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Super Monaco GP is a first-person perspective racing game which allows you to race other cars around the famous Monaco Grand Prix course. You first must qualify for a position on the grid by driving round a shortened version of the course on your own. The faster you drive the higher placing on the grid. The actual race has you competing against 19 other drivers and as well as trying to beat them all you must get to checkpoints within a time limit or it is race over. You also have to stay ahead of a certain position which starts at 20th and gets lower the longer the race goes on.

The Genesis version of Super Monaco adds a complete career mode, however. In the career mode, your goal is to win a season of races. Unfortunately, you start with a relatively slow car. By challenging other drivers, you can move to a better team and car, and ultimately win the F1 World Title. As well as the famous Monaco course, others from around the world have been added, to give the game a longer shelf life.


Super Monaco GP Genesis Title Screen 1
Super Monaco GP Genesis Team gives you advice
Super Monaco GP Genesis Rival selection screen
Super Monaco GP Genesis Rival Info

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Alternate Titles

  • "Super Monaco G.P." -- C64 + Amiga title
  • "G.P. Mônaco" -- Brazilian Game Gear title
  • "スーパーモナコGP" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

This is a great racer and I would highly recommend it for anyone looking for a racing game on the Genesis. zemonn (176) 4.6 Stars4.6 Stars4.6 Stars4.6 Stars4.6 Stars

Critic Reviews

Joystick (French) Oct, 1990 98 out of 100 98
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Oct, 1990 95 out of 100 95
Mean Machines Dec, 1990 93 out of 100 93
The Video Game Critic Sep 13, 2001 A- 91
Sega Does Nov 28, 2016 A- 91
1UP! Jul 18, 2017 85 out of 100 85 Nov 17, 2008 8 out of 10 80
Games-X Mar, 1991 4 out of 5 80
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Oct, 1990 8.8 out of 12 73
Power Play Nov, 1990 73 out of 100 73


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    quizzley7 (21715) added Super Monaco GP (Genesis) on Jun 08, 2002
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