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Description

In Super Hang-On you race a motorcycle around the world, completing each section of track within a time limit. There are other bikes on the road, but beating this is not important, so they can be thought of as moving obstacles. Each continent is a different difficulty level: Africa is beginner, Asia is junior, the Americas are senior, and Europe is expert.

This is a very simple and straightforward game, viewed from behind the bike in 2D (so the screen does not tilt with the bike). The right/left controls are steering, and up/down are gear changes. Your cycle is always moving, and your speed strictly depends on the gear you are in, although contact or running off the road slows the bike down.

The Sega Genesis version features "Original mode" in which the player participates in racing tournaments, hires mechanics, upgrades his bike. This mode uses passwords allowing players to continue a previously played game.

Screenshots

Super Hang-On Genesis Asia
Super Hang-On Genesis Africa
Super Hang-On Genesis Opponents
Super Hang-On Atari ST Oops, I crashed into a lamp post!

Promo Images

Super Hang-On Screenshot
Super Hang-On Screenshot
Super Hang-On Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "3D Super Hang-On" -- Nintendo 3DS title
  • "スーパーハングオン" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

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Critic Reviews

The Games Machine (UK) Amiga Apr, 1989 88 out of 100 88
The One Amiga Jan, 1989 85 out of 100 85
ST Action Atari ST Oct, 1988 84 out of 100 84
The One Atari ST Oct, 1988 83 out of 100 83
Amiga Action Amiga Jan, 1991 80 out of 100 80
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) ZX Spectrum Feb, 1988 752 out of 1000 75
Power Play Genesis Feb, 1990 72 out of 100 72
Oberoende COMputer (S) Amiga Apr 27, 1989 7 out of 10 70
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Commodore 64 Jan, 1988 7.6 out of 12 63
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga Apr, 1989 6 out of 12 50

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Trivia

1001 Video Games

The Arcade version of Super Hang-On appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

Compilations

A version of Super Hang-On is included in Sega Smash Pack 2.

Awards

  • Amiga Power
    • May 1991 (Issue #00) - #41 in the "All Time Top 100 Amiga Games"

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