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Power Drift (Amstrad CPC)

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Description

Ever wanted to race dune buggies at high speed on a variety of tracks? Power Drift is an arcade racer that gives you the chance to do just that.

There are 5 tracks to choose from, each with 5 stages. The stages range from cities, to deserts to tracks over water. There are also 12 drivers to pick from, from businessmen to skinheads and mohicans.

Your buggy has 2 gears, high and low. Once the light goes green, just keep the pedal to the metal. You’ll need to place third or higher to continue to the next stage. Be careful not to bump into other buggies or objects next to the road. While you’re buggy can take a pounding, crashing will slow you down.

Finish all 5 stages in a level and you’ll be presented with a bonus level.

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Power Drift Amstrad CPC Got 2nd place, with bonus points being assigned
Power Drift Amstrad CPC Start of the C sequence
Power Drift Amstrad CPC Running wide
Power Drift Amstrad CPC Character and circuit selection

User Reviews

Perhaps the CPC's greatest racing game Martin Smith (63198) 4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars

The Press Says

The Games Machine (UK) Jan, 1990 45 out of 100 45

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Trivia

1001 Video Games

The Arcade version of Power Drift appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.
Martin Smith (63198) added Power Drift (Amstrad CPC) on Dec 30, 2005
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