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Super Hang-On - Arcade

Publisher:Sega  ?              No-Intro:N/A
Developer:Sega  ?              GoodName:N/A
Year:1987              TOSEC:N/A
Category:Racing              MAME:shangon
Controls:View              Commands:N/A
Game Manual:Download              Game Music:
Download (Sega Genesis)

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Also on: Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Commodore Amiga, Microsoft DOS, Sega Genesis, Sega Nomad, Sinclair ZX Spectrum

Series: Hang-On Jr., Limited Edition Hang-On


In game image of Super Hang-On on the Arcade.
In Game
Title screen of Super Hang-On on the Arcade.
Title Screen
Select Screen for Super Hang-On.
Select Screen
Artwork for Super Hang-On.
Game Over Screen for Super Hang-On.
Game Over Screen
High Score Screen for Super Hang-On.
High Score Screen
Arcade Cabinet for Super Hang-On.
Arcade Cabinet Marquee for Super Hang-On.
Arcade Control Panel for Super Hang-On.
Control Panel
Advert for Super Hang-On on the Arcade.

Super Hang-On TV Commercial (Sega Genesis Version)

For this sequel to the superb 1985 original, Sega introduced the hilly, undulating roads that had been executed so superbly in 1986's "Out Run". The already fantastic game-play was further enhanced with the introduction of the 'turbo' : upon reaching the bike's maximum speed, players could press and hold the turbo button and push the bike to a breathtaking speed - something that was necessary to beat the game's extremely tight time limits. This had to be used judiciously, however, as the increase in speed made the bike harder to control and accelerating at the wrong time would invariably see a head-on collision with the many road-side objects that litter the stages.

Players could chose to race on any one of Super Hang-on's four courses : Africa, Asia, America and Europe. Africa is the easiest and shortest of the 4, with each subsequent course becoming both more demanding - with tighter bends and more aggressive rival racers - and having a greater number of stages to have to beat. Africa, for instance, is made up of only 6 stages, while the hardest course, Europe, has 18 stages.

Game description from www.arcade-history.com

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