Speed Racer (1995 video game)

Speed Racer
Developer(s) Namco
Publisher(s) Namco
Composer(s) Shinji Hosoe
Platform(s) Arcade
Release date(s)
  • NA: October 7, 1995
Genre(s) Racing
Mode(s) Single-player
Arcade system Namco System FL
Display Raster, 288 x 224 pixels (Horizontal), 8192 colors

Speed Racer the arcade game was a racing game designed by Namco based on the popular Japanese anime Speed Racer.[1][2] The standard cabinet was a two-player, sit-down model.[3]


A reviewer for Next Generation praised the use of "trickery" against racing opponents but criticized the track design, and concluded that "this is good kiddy gaming, and no more." He gave it two out of five stars.[4]


  1. "Speed Racer Release Information for PlayStation". GamesFAQ. GamesFAQ. Retrieved 9 June 2012.
  2. "Speed Racer Release Information for Arcade Games". GamesFAQ. GamesFAQ. Retrieved 9 June 2012.
  3. "Hot at the Arcade". Electronic Gaming Monthly. Ziff Davis (74): 70. September 1995.
  4. "Speed Racer". Next Generation. Imagine Media (11): 191. November 1995.
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