MegaRace

Critic Score User Score
3DO
63
4.2
DOS
65
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 Tap tap
MegaRace SEGA CD The high score table
MegaRace DOS Logo of the Virtual Television
MegaRace DOS Lance Boyle

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 (9328)
Lance Boyle for president! DOS hydra9 (3831)
Good futuristic racing gameshow. DOS gametrader (229)
An excellent addition to any racing fans game collection DOS Mullet of Death (603)

Critic Reviews

Game Players 3DO Jan, 1995 90 out of 100 90
PC Games (Germany) DOS May, 1994 82 out of 100 82
GamePro (US) 3DO Feb, 1995 4 out of 5 80
Freak 3DO Mar, 1995 70 out of 100 70
Video Games & Computer Entertainment 3DO Jan, 1995 7 out of 10 70
PC Zone DOS May, 1994 65 out of 100 65
High Score DOS Sep, 1994 3 out of 5 60
Génération 4 3DO Jan, 1995 50 out of 100 50
Video Games SEGA CD Dec, 1994 4 out of 100 4
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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