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Shadow of the Beast - Commodore64
International Karate + - Commodore64
Xyphoes Fantasy - AmstradCPC
Arkanoid II - AmstradCPC
Pang - AmstradCPCPlus
Wrath of the Demon - Commodore64
Night Hunter - AmstradCPC
Barbarian - AmstradCPC
Prince of Persia - SamCoupe
Lemmings - SamCoupe
Draconus - AtariXE
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Turrican II - Amiga
Shadow of the Beast - Amiga
Jim Power - Amiga
Turrican 2 - AtariST
Project X - Amiga
Super Frog - Amiga
Flashback - Amiga
Toyota Celica GT Rally - Amiga
Toyota Celica GT Rally - AtariST
Wrath Of The Demon - AtariST
Wrath Of The Demon - Amiga
Dark Seed - Amiga
Stardust - AtariSTE
Stardust - Amiga
Banshee - AmigaAGA
Flashback - Archimedes
Star Fighter 3000 - Archimedes
Warlocks - Archimedes
Cannon Fodder - Amiga
Another World - Appleiigs
Turrican II - PC
Universe - Amiga
Hurrican - PC
Tyrian - PC
Super Stardust - AmigaAGA
Dark Seed - PC
Pac-Mania - X68000
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Pang - GX4000
Best on 16bit consoles!
Jim Power - snes
Donkey Kong Country - snes
Aladdin - snes
Comix Zone - Megadrive
Alien Soldier - Megadrive
Blazing Lazers - pcengine
Raiden - pcengine
Super Star Soldier - pcengine
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God Of War - PS2
Resident Evil Zero - GameCube
Gran Turismo 4 - PS2
Black - xbox
Halo Combat Evolved - xbox
Star Fox Adventures - GameCube
SoulCalibur - Dreamcast
Under Defeat - Dreamcast
Soul Calibur 2 - GameCube
Metroid Prime 2 - GameCube
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Metroid Fusion - GBA
Raiden - Lynx
Robocod - GameGear
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Outrun

Outrun
GenreArcade Racing
Developer / PublisherSega / US Gold
Released1987
Media1 x tape
Rating
Graphics:7.0
Sound:7.0
Gameplay:7.0
Overall:7.0
Reviewed byndial
The game was a major hit on the arcades in 1986 and was notable for its pioneering graphics and music and ported on the 8/16bits on 1987.
 
Review
OutrunThe player controls a man driving a Ferrari Testarossa convertible with his girlfriend in the passenger seat. However, this game did not have an official Ferrari license (unlike its sequel Out Run 2, released many years later). Starting at a coastal area, the player must pass through four checkpoints between five laps within a set time limit. Before every checkpoint, there was a fork in the road, allowing the player to enter one of two different environments. The game was a major hit on the arcades and was notable for its innovative hardware (including a moving cabinet), pioneering graphics and music, a choice in both soundtrack and route, and its strong theme of luxury and relaxation.

The game is featured here because of its popularity rather than its nice visuals and sound for the 8bit home-computers. The ZX Spectrum port, although is poor due to its hardware limitations, still it runs and plays better when compared to the Amstrad CPC port! On the other hand the intro and gameplay sound music here (128k version) is candy to the ears.
 
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Sound samples
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Comparable platforms
Amstrad CPC
Commodore C64
Sinclair ZX Spectrum
 
 
Hardware information

ZX Spectrum

ZX SpectrumCPU: Z80 @ 3.5 MHz
MEMORY: 16 KB / 48 KB / 128 KB
GRAPHICS: Video output is through an RF modulator and was designed for use with contemporary portable television sets, for a simple colour graphic display. Features a palette of 15 shades: seven colours at two levels of brightness each, plus black. The image resolution is 256x192 with the same colour limitations.
SOUND: Early models (48k) had sound output through a beeper on the machine itself. This is capable of producing one channel with 10 octaves. Late models (128k) fetured a three-channel audio via the AY-3-8912 chip, MIDI compatibility
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The ZX Spectrum (default) color palette
3bit RGBi 15-colors palette (15 on screen)
 
Comments
comment on 2014-08-22 15:16:08
rogerjowettJoin Date: 2014-08-22
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zsjTpFR0oYQ this should run at full 6mhz using external 1mb ram and the snapper disks from velesoft site HELP
 
 
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