NFG Summary:“Driver is a thrilling open-world racing game that puts players in the driver’s seat of high-speed pursuits and intense car chases. With its immersive storyline and realistic driving mechanics, the game offers an adrenaline-fueled experience for both racing enthusiasts and action game fans alike.”

Categories: Auto, Racing
Meta Score: 87
User Score: 80.0
Platform: PC, PlayStation, iOS (iPhone/iPad)
Publisher Names: GT Interactive
Support Language: English, French, Italian, German, Spanish – Spain
Publish Date: 1999-06-30

PC Requirements:


  • Supported OS: Windows XP
  • DirectX Version: DirectX 9c
  • Processor: Pentium 4 or Athlon at 1.4GHz
  • Memory: 256Mb RAM
  • Graphics Card: Supported 32Mb Graphics Card
  • Sound: DirectX 9 Compatible Sound Card
  • Hard Drive: 6.0 Gigabytes Hard Disk Space
  • Supported Graphics Cards: ATi Radeon 8xxx, 9, 9100, 9200, 9500, 9600, 9700, 9800, X700, X800, X850
  • nVidia GeForce 3, GeForce 4 (not MX), GeForce FX 5200, 5600, 5700, 5800, 5900, 5950, 6800, 7800
  • Not compatible with all integrated sound/graphics solutions (inc. Laptops).


"Gameloft has completely spruced up all the original graphics making for a much more colorful and visually impressive game than the original." (TouchArcade)
"Though Gameloft kept the seventies groove of the original Driver, the upgraded visuals are immediately noticeable. It's not just that car models and building architecture are cleaner. Gameloft gave Driver a fresh paint job" (IGN)


Discover the most stunning racing game ever created for the iPhone. Driver, the game that introduced a new genre of driving games, is back with its amazing physics and fully revamped graphics.
You are Tanner, an undercover cop posing as a getaway driver with the goal of exposing a national crime ring. The investigation will take you to Miami, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and New York.

– A breathtaking story mode with 40 missions spanning 4 giant cities, and additional modes to keep the interest up (Training, Free Play mode, Driving games)

– Unprecedented driving physics: unbelievable stunts with flinging turns, stomach-dropping jumps and impressive crashes. Your car takes damage and can potentially explode!

– The most realistic urban environments on iPhone, with revamped visuals, detailed textures and beautiful lighting effects. Each city has working traffic lights, wandering pedestrians, moving traffic and vigilant cops on patrol.

– A great soundtrack, with 3 radio stations broadcasting tracks inspired by 70s music

With Driver, you are the wheelman.


Other Gameloft games you may like: Gangstar: West Coast Hustle, Asphalt 5, Skater Nation, Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X, James Cameron’s Avatar and N.O.V.A. – Near Orbit Vanguard Alliance.

Positive Comment(s)

The controls are incredibly responsive and the visuals are stunning, making this driving game one of the best on the market.100Electric Playground
I just don’t have the words to describe how much fun this game is. Rarely does a game captivate the stoic and hypercritical Game Revolution office, but Driver has done just that.100Game Revolution
What a tour-de-force! The graphics are top notch, the driving itself is unparalleled and the Director tools are unique and friendly… It’s pure driving poetry.97IGN
One of the freshest, exciting and entertaining titles we have played in 1999. Reflections has done it again with a title that breaks boundaries and creates a new level of entertainment.96PSX Nation
Prepare to be dazzled, gob-smacked and taken for the wildest ride of your life. And that’s guaranteed… a masterpiece. The best game we’ve played for ages and absolutely
Warning: Do not take caffeine while in the driver’s seat. It may lead to insanity.92GameShark
Eat your hearts out David Soul, Steve McQueen, Charles Bronson and Clint Eastwood.92Games Radar
The one main thing this game has though is staying power. I often found myself throwing the controller in disgust and turning off the game only to be drawn back to it shortly afterwards.91Absolute Playstation
Gt Interactive has hit a sweet spot with this must have title of the year.90Total Video Games
The stunning visuals, thrilling plot, and intense car chases make this game a must-play experience.90GamePro

Negative Comment(s)

By far the worst thing about Driver is its inability to really draw me into its universe.60GameCritics
Simple pero entretenido.60Giann96

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