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Description

The third game in the OutRun series, which revolutionised the third-person perspective style of racing games. The levels are set across Europe, as you bid to escape from the police. Unlike other titles in the series, you use a different vehicle on each level, with motorbikes and jet-skis adding variety and taking different skill to use. You must complete each level within the strict time limits, and the routes are dogged with other vehicles to avoid and overtake. You can choose between sound effects or music.

Screenshots

OutRun Europa Amiga Staring level 1 with motorcycle.
OutRun Europa SEGA Master System You lose your shield points if you damage your bike too much
OutRun Europa Game Gear Motor Bike
OutRun Europa Amiga Choose your path.

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Alternate Titles

  • "OutRun Europe" -- Working title

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Critic Reviews

Amiga Action Amiga Oct, 1991 90 out of 100 90
Sega Force (UK) SEGA Master System Jan, 1992 87 out of 100 87
Joypad Game Gear Dec, 1992 80 out of 100 80
Amiga Power Amiga Nov, 1991 74 out of 100 74
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga Dec, 1991 8 out of 12 67
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Game Gear May, 1992 26 out of 40 65
Play Time Game Gear Dec, 1992 62 out of 100 62
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Commodore 64 Jan, 1992 7 out of 12 58
ST Format Atari ST Dec, 1991 58 out of 100 58
Video Games Game Gear Nov, 1992 37 out of 100 37

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Trivia

Development

Development on the game (which is an original product based on OutRun, not an arcade conversion) originally began not long after the Amiga conversion of the first OutRun was released in 1988. By early 1989 it was previewed in magazines of the day, but the release of the Turbo OutRun arcade game, and US Gold's subsequent conversion, meant that it was pushed aside and not completed for another 2 1/2 years.

Awards

  • Commodore Format
    • July 1993 (Issue 34) - Modern Classics: Driving Games

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