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Out Run
A video game developer is a software developer (a business or an individual) that creates video or computer games. ...Developer: Sega (セガ) is a video game software and hardware developer, and a former console manufacturer. ...Sega
Video game publishers are companies that publish video games that they have either developed internally or have had developed by a video game developer. ...Publisher: Sega (セガ) is a video game software and hardware developer, and a former console manufacturer. ...Sega
A game designer is a person who designs games. ...Game designer: Yu Suzuki (鈴木裕, born May 10, 1958) is Segas leading video game producer. ...Yu Suzuki
Release date: 1986 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...1986
This is listing of computer and video game genres with a brief description and examples from each genre. ...Genre: This is listing of computer and video game genres with a brief description and examples from each genre. ...Racing
Game modes: Single player
Cabinet: Standard and sit_down
Controls: A modern road cars steering wheel A modern Formula One cars steering wheel that has buttons and knobs to control various functions A steering wheel is type of steering control used in most modern land vehicles, including all mass_production automobiles. ...Steering wheel; 2_position Shifter; 2 Pedals
Monitor
Orientation: Horizontal
Type: Suppose the smiley face in the top left corner is an RGB bitmap image. ...Raster, standard resolution

Out Run (also spelled OutRun and Outrun) is a racing game released by Sega (セガ) is a video game software and hardware developer, and a former console manufacturer. ...Sega in 1986 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...1986.

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The player controls a man behind the wheel of a The Ferrari Testarossa is an automobile made by Ferrari that which went into production in 1984 as the successor to the Ferrari 512 BB. It shouldnt be confused with the shark_nose Ferrari 400 Testa Rossa, a GT sports car that ran in the World Championships, including the 24...Ferrari Testarossa Saab 900 Convertible Convertible can also refer to a convertible (security) A convertible is an automobile with a folding, retracting, or removable roof. ...convertible who is driving with his girlfriend in the passenger's seat. Starting at the beach, he must pass through five checkpoints within a set time limit. At the time of its release, the game was unique in that it was possible to choose the stages in which the race took place, save for the initial one. Before every checkpoint, there was a fork in the road, allowing the player to enter one of two different environments. All of the gameplay was backed up by a very popular Generally speaking, the term soundtrack refers to the recorded sound in a motion picture. ...soundtrack of laid_back beach music, and featured three selectable tracks in all. The music was composed by Hiroshi Miyauchi, who also did the soundtracks for other Sega arcade games.


There were two Arcade can mean several things: Arcade (Architecture) _ A passage or walkway. ...arcade Alternate meanings in cabinet (disambiguation) A Cabinet is a body of high_ranking members of government, typically representing the executive branch. ...cabinet designs __ the usual upright machine, only with a A modern road cars steering wheel A modern Formula One cars steering wheel that has buttons and knobs to control various functions A steering wheel is type of steering control used in most modern land vehicles, including all mass_production automobiles. ...steering wheel and A manual transmission (also known as a stick shift or standard transmission) is a type of transmission used in automotive applications. ...stick shift (instead of a Joystick elements: 1. ...joystick and For other uses of the word button, see Button (disambiguation). ...buttons) plus Gas (actually as, part of the Gnu Binutils package) is the default Gcc Back_end. ...gas and For the type of ferns known as brakes, see brake (fern). ...brake pedals, and a sit_down version which looked roughly like a Testarossa. The sit_down cabinet itself came in two versions __ with Hydraulics is a branch of science and engineering concerned with the use of liquids to perform mechanical tasks. ...hydraulics and without. The version with hydraulics turned and shook according to the action onscreen, much like Sega's Monitor Orientation: Horizontal Type: Raster, standard resolution Notes Possibly inspired by the contemporary movie, Top Gun The video game After Burner is a arcade_style flight simulator released by Sega in 1987. ...Afterburner. The upright also came in two versions: normal and mini (neither with hydraulic feedback, naturally).


The game was a major hit with arcade_goers, and is often considered one of the best A racing game is any game that involves competing in races through a surrogate playing piece or vehicle, either getting it from one point to another or completing a number of circuits in the shortest time. ...racing games released for the arcade. Its popularity can be attributed to the innovative hydraulic cabinet, to the choice in both soundtrack and route, and to the graphics, whose behind_the_back perspective gave players a better sense of speed than other games in the genre. Previous racing games had an overhead perspective, as if watching the player_controlled car from a helicopter.


In the arcades, Out Run was followed up in 1989 is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...1989 by Turbo Outrun was a videogame released by Sega in 1989. ...Turbo Outrun. Turbo Outrun was a straight_ahead checkpoint racer in which you drove from This is an article about New York City; see also NYC, New York, and New York, New York. ...New York City to This article is about the largest city in California. ...Los Angeles in 16 stages. It also featured a more rock_infused soundtrack. While superior in audio and visuals, it lacked the charm that the original game had.


A more proper arcade sequel came in 1992 is a leap year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...1992 with OutRunners. It brought back the forks in the road, returning the game to its roots. Head_to_head support appeared in the game for the first time, and if arcade cabinets were linked, up to eight drivers could race against each other. The game also featured eight different cars for people to drive in. It was the most successful game released for Sega's System Multi 32 hardware, and one of the last successful 2D games released by Sega.


Out Run gained 3D graphics in 2003 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar, and also: The International Year of Freshwater The European Disability Year Events January January 1 _ Luíz Inácio Lula Da Silva becomes the 37th President of Brazil. ...2003, when OutRun 2 was released to the arcades. This game was later ported to the Xbox and a Controller S The Xbox is Microsofts game console, released on November 15, 2001. ...Xbox.


There are three other Out Runs that were released for consoles only: OutRun Europa, Battle Out Run, and OutRun 2019. On the Sega Master System The Sega Master System (SMS for short) (Japanese: マスターシステム), was an 8_bit cartridge_based gaming console manufactured by Sega. ...Sega Master System, there is also a special version of Out Run which makes use of Stereoscopy, stereoscopic imaging or 3_D (three_dimensional) imaging is a technique to create the illusion of depth in a photograph, movie, or other two_dimensional image, by presenting a slightly different image to each eye. ...3D glasses that were designed for select games.


Trivia

The other cars that you race against in this game are a 1972 was a leap year that started on a Saturday. ...1972 The Volkswagen Beetle or Bug is a small family car, the best known car of Volkswagen, of Germany, and almost certainly the world. ...Volkswagen Beetle, a 1971 is a common year starting on Friday (click for link to calendar). ...1971 C5 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 at the Memphis Motor Speedway, 2004 The Chevrolet Corvette is a sports car first manufactured by Chevrolet in 1953 and is built today exclusively at a General Motors assembly plant in Bowling Green, Kentucky. ...Chevrolet Corvette, a 1985 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...1985 Porsche Carrera 911 Turbo, and a 1985 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...1985 BMW 325i Cabriolet E30.


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Sega Master System The Sega Master System (SMS for short) (Japanese: マスターシステム), was an 8_bit cartridge_based gaming console manufactured by Sega. ...Sega Master System (1987)
Close_up of C64 Commodore 64 (C64, CBM 64) was a popular home computer of the 1980s. ...Commodore 64 (1987)
The Amstrad CPC 464 was an 8_bit home computer produced by Amstrad in the 1980s. ...Amstrad CPC (1987)
The Sinclair ZX Spectrum was a small home computer released in the United Kingdom in 1982 by Sinclair Research. ...Sinclair ZX Spectrum (1987)
MSX is the name of a standard for home computers in the 1980s (see also The Home Computer Era in the History of computing hardware). ...MSX (1988)
Amiga is the name of a range of home/personal computers using the Motorola 68000 processor family, whose development started in 1982. ...Commodore Amiga (1988)
The Atari ST was a home/personal computer system released by Atari in 1985. ...Atari ST (1989)
The term personal computer or PC has three meanings: IBMs range of PCs that led to the use of the term _ see IBM PC. Any computer based on IBMs original specifications also known as IBM PC compatible. ...PC (1989)
The PC Engine was a video game console released by NEC, a Japanese company, in 1987. ...NEC PC Engine (1990)
Sega MegaDrive 2 European version with joypad, game cart + box Sega Mega Drive (Japanese: メガドライブ Mega Doraibu) was a 16_bit video game console released by Sega. ...Sega Megadrive/ Sega Genesis 2 The Sega Genesis is a 16_bit video game console released by Sega in North America in 1989. ...Sega Genesis (1991)
The Sega Game Gear was Segas first portable gaming system. ...Sega Game Gear (1991)


External link

  • KLOV Entry on Out Run (http://www.klov.com/game-detail.php?letter=O&game-id=8938)
  • Outrun.org (http://www.outrun.org/)

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OutRun2 (1334 words)
As in the classic OutRun series, once you near the end of a stage, the road splits into two paths where you can decide which side of the road and stage you'll go to next.
OutRun 2 makes the decision a bit easier this time around by including road signs indictating what the stages are.
While the classic OutRun feel is evident throughout, Sega hasn't let the gameplay atrophy and has instead applied what it has learned in the intervening 15 years.
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