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Vette!

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Vette!
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Release Date
1989-00-00
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Vette!
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North American Macintosh edition
Rel Date: 1989-00-00
Publisher: Spectrum Holobyte
Macintosh
Developer: Sphere
Media: 3.5" Disk
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
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Vette!
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US DOS CD
Rel Date: 1989-00-00
Publisher: Spectrum Holobyte
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Developer: Spectrum Holobyte
Media: CD-ROM
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
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US DOS dual media
Rel Date: 1989-00-00
Publisher: Spectrum Holobyte
DOS
Developer: Spectrum Holobyte
Media: 3.5" Disk, 5 1/4" Floppy Disk
Region: 
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Description Edit | History

Vette! is a 1989 racing video game where the object is racing a Chevrolet Corvette through the streets of San Francisco. The game was notable for its (at the time) detailed un-shaded polygon rendering of San Francisco streets. It was released on three floppy disks with a Black & White or Color version available. It was also released with a large instruction manual that gave detailed specs about the cars and details about various areas in the city.

The game featured a completely 3D rendered San Francisco, with many famous landmarks visible in the game including the Golden Gate Bridge and the San Francisco Bay Bridge, and you can even drive down Lombard Street, known as the "Crookedest Street In The U.S." The game gave players freedom that was not seen in games before, and for many years after, Vette!'s release.

There were also many features that were unheard of in 1989, including:

  • Full control over the game's camera views, including interior cam with full working dashboard
  • The ability to drive anywhere within the accurately modeled city, including highways, tunnels, and bridges
  • Pulling over at the various gas stations was the only way to repair your car
  • This game had Grand Theft Auto qualities because the player is able to run people over

Source: Wikipedia, "Vette!", available under the CC-BY-SA License.

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Four different types of Corvettes are represented in the game: Stock 1989, ZR1 King of the Hill, Callaway Twin Turbo, and Callaway Sledgehammer.

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Average Rating: 7.00
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Num Views: 162
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