) Overall, a very fun game that our family logged many many hours on! – Atari – 1987 The game, in a nutshell, is Spy Hunter crossed with Pole Position, thrown into the 21st century.
Be sure to line yourself up perfectly, or no weapon for you.Refueling was a fun factor as well, you can refuel your main tank by picking up green globes that were all over the track.The arcade game featured either a stand up or sit down cabinet.It boasted amazing music and sound quality, pinpoint controls and futuristic special purpose buttons.For all of our Latino readers, how funny is the name of the track above?
Guess you need – Atari- 1986 Ahhhh, Super Sprint, how many quarters did I deposit into this bad boy? The player drives a Formula One-like car on a circuit that is viewed from above.
From picking up wrenches, avoiding oil slicks, even using your evasive maneuvers on tornadoes, this game was a winner! Now we could crash into Yellow Lamborghini’s and turn them into a fiery mess!
As in the aforementioned, Super Off Road, this game requires you to master the art of the everlasting steering wheel. You play a detective in this one, tracking down a fugitive with a ridiculously expensive car.
The real fun factor of the game was that the player was not in the driver seat but actually on the sidelines controlling the car via remote control.
(Just like Doc controlled the Delorian in Back to the Future while Einstein was in the car!
Those of you who missed it or were just a twinkle in your dad’s eye at the time don’t fret, you can catch this one the Wii Virtual Console at a cost of 500 Wii Points. Pole Position – Namco – 1982 Who can ever forget the famous scratchy woman’s voice stating, PREPARE TO QUALIFY!