Speed King

Moby ID: 63855
Commodore 64 Specs

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Speed King is a motorbike racing game that allows you to race or practise on one of ten famous tracks like Silverstone, Monza and Daytona. Before you race you can choose the amount of laps (two, four or six) and your skill level (Novice, Champion or Pro). The race has a 3rd person perspective as you watch from behind your rider and try to beat 19 other riders. The joystick is used to control your bike. Besides controlling your speed you also have six gears which need to be changed manually. Once you have finished a race the lap-times are saved and it's time to choose another track.

The C16 version is restricted to four tracks, a set five laps, no skill level and you don't control the speed, just adjust the gears.

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  • Heron Suzuki Racing

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According to the magazine Retro Gamer (issue #1), the game was Mastertronic's #6 best selling game (304.499 copies).

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Contributors to this Entry

Game added by FatherJack.

Atari 8-bit added by Kabushi. Commodore 64 added by Martin Smith. Amstrad CPC added by Игги Друге. MSX added by koffiepad.

Additional contributors: Patrick Bregger.

Game added February 22, 2014. Last modified November 4, 2023.