Pole Position

Namco Limited - duplicate - Wednesday, September 1, 1982

About

The very first racing game with the rear perspective camera and track based on real life.

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Game Details

Release date: 9/1/1982
Genres: Simulator Arcade Racing Sport 
Themes: Action 
Modes: Single player  

Alternative Names:

  • Pōru Pojishon

Platforms

Company

Developer: Namco Limited - duplicate
Publisher: Namco Limited - duplicate

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Keywords

  • 2.5d
  • formula one
  • sprite-scaling
  • simulation
  • sports
  • time limit
  • artificial intelligence
  • grand prix
  • car
  • high score
  • race car
  • driving-simulator
  • explosion
  • driving/racing
  • sprite
  • motorsports
  • countdown timer
  • finish line
  • third-person perspective
  • original soundtrack release
  • grass
  • difficulty level
  • chiptune
  • laps
  • cga graphics
  • tire
  • realism
  • car accident
  • formula 1 car
  • billboard
  • linear gameplay
  • porting
  • time trials
  • adapted into television
  • in-game advertising
  • surround sound
  • sports car
  • screen overlay

Gameplay video