Top Xbox 360 Racing Games of 2009

Welcome to VideoGamer.com's top racing games of 2009, a list of the best videogames, created from editorial reviews on the site. It's the perfect tool to find that great game you haven't played yet, or even to find a gem for a friend or loved one as a gift.

Please take into account this list is in descending order! VideoGamer.com is always open to hearing about your opinion. Would your list be different? If so let us know by contacting us or tweeting us @VideoGamerCom.

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  • 7.

    SEGA Mega Drive Ultimate Collection

    SEGA Mega Drive Ultimate Collection is well worth your money. Gamers brought up on the likes of Halo and Call of Duty might struggle to see what's so great here, but that's their loss. Were you a SEGA or Nintendo kid? I don't... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3

  • 6.

    Race Pro

    By trying to cater to all tastes rather than sticking to its roots, Race Pro has inevitably ended up falling between two stools. While so-called platform "exclusive" games often make the trip from the consoles onto the PC... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360

  • 5.

    OutRun Online Arcade

    OutRun Online Arcade is unbelievably fun once you settle in to the drift-focussed arcade racing, but it's not the perfect version of the game we hoped it would be. Once again in the hands of the supremely capable Sumo Digital,... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3

  • 4.

    Need for Speed Shift

    Need For Speed: Shift is a brilliant new start for the franchise and has clearly been built by a team that loves racing. Shift comes highly recommended to all racing game fans. When EA announced that it would be giving its... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3, PC

  • 3.

    Trials HD

    Trials HD is a game that seems tailor made for Xbox LIVE Arcade and we can't recommend it highly enough. We've probably said it a million times before, but we know a game's got something special when it attracts everyone... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360

  • 2.

    Colin McRae: DiRT 2

    Wrap up an enjoyable rally experience with the best racing game visuals we've ever seen and DIRT 2 becomes a must-buy game. If review scores were handed out for slickness alone Codemasters' Colin McRae: DIRT 2 would be an... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3

  • 1.

    Forza Motorsport 3

    Never before has there been such a content-packed racing game, playable for people of all skill levels, that feels this good. What would make the ultimate racing game? It's hard to put a finger on the exact ingredients that... more

    Reviewed on:   Platforms: Xbox 360