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Power Drift (Commodore 64)

100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
5 point score based on user ratings.

User Reviews

There are no reviews for the Commodore 64 release of this game. You can use the links below to write your own review or read reviews for the other platforms of this game.

Our Users Say

Category Description MobyScore
AI How smart (or dumb) you perceive the game's artificial intelligence to be 2.0
Gameplay How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.) 2.7
Graphics The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines 3.0
Personal Slant How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes 3.7
Sound / Music The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition 2.3
Overall MobyScore (3 votes) 2.7

The Press Says

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Superlative, high-speed, off-road action setting the incredibly fast pace for the rest to follow this Xmas.
Your Commodore
Power Drift is a very good conversion, and as long as it keeps it's head above the Christmas quagmire, it's quality should show in the form of a high chart position.
The Games Machine (UK)
Playing similarly to Commodore Buggy Boy but with fast plentiful 3-D graphics somehow crammed into a single load, Power Drift is worth every penny.
Commodore Force
The question is, how could the thrills of the breathtaking original be squeezed into just 64K? Well, obviously they couldn't, but 64 Power Drift is a valiant attempt all the same. It's fast, and there's some pleasing stomach-churning hills around. A good solid racer and no mistake.
Commodore Format
Great the first time round and if you missed it then, you musn't miss it now. A classic racing game.

Note: The 41% score was written in error and the corrected score was given in a later issue
Power Drift ist ein abwechslungsreiches, mit ansprechenden Details gestaltetes Racing-Game. Die Grafik ist schnell und witzig und überzeugt durch horizontale und vertikale Animation. Sound und Geschwindigkeit sorgen für Spannung, die C64-Version ist absolut gelungen.
Commodore User
Powerdrift 64 is much superior to the Amiga version. It plays with all the fast paced frenzy of the arcade original. Given the choice I sure know which version I'd choose.
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt)
POWERDRIFT ist die bisher beste Umsetzung eines SEGA-Games aus der Spielhalle. Macht weiter so, die User werden‘s Euch danken! POWERDRIFT: Get it!
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment)
More of an interpretation of the original coin-op than a direct conversion attempt. This pays dividends in the gameplay as the road layouts are far more playable - particularly the absence of the crossovers. Animation is competent in the C64 version - making for an absorbing race game.