Racing Games: Daytona

I couldn’t talk about racing games without mentioning two of the all time classics. They started out as an arcade game and Daytona is actually the highest grossing arcade game of all time. Both had 3D graphics with textures and gorgeous sound.

Both also hit arcades in 1993/94 and a bunch of us would happily empty our wallets into the cabinets and race each other. Both were also released on Sega’s Saturn with a slower frame rates and reduced graphics but were fun and one of the reasons I bought my Saturn at the time. I spent weeks perfecting that first rally track trying to get the best time among my friends.

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