Badlands

Critic Score User Score
Amstrad CPC
...
0.5
Amiga
62
0.5
Arcade
...
4.3
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Description

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 First track
Badlands Commodore 64 Completed circuit
Badlands Amstrad CPC Title screen
Badlands Arcade Title screen

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Computer and Video Games (CVG) Arcade Mar, 1990 82 out of 100 82
Commodore Format Commodore 64 Dec, 1990 78 out of 100 78
ST Format Atari ST Jan, 1991 72 out of 100 72
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Commodore 64 Jan, 1991 68 out of 100 68
Power Play Atari ST Dec, 1990 67 out of 100 67
Power Play Amiga Dec, 1990 67 out of 100 67
Amiga Games Amiga Oct, 1992 65 out of 100 65
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga Oct, 1990 7.4 out of 12 62
Power Play Arcade Mar, 1990 3 out of 5 60
Zzap! Commodore 64 Dec, 1990 41 out of 100 41

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