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OutRun Europa

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The third game in the OutRun series, which revolutionised the third-person perspective style of racing games. The levels are set across Europe, as you bid to escape from the police. Unlike other titles in the series, you use a different vehicle on each level, with motorbikes and jet-skis adding variety and taking different skill to use. You must complete each level within the strict time limits, and the routes are dogged with other vehicles to avoid and overtake. You can choose between sound effects or music.


OutRun Europa Amiga Title screen
OutRun Europa SEGA Master System The battle continues in the countryside...
OutRun Europa Amstrad CPC Stage 2
OutRun Europa ZX Spectrum Load screen 2, after pressing FIRE tyhe game wants the tape restarting

Alternate Titles

  • "OutRun Europe" -- Working title

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The Press Says

GameFan Magazine Game Gear Oct, 1992 88 out of 100 88
Your Sinclair ZX Spectrum Nov, 1991 83 out of 100 83
Datormagazin Amiga Nov 07, 1991 81 out of 100 81
Amiga Force Amiga May, 1993 80 out of 100 80
Joypad Game Gear Dec, 1992 80 out of 100 80
Amiga Joker Amiga Oct, 1991 74 out of 100 74
Amiga Power Amiga Nov, 1991 74 out of 100 74 SEGA Master System Sep 21, 2009 7 out of 10 70
Mean Machines SEGA Master System Dec, 1991 63 out of 100 63
Sega Force Game Gear Mar 18, 1993 51 out of 100 51


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Development on the game (which is an original product based on OutRun, not an arcade conversion) originally began not long after the Amiga conversion of the first OutRun was released in 1988. By early 1989 it was previewed in magazines of the day, but the release of the Turbo OutRun arcade game, and US Gold's subsequent conversion, meant that it was pushed aside and not completed for another 2 1/2 years.
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