Tokyo Xtreme Racer, known as Shutokou Battle (首都高バトル) in Japan and Tokyo Highway Challenge in Europe, was one of the first launch games released for Dreamcast in 1999. The game is also one of the first mission based driving games. The player challenges other drivers on the Shuto Expressway in order to gain money to modify and enhance his or her car.
When released in Japan, Shutokou Battle was one of the best selling Dreamcast title at this time. The game is based on illegal highway racing in Tokyo's Wangan highway with custom tuned cars.