Tokyo Highway Battle

aka: Shutokō Battle '97, Shutokō Battle: Drift King
Moby ID: 37044
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Description

One of the earliest in the Shutokou Battle series, where the player took control of 12 different cars and 60 different parts and upgrades available to choose from.

There are a variety of tracks to choose from, all recreated to resemble actual Tokyo roads and highways and featured the "Drift" button that allowed the player to take a turn faster. Players can also earn points through this action as well as from winning races to upgrade their car and go head-to-head against the computer or against three CPU opponents.

Keiichi Tsuchiya, a racing champion from Tokyo and Masaaki Bando, a top automotive expert from Japan both lent their expertise to the game to ensure authentic handling and physics for each vehicle that was rendered in the game.

Spellings

  • 首都高バトル DRIFT KING - Japanese PlayStation spelling
  • 首都高バトル'97 - Japanese Sega Saturn spelling

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Game added by Big John WV.

SEGA Saturn added by U.J.1.

Additional contributors: U.J.1, Rik Hideto.

Game added November 6, 2008. Last modified September 11, 2023.