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Supercars

Critic Score User Score
Commodore 64
64
2.6
NES
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Amiga
75
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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 Amstrad CPC Main menu
Supercars Atari ST Type your name.
Supercars NES Class 1, Track 1 start.
Supercars NES The Garage, here you can buy parts and repair your car.

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Critic Reviews

Commodore Format Commodore 64 Feb, 1991 92 out of 100 92
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Amiga Oct, 1991 89 out of 100 89
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Atari ST Oct, 1991 89 out of 100 89
The One Amiga Feb, 1990 87 out of 100 87
Sinclair User ZX Spectrum Jan, 1991 82 out of 100 82
Amiga Power Amiga Aug, 1991 79 out of 100 79
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Amiga Mar, 1990 79 out of 100 79
The Games Machine (UK) Amiga Feb, 1990 65 out of 100 65
VideoGame NES Jan, 1992 5 out of 10 50
Power Play Atari ST May, 1990 44 out of 100 44

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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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