Supercars

Critic Score User Score
NES
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Atari ST
71
3.9
ZX Spectrum
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2.4
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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.

Screenshots

Supercars Atari ST Driving Vaug Interceptor Turbo.
Supercars Atari ST Title screen.
Supercars Amiga Opening-1
Supercars Atari ST Retron Parsec Turbo wins.

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Critic Reviews

Commodore Format Commodore 64 Sep, 1992 91 out of 100 91
ST Action Atari ST Nov, 1991 89 out of 100 89
Your Sinclair ZX Spectrum Jan, 1991 88 out of 100 88
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
Amiga Power Amiga Aug, 1991 79 out of 100 79
Crash! ZX Spectrum Jan, 1991 77 out of 100 77
Tilt Amiga Mar, 1990 14 out of 20 70
Power Play Commodore 64 May, 1991 41 out of 100 41
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Commodore 64 Mar, 1991 1.2 out of 12 10

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Trivia

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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