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World Grand Prix has a simple premise: the player must race against the clock and computer-controlled Formula 1 opponents in a series of races. Along the way, the player will earn points to upgrade various aspects of his machine, including acceleration, top speed and handling. The game also includes a track editor, which allows players to create their own courses.


World Grand Prix SEGA Master System First course
World Grand Prix SEGA Master System Title screen
World Grand Prix SEGA Master System Edit mode
World Grand Prix SEGA Master System Your car is blown to smithereens.

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Alternate Titles

  • "The Circuit" -- Japanese Release
  • "GP World" -- MSX in-game title
  • "ザ・サーキット" -- Japanese Spelling

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Critic Reviews

Computer and Video Games (CVG) Sep, 1987 9 out of 10 90
Génération 4 1987 85 out of 100 85
Happy Computer Nov, 1986 84 out of 100 84
The Video Game Critic Jun 04, 2002 B 75
Sega Does Nov 11, 2014 B- 67
VideoGame Mar, 1991 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Tilt Dec, 1987 12 out of 20 60
Digital Press - Classic Video Games Jul 23, 2005 6 out of 10 60 Apr 09, 2018 5 out of 10 50


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Ash_1 (76) added World Grand Prix (SEGA Master System) on Dec 13, 2004
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