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Battle Cars takes place in the 22nd century. In the century beforehand, the Greenhouse Effect has taken a toll on the world, the polar ice caps have melted, causing countries to begin to go underwater, as a result, battles for territory become more fierce, causing confrontations to become nuclear, forever altering the landscape.

You are a rookie driver, in the new blood sport known as Battle Cars, held by the IBCA (International Battle Cars Association) and your goal is to qualify for each race then take out your rivals and eventually face the top driver of that circuit in a final fight for supremacy.

There are nine levels in all, each with their own unique boss and the ability to upgrade your car and weapons. The game resembles F-Zero in a way of gameplay, but the cars are more modeled after Formula One cars.


Battle Cars SNES Cross Country results.
Battle Cars SNES Some tracks even feature dangerous intersections -- Oh, the horror!
Battle Cars SNES Dirty Knuckle Ned.
Battle Cars SNES If win by driving skill alone isn't your style, you can always try some of these handy missiles!

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Game Players Oct, 1993 85 out of 100 85
GamePro (US) Oct, 1993 4 out of 5 80
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Oct, 1993 31 out of 40 78
Video Games Mar, 1994 70 out of 100 70
Video Games & Computer Entertainment Apr, 1994 6 out of 10 60
Mega Fun Apr, 1994 60 out of 100 60
Total! (Germany) Apr, 1994 3.75 out of 6 45


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Big John WV (27218) added Battle Cars (SNES) on Feb 07, 2008