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Nigel Mansell World Championship

Nigel Mansell World Championship
GenreRacing Sim
DeveloperGremlin Graphics
PublisherGremlin Graphics
Reviewed byndial
Nigel Mansell's World Championship is a formula-1 racing game, named after the famous world's Formula 1 champion. This game combines speed and detail and was released for the Commodore Amiga OCS & AGA, Atari ST & STE, DOS, Amstrad CPC, Nintendo NES / SNES and Sega Mega Drive / Genesis.
Nigel Mansell World ChampionshipSTORY / GAMEPLAY
World championship is about to start and you have to race through 16 race tracks. Each track is unique and every race includes a variety of conditions like dry weather, rain, heavy rain! Prior to a race, you may view a few details (such as the length of the race, the map to watch particular hard curves and more). Now, depending on the information gleaned from briefing, you have the option to modify your car. You can change the aero-foils to improve traction, choose gear ratio to determine acceleration and top speeds or swap tires to fit on the weather you're about to race! There is also the option to run a warm up lap or a time lap that will determine your grid position. During the race you will face professional drivers, specialists in overtaking you fast. During the race you can pit stop to replace your worn set of tires (i.e. change hard tires when the weather changes dramatically into heavy rain). The racing area is quite narrow though, making it difficult to overtake the opponents. Despite the impressive and smooth presentation of this game, the race tracks are both unrealistic and unconvincing, especially when compared to MIcroprose's Formula One GP. But that's OK, since Nigel Mansell's World Championship is not intended to be a simulator rather than an arcade formula racer. The game is great for arcade racing fans, rather than sim fanatics!

The Amiga AGA version has more colors on-screen than the OCS (around 90) mainly at the horizon shadings but although the game's colorful visuals (roadside objects, nicely drawn cars and dashboard interior, background hills and weather effects (light rain, heavy rain etc), the view does not differ from the OCS Amiga and remains pretty flat, so the perspective doesn’t seem to work properly (thus reducing the feeling of speed. Note that the OCS and AGA versions run equally smooth and fast. As for the game's sound, the main menu tunes are nicely done while the in-game sound consists of the car engines, gears shifting and some more minor effects! I really expected more from the Amiga's sound chip but probably more memory was mainly focused on the game's visuals.

On our video below you may watch the Atari ST, Amiga OCS / ECS, Amiga AGA, MS DOS, Sega Mega Drive and Nintendo SNES versions of the game.
  • Nigel Mansell World Championship
  • Nigel Mansell World Championship
  • Nigel Mansell World Championship
  • Nigel Mansell World Championship
  • Nigel Mansell World Championship
  • Nigel Mansell World Championship
  • Nigel Mansell World Championship
  • Nigel Mansell World Championship
  • Nigel Mansell World Championship
  • Nigel Mansell World Championship
  • Nigel Mansell World Championship
Gameplay sample
Comparable platforms

43 colors
Commodore Amiga OCS/ECS

87 colors
Commodore Amiga AGA

24 colors
Atari ST
Hardware information

Amiga 1200

Amiga 1200CPU: Motorola 68EC020 14 MHz
MEMORY: 2 MB, expandable to 10 MB max (2 MB Chip RAM + 8 MB Fast Ram)
GRAPHICS: AGA chipset, supports 24-bit color palette (16.8 Million colors) and 256 to 262,144 on-screen colors in HAM-8 mode. Resolutions supported: 320x256 to 1280x512i (PAL) and 640x480 (VGA)
SOUND: 4 channel 8 bit PCM, stereo output
The Amiga 1200 (default) color palette
24-bit RGB 16.8 million-color palette
(256 on-screen and up to 262,144 in static image - HAM8)
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