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Super Hang-On

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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 Arcade I overtake him
Super Hang-On ZX Spectrum Choose the continent.
Super Hang-On Amiga Don't crash into other motorcycles!
Super Hang-On Genesis Map of levels

Alternate Titles

  • "スーパーハングオン" -- Japanese spelling

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The Press Says

ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Amiga Mar, 1989 910 out of 1000 91
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Genesis Nov, 1989 10.4 out of 12 87
The One Atari ST Oct, 1988 83 out of 100 83
Retrogaming.it Genesis May 09, 2008 8 out of 10 80
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Atari ST Sep, 1988 8 out of 10 80
Sega-16.com Genesis Jun 27, 2004 8 out of 10 80
Retrogaming History Genesis May 09, 2008 8 out of 10 80
Oberoende COMputer (S) Amiga Apr 27, 1989 7 out of 10 70
Happy Computer Amstrad CPC Mar, 1988 60 out of 100 60
VideoGame Genesis Apr, 1991 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60

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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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