Turbo © 1981 Sega Enterprises, Limited.
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|Turbo was released in October 1981.|
Turbo was also released as :
"Turbo [Upright model]"
"Turbo [Cabaret model]"
This was the first game ever to feature the now common 3rd-person perspective (action is viewed above and behind the player's car), that virtually all subsequent racing games would come to utilize.
MB (Milton Bradley) released a board game based on this video game (same name) in 1983, 'You're in the Driver's Seat for High-Speed Fun.' : Players spin the spinner and move their cars along the track. Cars printed on spaces of the track block movement, so players can set up blockades in places to keep from being passed. First one across the finish line wins. There is also an ambulance participating in the race.
A gameplay video appears in the great music video 'Hard to Explain' of the music rock band The Strokes.
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