9. ModNation Racers

Year Of Release: 2010
Developer: United Front Games, SCE San Diego Studio
System(s): PS3, PSP
Complex Says: This is a kart-style racing game with a difference. Not only do you get the bright colors and cute characters you'd expect out of any other kart racer worth its NOS. You also get the ability to customize EVERYTHING. Other games let you customize cars and characters within the game. ModNation Racers lets you build whole race tracks, then go racing on them. Don't like the tracks the game gives you? Make your own. This is the perfect game for those holiday family gatherings when your little cousin wants to play video games with the big kids. Everyone needs one of those this time of year.