Solomon's Key for the NES was released in Japan on this day in 1986.

MegaRace

MobyRank MobyScore
3DO
73
4.2
DOS
60
3.6
SEGA CD
...
4.5
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Description

Virtual Television has given us a chance to do the things that we can't make real in everyday life: Race through 14 great tracks in 5 different environments in a totally virtual place where you can kill each other quite easily with sidekicks or guns. In every track you will see some symbols that can make your car speed up, slow up or even blow up, like your mega-host Lance Boyle says, "Who knows; who cares!" Everything you see in MegaRace is virtual and no one really dies there. So have fun!

Screenshots

MegaRace DOS
MegaRace SEGA CD Our host
MegaRace SEGA CD Good thought to add subtitles
MegaRace DOS Tap tap

Alternate Titles

  • "メガレース" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

Surprisingly good multimedia elements save this mediocre racing game from oblivion. DOS Zovni (9366)
Lance Boyle for president! DOS hydra9 (3853)
Good futuristic racing gameshow. DOS gametrader (229)
An excellent addition to any racing fans game collection DOS Mullet of Death (604)

The Press Says

Game Players 3DO Jan, 1995 90 out of 100 90
Play Time DOS Jun, 1994 85 out of 100 85
PC Games (Germany) DOS May, 1994 82 out of 100 82
GamePro (US) 3DO Feb, 1995 4 out of 5 80
Consoles Plus SEGA CD Sep, 1994 77 out of 100 77
PC Zone DOS May, 1994 65 out of 100 65
MikroBitti DOS May, 1994 50 out of 100 50
Génération 4 3DO Jan, 1995 50 out of 100 50
Power Play DOS May, 1994 34 out of 100 34
The Video Game Critic SEGA CD Mar 12, 2002 F 0

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Trivia

In the credits of the Best Seller re-release, they added "Sega program", "Sega palette", "3DO program", "3DO graphics" and "CD32 program", in obvious reference to the Sega/Mega CD, 3DO and Amiga CD32 ports (which, in fact, the CD32 port was never released). It's the same in the 3DO and Sega/Mega CD ports

Related Web Sites

  • RacePRG (A Mega Race fan site featuring gameplay details and DOSBox emulation info.)
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