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10 Best Video Games Like Fast & Furious, Ranked By Metacritic

The racing genre in video games is stacked with franchises that have been active for decades. The Fast & Furious movies appealed to this fanbase due to their sports car races, action sequences, and a whole lot of style. Interestingly, there are titles that can replicate the Fast & Furious experience in gaming.

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While players won’t have Dominic Toretto and his crew on hand, these games do have similar elements that go into the average Fast & Furious movie. With F9 close to release, it’s worth getting into gear and playing a few games that are sure to hype every F&F fan up before the next Vin Diesel movie arrives onscreen.

Juiced (71)

Two cars collide on the road in Juiced

The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift is about the main character becoming the Drift King, requiring him to compete with rivals to attain the position. Juiced is along the same lines, with the main character hoping to conquer all the districts of California by beating their champions.
The races are arcade-style, in that the rules are relatively loose and the focus is on winning, rather than the spirit of competition. This was the case in the Fast & Furious movies as well, where the stakes were the main reward.

Driveclub (71)

Blue car from Driveclub video game

This game isn’t much grounded in illegal activities, as seen in the Fast & Furious movies, but the likeness comes from the presence of drive clubs, resembling the loyalty that Dom’s crew had and their tendency to work together to win their races.
In addition, Driveclub features a globe-trotting premise that sees players go off in a number of countries like Norway, India, Japan, among others. Fast & Furious fans will enjoy this aspect since the movie series similarly places the characters around the world in a variety of different cars.

The Crew (72)

Cars drive on the road side by side in The Crew

The Crew is a massive game that has more than 20 hours worth of gameplay material simply in its campaign mode alone. The open-world can feel frustrating at times, due to how huge it is, and navigation can be a challenge, but this should be overlooked in favor of the overarching story.
In this mode, players are taken into a Fast & Furious-style story where the main character has to evade capture from the police and battle a rival with similar abilities. Racing is a key component of the proceedings, as everything is on the line and based on who comes out on top.

Midnight Club: Los Angeles (82)

A car with stripes is ahead of a race care in Midnight Club Los Angeles

All the flash and pizazz from Fast & Furious movies can be found in Midnight Club: Los Angeles, where racing isn’t as big a factor as the thrill of riding cars. A number of creative techniques are available, such as using EMP to disable other cars and sending out sound waves to clear roads.
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Another appeal of the game comes from its police chases, which are thrilling sequences where evasion requires players to use the more stylish elements of the gameplay.

Grand Theft Auto Online (83)

A helicopter shoots at a car in GTA Online

There’s no other game quite like the Fast & Furious reboot series as Grand Theft Auto Online. This is due to the game’s multifaceted quality, as players aren’t restricted to their cars and have to use the characters’ melee skills, as well.
Grand Theft Auto Online also requires players to use their smarts to gain the upper hand over others, with heist sequences ranging in quality based on how a player approaches them. There are a number of cars available, including a host of some of the best JDM models to turn this into a street racing affair and the no-holds-barred nature of GTAshines through.

Project Gotham Racing 4 (85)

A Ferrari car parks on the road in Project Gotham Racing 4

While this title lacks the same notoriety in the characters and storyline as Fast & Furious, it will satisfy fans who check out the latter series for its cars. As it is, Project Gotham Racing 4 has upwards of 130 cars to select from, with options to choose motorbikes, as well.
Those who love the gorgeous display of cars seen in Fast & Furious will have a great time browsing through the ones available in Project Gotham Racing 4, as just about every line is available. In addition, there’s the choice to select from a number of international locations to drive through with the cars.

Need for Speed III: Hot Pursuit (86)

A police car is flipped over while another races away in Need for Speed III Hot Pursuit

Back when this game was released for the original PlayStation as one of the best racing games on the platform, it took the world by storm due to its police pursuits. At the time, it was almost unheard of to have this level of realism, as cars were chased after by cops who players had to evade by making use of the cars’ immense speed.
One of Fast & Furious’s main points of action is the characters’ escape from the authorities, with movies like Fast Five featuring the protagonists driving sports cars for this effect. Need for Speed III: Hot Pursuit is a similar adrenaline-rushing affair where trouble with the law brings most of the entertainment factor.

Need For Speed: Most Wanted (86)

A race car is on the road in the rain in Need For Speed Most Wanted

Most Wanted was such a groundbreaking installment for the Need for Speed franchise and one of the best games in the series that it was remade for later consoles. The game’s creative aspect was the fact that players could use whatever routes they wanted to finish races and weren’t limited by the map.
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It’s reminiscent of the Fast & Furious franchise’s no-rules apply format, in that characters use whatever strategy they can improvise to come away with the win. The open world is its greatest strength, as players can choose wherever they want to cause mischief and race their troubles away.

Asphalt 8: Airborne (91)

A number of cars race in the hills in Asphalt 8 Airborne

Mobile racers remain one of the most underrated games out there, as people generally don’t consider them on par with console and PC titles. And yet, Asphalt 8: Airborne is one of the highest-rated racing games released, due in part to having all the elements needed, down pat.
With more than 300 vehicles, there’s pretty much no limit to the racing experience, and Fast & Furious fans will enjoy the stunt work that can be done with the cars. The game allows players to showcase each car’s individual skill during races, with the nitro boost making it very similar to the experience of being in a Fast & Furious movie.

Burnout 3: Takedown (94)

Cars are flipped over while a damaged car races away in Burnout 3 Takedown

Considered one of the greatest video games of all time, there’s little doubt that Burnout 3: Takedown will satisfy Fast & Furious enthusiasts. The movies feature the characters crashing into one another through a variety of car stunts, and all that can come to life in this game.
Everything from the intense races, nitro boosting, skidding off roads, drifting, and the general Fast & Furious formula can be found here and then some. Things can escalate into total destruction, yet that’s what makes it so appealing, as the high-octane experience is guaranteed to bring thrills.
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Fast & Furious 11 Needs Hobbs Vs. Dom (To End The Rock & Vin Diesel’s Feud)


Fast and Furious 11 needs to feature an epic fight between The Rock and Vin Diesel to resolve the real-life feud and bring closure to their characters’ relationship. The clash between Dom and Hobbs in Fast Five was a game-changer, and revisiting that epic confrontation in Fast 11 would elevate the action and add nostalgia. A showdown between Dom and Hobbs in Fast 11 could serve as a decisive moment of reconciliation, reaffirming the underlying themes of family and unity in the franchise.

Now that Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has returned to the Fast Saga, Fast and Furious 11 needs to include an epic fight between Johnson and Vin Diesel. In the high-octane world of the Fast and Furious franchise, the thrill of fast cars and heart-stopping action has always been amplified by the magnetic on-screen chemistry between its stars. However, a real-life feud between The Rock and Vin Diesel has been brewing since 2016. Director Louis Leterrier achieved the impossible by bringing The Rock back into the fold. Now, he must find a way to reunite Luke Hobbs and Dominic Toretto on-screen.

Ever since Fate of the Furious, the void left by The Rock’s absence has grown more conspicuous. The actor’s feud with Vin Diesel has cast a shadow over the franchise, making it increasingly difficult for the writers and directors to craft a cohesive narrative. As Fast Saga fans await the next installment, all eyes are on Leterrier to weave a compelling story that not only showcases jaw-dropping action but also offers a chance for Hobbs and Dom to partake in an epic showdown.

Hobbs & Dom Fighting In Fast & Furious 11 Would Bring Their Arc Full Circle
Vin Diesel's Dom confronts Dwayne Johnson's Hobbs in Fast Five

Fast X and Fast and Furious 11 act as sequels to Fast Five in many ways, so it makes perfect sense for the upcoming installment to build on the fight scene between Dom and Hobbs from Fast Five. The clash between the two powerhouse characters left an indelible mark on fans. Revisiting that epic confrontation could elevate the adrenaline-fueled action and add a layer of nostalgia to Fast and Furious 11. Now that Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has had a change of heart and returned to the Fast Saga, the anticipation for a rematch between his and Vin Diesel’s characters has reached a fever pitch.

Dom and Hobbs’ showdown in Fast Five was a game-changer for the franchise, propelling it to new heights with its intensity and raw energy. Given the unresolved tension between the two stars in real life, a meticulously crafted fight scene in Fast 11 has the potential to invigorate the climax of the series and provide a cathartic experience for the actors and fans alike. As Fast 11 may be the final chapter in the Fast and Furious universe, all eyes are on this anticipated clash. Hopefully, a brotherly fight will be the defining moment that brings harmony back to the Fast Saga family.

The Rock & Vin Diesel Can Put Their Feud To Rest On Screen
Hobbs holding on to Dom in Fast and Furious 5

Vin Diesel and The Rock’s personal history adds a layer of complexity to any potential fight between their characters in Fast and Furious 11. Given their real-life feud, it’s unlikely either actor would be portrayed as the clear winner or loser. Moreover, from a storytelling perspective, it would be counterproductive to have Dom excessively harm or kill Hobbs or vice versa. However, as the series approaches its potential end, a showdown between Dom and Hobbs could serve as a decisive moment of reconciliation. After all, throughout the Fast and Furious films, audiences have witnessed a recurring pattern of men engaging in physical conflicts before eventually forming unbreakable bonds.

For instance, Fast and Furious sees Dom and Brian’s tumultuous relationship evolve into a deep brotherly connection after a series of knock-down, drag-out fights. This same sort of understanding between Dom and Hobbs would reaffirm the underlying themes of reconciliation and family that have contributed to the franchise’s enduring popularity. By embracing the notion that they are, in a sense, brothers, Dom and Hobbs could mend their on-screen relationship and deliver a broader message of unity. This would ultimately give fans a satisfying conclusion to their relationship in Fast and Furious 11.

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Vin Diesel Posts Paul Walker Tribute On 10th Anniversary Of His Death


Vin Diesel shares a touching tribute to Paul Walker 10 years after the actor’s tragic death on November 30, 2013. Diesel expresses that “more smiles manage to break through the tears” as years pass because he knows his bond with Walker will be stronger than ever when they eventually reunite. Walker’s character, Brian O’Connor, remains alive in the world of Fast and Furious, and Diesel has previously teased that the franchise won’t end without a proper farewell to Brian and Walker.

Fast and Furious star Vin Diesel takes to social media to share a touching tribute to Paul Walker, 10 years after the actor’s death. First released in 2001, the debut installment in the long-running Fast and Furious franchise introduces Diesel as Dominic Toretto and Walker as Brian O’Connor. Both characters would return for a number of sequels, but Walker tragically passed away on November 30, 2013, during the production of Furious 7.

Now, on the 10th anniversary of Walker’s passing, Diesel has shared a touching tribute post on Instagram to honor his late Fast and Furious costar. Check out the actor’s emotional post below:

Accompanying an image of Walker with one of his daughters, Diesel reminisces about an important lesson learned from the late actor and how his legacy still lives on today. Diesel’s full caption is included below:

I was listening to a song this morning…‘That Lucky Old Sun’… thought of you, racing around Heaven all day. Hahaha…
The family of the Mourning, feels like it has grown since a decade ago… feel’s like that experience of losing someone is far too common today. Leaving more and more of us in search for meaning, trying to make sense of this complex existence…
Oh, I have finally understood what you use to do with the phone, “phone Fasting”… you had the insight to turn off your phone for long stretches of time. I started this year to do just that. You used to say, Vin and I can go years without talking, and our brotherhood will always be stronger than we left it, the ones who truly love you will always be there.
Amen to that.
This is one of my favorite images ever taken… You knew how proud I was when my daughter, the Alpha Angel, your niece would play the piano… well last night she was playing Moonlight Sonata… it took me back to the night before she was born. Me and you were working late… you were telling me that the best moment in life would be witnessing my child being born. That priceless smile you had when I told you the next day that I had cut the umbilical cord…
The next song she started playing on the piano is by an artist you would have loved, named Billie Eilish, ‘What was I made for’… when she started to play, the other angels all came and joined her at the piano and they started singing… wow…emotions… angels, I know you were listening.
After ten years… I know these days of beautiful remembrance will be filled with tears. But as time rolls on, with each year that passes… more smiles manage to break through the tears. Cause I know, when I see you again… our brotherhood will be stronger than we left it.
Miss you.

Will Brian Be Seen Again In Fast & Furious?
Furious 7 Reveals How Paul Walker’s Character Can Return
CGI Paul Walker in Furious 7.

Walker’s death in November 2013 came with a great deal of sadness, but it also created problems for the Furious 7 production, which was about halfway done. It was ultimately decided that Walker’s remaining scenes would be completed with a digital recreation of the actor, with his two brothers, Cody and Caleb Walker, serving as body doubles. Although Walker may have passed away, Brian remains alive and well within the world of the films, though he has not been seen in the flesh since Furious 7’s emotional ending.

The closet audiences have come to seeing Brian again (outside of the flashbacks featured in Fast X) is at the end of F9: The Fast Saga, when the character’s iconic Nissan Skyline pulls up at Dom’s house. This summer’s Fast X supposedly sets up the conclusion of the franchise in an 11th and potentially 12th installment (in addition to the announced Dwayne Johnson Luke Hobbs spinoff movie), and it’s very likely that the final movie will see Brian return in some capacity.

Diesel has also essentially teased as much, telling Total Film (via GamesRadar) earlier this year: “I couldn’t imagine this saga ending without truly saying goodbye to Brian O’Conner.” It’s unclear if this will mean a substantial digital recreation of the actor for extended portions of the film or a quick cameo at the very end, but it seems like audiences haven’t seen the last of Brian just yet. Even in death, Walker remains a key pillar of Fast and Furious, and it’s fitting that the final film will feature another heartfelt goodbye to further honor the late actor.

Source: Vin Diesel/ Instagram

Fast and Furious 11 temp poster

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All 4 Fast & Furious Heroes Who Stayed Dead (& Which One Is Most Likely To Return)


Fast & Furious franchise is known for bringing back dead characters, but there are a few heroes who have remained dead. Jack Toretto, Dom’s father, died in a racing accident and his death should not be undone in the franchise. Jesse, a member of Dom’s crew, was killed in a drive-by shooting, while Vince was killed during an ambush. Elena, Dom’s love interest, was killed by the villain Cipher.

The Fast & Furious franchise has brought many characters back from the dead, but a handful of its heroes have remained killed off after their demise. The Fast Saga has taken its characters on a wild ride from street racing to the most outlandish adventures possible. The running theme of the Fast & Furious franchise has long been family, with Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel) building quite a large family indeed over the course of the Fast Saga’s run.

On top of its embrace of ridiculous, superhuman feats as a staple of its action scenes, the Fast & Furious movies are also well known for bringing back seemingly dead characters for more missions. The returns of Sung Kang’s Han in F9 and Gal Gadot’s Gisele Yashar in Fast X would be especially noteworthy in emphasizing the notion that no Fast & Furious death is irreversible. However, that is not entirely true, as there have been a few Fast & Furious heroes who have died and never come back.

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4 Jack Toretto
An image of Jack Toretto driving a car in F9

Jack Toretto (J.D. Pardo) is the father of Dom, Mia (Jordana Brewster), and Jakob Toretto (John Cena), and is first seen in a flashback to 1989 in F9. Jack is a highly skilled race car driver who instilled that talent in his children, with Dom and Jakob being part of his racing pit crew. However, Jack’s racing career took a tragic turn when his car malfunctioned and crashed, killing him. Dom later beat his father’s racing opponent, Kenny Linder (Jim Parrack), almost to death with a wrench, believing him responsible for his father’s demise.

This tragedy also led to Dom and Jakob falling out, with Dom later coming to believe that Jakob set up their father’s death since he was the last one to work on his car. However, Jack was intentionally attempting to throw the race in order to get his family out of debt. He had asked Jakob to help tinker with his car so that it would fail, with Jack’s death being unintentional on both their parts. While his return has been theorized by fans, of all the characters killed off in Fast & Furious, Jack Toretto’s death should never be retconned.

3 Jesse
Jesse in The Fast and the Furious pic

One of the early members of Dom’s family in the original The Fast and the Furious, Jesse (Chad Lindberg) was the brains of Dom’s crew in his enterprise of stealing DVD players. Jesse went on the run after losing a street race to Dom’s rival, Johnny Tran (Rick Yune), having bet his MK3 Volkswagen Jetta in the race. Jesse was later killed outside of Dom’s house when Johnny Tran and his associate Lance Nguyen (Reggie Lee) arrived and performed a drive-by shooting. Dom and Brian O’Conner (Paul Walker) then chased down Johnny Tran and Lance Nguyen to avenge their fallen friend.

2 Vince
fast and furious 5 vince

Vince (Matt Schulze) was another member of Dom’s crew in The Fast & the Furious, and he was badly injured during a truck heist in that first movie. After his recovery, Vince fled to Rio de Janeiro where he later reunited with Dom and family in Fast Five. Despite Vince having settled down with a wife and a baby son, he agreed to join Dom’s daring heist of Rio’s most feared crime boss Hernan Reyes (Joaquim de Almeida). Unfortunately, Vince was killed during an ambush by Reyes’s team. After successfully pulling off the heist, Dom left Vince’s intended share of the money with his wife and son.

1 Elena
Elena Neves walks with her gun drawn by a car

Elena Neves (Elsa Pataky) worked alongside Luke Hobbs (Dwayne Johnson) in apprehending Dom and his crew in Fast Five. She and Dom gradually developed feelings for each other, however, and departed for Spain with Dom at the end of the movie. After Dom learned that his wife Letty Ortiz (Michelle Rodriguez) was still alive despite her apparent death in Fast & Furious, Dom and Elena had an amicable split, only for it to later be revealed that Elena is the mother of Dom’s son in The Fate of the Furious.

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After Elena was killed by the villainous Cipher (Charlize Theron), Dom and Letty raised the boy together, with the two naming him Brian after Brian O’Conner. Meanwhile, Dom later met Elena’s sister Isabel (Daniela Melchior), who joined Dom’s crew in Fast X. While Elena remains deceased as of Fast X, the arrival of her sister Isabel and Fast & Furious’s habit of not truly killing off characters makes her the most likely thought-to-be-dead hero to potentially return as the franchise speeds towards its finale.

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