Best Kart Racing Video Games

by whittleboy615 | created - 09 Jan 2017 | updated - 05 Apr 2018 | Public

Best Kart Racing Video Games

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1. Mario Kart 8 (2014 Video Game)

E | Action, Family, Fantasy

Mario and the rest race against each other for the gold cup again. Underwater and air gliding returns. Mario Kart 8 introduces zero gravity, and has a total of 48 race tracks.

Director: Kosuke Yabuki | Stars: Tomo Adachi, Nate Bihldorff, David Cooke, Stacey Deddo

Votes: 1,531

92 (Switch), 88 (Wii U) Switch (Deluxe), Wii U

2. Mario Kart: Double Dash!! (2003 Video Game)

E | Action, Family, Fantasy

In this GameCube installment of Mario Kart, Mario, Luigi and friends race together in teams of two with all new special items specifically designed for certain characters.

Directors: Daiji Imai, Yasuyuki Oyagi | Stars: Charles Martinet, Deanna Mustard, Scott Burns, Jen Taylor

Votes: 1,418

87 GC

3. Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed (2012 Video Game)

E10+ | Family, Sport

Race with Sonic and the SEGA characters once again with all new races, transforming cars, and new playable characters from other properties.

Stars: Tom Clarke Hill, Danica Patrick, Brian T. Delaney, Will Overgard

Votes: 299

82 PS3, 360, Wii U, Vita, 3DS

4. Blur (2010 Video Game)

E10+ | Action, Sport

Blur is an arcade-style racing game combined with vehicular combat.

Director: James D. Mortellaro | Stars: Natalie Lander, Shaun Paul Piccinino

Votes: 293

81 PS3, 360, PC

5. Mario Kart Wii (2008 Video Game)

E | Action, Adventure, Family

Mario and friends once again jump into the seat of their go-kart machines for the Wii installment of the venerable franchise. Now featuring an online racing mode, new motorbike vehicle types, and a special balancing system.

Director: Yasuyuki Oyagi | Stars: Charles Martinet, Samantha Kelly, Deanna Mustard, Kenny James

Votes: 2,619

82 Wii

6. Mario Kart 7 (2011 Video Game)

E | Action, Family, Sport

Mario Kart 7 features an alternate first-person perspective and kart customization, and introduces hang gliding and submersible karts. Newcomers Metal Mario, Lakitu, Wiggler, and Honey Queen, make up for a total of 17 drivers.

Director: Kosuke Yabuki | Stars: Tomo Adachi, Katsuhiro Harasawa, Tomoyuki Higuchi, Hitomi Hirose

Votes: 1,185

85 3DS

7. Mario Kart 64 (1996 Video Game)

K-A | Action, Family, Fantasy

Nintendo's finest from the Mushroom Kingdom gather to race for first place in a multi-player mayhem classic for the Nintendo 64.

Director: Hideki Konno | Stars: Asako Haruhana, Tomoko Maruno, Charles Martinet, Julien Bardakoff

Votes: 2,365

83 N64

8. Crash Team Racing (1999 Video Game)

E | Action, Adventure, Comedy

In the fourth installment of the Crash Bandicoot series, an evil alien called Nitros Oxide challenges Crash, his friends, and even his enemies to a racing competition to see who the fastest in the Universe really is.

Directors: Andrew S. Gavin, Jason Rubin, Daniel Arey | Stars: Clancy Brown, Brendan O'Brien, David Anthony Pizzuto, Mel Winkler

Votes: 1,402

88 PSone

9. Diddy Kong Racing (1997 Video Game)

E | Action, Adventure, Comedy

Timber the Tiger comes to Timber's Island for a pleasant vacation. But when the evil space pig, Wizpig, takes over the Island and attempts to kidnap the cuddly cub, Diddy Kong and his friends try to get rid of Wizpig for once and for all.

Director: Lee Schuneman | Stars: Kevin Bayliss, Johnni Christensen, Eveline Fischer, Keith Rabbette

Votes: 616

88 N64

10. Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing (2010 Video Game)

E10+ | Action, Sport

Race as characters from Sonic and Sega games in a variety of fun tracks, with several weapons, unlockable items, and challenges to enjoy.

Director: Craig Duncan | Stars: Kent Frick, Dan Green, Jason Griffith, Eric Kelso

Votes: 251

77 PS3, 360, PC

11. Jak X: Combat Racing (2005 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Comedy

Jak and his friends must compete in a series of daring road races in order to find the antidote to a deadly poison given to them.

Director: Daniel Arey | Stars: Max Casella, Mike Erwin, Warren Burton, Phil LaMarr

Votes: 379

76 PS2

12. Super Mario Kart (1992 Video Game)

Action, Family, Fantasy

Mario, his brother Luigi and his friends Princess Toadstool, Toad, Yoshi, King Bowser, Donkey Kong Jr. and Koopa Troopa are all in a race to challenge each other and see who's the best racer in the Mushroom Kingdom.

Directors: Hideki Konno, Tadashi Sugiyama

Votes: 1,657

94 Wii, SNES

13. Mario Kart DS (2005 Video Game)

E | Action, Family, Fantasy

Mario, Luigi and friends continue kart racing in this installment of Mario Kart for the Nintendo DS. Including the first online playability.

Directors: Yasuyuki Oyagi, Makoto Wada | Stars: Charles Martinet, Jen Taylor, Scott Burns, Nate Bihldorff

Votes: 1,371

91 DS

14. ModNation Racers (2010 Video Game)

E | Action, Comedy, Sport

Enjoy karting fun, where you can shoot, boost and drift your way to the finish line. Create your unique racing experience, Mod character, quirky kart and imaginative track, and share your unique racing experience with the rest of the world.

Director: David Weinstein | Stars: Michael McConnohie, Tom Lommel, Richard Epcar, Alicia Fusting

Votes: 99

82 PS3

15. LittleBigPlanet Karting (2012 Video Game)

Action, Comedy, Family

Join Sackperson and the other inhabitants of LittleBigPlanet as they venture into racing.

Directors: Ian Fenton, Kody Sabourin | Stars: Stephen Fry, Mela Lee, Keith Silverstein, Chris Tergliafera

Votes: 154

73 PS3

17. Kirby Air Ride (2003 Video Game)

E | Action, Family, Fantasy

Come join Kirby, as he races on his gliding star or wheeled vehicle against his rivals in Air Ride, Top Ride, or City Trial mode as he attempts to earn trophies by completing objectives on the chart in this intense racing game.

Directors: Masahiro Sakurai, Shigefumi Kawase

Votes: 108

61 GC

18. Diddy Kong Racing DS (2007 Video Game)

E | Adventure

Wizpig has taken over Timber Island! Now, Diddy Kong and friends must compete in numerous different themed races to eventually overpower Wizpig and take back Timber Island.

Director: Gary Richards | Star: Lee Schuneman

Votes: 25

63 DS

71 PS2, PC

20. Freaky Flyers (2003 Video Game)

T | Action, Comedy

Jump into the seat of one of several insane airplanes and race for glory.

Director: Kevin Munroe | Stars: Andrew Silber, Brian Silva, Jason Gregory, Jen Bahan

Votes: 14

66 (PS2), 69 (GC) PS2, GC

21. Crash Tag Team Racing (2005 Video Game)

E10+ | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

Crash must recover an amusement park's stolen Power Gems in order to earn its ownership.

Stars: Amy Gross, Bill Farmer, Chris Coppola, Charles Dennis

Votes: 479

66 PS2, GC, PSP

22. Crash Nitro Kart (2003 Video Game)

E | Action, Adventure, Family

The Bandicoots, Cortex, and his minions have been transported to a strange alien planet by the ruler, Emperor Velo the 27th, who claims to be the fastest racer in the galaxy. To get back ... See full summary »

Stars: Kevin Michael Richardson, Mel Winkler, Debi Derryberry, Steve Blum

Votes: 289

69 PS2, Xbox, GC, GBA

23. Looney Tunes: Space Race (2000 Video Game)

E | Action, Comedy, Family

The racing game in which the Looney Tunes compete against each other to see who's the best of the best.

Stars: Joe Alaskey, Maurice LaMarche, Bob Bergen, Billy West

Votes: 20

62 PS2, DC

24. Skylanders: SuperChargers (2015 Video Game)

E10+ | Action

Kaos has created a new super weapon ; the Skyeater! It has the power to rip apart islands and even the Sky itself. But that's not all, it's also powered by the last reminents of The ... See full summary »

Director: Josh Bridge | Stars: Rene Auberjonois, Jonathan Adams, Carlos Alazraqui, Ike Amadi

Votes: 75

81 (PS4) PS4, Xone, PS3, 360, Wii U, Wii

25. ModNation Racers: Road Trip (2012 Video Game)


The cat in the desert travels far and wide seeking vengeance against the dog dictatorship

Votes: 10

62 Vita

26. Mario Kart: Super Circuit (2001 Video Game)

E | Action, Family, Sport

In Mario Kart Super Circuit up to 4 players can compete in 40 classic and brand-new tracks, using only one Game Pak. The first handheld version also features a Battle mode.

Directors: Takeshi Ando, Yukio Morimoto | Stars: Julien Bardakoff, Asako Haruhana, Charles Martinet, Tomoko Maruno

Votes: 357

93 GBA

27. Woody Woodpecker Racing (2000 Video Game)

E | Action, Family, Fantasy

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Star: Billy West

Votes: 6

32. Cars 2: The Video Game (2011 Video Game)

E10+ | Family

Spies Wanted! Race as Lightning McQueen and all your favorite characters from Cars 2 with many races and minigames and race in 5 locations! The oil rig, Tokyo, Porto Corsa, London, and Radiator Springs!

Director: Jeff Bunker | Stars: Hira Ambrosino, David Boat, Bruce Campbell, Michael Donovan

Votes: 154

74 PS3, 360, PC, Wii

33. Nicktoons Racing (2001 Video Game)

E | Action, Family, Fantasy

Speed past Angelica, steer around SpongeBob SquarePants, look out for The Angry Beavers-it's wild, high-speed racing action with all your favorite Nicktoons characters.

Stars: Charlie Adler, Nick Bakay, Lacey Chabert, Cheryl Chase

Votes: 31

34. Lego Racers (1999 Video Game)

E | Action, Comedy

Build your own Lego car and race to win.

Director: Scott Corley

Votes: 136

35. Lego Racers 2 (2001 Video Game)

E | Family

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Director: Dominic Berzins

Votes: 47

58 PS2, PC

36. Walt Disney World Quest: Magical Racing Tour (2000 Video Game)


A go-kart racing game in the style of Mario Kart and Crash Team Racing, integrating rides and attractions from Walt Disney World. The goal is to collect parts for the park's fireworks machine, which had been destroyed by Chip n Dale.

Director: Glen A. Schofield | Stars: Eddie Carroll, Tress MacNeille, Corey Burton, Michelle Horn

Votes: 30

37. Madagascar Kartz (2009 Video Game)

E | Sport

Madagascar Karts is an arcade-style kart racing game for PlayStation3, Xbox360 and Nintendo Wii, based on the two DreamWorks films, Madagascar and Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa. In Madagascar... See full summary »

Stars: Bettina Bush, Michael Gough, Danny Jacobs, Phil LaMarr

Votes: 30

39. Ben 10 Galactic Racing (2011 Video Game)


While Ben makes use of his Ultimatrix to transform into his alien forms mid-race, every other character utilizes their unique special abilities, based on powers straight out of the ... See full summary »

Stars: Yuri Lowenthal, Greg Cipes, Dee Bradley Baker, Jeff Bennett

Votes: 23

40. Toy Story Racer (2001 Video Game)

E | Action, Family, Fantasy

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Stars: Tim Allen, Earl Boen, Pat Fraley, Jim Hanks

Votes: 72

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