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Description

This is a top-view racing game, stylistically influenced by Super Sprint, from the company who later produced the Lotus series of games.

There are 9 tracks at each of the 4 difficulty levels, which can be raced in any order (although the last track you race is made harder than usual). In the races you win money, which can be spent on the usual handling and power upgrades, as well as forward-shooting missiles. You must finish in the top 3 of each race to progress - initially there are 4 computer opponents, but more are added as you progress through the game

You can upgrade your car throughout the game via the shop section. You are given an initial price, but also a number of options of things to say to the salesman – get the right combination and the price will drop.

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Super Cars Amiga Specification for Retron Parsec Turbo
Super Cars ZX Spectrum The players car is always centre of screen-ish and is shown in more detail than the other cars in the race.
Super Cars NES Specifications for Taraco Neoroder Turbo.
Super Cars ZX Spectrum Load screen

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Critic Reviews

Commodore Format Commodore 64 Sep, 1992 91 out of 100 91
ST Action Atari ST Nov, 1991 89 out of 100 89
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Amiga Oct, 1991 89 out of 100 89
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Amiga Mar, 1990 79 out of 100 79
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Atari ST May, 1990 790 out of 1000 79
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga Feb, 1990 9.4 out of 12 78
Crash! ZX Spectrum Jan, 1991 77 out of 100 77
Commodore User Amiga Feb, 1990 67 out of 100 67
The Games Machine (UK) Atari ST May, 1990 61 out of 100 61
Power Play Amiga Mar, 1990 45 out of 100 45

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Awards

  • Amiga Joker
    • Issue 01/1991 – #3 Best Sports Game in 1990
  • Amiga Power
    • May 1991 (issue #00) - #92 in the "All Time Top 100 Amiga Games"
  • Commodore Format
    • July 1993 (Issue 34) - Modern Classics: Driving Games

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