CSR Racing Articles RSS Feed | GameSkinny.com CSR Racing RSS Feed on GameSkinny.com https://www.gameskinny.com/ en Launch Media Network 5 iOS Racing Games Packed with High Speed Thrills https://www.gameskinny.com/02hul/5-ios-racing-games-packed-with-high-speed-thrills https://www.gameskinny.com/02hul/5-ios-racing-games-packed-with-high-speed-thrills Tue, 20 Jun 2017 16:04:22 -0400 daisy_blonde

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GT Racing 2: The Real Car Experience

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Publisher: Gameloft
Where to Download: App Store
Price: Free

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This photo realistic driving sim has support from Ferrari and more than 67 different car manufacturers. The controls are similar to Real Racing 2, and you have the option to either tilt the phone to steer left and right or touch a button on the screen. 

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The only major downside to this game is you have to save a lot of cash in order to purchase a higher end car. To fit upgrades to your car, you need to buy a mechanic. At the start of the game, there is only one to choose from, so your options are quite limited. Personally, I preferred the feel of this game to Real Racing, and the quality of the graphics is pretty impressive for a free game.

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I hope you enjoyed this roundup of five driving games for iOS, which showcased the best the Apple App Store has to offer. And as always, make sure to stay tuned to GameSkinny for all of your iOS and racing game news! 

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Angry Birds Go! 

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Publisher: Rovio
Where to Download: App Store
Price: Free

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This karting spin-off from the Rovio physics-based hit sees you using a slingshot at the start of each race to get the kart to run downhill on Piggy Island! However, unlike other touch-based racing games like CSR Racing, you have to tap the screen to get the car to move left or right.

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There is more of an emphasis on micro-transactions in this game compared to the others on this list, as you only start out with one character. That said, the shortcuts in different tracks add variety and the game is very easy to come to grips with. Also, in Fruit Splat mode, all the coins you collect to power up your kart are replaced with fruit, which is a novel touch, and quite possibly a jibe at rival popular iPhone title, Fruit Ninja.

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CSR Racing

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Publisher: NaturalMotion
Where to Download: App Store
Price: Free

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This free game, which has more than 130 million downloads, takes some inspiration from The Fast and The Furious franchise. You street race against CPU “racing crew” members in order to upgrade your car and progress in the story. You have to time your taps on the screen just right to accelerate when needed and change gear, which is a neat touch to the genre.

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You are awarded coins for a perfect start and perfect shifts to upgrade your car. There is also a regulation race mode and a ladder race round, where the difficulty spike increases incrementally for a big pay out if you are successful.  I liked the feel of the game and the reward when you timed your acceleration just right.

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Real Racing 2 

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Publisher: Electronic Arts
Where to Download: App Store
Price: $4.99

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Real Racing 2 is for people who want a more realistic driving experience. Developed by Firemint, the innovative integration of the iPhone’s motion sensitivity (you basically tilt the screen to go left or right) makes this racer stand out from the crowd. The graphics are on a par with the likes of Gran Tourismo, and unlike the fantasy lands of Sonic, you can drive in 15 different locations across the world.

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Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing

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Publisher: SEGA
Where to Buy: App Store
Price: $3.99 

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Any gamer who grew up with Mario Kart or Crash Team Racing will enjoy SEGA's Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing. Playable characters include Sonic the Hedgehog, Tails, Aiai from Super Monkey Ball, and Amigo from the Dreamcast rhythm game Samba de Amigo. The tracks are colorful, the announcer is fantastically cheesy, and each character has a special “All Star” move they can use if they are struggling in the race. The game was also released on PC, Mac, Wii, Android, and Blackberry.

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Smartphones are leading the way in pioneering handheld games. With modern advancements, we are lucky enough to have realistic roads and great looking cars in our mobile racing games, things once only present in the arcades. Many apps also utilize the touch sensitivity of and the accelerometers within our phones, adding dimensions to mobile gaming that would have been unthinkable around 15 years ago.

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That said, fans of fantastical karting games, ones where you knock your opponent out the way with various power-ups ups, are also covered on iOS. 

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Here at GameSkinny, we've selected a mixture of five iOS driving games perfect for your morning commute or lunch break.

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CSR Racing - Mobile Need for Speed Ripoff or Solid Competitor? https://www.gameskinny.com/htqcy/csr-racing-mobile-need-for-speed-ripoff-or-solid-competitor https://www.gameskinny.com/htqcy/csr-racing-mobile-need-for-speed-ripoff-or-solid-competitor Wed, 08 May 2013 01:51:08 -0400 Zombie Rogue

CSR Racing is a free to play racing game by NaturalMotion Games and Boss Alien. It's available on iOS, OS X, and Android.

Racing games can be a lot of fun, whether you are crashing into cars just to get ahead, or hitting that nitrous to blast past the competition, and CSR Racing is no different. Crashing in particular is easy, as the races are drag and you just hit the gas and GO!

This game has decent graphics for a mobile game. The detail is great, from the car textures to the lighting, as well as the audio being top notch.

CSR Racing offers multiple modes, such as racing against yourself and against AI opponents. There are many ways to earn money, which is used to purchase cars and upgrades. There is a Crew Battle mode where you race against a whole slew of crew members finally getting to the boss race. There is a Challenge Mode and Daily Battles which you can only do 3 times per day.

Multiplayer is another feature of CSR Racing. You can spend money to enter a lobby where if you manage to get a win streak you are awarded "cards" which can contain various upgrades.

One of the game's downsides is the fuel system. You have limited fuel, and once you run out you have to either pay real money or wait real time for it to refill to continue racing.

Another problem with the game is that there is little skill involved, as racing consists of tapping the screen at the correct moments rather than actually driving. While this may annoy racing fans, it helps the game to be a lot more accessible.

Overall great casual racing game, with nice graphics and fun game modes. But don’t take my word for it, check it out yourself!

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