Humans love to race. We race on foot, on bikes, on horses, on boats, in cars, in airplanes, in hot air balloons. Heck, we even race drones. So it's no surprise that we also like to race in video games. These video games are nothing new, they've been around since the 70's when Speed Race was released in arcades.
Four decades later, these racing games have come miles in terms of game play. Now-a-days, you don't have to head to the arcade or spend a fortune in quarters to virtually race some of your favorite cars. Even better, all you need is your smartphone or tablet because some of the most impressive games are apps.
So if you have the need for speed, check out these fast, furious and addicting gaming apps that out you in the driver's seat.
Fast & Furious: Legacy
The Fast & Furious: Legacy app, based on the popular movie franchise, lets you join Tej (Ludacris), Roman (Tyrese Gibson), Letty (Michelle Rodriguez) and others in their various missions spread throughout all seven "Fast and Furious" films to bring down villains like DK, Braga and Carter Verone.
There are more than 50 different cars to choose from and customize as you lead your crew from Rio to Tokyo, Miami to L.A. There are four different types of races to choose from in story mode: Street, Drift, Getaway and Takedown. There are also challenge races and crew battles in addition to story mode.
After each event, you will earn coins that can later be cashed in for upgrades to your virtual car and more of the like. How far up the leaderboard will you make it?