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PowerDrive Title.png
Power Drive
Publisher: U.S. Gold
Developer:
System(s): Sega Mega Drive, Sega Game Gear
Genre: Racing































Number of players: 1-2
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega Drive
US (Sega Channel)
$? ?
Sega Mega Drive
UK
£39.99 79146-50
Sega Mega Drive
FR
?F 79146-50
Sega Mega Drive
DE
DM ? 79146-50
Sega Mega Drive
ES
?Ptas 79146-50
Sega Mega Drive
AU
$? ?
Sega Mega Drive
BR
R$39.99 048200



Sega Game Gear
UK
£? 79148-50
Sega Game Gear
FR
?F 79148-50
Sega Game Gear
DE
DM ? 79148-50
Sega Game Gear
ES
?Ptas 79148-50



Power Drive is a 1994 top-down racing game developed by Rage Software for the Sega Mega Drive and Sega Game Gear, among other consoles.

The Game Gear version of the game was only distributed in Europe. The Mega Drive version was only available in cartridge form in Europe, Australia and Brazil, however it was available to North American consumers via the Sega Channel service.

Magazine articles

Main article: Power Drive/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

SegaMagazine UK 11.pdf

PDF
Print advert in














Sega Magazine (UK) #11: "November 1994" (1994-xx-xx)
also published in:













  • Mean Machines Sega (UK) #26: "December 1994" (1994-10-28)[3]













  • Ultimate Future Games (UK) #1: "December 1994" (1994-11-01)[4]













  • Computer & Video Games (UK) #158: "January 1995" (1994-12-15)[5]

Physical scans

Mega Drive version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
80 №39, p156[6]
83 №28, p40/41
81 №27, p110/111[7]
76 №12, p80/81
60 №62, p81[8]
92 №39, p40/41
81 №47, p11
Sega Mega Drive
79
Based on
7 reviews

Mega Drive, EU
PowerDrive MD EU Box.jpg
Cover
PowerDrive MD EU Cart.jpg
Cart
Power Drive MD EU Manual.pdf
Manual
Mega Drive, BR
PowerDrive MD BR Box.jpg
Cover
PowerDrive MD BR Cart.jpg
Cart

Game Gear version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
83 №47, p47[9]
65 №33, p86[2]
65 №58, p144
Sega Game Gear
71
Based on
3 reviews

Game Gear, EU
PowerDrive GG EU Box Back.jpgNospine.pngPowerDrive GG EU Box Front.jpg
Cover
PowerDrive GG EU Cart.jpg
Cart

References

  1. File:MeanMachinesSega26UK.pdf, page 34
  2. 2.0 2.1 File:MeanMachinesSega33UK.pdf, page 86
  3. File:MeanMachinesSega26UK.pdf, page 29
  4. File:UltimateFutureGames UK 01.pdf, page 44
  5. File:CVG UK 158.pdf, page 17
  6. File:ConsolesPlus FR 039.pdf, page 156
  7. File:MeanMachinesSega27UK.pdf, page 110
  8. File:SegaPower UK 62.pdf, page 81
  9. File:Joypad FR 047.pdf, page 43