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Turbo OutRun (home computers)

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Turbo OutRun
Publisher: U.S. Gold
Developer:
System(s): Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, ZX Spectrum
Genre: Racing































Release Date RRP Code
Commodore Amiga
US
$? ?
Commodore Amiga
UK
£24.99[1] ?
Commodore Amiga
UK (Kixx)
£? ?
Atari ST
UK
£19.99[1] ?
Atari ST
UK (Kixx)
£? ?
Amstrad CPC
UK (Cassette)
£9.99[1] ?
Amstrad CPC
UK (Disk)
£14.99[1] ?
Amstrad CPC
ES (Cassette)
? ?
Amstrad CPC
ES (Disk)
? ?
Commodore 64
US (Disk)
$? ?
Commodore 64
UK (Cassette)
£9.99[1] ?
Commodore 64
UK (Disk)
£14.99[1] ?
Commodore 64
UK (Kixx)
£? ?
Commodore 64
ES (Cassette)
? ?
ZX Spectrum
UK (Cassette)
£9.99[1] ?
ZX Spectrum
UK (Disk)
£14.99[1] ?
ZX Spectrum
UK (Kixx)
£? ?
ZX Spectrum
ES (Cassette)
?Ptas ?
IBM PC compatibles
US
$? ?




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The Western home computer versions of Turbo OutRun were released around 1989 for the Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, IBM PC compatibles and ZX Spectrum.

Production credits

Amiga version

(C) 1989 Sega Enterprises Ltd
All Rights Reserved
Produced by I.C.E.
Programming by Martin Kane
Graphics by Freddy
Music by Uncle Art

Amstrad CPC version

(C) 1989 Sega Enterprises Ltd
All Rights Reserved
Produced by ICE
Program: Alain Laird
With: John Bankier
Graphics: Freddy
Music: Uncle Art

Atari ST version

(C) 1989 Sega Enterprises Ltd
All Rights Reserved
Produced by I.C.E.
Program by Ian Morrison
Graphics by Freddy
Music by Uncle Art

Commodore 64 version

Copyright 1989 Sega Enterprises
Published by US Gold Ltd.
Conversion by Probe Software Ltd.
Programming and late nights by Mark (No memory left) Kelly
Presentation and introduction by Mark (On another planet) Hill
Grafix and excessive use of memory by Steve (You'll fit in) Crow
M-m-m-music by Maniacs of Noise
Hello to John Paul in Glasgow

DOS version

© Sega Enterprises Ltd. 1990
Code to Go
Programmed by: D. Duncalf
Atr work by: D. Stubbington
Sound by: J. Brooke and Brian Rice

Magazine articles

Main article: Turbo OutRun (home computers)/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

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ACE (UK) #27: "December 1989" (1989-xx-xx)
also published in:
  • Computer & Video Games (UK) #97: "December 1989" (1989-11-16)[2]
</div>
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Computer & Video Games (UK) #98: "January 1990" (1989-12-16)
</div>
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Computer & Video Games (UK) #98: "January 1990" (1989-12-16)
also published in:
  • Computer & Video Games (UK) #99: "February 1990" (1990-01-16)[3]
</div>
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<div style="width:Expression error: Unexpected < operator.px; padding-left:2px; padding-top:9px; padding-right:2px;">Print advert in
Computer & Video Games (UK) #99: "February 1990" (1990-01-16)
</div>
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<div style="width:Expression error: Unexpected < operator.px; padding-left:2px; padding-top:9px; padding-right:2px;">Print advert in
Guida Video Giochi (IT) #8: "Febbraio 1990" (1990-xx-xx)
also published in:
  • Guida Video Giochi (IT) #9: "Marzo 1990" (1990-xx-xx)[4]
</div>

Physical scans

Amiga version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
60 №28, p65[1]
71 №5, p74/75[5]
70 №6, p68
74 №1990-01, p10/11[6]
73 №1/90, p48[7]
65 №75, p30/31[8]
70 №1/90, p10
72 №26, p32[9]
Commodore Amiga
69
Based on
8 reviews

Amiga, US
TurboOutRun Amiga US Box Back.jpgNospine.pngTurboOutRun Amiga US Box Front.jpg
Cover
TurboOutRun Amiga US Disk.jpg
Disk
Amiga, UK
TurboOutRun Amiga EU Box Front.jpg
Cover
Amiga, UK (Kixx)

Amstrad CPC version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
58 №64, p34[10]
60 №1, p113[11]
Amstrad CPC
59
Based on
2 reviews

Amstrad CPC, UK (cassette)
TurboOutRun CPC EU Box.jpg
Cover
Amstrad CPC, UK (disk)

Amstrad CPC, ES (cassette)
TurboOutRun CPC ES Box Cassette Erbe.jpg
Cover
Amstrad CPC, ES (disk)
TurboOutRun CPC ES Box Disk Erbe.jpg
Cover

Atari ST version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
60 №28, p65[1]
73 №1/90, p48[7]
85 №27, p54[12]
70 №1, p113[11]
Atari ST
72
Based on
4 reviews

Atari ST, UK

Turbo OutRun AtariST Disk1.jpg
Disk 1
Turbo OutRun AtariST Disk2.jpg
Disk 2
Turbo OutRun AtariST Disk3.jpg
Disk 3
Atari ST, UK (Kixx)

Commodore 64 version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
93 №29, p77[13]
78 №1/90, p48[7]
63 Vol 8, №5, p58/59
89 №75, p31[14]
93 №97, p54/55[15]
60 №1/90, p10
93 №26, p32[9]
89 Vol 1990, №1, p23
98 №64, p34-37[16]
90 №69, p52/53[17]
97 №56, p8/9[18]
88 №79, p79[19]
97 №40, p8-10[20]
Commodore 64
87
Based on
13 reviews

Commodore 64, US
TurboOutRun C64 US Box Back.jpgNospine.pngTurboOutRun C64 US Box Front.jpg
Cover
Commodore 64, UK (cassette)
TurboOutRun C64 EU Box.jpg
Cover
TurboOutRun C64 UK Cassette.jpg
Cassette
Commodore 64, UK (disk)
TurboOutRun C64 EU Box Disk.jpg
Cover
Commodore 64, UK (Kixx)
TurboOutRun C64 UK Box Kixx.jpg
Cover
Commodore 64, ES

DOS version

DOS, US
TurboOutRun DOS US Box Back.jpgNospine.pngTurboOutRun DOS US Box Front.jpg
Cover
TurboOutRun DOS US Disk1 35.jpg
Disk 1 (3.5-inch)
TurboOutRun DOS US Disk1 525.jpg
Disk 1 (5.25-inch)

ZX Spectrum version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
78 №94, p8/9[21]
70 №50, p22/23[22]
ZX Spectrum
74
Based on
2 reviews

ZX Spectrum, UK (cassette)
Turbo OutRun Spectrum EU Box.jpg
Cover
ZX Spectrum, UK (disk)

TurboOutRun Spectrum EU Disk.jpg
Disk
ZX Spectrum, UK (Kixx)
Turbo OutRun Spectrum EU Box Kixx.jpg
Cover
TurboOutRun Spectrum UK Cassette Kixx.jpg
Cassette
ZX Spectrum, ES (cassette)
Turbo OutRun Spectrum EU Box Erbe.jpg
Cover
ZX Spectrum, ES (Especial 8 Bits)

References

OutRun series of games
Arcade
OutRun (1986) | Turbo OutRun (1989) | OutRunners (1992) | OutRun 2 (2003) | OutRun 2 SP (2004) | OutRun 2 SP SDX (2006)
Sega Master System
OutRun (1987) | OutRun 3D (1988) | Battle OutRun (1989) | OutRun Europa (1991)
Windows PC
OutRun (1987) | Turbo OutRun (1989) | OutRun Europa (1991)
MSX
OutRun (1988)
FM Towns/FM Towns Marty
Turbo OutRun (1989)
LCD handheld game
OutRun (1989) | OutRun F-1 (19xx)
Sega Mega Drive
OutRun (1991) | Turbo OutRun (1992) | OutRun 2019 (1993) | OutRunners (1994) | Arcade Legends OutRun 2019 (200x)
Sega Game Gear
OutRun (1991) | OutRun Europa (1992)
Sega Saturn
Sega Ages OutRun (1996)
Sony PlayStation 2
Sega Ages 2500 Series Vol. 13: OutRun (2004) | OutRun 2006: Coast 2 Coast (2006) | OutRun 2 SP (2007)
Xbox
OutRun 2 (2004) | OutRun 2006: Coast 2 Coast (2006)
Xbox 360
Sony PlayStation 3
OutRun Online Arcade (2009)
Nintendo 3DS
3D OutRun (2014)
OutRun Albums
Music
OutRun (1992) | Virtua Racing & OutRunners (1993) | Yu Suzuki Produce OutRun (1997) | Sega Presents OutRun 2: Music Through the Ages (2004) | OutRun 2 Sound Tracks (2004) | OutRun 2 Sound Tracks: Side B (2005) | OutRun Sound Tracks: Complement (2007) | OutRun 20th Anniversary Box (2007) | OutRun (2016)
Film
OuRun (1987) | OutRun (1988) | Super Monaco GP / Turbo OutRun (1989)