Jaguar XJ220 (video game)
|Designer(s)||Jason Gee, Mark Avory, Mark Price|
|Mode(s)||Single player, Two player|
The game takes place in a series of championship races across 12 different countries, with three races in each. The player starts in England but must decide which country to race in next, which costs the team various amounts. The player can also choose to repair damage to the car.
One feature in this game which was quite unique at that time was that you could create your own track, using the edit mode within the game. The game also featured a two player mode similar to the Lotus challenge games.
Jaguar XJ220 received good reviews. Amiga Action rated the game 98% and praised the intuitive gameplay and the inclusion of a track editor. CU Amiga noted that the quantity of detail that is in the game sets it apart from other racing games. Detail such as options, control using the mouse or joystick, track editor and manual or automatic gears. The magazine also noted the high quality sound, which includes an in-game CD player with a choice of six tracks. The One Amiga rated the game 85% and said that Jaguar XJ220 is an essential purchase, as well as it being better than the racing game that was popular at the time, Lotus II. The magazine said that the game was the best arcade-style racing game available.
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