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Hard Drivin'

Most home conversions of this arcade driving game are pretty awful, the Atari Lynx version is very much an exception, having all the speed and features of the original.

The arcade machine used polygons to create the landscape, the Lynx version uses it's impressive sprite scaling to create the same effect.

The idea is to drive round the track, which is split into halves, one a speed track, the other a stunt track, including the well known loop the loop section.

The player scores points for the more elaborate stunts, or for driving at speed with no collisions. Care must be taken not to collide with obstacles or other cars.

 



Platform : Atari Lynx
Format : Cartridge
Publisher : Atari Games
Authors : Tengen
Date : 1990

Other Software by Atari Games:

Item Manufacturer Platform Format Date
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom Atari Games ZX Spectrum Cassette Unknown
Counter Measure Atari Games Atari 5200 Cartridge 1982
Super Breakout Atari Games Atari 5200 Cartridge 1982
Star Raiders Atari Games Atari 5200 Cartridge 1982
Centipede Atari Games Atari 5200 Cartridge 1982
Pac-Man Atari Games Atari 5200 Cartridge 1982
Space Invaders Atari Games Atari 5200 Cartridge 1982
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom U S Gold/Atari Games Commodore 64 Cassette 1985
Multimixx 4 Atari Games Commodore 64 Cassette 1985
Gauntlet Atari Games Commodore 64 cassette 1985
Gauntlet (Disk) Atari Games/US Gold ZX Spectrum Spectrum +3 disk 1985
Gauntlet Atari Games /US Gold ZX Spectrum Cassette 1985
Super Sprint Atari Games Commodore 64 Cassette 1986
Road Blasters +3 Disk Atari Games/US Gold ZX Spectrum Spectrum +3 disk 1986
720 Atari Games Commodore 64 Cassette 1987
Road Runner Atari Games Amstrad CPC464 3.0 Disk 1987
Blue Lightning Atari Games Atari Lynx Cartridge 1989
Zarlor Mercenary Atari Games Atari Lynx Cartridge 1990
RoadBlasters Atari Games Atari Lynx Cartridge 1990
Hard Drivin' Atari Games Atari Lynx Cartridge 1990
Rampage Atari Games Atari Lynx Cartridge 1990
Checkered Flag Atari Games Atari Lynx Cartridge 1991
Steel Talons Atari Games Atari Lynx Cartridge 1992

Information About Atari Games:

 

 

 

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH42665. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.
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