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Pole Position

Average Rating: 5.53/10
Video Game Rank: 5737
Atari 2600 Rank: 88
Atari 5200 Rank: 36
Commodore 64 Rank: 206
Intellivision Rank: 29
DOS Rank: 480
Arcade Rank: 209
Atari 8-bit family Rank: 83
VIC-20 Rank: 21
ZX Spectrum Rank: 117
Vectrex Rank: 2
TI-99 Rank: 18
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Primary Name
Pole Position
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Genre
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Minimum Players
1
Maximum Players
1
Release Date
1982-00-00
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North American Commodore 64/DOS edition
Rel Date: 1988-00-00
Publisher: Thunder Mountain
Commodore 64, DOS
Developer: Namco Ltd.
Media: 5 1/4" Floppy Disk
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
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North American Intellivision edition
Rel Date: 1988-00-00
Publisher: INTV Corp.
Intellivision
Developer: Realtime Associates
Media: Cartridge
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
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English/European ZX Spectrum edition
Rel Date: 1984-05-00
Publisher: Atari, Inc.
ZX Spectrum
Developer: (Self-Developed Video Game)
Media: Compact Cassette
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
English
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North American TI-99 edition
Rel Date: 1984-00-00
Publisher: Atari, Inc.
TI-99
Developer: Atari, Inc.
Media: Cartridge
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
English
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North American Atari 5200 edition
Rel Date: 1983-00-00
Publisher: Atari, Inc.
Atari 5200
Developer: Namco Ltd.
Media: Cartridge
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
English
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North American Atari 8-bit edition
Rel Date: 1983-00-00
Publisher: Atari, Inc.
Atari 8-bit family
Developer: Atari, Inc., Namco Ltd.
Media: 5 1/4" Floppy Disk
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
English
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Vectrex edition
Rel Date: 1983-00-00
Publisher: Milton Bradley
Vectrex
Developer: 
Media: Cartridge
Region: 
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North American Arcade edition
Rel Date: 1982-00-00
Publisher: Atari, Inc.
Arcade
Developer: Namco Ltd.
Media: Arcade Machine
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
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North American Atari 2600 edition
Rel Date: 1982-00-00
Publisher: Atari, Inc.
Atari 2600
Developer: Namco Ltd.
Media: Cartridge
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
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Description Edit | History

"Pole Position is a racing video game released in 1982 by Namco. It was published by Namco in Japan and by Atari, Inc. in the United States. The game popularized the use of sprite-based, pseudo-3D graphics with its "rear-view racer format" where the player’s view is behind and above the vehicle, looking forward along the road with the horizon in sight which would remain in use even after true 3D computer graphics became standard for racing games."

Source: Wikipedia, "Pole_Position_(video_game)," available under the CC-BY-SA License.

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Statistics
Video Game Rank: 5737
Atari 2600 Rank: 88
Atari 5200 Rank: 36
Commodore 64 Rank: 206
Intellivision Rank: 29
DOS Rank: 480
Arcade Rank: 209
Atari 8-bit family Rank: 83
VIC-20 Rank: 21
ZX Spectrum Rank: 117
Vectrex Rank: 2
TI-99 Rank: 18
Num Ratings: 53
Average Rating: 5.53
Standard Deviation: 1.49
Num Views: 767
GeekBuddy Analysis: Analyze
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Avg. Game Weight: 1.0
Fans: 1
Personal Comments: 10
Users Owning: 55
Users Wanting: 0
Users Trading: 2 [find trade matches]
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Plays This Month: 0
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