Definition: Battle racers are racing games that have game play modes where weapons are used to defeat your opponent. Sometimes the whole point of the game is to destroy objects and opponents, at other times making it to the finish line first as well is a requirement to advance within the game.
Also Known As: racing battlers
Examples:One of the earliest battle racers was Spy Hunter, a popular game in the early days of the arcade. Another early console title that employs similar game play is RoadBlasters for the Sega Genesis system.