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The history of racing games, part 2 – Reader’s Feature

Gran Turismo - a milestone for racers

Gran Turismo – a milestone for racers

A reader continues his personal look at gaming’s most memorable racers, this time taking in Virtua Racing and Gran Turismo.

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Hello and welcome back to part two. We continue to run through the games that helped define the racing game genre and I have to say papa’s got a brand new pigbag. One of my favourite words is polygon and they revolutionised not just racing games but the gaming industry as a whole, whilst ruining Ridley Scott’s vision of the future.

I’m going to be a little controversial here because technically Virtua Racing was released before Super Mario Kart and should be a place… Read the full story

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