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Turbo Charge (Commodore 64)

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Description

The intro shows us Iraqi terrorists breaking into an U.N. military camp escaping with the stockpile. Now it's the turn of the British agents Agaippa and Dausus to catch the terrorists and secure the stockpile.

This is a classical "Drive & Shoot" game. You are controlling a red sports car, driving down a narrow road, shooting every car on the road while trying to avoid the enemy's gunfire and various obstacles on the road (The story tells us, it's a chase through hazardous countries like Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Thailand, South Africa and more).

The difficulty increases from stage to stage. While in the first stages there is almost no hostile activity almost all cars will start shooting you on sight later in the game. Even worse, there are helicopters and jets going to attack you too. Various obstacles on the road will make it harder to keep the upper hand on the street. These obstacles range from cones, to mines and even rather large rocks. Finally there are various intersections where always one will lead into a dead end, causing your car to crash.


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Turbo Charge Commodore 64 even further in the game, attacked by jets
Turbo Charge Commodore 64 Stage clear
Turbo Charge Commodore 64 Stage 2, helicopter at intersection
Turbo Charge Commodore 64 Stage 2 clear

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The Press Says

Zzap! Aug, 1991 96 out of 100 96
Commodore Format 1991 93 out of 100 93
Commodore Format 1993 92 out of 100 92
Commodore Force Sep, 1993 84 out of 100 84
64'er Feb, 1992 7 out of 10 70
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Jan, 1992 4 out of 12 33

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Trivia

The game was converted to the Amiga, but System 3 opted not to release it, as they felt it was not good enough.
Quapil (4742) added Turbo Charge (Commodore 64) on Jan 29, 2004