Top Gear

Early ’90s arcade racer published by Japanese outfit Kemco, but developed by Gremlin Graphics as a SNES-based (and non-licensed) reimagining of its famous Lotus Turbo Challenge series. Went on to spawn a lengthy series across the rest of the SNES and N64 eras. And all without a Clarkson in sight…


Developer: Gremlin Graphics
Publisher: Kemco
Available on: SNES


Articles about Top Gear

Top Racer: Definitely-Not-Lotus Turbo Challenge - Racing games used to be very different to how we know them today — primarily due to the limitations of the hardware on which they were running. Instead of unfolding in lovingly rendered, minutely detailed 3D polygonal worlds as most of today’s racers are, they took what we now call a “vanishing point” approach, where … Continue reading Top Racer: Definitely-Not-Lotus Turbo Challenge
SNES Essentials: Top Gear - It’s weird how some memories stick with you for the longest time, for seemingly no reason whatsoever. Prior to picking up a copy again recently, I hadn’t played Top Gear on the Super NES since the early ’90s when it was first released. And yet upon firing it up I confirmed something I had suspected for a … Continue reading SNES Essentials: Top Gear

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Tips and Tricks

Unlock all tracks
Use these passwords to unlock all the countries so you can challenge whichever ones you like.

Amateur difficulty: HORIZONS
Professional difficulty: SEASONAL
Championship difficulty: KEELSON

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