We think that this was the decade that saw the greatest games yet in both the Gran Turismo and Forza Motorsport franchise, while Colin McRae Rally 2.0 set the standard for rallying games to come.
But, if you weren’t really looking for a serious game, the likes of Burnout were providing some properly left field fun, so every niche was catered for. It truly was a golden age for all gamers.
Welcome to FOS Future Lab where we report on the latest visions of future technology. We'll be boldly covering flying cars, hoverboards, jetpacks and spaceships with plenty of down to earth topics in between.