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The Best Vehicular Combat Games of All Time

Updated November 23, 2020 4.2k votes 556 voters 44.5k views89 items

This is a list of the best vehicular combat games of all time for any console or system. These highly rated car combat games are ordered by popularity, so only the greatest vehicular combat games are at the top of the list. Known for the bombastic gameplay and intuitive controls, these games are some of the funniest titles to play. 

Whether you're onto car shooting games or vehicular fighting games and more, this list includes all challenging car combat games that have ever hit the shelves, which means it includes both current releases and old-school favorites. From newer games like Crossout to classic titles like Death Race (which was released in 1976), This list has everything from Mario Kart 64 to Mario Kart 8

Be sure to vote up favorite vehicular combat games up to the top, and vote down all the battle games that didn't tickle your fancy.


  • 1
    Twisted Metal 2

    DeveloperIncognito Entertainment, SingleTrac, 989 Studios

    PlatformPlayStation 3, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation, PlayStation Portable

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  • 2
    Twisted Metal: Black

    DeveloperIncognito Entertainment

    PlatformPlayStation 2

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  • 3
    Vigilante 8: 2nd Offense


    PlatformPlayStation, Dreamcast, Nintendo 64

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    Vigilante 8


    PlatformNintendo 64, PlayStation, Game Boy Color, Xbox 360

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  • 5
    Twisted Metal

    DeveloperSingleTrac, 989 Studios


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  • 6

    DeveloperSCE Studio Liverpool, Psygnosis

    PlatformMS-DOS, Sega Saturn, PlayStation, Microsoft Windows, Windows 95

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  • 7
    Twisted Metal: Head-On

    DeveloperIncognito Entertainment, Eat Sleep Play

    PlatformPlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable

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  • 8
    Twisted Metal

    DeveloperEat Sleep Play

    PlatformPlayStation 3

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  • 9
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  • 10
    Mario Kart 64

    DeveloperNintendo Entertainment Analysis & Development

    PlatformWii, Nintendo 64, iQue Player

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  • 11
    Vigilante 8 Arcade

    DeveloperIsopod Labs

    PlatformXbox 360

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  • 12
    Burnout Paradise

    DeveloperCriterion Games

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

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  • 13
    Crash Team Racing

    DeveloperNaughty Dog


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  • 14
    Crash Nitro Kart

    DeveloperDriver-Inter, Ltd., Vicarious Visions

    PlatformPlayStation 2, GameCube, Xbox, Zeebo, iOS

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  • 15
    Wipeout HD

    DeveloperSCE Studio Liverpool

    PlatformPlayStation 3

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  • 16
    Interstate '76

    DeveloperActivision Blizzard, Activision

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, DOS, Nintendo 64

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  • 17
    Carmageddon TDR 2000

    DeveloperTorus Games

    PlatformGizmondo, Microsoft Windows, Macintosh, Game Boy Color, Nintendo 64

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  • 18
    Burnout 3: Takedown

    DeveloperCriterion Games

    PlatformPlayStation 2, Xbox 360, Xbox

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  • 19
    Twisted Metal 4

    Developer989 Studios


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  • 20
    Gas Guzzlers EXTREME

    This little known gem might just be the best car vehicular combat game ever made!

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  • 21
    True Crime: Streets of LA

    DeveloperExakt Entertainment, Luxoflux

    PlatformOS X, Xbox, GameCube, PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows

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  • 22

    DeveloperStainless Games

    PlatformPlayStation, DOS, Symbian, Microsoft Windows, Game Boy Color

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  • 23

    DeveloperRealtime Worlds

    PlatformXbox 360

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  • 24
    Hot Wheels: Beat That!

    DeveloperAspyr, Eutechnyx, Neversoft

    PlatformMicrosoft Windows, PlayStation Portable, PlayStation 2, Xbox 360, Wii

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  • 25



    DeveloperBizarre Creations

    PlatformPlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Xbox, Microsoft Windows

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