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Although a platform game with a decidedly cute look, Car-Vup has little in common with others of the time. The clue as to why is in the titular pun - although you don't carve anything up as such.

You're at the controls of a car across a landscape made up of colourless girders, and your task is to drive over each of these in turn, which colours them in. By default, upon reaching the end of each platform you turn around, but you can jump across the gap by pressing fire. There are enemies to avoid contact with; these follow pre-programmed movement paths.


CarVup Amiga Music world - Arnie is momentally protected by the shield
CarVup Amiga Nightmare world complete - a piggy is rescued
CarVup Amiga Nature world - the lawn mover is fast and deadly threat
CarVup Amiga Title screen

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Critic Reviews

The One Dec, 1990 90 out of 100 90
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Feb, 1991 87 out of 100 87
Amiga Format Feb, 1991 83 out of 100 83
Zero Feb, 1991 82 out of 100 82
Amiga Joker Jan, 1991 82 out of 100 82
CU Amiga Dec, 1990 81 out of 100 81
Amiga User International Feb, 1991 81 out of 100 81
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Jan, 1991 760 out of 1000 76
Amiga Power May, 1991 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 67
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Jan, 1991 7 out of 12 58


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CarVup appears to be a re-imagining of Jaleco's City Connection.


  • Amiga Power
    • May 1991 (Issue #00) - #40 in the "All Time Top 100 Amiga Games"

Martin Smith (76170) added CarVup (Amiga) on Jun 10, 2004
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