25 best driving games ever

No licence, no problem – these driving games indulged our thrill-seeking urges with a no-holds-barred approach to road use

Colin McRae: Dirt

2007, PS3

The sixth game in Codemasters’ Colin McRae series, Dirt is strongly influenced by Sega Rally. It’s far more complex, however, with 46 cars and a far greater number of events and tracks. Cars can also be damaged, and in a multi-race event will have to be repaired between races. The benchmark for rally games.