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Description

Rock 'n Roll Racing is an arcade combat racing game. Combat plays a heavy role in the game, as each car has a frontal weapon, such as a laser or missile, and a drop weapon, such as spikes or mines. As you complete races, you get more money to upgrade your car. The soundtrack features famous rock tracks such as "Born to Be Wild, "Bad to the Bone," "The Peter Gunn Theme," "Highway Star" and "Paranoid."

The game is very similar to RPM Racing. The later released PC version is an official release, but based on the SNES version incorporating the ZSNES emulator and limited to three tracks.

Screenshots

Rock n' Roll Racing SNES Title screen.
Rock n' Roll Racing SNES Maximum power!
Rock n' Roll Racing SNES Slipping on a puddle of oil
Rock n' Roll Racing SNES Ready to select your character?

Alternate Titles

  • "Rock 'n' Roll Racing" -- European title
  • "ロックンロールレーシング" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

Born To Be Wild Lawnmower Man (140) 3.6 Stars3.6 Stars3.6 Stars3.6 Stars3.6 Stars

Critic Reviews

Total! (Germany) Jan, 1994 1.25 out of 6 95
NintendoFans.de May 13, 2002 9 out of 10 90
Play Time Dec, 1993 87 out of 100 87
Mega Fun Nov, 1993 86 out of 100 86
Megablast Jun, 1994 84 out of 100 84
Video Games Nov, 1993 81 out of 100 81
High Score Jun, 1994 4 out of 5 80
Total!! UK Magazine Oct, 1993 80 out of 100 80
Nintendo Life Dec 05, 2009 8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars 80
Jeuxvideo.com Dec 11, 2009 15 out of 20 75

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Trivia

Announcer

The announcer for the game is Larry "Supermouth" Huffman, who has been the announcer for many racing events around the USA and Canada.

Awards

  • GameSpy
    • 2003 – Remake of the Year (Game Boy Advance)

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Zack Green (1012) added Rock n' Roll Racing (SNES) on Jan 03, 2004
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