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Nigel Mansell's World Championship Racing

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Description

Timing smiled on Gremlin with this licensed Formula 1 simulation, as Nigel's long quest for a championship had finally come good. The game was pitched somewhere in between a full-blown simulation like F1 GP and action games like Continental Circus. Only 12 cars were in each race, which could last from between 3 and 20 laps.

Before each race you can customize wing downforce, gear ratio, tyre selection and fuel load choices – pitstops are a standard feature of the longer races. The 16-bit versions include a unique 'Improve With Mansell' mode, in which a digitized version of Nigel's head appears in the top corner of the screen, offering instructions and praise.

Screenshots

Nigel Mansell's World Championship Racing Genesis Get ready...
Nigel Mansell's World Championship Racing Amstrad CPC If you select a circuit race, you get more track info.
Nigel Mansell's World Championship Racing Genesis Race results
Nigel Mansell's World Championship Racing Genesis Grassy level

Alternate Titles

  • "Nigel Mansell's World Championship Challenge" -- Working title
  • "Nigel Mansell's World Championship" -- European title

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User Reviews

Racing game with no realism and extremely dull gameplay DOS Mark Langdahl (346)

The Press Says

Games Master SNES Sep, 1993 90 out of 100 90
Sinclair User ZX Spectrum Apr, 1993 90 out of 100 90
Nintendo Magazine System UK SNES Jun, 1993 87 out of 100 87
High Score SNES Feb, 1994 4 out of 5 80
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga May, 1993 9 out of 12 75
Total!! UK Magazine SNES Oct, 1993 71 out of 100 71
GamePro (US) NES Oct, 1993 3.5 out of 5 70
Amiga Joker Amiga Dec, 1992 66 out of 100 66
PC Player (Germany) DOS May, 1993 62 out of 100 62
PC Gamer DOS Jul, 1994 40 out of 100 40

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