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Badlands (Arcade)

Badlands Arcade Title screen

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Badlands continued the Super Sprint lineage, but moved the game into a futuristic post-apocalyptic setting. The races consist of 3 souped-up cars toughing it out over 4 laps on one of the 8 tracks, which are viewed from above. Two human players can take part, but only the winner continues without using up credits, so you will only see the early races in two-player mode.

You are armed with guns, which can be used to slow opposing cars. During the races spanners can be collected, which are then cashed in for upgraded turbos, improved weaponry and engine upgrades. Hazards on the later tracks include ramps, bridges, buildings collapsing onto the track and barriers which open and close in a random sequence.

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Badlands Arcade Second track
Badlands Arcade First track
Badlands Arcade Title screen
Badlands Arcade Podium

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All Game Guide 1998 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Power Play Mar, 1990 3 out of 5 60

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Pseudo_Intellectual (44696) added Badlands (Arcade) on Jan 25, 2014
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