Now that’s what I call earning street cred. CSR Racing has some of the most amazing graphics you’ll see in a game. That means when a slick car overtakes you it won’t feel that bad. You can even customize your license plates in this game, what more do you want? After playing this game you’ll at least end up buying a race car trailer, if not a car.
If you liked CSR Racing, you should definitely try CSR Classics. It has a classic twist to it that goes without saying. This game is a must have for people who are into American muscle cars. Restore a Shelby Cobra and dominate the streets with it. Yes, you can even restore cars in this game. If you find yourself lagging behind don’t worry, there’s nothing a little nitrous oxide won’t fix. Relive the glory days of the automobile industry with this game and the cars featured in it. It’s time to bring the old school back to teach the new kids on the block how we do things.
It’s tough to afford a sports car on minimum wage, but you don’t have to drop a single dime on these apps, because they’re free. Not only can you drive the cars you want, but you can also race them. Now you can live out your fantasy of being a race car driver in the comfort of your home. If you end up crashing your car no harm done, just restart the race and try again.
The contributor of today’s post is Linda Wilson. Linda is a freelance blogger currently working for Yucaipa Trailers, leading dealers of race car trailers. Linda is a culinary enthusiast and loves to host dinner parties at her place.