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Rock 'n Roll Racing is an arcade combat racing game. Combat plays a heavy role in the game, as each car has a frontal weapon, such as a laser or missile, and a drop weapon, such as spikes or mines. As you complete races, you get more money to upgrade your car. The soundtrack features famous rock tracks such as "Born to Be Wild, "Bad to the Bone," "The Peter Gunn Theme," "Highway Star" and "Paranoid."

The game is very similar to RPM Racing. The later released PC version is an official release, but based on the SNES version incorporating the ZSNES emulator and limited to three tracks.


Rock n' Roll Racing SNES Maximum power!
Rock n' Roll Racing SNES Using the boost
Rock n' Roll Racing SNES Using a mine to get rid of a follower
Rock n' Roll Racing SNES A race on New Mojave

Promo Images

Rock n' Roll Racing Magazine Advertisement
Rock n' Roll Racing Screenshot
Rock n' Roll Racing Screenshot
Rock n' Roll Racing Other

Alternate Titles

  • "Rock 'n' Roll Racing" -- European title
  • "ロックンロールレーシング" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

Born To Be Wild Lawnmower Man (149) 3.6 Stars3.6 Stars3.6 Stars3.6 Stars3.6 Stars

Critic Reviews

Power Unlimited Mar, 1995 9.5 out of 10 95
Nintendojo Jun 19, 2003 9.3 out of 10 93 May 13, 2002 9 out of 10 90
Nintendo Land 2003 89 out of 100 89
Video Games Nov, 1993 81 out of 100 81
Total!! UK Magazine Oct, 1993 80 out of 100 80
Nintendo Life Dec 05, 2009 8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars 80
High Score Jun, 1994 4 out of 5 80
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Oct, 1993 8 out of 10 80 Dec 11, 2009 15 out of 20 75


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The announcer for the game is Larry "Supermouth" Huffman, who has been the announcer for many racing events around the USA and Canada.


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Zack Green (1185) added Rock n' Roll Racing (SNES) on Jan 03, 2004
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