You grew up on Mario Kart, but that’s just it — you’ve grown up. But… not entirely. You still want to grip a controller and curse at a screen and burn rubber without having to see (real) flashing lights in the rearview. You want risk life and limb in the pursuit of speed — but not actually, you know, risk life and limb.
You’re in the market for a racing video game. A good one. Maybe you’re an app guy; maybe you want a straightforward “game”; maybe you want a heady simulator; maybe you have more money than god. If you’re any of those, or even all of the above, here are the best racing games for most every platform. Stretch your thumbs and be prepared to make up for the drudgery of that godawful commute this morning.