From Gran Turismo to Burnout to Carmageddon.
As Microsoft's smash Project Gotham series reaches its fourth installment, YVG look back over a quarter-century of best-selling car (and bike, and taxi, and hovercraft) racing games. Which games became milestones on the road from rudimentary arcade machines to ultra-realistic, modern masterpieces? How did one racing game cement the PlayStation as a hip pastime? And what's the deal with all those Ridge Racers? Read on for the answers.