Konami GT

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Konami GT
Konami GT arcade flyer.png
North American arcade flyer
Developer(s) Konami
Publisher(s) Konami
Platform(s) Arcade
Release
  • JP: 1985
Genre(s) Racing
Mode(s) Single player
Cabinet Upright, sit-down
Arcade system Konami GX400 (Konami GT)
Bubble System (Konami RF2)
CPU Motorola 68000
Sound Monaural
Display 256 x 224 pixel CRT

Konami GT (also known as Konami RF2 - Red Fighter) is a 1985 racing video game released by Konami, using their GX400 architecture. The player drives a sports car which must reach various checkpoints without running out of fuel. A turbo mode (activated by the gear shift) increases the car's speed but uses more fuel and puts the player at a higher risk of hitting an obstacle. Fuel power-ups can be found on the road which the player must pick up to make it to the final checkpoint.

The RF2 alternative name is a reference to Konami's 1984 arcade game Road Fighter and thus this may be considered an unofficial sequel. The series was followed in 1996 by official sequel Midnight Run - Road Fighter 2.

Konami GT was made available on Microsoft's Game Room service for its Xbox 360 console and for Windows-based PCs on October 6, 2010.

Other Appearances[edit]

  • Red-F2 was the name of one of the machines in Speed King NEO KOBE 2045 (1996).
In-game screenshot

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