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Super Monaco GP is a first-person perspective racing game which allows you to race other cars around the famous Monaco Grand Prix course. You first must qualify for a position on the grid by driving round a shortened version of the course on your own. The faster you drive the higher placing on the grid. The actual race has you competing against 19 other drivers and as well as trying to beat them all you must get to checkpoints within a time limit or it is race over. You also have to stay ahead of a certain position which starts at 20th and gets lower the longer the race goes on.

The Genesis version of Super Monaco adds a complete career mode, however. In the career mode, your goal is to win a season of races. Unfortunately, you start with a relatively slow car. By challenging other drivers, you can move to a better team and car, and ultimately win the F1 World Title. As well as the famous Monaco course, others from around the world have been added, to give the game a longer shelf life.


Super Monaco GP Genesis Title Screen 1
Super Monaco GP Genesis Driver's point rankings
Super Monaco GP Genesis Starting at the back of the pack.
Super Monaco GP Genesis Title Screen 2

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Alternate Titles

  • "Super Monaco G.P." -- C64 + Amiga title
  • "G.P. Mônaco" -- Brazilian Game Gear title
  • "スーパーモナコGP" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

This is a great racer and I would highly recommend it for anyone looking for a racing game on the Genesis. zemonn (176) 4.6 Stars4.6 Stars4.6 Stars4.6 Stars4.6 Stars

Critic Reviews

Joystick (French) Oct, 1990 98 out of 100 98
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Nov, 1990 38 out of 40 95
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Oct, 1990 95 out of 100 95
Mean Machines Dec, 1990 93 out of 100 93
The Video Game Critic Sep 13, 2001 A- 91
1UP! Jul 18, 2017 85 out of 100 85 Nov 17, 2008 8 out of 10 80
VideoGame Mar, 1991 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Oct, 1990 8.8 out of 12 73
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Nov, 1990 590 out of 1000 59


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    quizzley7 (21743) added Super Monaco GP (Genesis) on Jun 08, 2002
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