Nitro

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Released
Platforms
Critic Score User Score
Amiga
74
3.9
Atari ST
74
3.6
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Description

A racing game in which four cars - up to three of them can be controlled by players - complete for the first place in over 20 levels.

These levels are divided into four themes, and a few of them are played at night: Although it's hard enough to tell which way to go in the eight-way-scrolling maps during the day, you're sure to hit many barriers and walls at night when only your headlights give you any clues about where to go.

Depending on how well you raced, you'll get money to upgrade your car - and you'll also need to refuel your car! There are three types of cars to choose from, and depending on what kind of terrain a level is on, making the right choice here can give you the edge.

Screenshots

Nitro Atari ST demo with differents things
Nitro Amiga You can play at three !
Nitro Amiga Apocalyptique level
Nitro Amiga Nitro Logo

User Reviews

Fans of top down racers, play this! Amiga Nakre Nakresson (70)

Critic Reviews

ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Atari ST Jan, 1991 815 out of 1000 82
Raze Atari ST Feb, 1991 81 out of 100 81
Raze Amiga Feb, 1991 79 out of 100 79
Amiga Joker Amiga Dec, 1990 78 out of 100 78
Amiga Action Amiga Jan, 1991 78 out of 100 78
Power Play Amiga Jan, 1991 76 out of 100 76
Power Play Atari ST Jan, 1991 76 out of 100 76
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Atari ST Nov, 1990 8.8 out of 12 73
Amiga Power Amiga May, 1991 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 50
ST Format Atari ST Jan, 1991 41 out of 100 41

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Trivia

There is a demo playable on atari st release by psyclapse (psygnosis name in 87-88 after barbarian, before beast).

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On atari st, the scrolling in vertical (the scroll are multi-directional on amiga)
Contributed to by EboMike (3009) and Martin Smith (63068)