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racing games iOS

Racing Games Speeding into the App Store

Tearing down the track, ripping along at high speeds, is a dream that many have. These racing games will help fulfill that need.

Realistic Racing

Strap in for a realistic driving expereince in which you need to focus on your momentum, braking, and handling, as well as the curves of the track. These games include great 3D modeling, but the racing expereince tries to simulate being behind the wheel. You can race against others, versus the clock, or with motorcycles.

Real Racing 3

It's not just racing, it's Real Racing

Real Racing 3
Test your skills in autocross mode

For those who prefer realistic racing experiences with precision driving skill.

Real Racing 3 provides plenty of action for the speed enthusiast. It features multiple race modes, including speed snap, where you round a corner and try to get your car to its maximum speed as quickly as possible. You also have regular races, and elimination heats. Whether you play single-player or against a friend, you'll get your need for speed fulfilled.

Why we love it

The graphics are stunningly beautiful, and the sound effects are lifelike. Real Racing 3 puts you behind the wheel of a powerful race car with amazing details, and the game lends you the feeling of being in the thick of a real racing experience. The wide variety of single-player and multiplayer modes allows you to race anyone, anytime, anywhere.

For those who...

  • Have a need for speed
  • Love stunning visuals and sound effects

Not for those who...

  • Don't like racing
  • Are looking for a compelling storyline
GT Racing 2: The Real Car Experience

Get behind the wheel of one of the fastest cars in the world

GT Racing 2: The Real Car Experience
Jockey for position in classic races

For those who prefer realistic racing with authentic cars and tracks.

GT Racing 2 offers 28 new challenges each week, challenging you to improve your driving skills. The new physics model offers the most realistic car dynamics ever. The tracks have different times of day and weather conditions, providing plenty of variety for your racing pleasure.

Why we love it

GT Racing 2 has no repair times or costs, so you never have to wait or pay to race in an event. The breathtaking graphics include four different camera views, including an amazing interior view. The game includes 71 licensed cars on 13 tracks including Laguna Seca. There are cars from more than 30 manufacturers, like Mercedes-Benz, Ferrari, Dodge, Nissan, Audi, Ford, and more.

For those who...

  • Love racing games
  • Enjoy astounding graphics and sound effects

Not for those who...

  • Don't have a need for speed
  • Want a deep, compelling storyline

Pedal To The Metal

Arcade racing is all about speed. You can jam on the accelerator, and not have to worry about braking. It's about getting to that finish line first, how ever you can. Arcade racing includes the classic style, over the top stunts, futuristic courses, karts, and more.

AG Drive

Drive blazing fast anti-gravity race craft over and under a city of the future

AG Drive
A whole new motor sport

For those who enjoy futuristic racing with tons of speed across gravity defying tracks.

AG Drive is a racing game on steroids. Rather than your typical land- or water-based racing vehicles, you take control of an anti-gravity craft capable of blazing through, over, and under superhighways of the future. Spiral through corkscrewing tracks as you try to overtake your opponents and come in first place. Watch out for obstacles and energy fields, while picking up power-ups to give you an edge.

Why we love it

AG Drive is depicted with stunning 3-D visuals, and is accompanied by a gorgeous soundtrack. You can feel the energy build as you race, fueling you to move faster and faster. The game features multiple play modes, from main Events to Quick Events, and various modes of play including single races, time trials, elimination cups, and more.

For those who...

  • Love futuristic racing
  • Dream of driving fast and free through loops and corkscrews

Not for those who...

  • Are prone to vertigo
  • Don't like racing games
Riptide GP2

Race through the water in this exciting adventure.

Riptide GP2
Break free from the crowd

For those who enjoy any type of racing, especially with stunts.

Riptide GP2 is a terrific water racing game for iOS. With simple controls you just tilt your remote to steer, tap to perform an awesome stunt, and even use a powerful boost to fly ahead of the other racers. The 3-D visuals are gorgeous and the funky tunes add to the experience.

Why we love it

For racing fans, Riptide GP2 brings a fast, fun, watercraft-flipping good time to their iOS device. Do back flips, front flips, and other cool stunts to earn XP. When you have mastered the twists, turns, and stunts, take on other racers and make some waves.

For those who...

  • You like water sports games
  • You enjoy multiplayer racing

Not for those who...

  • You prefer casual gameplay
  • You dislike racing games
Horizon Chase - World Tour

Horizon Chase is a love letter to retro arcade racing game.

Horizon Chase - World Tour
Split from the grid when the lights go green

For those who enjoy any type of racing games, but especially classic arcade titles.

Horizon Chase is a retro racer with a modernized aesthetic that plays a fantastic homage to the old-school racing game. It also features a soundtrack created by the original composer of some classic retro racers like "Top Gear," so it's all like a blast from the past. The game looks beautiful, has great, responsive controls, and challenging tracks for each cup. There are a lot of unlockables and bonuses, so it provides plenty of reason to keep coming back.

Why we love it

Horizon Chase is one of the best retro racing arcade games on the App Store. The game is one of the most beautiful you'll see for what it is, the music is a great throwback to classics, there are plenty of realistic tracks available in each cup that are based on real-world locations, and the awesome cars all have their own strengths and weaknesses. The game is challenging, fun, and highly addictive as you strive for the gold in each race. This is definitely a winner.

For those who...

  • Like retro racing
  • Enjoy a challenge
  • Want high replay value

Not for those who...

  • Don't like racing games
Asphalt 8: Airborne

High-speed aerial stunt racing

Asphalt 8: Airborne
New Games Modes

For those who like over the top racing with lots of action!

Asphalt 8: Airborne is a racing game like none other. You won't just race on a flat circuit, but will fly over ramps and around 360-degree loops. The game's new physics engine will allow you to test the limits of each of the performance cars, racing against not only your opponents but also your own nerve as you pull off stunts and maneuver through the air.

Why we love it

This is a high-speed, full-on intense experience of racing joy. With each stunt you perform, you'll gain confidence in your racing abilities and experience the thrill of nearly turning an automobile into an acrobatic aircraft. The game features incredible graphics, amazing sound effects, and a top-notch soundtrack to keep your heart thumping.

For those who...

  • Love thrill-seeking driving adventures
  • Crave the excitement of pushing performance cars to their limits
  • Enjoy heart-pounding racing action

Not for those who...

  • Are impatient with long downloads
  • Don't like racing games
  • Are looking for regular Nascar-style racing action
Impulse GP - Super Bike Racing

A fast-paced racing bike game

Impulse GP - Super Bike Racing
Innovative Boost Mechanic

For those who like tons of speed with special areas to gain even more speed.

Impulse GP is a racing game that depends on the player's skill and precision in order to be successful. The game takes place in a near futuristic world with super fast bikes and challenging circuits with opposing racers. You'll have to be accurate and timely in order to shave seconds off your previous times and beat the opposition.

Why we love it

If you enjoy motor racing, you will love this game. Unlike other games that focus on action and power-ups, this game is all about racing and skill. It's challenging, innovative, and fun to play.

For those who...

  • Love the speed and excitement of a challenging racers
  • Enjoy racers with new mechanics
  • Like futuristic style

Not for those who...

  • Prefer puzzle games
  • Avoid fast paced action
Pico Rally

Race your way around the globe in this fast and furious game!

Pico Rally
Tap For Speed

For those who like racing, but don't want to do more than tap the screen with one finger.

You’ll need to master all types of surfaces, like asphalt and dirt, to win in Pico Rally. As you win more races, more tracks will continue to be unlocked like Route 66, Africa, Asia, and the Orient. Along with the fun graphics, players should definitely enjoy the fun car physics. While here isn’t any MFi controller support, yet, up to four players can play at once using their iPhones.

Why we love it

This is a casual racing game that even heavy gamers will love.

For those who...

  • Enjoy fast-paced and exciting games
  • Are looking for multiplayer action
  • Just want to focus on speed

Not for those who...

  • Don't enjoy racing games
  • Like steering controls
Beach Buggy Racing

Off-road kart racing mayhem

Beach Buggy Racing
Activate Special Boosts

For those who like chaotic kart racing with speed, power-ups, and crazy courses.

This game is all about racing beach buggies off-road, and using all of the dirty tricks up your sleeve to come in first place. Whether it's laying down an oil slick or sending a frenzied rush of dodgeballs at your opponent, you'll do whatever it takes to lead the pack to the finish line. Each of your opponents, though, will have their own special abilities and power-ups to try bringing you down.

Why we love it

This game is fun, frenzied arcade action straight to your iOS device. The cartoon-like graphics are gorgeously done, and the sound effects and background music are perfectly suited to the racing game. It's a great spin on racing, giving you a lot of off-road fun as you blaze through the beaches and villages in your kart.

For those who...

  • Like off-road racing
  • Enjoy cartoon-inspired graphics

Not for those who...

  • Don't appreciate off-road racing
  • Think dirty tricks are out of the question
Angry Birds Go!

Downhill racing is big on Piggy Island, and the Angry Birds want in on the action

Angry Birds Go!
It all starts with a slingshot

For those who like kart racing or Angry Birds.

In this game, you're tearing down the track in a downhill race pitting Angry Birds against Piggies. You’ll have to be on the lookout for hazardous roads and mischievous opponents who will do whatever it takes to cross the finish line first. Choose your favorite character and kart, and try to come in first place.

Why we love it

Rovio Entertainment's Angry Birds are a staple on iOS, so there's no surprise in finding a racing game featuring the lovable avians. This game features plenty of cartoonish racing action, with local multiplayer support as well as Game Center leaderboards. The graphics are great, and the action is fast, furious, and hilarious.

For those who...

  • Love downhill racing
  • Are huge Angry Birds fans

Not for those who...

  • Think Angry Birds are overplayed
  • Don't like cartoon racing