Turbo OutRun (home computers)

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Turbo OutRun
System(s): Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, IBM PC, ZX Spectrum
Publisher:
Amiga
Commodore 64
IBM PC compatibles
Sega (US)
Amiga
Atari ST
Amstrad CPC
Commodore 64
ZX Spectrum
U.S. Gold (UK)
Amstrad CPC
ZX Spectrum
Erbe Software (ES)
Developer:
Genre: Racing

















Release Date RRP Code
Amiga
US
$? ?
Amiga
UK
£24.99[1] ?
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
Source:
In-game credits


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
Source:
In-game credits


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
Source:
In-game credits


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
Source:
In-game credits


IBM PC version

Source:
In-game credits

Magazine articles

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

Promotional material

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Print advert in ACE (UK) #27: "December 1989" (1989-11-xx)
also published in:
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Print advert in Computer & Video Games (UK) #98: "January 1990" (1989-12-16)
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Print advert in Computer & Video Games (UK) #98: "January 1990" (1989-12-16)
also published in:
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Print advert in Computer & Video Games (UK) #99: "February 1990" (1990-01-16)
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Print advert in Guida Video Giochi (IT) #8: "Febbraio 1990" (1990-xx-xx)
also published in:
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Print advert in User (GR) #1: "Fevrouários 1990" (1990-0x-xx)

Physical scans

Amiga version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
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Based on
0 review
Sega Retro Average 
Publication Version Score
ACE (UK)
60
[1]
Amiga Action (UK)
71
[5]
Amiga Force (UK)
74
[6]
Amiga Format (UK)
70
[7]
Amiga Joker (DE)
74
[8]
Aktueller Software Markt (DE)
72
[9]
Commodore User (UK)
65
[10]
Datormagazin (SE)
70
[11]
The Games Machine (UK)
72
[12]
Génération 4 (FR)
73
[13]
Power Play (DE)
32
[14]
Svet Igara (YU)
43
[15]
Zero (UK)
84
[16]
Zzap!64 (UK)
80
[17]
Amiga
67
Based on
14 reviews

Turbo OutRun (home computers)

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
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Based on
0 review
Sega Retro Average 
Publication Version Score
Amstrad Computer User (UK)
58
[18]
Joystick (FR)
60
[19]
User (GR)
88
[20]
Amstrad CPC
69
Based on
3 reviews

Turbo OutRun (home computers)

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
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Based on
0 review
Sega Retro Average 
Publication Version Score
ACE (UK)
60
[1]
Aktueller Software Markt (DE)
72
[9]
The Games Machine (UK)
85
[21]
Génération 4 (FR)
73
[13]
Joystick (FR)
70
[19]
Power Play (DE)
32
[14]
Zero (UK)
79
[16]
Atari ST
67
Based on
7 reviews

Turbo OutRun (home computers)

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
89 Vol 1990, №1, p23
Commodore 64
89
Based on
1 review
Sega Retro Average 
Publication Version Score
ACE (UK)
93
[22]
Aktueller Software Markt (DE)
78
[9]
Commodore Computing International (UK)
63
[23]
Commodore Force (UK)
69
[24]
Commodore User (UK)
89
[25]
Computer & Video Games (UK)
93
[26]
Datormagazin (SE)
60
[11]
The Games Machine (UK)
93
[12]
User (GR)
88
[27]
Your Commodore (UK)
98
[28]
Your Commodore (UK)
90
[29]
Zzap!64 (UK)
97
[30]
Zzap!64 (UK)
88
[31]
Commodore 64
85
Based on
13 reviews

Turbo OutRun (home computers)

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

IBM PC version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
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Based on
0 review
Sega Retro Average 
Publication Version Score
Aktueller Software Markt (DE)
53
[32]
IBM PC compatibles
53
Based on
1 review

Turbo OutRun (home computers)

IBM PC, 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
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Based on
0 review
Sega Retro Average 
Publication Version Score
Micromanía (segunda época) (ES)
60
[33]
Sinclair User (UK)
78
[34]
Your Sinclair (UK)
70
[35]
ZX Spectrum
69
Based on
3 reviews

Turbo OutRun (home computers)

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
TurboOutRun Spectrum ES Cassette.jpg
Cassette
ZX Spectrum, ES (Especial 8 Bits)

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 ACE, "January 1990" (UK; 1989-12-xx), page 65
  2. Computer & Video Games, "December 1989" (UK; 1989-11-16), page 66
  3. Computer & Video Games, "February 1990" (UK; 1990-01-16), page 48
  4. Guida Video Giochi, "Marzo 1990" (IT; 1990-xx-xx), page 32
  5. Amiga Action, "February 1990" (UK; 1990-xx-xx), page 76
  6. Amiga Force, "Autumn/Winter 1992" (UK; 1992-xx-xx), page 15
  7. Amiga Format, "January 1990" (UK; 1989-12-14), page 68
  8. Amiga Joker, "Januar '90" (DE; 1989-12-29), page 10
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Aktueller Software Markt, "Januar 1990" (DE; 1989-1x-xx), page 48
  10. Commodore User, "November 1989" (UK; 1989-10-23), page 13
  11. 11.0 11.1 Datormagazin, "4-18 Januari 1990" (SE; 1990-01-04), page 10
  12. 12.0 12.1 The Games Machine, "January 1990" (UK; 1989-12-11), page 32
  13. 13.0 13.1 Génération 4, "Décembre 1989" (FR; 1989-1x-xx), page 54
  14. 14.0 14.1 Power Play, "2/90" (DE; 1990-01-25), page 58
  15. Svet Igara, "Januar 1990" (YU; 1990-xx-xx), page 17
  16. 16.0 16.1 Zero, "January 1990" (UK; 19xx-xx-xx), page 66
  17. Zzap!64, "January 1990" (UK; 19xx-xx-xx), page 77
  18. Amstrad Computer User, "March 1990" (UK; 1990-02-01), page 34
  19. 19.0 19.1 Joystick, "Janvier 1990" (FR; 19xx-xx-xx), page 113
  20. User, "Fevrouários 1990" (GR; 1990-0x-xx), page 56
  21. The Games Machine, "February 1990" (UK; 1990-01-11), page 54
  22. ACE, "February 1990" (UK; 1990-01-04), page 77
  23. Commodore Computing International, "January 1990" (UK; 1990-xx-xx), page 58
  24. Commodore Force, "August 1993" (UK; 1993-06-24), page 22
  25. Commodore User, "December 1989" (UK; 1989-11-26), page 31
  26. Computer & Video Games, "December 1989" (UK; 1989-11-16), page 54
  27. User, "Fevrouários 1990" (GR; 1990-0x-xx), page 54
  28. Your Commodore, "January 1990" (UK; 1989-12-01), page 34
  29. Your Commodore, "June 1990" (UK; 1990-05-04), page 52
  30. Zzap!64, "December 1989" (UK; 1989-xx-xx), page 8
  31. Zzap!64, "December 1991" (UK; 1991-10-10), page 63
  32. Aktueller Software Markt, "März 1991" (DE; 1991-02-22), page 103
  33. Micromanía (segunda época), "Enero 1990" (ES; 19xx-xx-xx), page 37
  34. Sinclair User, "January 1990" (UK; 1989-12-18), page 8
  35. Your Sinclair, "February 1990" (UK; 1990-01-18), page 22


Turbo OutRun (home computers)

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