The App Store’s Best Racing game

If RPGs get your brains bending, racers boil your blood. They spin you down the most pristine of roads, the strangest of alien avenues – the wildest of rides. Oftentimes, they are all-out guts-to-glory races to the finish line; they grind your un-manicured fingernails to fine capacitive dust; they simply have no equal for burning calories  and having fun at the same time – at least on the iDevice.

There are three ostentatious categories: the arcade racer, the simulator, and the kart racer. Which fits your fancy is up to you. My baby teeth were rooted out on Super Mario Kart on the SNES back in the early 1990’s, but before that, Roadblasters for the Atari Lynx held sway in a growing garden of race games. For those reasons, I enjoy the likes of Shrek, Crash Bandicoot, and the more stodgy racers too.

The arcade racer (TMA Reviews in blue)

Asphalt 4: Elite Racing Asphalt 4Burning Tires? 3D Burning Tires 3D
Asphalt 5 Asphalt 5Raging Thunder Raging Thunder
Need For Speed? Undercover Need for Speed UndercoverRaging Thunder Raging Thunder 2
Need for Speed Shift Need for Speed ShiftFastlane Street Racing Fastlane Street Racing
RIDGE RACER ACCELERATED Ridge Racer AcceleratedFerrari GT: Evolution Ferrari GT: Evolution
SpeedR SpeedRRoad Whiz Road Whiz
GTS World Racing GTS World RacingPhaze - futuristic racing action Phaze – futuristic Racing Action
Ducati® Moto Ducati MotoFuture Racer Future Racer
Low Grav Racer 2 Low Grav Racer 2Low Grav Racer Low Grav Racer
Robbie Williams Racing Robbie Williams RacingSpeed Forge Extreme Speed Forge Extreme

The simulator

BMW Sauber F1 Team Racing 09 BMW Sauber F1 Team RacingReal Racing Real Racing
Rally Master Pro 3D (US) Rally master pro 3dFormula Racing Formula Racing
Holeshot Drag Racing Holeshot Drag RacingGP Racing GP Racing
F1 2009 Game F1 2009 GameVolkswagen Scirocco R 24H Challenge 3D Volkswagen Scirocco R 24H
Drag Racer : Perfect Run Drag Racer: Perfect FunVolkswagen Polo Challenge 3D Volkswagen Polo Challenge 3D
Stock Racing Stock RacingAudi A4 Driving Challenge Audio A4 Driving Challenge
Pole Position: Remix Pole Position: Remix

The cartoon racer

Crash Bandicoot Nitro Kart 3D Crash bandicoot Nitro Kart 3DShrek Kart? Shrek Kart
Zombie Karts Zombie KartsCocoto Kart Online Cocoto Kart
Krazy Kart Racing (US) Krazy Kart RacingBig Fun Racing Big Fun Racing
Cro-Mag Rally Cro-Mag RallyMicroKart MicroKart
Nano Rally Nano RallyHorror Racing Horror Racing

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