Your most favorite vehicular combat game of all time? (As January 12th, 2020)

Avatar image for mclarenmaster18
MclarenMaster18

2091

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 29

User Lists: 5

#1  Edited By MclarenMaster18
Member since 2014 • 2091 Posts

Dear gamers in the System Wars board!

What's your personal favorite vehicular combat game of all time?

My favorite of all time is Burnout Revenge 360 version then followed by Blur.

Avatar image for Yams1980
Yams1980

3766

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 27

User Lists: 0

#2 Yams1980
Member since 2006 • 3766 Posts

Yeah burnout had really intense crashes you could get into with other cars. The cars were too weak though, they broke in just a few hits.

For myself, I'm thinking Carmageddon 2. I always liked smashing into and grinding away at the other cars until they completely stop working, its a good feeling. I got a lot of speeding tickets and a careless driving charge in real life because of my Carmageddon driving skills.

Avatar image for fedor
Fedor

5812

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 0

User Lists: 0

#3 Fedor
Member since 2015 • 5812 Posts

Twisted Metal Black.

Avatar image for Chutebox
Chutebox

45052

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 0

User Lists: 0

#4 Chutebox
Member since 2007 • 45052 Posts

Twisted metal 2

Avatar image for ezekiel43
Ezekiel43

2125

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 0

User Lists: 5

#5 Ezekiel43
Member since 2017 • 2125 Posts

Mario Kart 64, probably?

Avatar image for WitIsWisdom
WitIsWisdom

5609

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 11

User Lists: 0

#6  Edited By WitIsWisdom
Member since 2007 • 5609 Posts

Easily Vigilante 8 (if anyone even knows what that is..) and by a long shot. Blew any and every Twisted Metal out of the water in my opinion. It had awesome characters/vehicles, sound effects, mechanics, and basically, in my opinion, felt the the driving/shooting equivalent to the Timesplitters franchise. I would have said something like Mario Kart, but I just feel like the only battle mode I really ever liked in that franchise was the experience the SNES brought.

I REALLY hope we get a Vigilante 8 and Timesplitters (Future Perfect was by far my favorite) game next gen. They are past due, and both have a LOT of potential. Those games were both amazing.

Avatar image for mrbojangles25
mrbojangles25

45383

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 11

User Lists: 0

#7 mrbojangles25
Member since 2005 • 45383 Posts

Battlezone (1998)

@WitIsWisdom said:

Easily Vigilante 8 (if anyone even knows what that is..) and by a long shot. Blew any and every Twisted Metal out of the water in my opinion. I would have said something like Mario Kart, but I just feel like the only battle mode I really ever liked in that franchise was the experience the SNES brought.

Oh I remember that, it is essentially the spiritual successor to my other favote vehicular combat game Interstate 76. Both great games.

Avatar image for WitIsWisdom
WitIsWisdom

5609

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 11

User Lists: 0

#8 WitIsWisdom
Member since 2007 • 5609 Posts

@mrbojangles25 said:

Battlezone (1998)

@WitIsWisdom said:

Easily Vigilante 8 (if anyone even knows what that is..) and by a long shot. Blew any and every Twisted Metal out of the water in my opinion. I would have said something like Mario Kart, but I just feel like the only battle mode I really ever liked in that franchise was the experience the SNES brought.

Oh I remember that, it is essentially the spiritual successor to my other favote vehicular combat game Interstate 76. Both great games.

I never played Interstate 76 but it looks really cool. Might have to put that on my list of "games to get."... as if that's not already 10 miles long. meh oh well. What's one more game? :P

Avatar image for Archangel3371
Archangel3371

29212

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 4

User Lists: 0

#9 Archangel3371
Member since 2004 • 29212 Posts

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe would be mine.

Avatar image for strategyfn
strategyfn

522

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 25

User Lists: 0

#10 strategyfn
Member since 2012 • 522 Posts

Spy Hunter. I haven’t played a lot of car battle games nor do I want to.

Avatar image for jg4xchamp
jg4xchamp

61987

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 14

User Lists: 0

#11 jg4xchamp
Member since 2006 • 61987 Posts

Ace Combat, Rogue Leader, Tie Fighter, Halo multiplayer.

If you mean straight up cars n shit then Twisted Metal Black.

Avatar image for Renegade_Fury
Renegade_Fury

20797

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 3

User Lists: 0

#12 Renegade_Fury
Member since 2003 • 20797 Posts

Vigilante 8: 2nd Offense

Avatar image for mclarenmaster18
MclarenMaster18

2091

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 29

User Lists: 5

#13  Edited By MclarenMaster18
Member since 2014 • 2091 Posts

@strategyfn said:

Spy Hunter. I haven’t played a lot of car battle games nor do I want to.

I missed Spy Hunter but it's a shame that Warner Bros decided to discontinue the franchise since after the release of Spy Hunter 2012 for PS Vita/3DS (Probably due to mixed reviews).

Avatar image for n64dd
N64DD

12423

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 0

User Lists: 0

#14 N64DD
Member since 2015 • 12423 Posts

Twisted Metal black as well.

Avatar image for i_p_daily
I_P_Daily

13994

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 1

User Lists: 0

#15 I_P_Daily
Member since 2015 • 13994 Posts

@Renegade_Fury said:

Vigilante 8: 2nd Offense

I didn't like the second one, but my vote goes for Vigilante 8.

As for the OP i'm not sure Burnout qualifies for vehicular combat as it doesn't have weapons that can be used.

Avatar image for sealionact
sealionact

4421

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 4

User Lists: 0

#16 sealionact
Member since 2014 • 4421 Posts

Does bf4 count? Because the feeling of absolute power I had when in an attack chopper or a tank....unrivalled.

Avatar image for dalger21
dalger21

2195

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 2

User Lists: 0

#17  Edited By dalger21
Member since 2002 • 2195 Posts

Twisted Metal 2 and it's not even close.

Avatar image for Jag85
Jag85

14030

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 213

User Lists: 0

#18 Jag85
Member since 2005 • 14030 Posts

Single player:

Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner

Multiplayer:

Mario Kart: Double Dash

Burnout 3: Takedown

Avatar image for pelvist
pelvist

7535

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 22

User Lists: 0

#19 pelvist
Member since 2010 • 7535 Posts

Mechwarrior 2 Mercenaries.

Avatar image for ajstyles
AJStyles

1326

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 0

User Lists: 5

#20 AJStyles
Member since 2018 • 1326 Posts

Burnout 3 Takedown

Avatar image for sleepnsurf
sleepnsurf

3273

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 1

User Lists: 0

#21 sleepnsurf
Member since 2009 • 3273 Posts

Blur and not even close. Maybe Twisted Metal on PS2.

Avatar image for dagubot
Dagubot

14

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 0

User Lists: 5

#22 Dagubot
Member since 2020 • 14 Posts

I'd say Twisted Metal 4. I love the majority of the Twisted Metal games but 4 was one I think I spent the most playing when I was a kid. Vigilante 8 was also pretty damn fun.

Avatar image for i_p_daily
I_P_Daily

13994

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 1

User Lists: 0

#23 I_P_Daily
Member since 2015 • 13994 Posts

@sleepnsurf said:

Blur and not even close. Maybe Twisted Metal on PS2.

Shit how could I have forgotten Blur, so Blur first Vigilante 8 second.

Avatar image for davillain-
DaVillain-

39977

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 0

User Lists: 5

#24  Edited By DaVillain-  Moderator
Member since 2014 • 39977 Posts

All the Twisted Metal games.

R.I.P Sweet Tooth.

Avatar image for strategyfn
strategyfn

522

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 25

User Lists: 0

#25  Edited By strategyfn
Member since 2012 • 522 Posts

@mclarenmaster18: I use to play Spy Hunter in the arcades 30 years ago. Then I owned it on NES. I liked the arcade version a lot.

I think I played a demo of Vigilante 8. I haven’t played a lot of games in the genre.

Avatar image for judaspete
judaspete

3383

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 4

User Lists: 0

#26 judaspete
Member since 2005 • 3383 Posts

@dagubot: Twisted Metal 4 is the most overlooked game in the franchise. I think people hated 3 so much, they skipped out on it. It's a shame as it holds up best out of the PS1 entries.

And now to make myself seem even more contrarion, Twisted Metal 2012 is my favorite car combat game of all time. It disapointed me at first, mostly because I hated that characters were no longer tied to their car, most of them were gone, there is way to much story for the three characters were left, and the story suuuuuuuuucks.

But, once you unlock everything and can ignore the story mode, the gameplay is great. Arenas can be sectioned off to be as big or small as you want, nice variety of weapons. In all the ways that really matter, this is easily the best game in the series. Shame how hard it bombed.

Now, for a racing combat game, I'd say Split/Second or Blur depending what time of day you ask me. Both great but in different ways.

Avatar image for Telekill
Telekill

8747

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 4

User Lists: 0

#27 Telekill
Member since 2003 • 8747 Posts

Is Burnout really car combat though?

My vote goes to Twisted Metal 2.

Avatar image for clone01
clone01

27655

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 0

User Lists: 0

#28 clone01
Member since 2003 • 27655 Posts

@fedor said:

Twisted Metal Black.

This

Avatar image for my_user_name
my_user_name

68

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 0

User Lists: 5

#29  Edited By my_user_name
Member since 2019 • 68 Posts

@judaspete:

I had very limited experience with the Twisted Metal games. Only played the PSP one a little but I enjoyed the PS3 game quite a bit.

Since nobody has mentioned it, I'll mention Jak X. I replayed it last year and it's quite alot of fun.

Nobody has mentioned Crash Team racing either I think, always preferred it to the Mario Kart games for some reason.

Sonic Allstars Racing transformed is pretty cool too.

Also want to shout out a game that most people have never head of called Gas Guzzlers Extreme. It's on Steam and Xbox One. Pretty fun.

Avatar image for judaspete
judaspete

3383

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 4

User Lists: 0

#30 judaspete
Member since 2005 • 3383 Posts

@my_user_name: I have the PS2 port of Twisted Metal: Head On, and it is great. Halfway between a sequel and remake of Twisted Metal 2. Basically Black's gameplay, but with the goofy, colorful style of the PS1 games. The way it should be :). Car combat is too absurd a concept to give a dark, gritty tone like Black and 2012.

Jak X is awesome. Would actually prefer a sequel to that over a mainline Jak game.

Never heard of it, but will check out Gas Guzzlers Extreme.

Avatar image for jeezers
jeezers

3903

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 3

User Lists: 0

#31 jeezers
Member since 2007 • 3903 Posts

Burnout and twisted metal are great

Onrush was actually alot of fun but it sold like shit

Nobody talks about wreckfest,

That game kicks ass

Avatar image for Litchie
Litchie

24999

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 12

User Lists: 0

#32  Edited By Litchie
Member since 2003 • 24999 Posts

Some Mario Kart, Double Dash probably. F-Zero GX too, if it counts.

Carmageddon 2's a classic.

Blazerush is an awesome little game. Just wish they would add some more content.

Edit: Oh, and Wreckfest is great too.

Avatar image for mclarenmaster18
MclarenMaster18

2091

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 29

User Lists: 5

#33 MclarenMaster18
Member since 2014 • 2091 Posts

@Litchie said:

Some Mario Kart, Double Dash probably. F-Zero GX too, if it counts.

Carmageddon 2's a classic.

Blazerush is an awesome little game. Just wish they would add some more content.

Edit: Oh, and Wreckfest is great too.

F-Zero is sort of like vehicular combat because since during the gameplay, the player has the option to knock down opponents by double-tapping a button to make their vehicle spin and ram into them.

Avatar image for Litchie
Litchie

24999

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 12

User Lists: 0

#34 Litchie
Member since 2003 • 24999 Posts

@mclarenmaster18: Yeah, I agree. Was a bit unsure if it would count since combat isn't really the focus.

Avatar image for mclarenmaster18
MclarenMaster18

2091

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 29

User Lists: 5

#35 MclarenMaster18
Member since 2014 • 2091 Posts
@Telekill said:

Is Burnout really car combat though?

My vote goes to Twisted Metal 2.

Starting from Burnout 3, players have the ability to take down opponents by ramming into them in demolition derby style.

Avatar image for uninspiredcup
uninspiredcup

37040

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 85

User Lists: 2

#36 uninspiredcup  Online
Member since 2013 • 37040 Posts

Probably Mad Max's convoy sections, best part of the game.

Avatar image for heathen75
HEATHEN75

985

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 0

User Lists: 5

#37 HEATHEN75
Member since 2018 • 985 Posts

Avatar image for uninspiredcup
uninspiredcup

37040

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 85

User Lists: 2

#38 uninspiredcup  Online
Member since 2013 • 37040 Posts

Oh shit, excellent choice.

@heathen75 said:

Avatar image for tomalevine
TomaLevine

35

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 0

User Lists: 5

#39 TomaLevine
Member since 2019 • 35 Posts

Twisted Metal Head On

Avatar image for DEVILinIRON
DEVILinIRON

5344

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 4

User Lists: 0

#40  Edited By DEVILinIRON
Member since 2006 • 5344 Posts

Road Rash 2 on my Genesis Mini and PSP. Twisted Metal 2.

Avatar image for enzyme36
enzyme36

4359

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 0

User Lists: 0

#41 enzyme36
Member since 2007 • 4359 Posts

MK8D

...but s/o to @uninspiredcup and @heathen75 Road Rash was great and as far as I can recall, it was the first all-nighter I pulled off due to gaming.

Avatar image for Pedro
Pedro

36569

Forum Posts

0

Wiki Points

0

Followers

Reviews: 64

User Lists: 0

#42 Pedro
Member since 2002 • 36569 Posts

Burnout was great. I wish there was at least one racing game like it that wasn't open world.