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Overdrive
Year of Release
1993

Developers
Psionic Systems

Formats
Amiga, PC Floppy
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The Team17 Softography Says...
"Experience arcade quality action in this fast-paced overhead racing game. Take the driver's seat in 4x4s, Buggies, Supersports and GP Cars and race around 20 gruelling courses across five different terrains.

Featuring super smooth, fast scrolling, excellent colour graphics throughout, Superb music, speech and sound FX."

Dream17 says...
Further lending itself to the theory that Team17 simply cannot produce an enjoyable racing game, Overdrive reminds me distinctly of another Amiga racing game called Turbo Trax. The game is a top-down racer ala the original Micro Machines, though Micro Machines was an enjoyable experience. This is just fiddly.

As in the aforementioned game, Overdrive features a variety of vehicles to try on various different terrains. Good for them.

 
Comments
Posted by Jon Stone at 02/11/06 7:11am EST

This game was fantastic back in the day. I loved all of Brimble's soundtracks which along with the fast pace in two player made for a very arcade feel. Only gripe was the disk swapping but if you had at least one external it was a lot better.


Posted by mymoon at 27/01/14 3:02pm EST

Further lending itself to the theory that dream17 can not tell a good racing game apart from a bad one... well, this & ATR are both good games. F17 is also a very nice racing game. They may not be as good as super cars II or Lotus but they are good.


Posted by mymoon at 27/01/14 3:02pm EST

Further lending itself to the theory that dream17 can not tell a good racing game apart from a bad one... well, this & ATR are both good games. F17 is also a very nice racing game. They may not be as good as super cars II or Lotus but they are good.


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