Described by designer Yu Suzuki as a driving game rather than a racing game, Sega’s 1986 arcade game OutRun puts players behind the wheel of a red convertible on a trip through California-inspired landscapes. It was a landmark title for arcade racing games.
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OutRun is a Sega Arcade racing game that would popularize the “behind the car” view of many games in the same genre, along with Namco’s Pole Position. It’s best known for its iconic red convertible and the female passenger who would often turn to look at the player directly. Play OutRun online!
OutRun game description
OutRun is a racing game that allows the player to race across varied terrain in a readily available Ferrari, complete with a female passenger, over a series of short tracks.
Gameplay is viewed from just above and behind the car. The roads are full of sharp bends and hazards, contact with which can cause the car to roll and lose the player’s time. On each section of track there is a fork in the road, allowing the player to choose which direction he or she wishes to go in. The player has to to complete five track sections in total, out of the fifteen in the game.
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