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Description

This is a top-view racing game, stylistically influenced by Super Sprint, from the company who later produced the Lotus series of games.

There are 9 tracks at each of the 4 difficulty levels, which can be raced in any order (although the last track you race is made harder than usual). In the races you win money, which can be spent on the usual handling and power upgrades, as well as forward-shooting missiles. You must finish in the top 3 of each race to progress - initially there are 4 computer opponents, but more are added as you progress through the game

You can upgrade your car throughout the game via the shop section. You are given an initial price, but also a number of options of things to say to the salesman – get the right combination and the price will drop.

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Super Cars Atari ST Results desk.
Super Cars Amstrad CPC In the garage, you can upgrade your ride.
Super Cars Atari ST Track selection.
Super Cars ZX Spectrum The players car is always centre of screen-ish and is shown in more detail than the other cars in the race.

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Critic Reviews

Commodore Format Commodore 64 Feb, 1991 92 out of 100 92
ST Action Atari ST Nov, 1991 89 out of 100 89
The One Amiga Feb, 1990 87 out of 100 87
The One for ST Games Atari ST Jul, 1991 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
64'er Commodore 64 May, 1991 8 out of 10 80
Amiga Power Amiga Aug, 1991 79 out of 100 79
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga Feb, 1990 9.4 out of 12 78
Tilt Amiga Mar, 1990 14 out of 20 70
Datormagazin Commodore 64 Mar 27, 1991 70 out of 100 70
VideoGame NES Jan, 1992 5 out of 10 50

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Awards

  • Amiga Joker
    • Issue 01/1991 – #3 Best Sports Game in 1990
  • Amiga Power
    • May 1991 (issue #00) - #92 in the "All Time Top 100 Amiga Games"
  • Commodore Format
    • July 1993 (Issue 34) - Modern Classics: Driving Games

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