Best Racing Game Winner 2010

Gran Turismo 5 has been a long time coming. As one of the deepest racing sims ever, Gran Turismo can almost completely absorb the serious racing enthusiast.

Gran Turismo 5 has a ridiculous amount of depth, with over 1000 vehicles to choose from, 71 different tracks, and 26 different locations. Gran Turismo 5 is also the first of the series to feature true model damage. With so much to do in the game and so many ways to fine-tune and customize the already gargantuan number of vehicles, Gran Turismo 5 is easily the best Racing Game of the year.

For more information on the winner, read our review of Gran Turismo 5.

Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit Box Art

Sure, you could spend your time precision driving with Gran Turismo, but why? Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit challenges you to hammer on that acceleration button and beat either racers or cops to the punch with the most outlandish moves available. In addition to racing in the game's career mode, Hot Pursuit also features a robust online mode that combines social networking features with team-based gameplay.

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