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Description

Super Monaco GP is a first-person perspective racing game which allows you to race other cars around the famous Monaco Grand Prix course. You first must qualify for a position on the grid by driving round a shortened version of the course on your own. The faster you drive the higher placing on the grid. The actual race has you competing against 19 other drivers and as well as trying to beat them all you must get to checkpoints within a time limit or it is race over. You also have to stay ahead of a certain position which starts at 20th and gets lower the longer the race goes on.

The Genesis version of Super Monaco adds a complete career mode, however. In the career mode, your goal is to win a season of races. Unfortunately, you start with a relatively slow car. By challenging other drivers, you can move to a better team and car, and ultimately win the F1 World Title. As well as the famous Monaco course, others from around the world have been added, to give the game a longer shelf life.

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Super Monaco GP Amiga Ready to race
Super Monaco GP Amstrad CPC Choose your steering
Super Monaco GP Commodore 64 Results of the qualifying
Super Monaco GP Atari ST High scores

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Alternate Titles

  • "Super Monaco G.P." -- C64 + Amiga title
  • "G.P. Mônaco" -- Brazilian Game Gear title
  • "スーパーモナコGP" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

This is a great racer and I would highly recommend it for anyone looking for a racing game on the Genesis. Genesis zemonn (176)

Critic Reviews

Mean Machines Genesis Dec, 1990 93 out of 100 93
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Atari ST Mar, 1991 83 out of 100 83
Retrogaming.it SEGA Master System Aug 07, 2009 8 out of 10 80
VideoGame Genesis Mar, 1991 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga May, 1991 9.2 out of 12 77
Amiga Joker Amiga Apr, 1991 75 out of 100 75
Power Play Genesis Nov, 1990 73 out of 100 73
Retrogaming History SEGA Master System Aug 07, 2009 7 out of 10 70
All Game Guide Arcade 1998 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
64'er Commodore 64 Aug, 1991 3 out of 10 30

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Trivia

Awards

  • Commodore Format
    • July 1993 (Issue 34) - Modern Classics: Driving Games (Check 'em out)
  • Electronic Gaming Monthly
    • October 1990 (Issue 15) - Best Sports-Themed Game

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