Initial D Guides & Walkthroughs
Initial D is a racing video game series that was first released in 1998 by SEGA for the arcades. It is based on the popular manga and anime series of the same name created by Shuichi Shigeno. The game was developed and published by SEGA. Initial D is known for its intense street racing gameplay that focuses on drift racing, a technique that allows players to slide their cars around corners at high speeds. The game features a wide selection of Japanese cars, including popular models like the Toyota AE86, and takes place on mountainous racing courses inspired by real locations in Japan.
The series has since seen multiple iterations and updates, including console ports for various platforms, such as PlayStation, PlayStation 2, and PlayStation 3, as well as arcade sequels with improved graphics and gameplay mechanics. Initial D is renowned for its challenging racing gameplay, unique drifting mechanics, and its faithful adaptation of the popular manga and anime series.