Driving and racing games: a brief history

Since the earliest video games, one of the most popular genres has always been driving simulation. Atari's Night Driver, released in the late '70s was the first driving game, although in reality they were nothing more than white poles on the screen to indicate the edge of the road. It wasn't until 1983 that the first real driving game hit the arcades, it came from Atari again and this tim...