3. F1: 2011
Released: 20 September 2011
Available on: Windows, Linux, OS X, PlayStation 3/Vita, Xbox 360
F1 games always had some realistic feel to it, although the older version lacked them, and had tons of issues 2011 version is much better. F1 2011 has fixed a lot of problems with previous versions of the game, and now it feels enjoyable. The game has a new physics engine, and this means that you can now feel the car, it is a lot easier to understand how the car should feel on the road.
But the game has a steep learning curve, which might throw off some players, but when you learn it, you can understand and enjoy the game. Plus, with added features like editing driving style on the go, meaning that you have to watch how you drive, to maximize your opportunity to win, enhances the feel of driving an F1 car. And split screen and CO-OP modes allow you to enjoy the game with your friends, and these modes do not make the game glitchy, as the frame rate is smooth.
This game is recommended for those who enjoy racing simulators, as the steep learning curve, and the vulnerability of the car brings the best out of F1 racing.