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ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment)
As with Ironman, this is the best 8-bit rendition of the game. Suitably fast, but the background graphics are a messy collage of pixels. Play-wise, the problems are the same as 16-bit machines.
Computer and Video Games (CVG)
Not a total travesty, but Badlands is a bit too slow and in a racing game, speed is all important.
Badlands suffers from coming after the brilliant Iron Man conversion. The cars are just that bit too large for curses, making overtaking difficult and it's frustratingly easy to crash as you try to barge through. The pace and rough and tumble action of Iron Man is missing, but the weapons are a nice addition. Also the two-player mode works well enough - Phil and I had some fun co-operating against the computer player. If you liked the coin-op this isn't bad.