Video games are an addictive hobby to get into. One can spend a whole day playing video games. Some people go so far as to bring video games to reality. You can buy pokeballs from the video game Pokemon, you can buy dolls that resemble the warriors from Halo and you can make swords from popular video games. Some people have brought the cars from the video games into real life. These people have taken the game to the next level and made the cars from the game drivable in real life. Here are 10 cars from video games that were made in real life.
10 Scooby-Doo Mystery Machine
Scooby-Doo is one of the most iconic tv shows of all time. There have been different versions of the show made. It has followed the crew from when they were young (A Pup Named Scooby-Doo) to the version that we're used to seeing which is the gang from Coolsville high that solves mysteries that most people would be scared to solve. There have been plenty of video games of the show Scooby-Doo and somebody was able to create a life-like version of the Mystery Machine, which the car that is used by the gang to get around and crack those spooky cases.
9 Ice Cream Truck from Twisted Metal 2
Here is another nostalgic creation, with ice cream truck from Twisted Metal 2 being created. The game was a childhood favorite back in in 1996 when it came out. Though it did not have the best graphics, they were still a building block of many people's childhood, so it is reasonable why a person would create something like this. While, this car cannot shoot beams out of it and crush everything it runs into, it is still a beauty to look at.
8 1938 Phantom Corsair from LA Noire
There is only one of these cars in real life and it is a prototype. This car was supposed to be produced, but the owner died and it was never able to be sold. The car had futuristic features and it was a six-passenger vehicle, but never saw the light of day. This car may be confused with the Rolls Royce Phantom but it is not the same. They have different designers and are made by different companies. LA Noire is made by Rockstar Games which is the company that made the hit video game Grand Theft Auto.
7 Raggio from Ridge Racer
In the early days of gaming consoles like Playstation racing games were all the craze. Companies like Sony catered to our love for speed by creating games like Ridge Racer. The games to us at the time looked realistic and the controls were easy to maneuver. In the game, you were a red car that participated in drifting races. Millennials who played the game weren't old enough to have a car but, by now, most of us are in our twenties. A person created Raggio from Ridge Racer. The car was made from a Honda NSX.
6 Warthog from Halo
Halo is one of the most popular video games of all time. Growing up, if you didn't play Halo with your friends then you weren't having a good childhood. Everybody took the team death matches seriously and bragging rights went to the winner of the matches. The campaign mode was also interesting and the graphics were ridiculous. Somebody took their seriousness of Halo to the next level by creating a Warthog from Halo. It comes with a life-sized Halo character in the back manned on the turret. This car looks so real it could go out and shoot bad guys right now.
5 Real Cars from Gran Turismo
The Gran Turismo franchise is one of the greatest video game racing franchises of all time. In the game, you are able to race powerful cars that are basically allergic to going slow. You are able to race on different tracks like in the hills or in New York City (you probably wouldn't be able to race in New York in real life). This game had cars that most players wouldn't be able to drive in real life but it helped us step out of reality and drive the cars of our dreams.
4 Real Cars From Hot Wheels
Playing with Hot Wheels is what all kids in the 90s did. Mattel did research of that era and it showed that every kid owned at least 1 miniature Hot Wheels car. The cars were very popular and they had other contraptions that you could build like ramps to help you pretend to drive them. The miniature versions of the car were like baseball cards that you had to collect. Hot Wheels also made video games. They have made real-life Hot Wheels cars from the games like the Deora, Twin Mill and The Diora II. By looking at these cars you get feelings of nostalgia from your childhood.
3 Real Cars from Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit
Need for Speed is another one of the popular racing games from back in the day. it has been able to make its way to the Playstation 4. In Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit you have to play the police and try to knock the speeding cars off the road. You get points for knocking the cars off the road. You can also play the role of the person being pursued and race through intricate maps with shortcuts that quench your thirst for speed. A person created real-life police cars from the video game and they look just like the video game.
2 Bravado Banshee from GTA 5
Grand Theft Auto is probably the most recognizable video game franchise because of the controversy surrounding its content. While this game shows lifelike violence, blood, prostitution, and the ability to easily steal cars (hence the name Grand Theft Auto) it is known for its in-depth story line and meticulous attention to detail. The online mode in GTA 5 has taken it to a whole new level so now you can live a virtual lavish lifestyle from the seat of your living room. The cars are popular also. A Bravado Banshee from the game was created from a Dodge Viper which it draws inspiration from.
1 Go-Kart from Super Mario Kart
In the last installment of this list, we look at one of the most iconic video games of all time. Mario is known by everybody in the world and it is one of the most iconic video games of all time. Super Mario Kart was one of the most addicting games growing up and the fact that you could play with friends made it even more fun. A person went so far with that addiction that they created real-life versions of the game's Go-Karts. These Go-Karts look fun to ride on and they would bring out the little kid in you if you were able to ride them.