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Night Driver

Average Rating: 4.68/10
Video Game Rank: 6878
Atari 2600 Rank: 109
Arcade Rank: 241
VIC-20 Rank: 24
Android Rank: 271
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Night Driver
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Android (Atari Greatest Hits Atari 2600 Emulation) edition
Rel Date: 2011-11-04
Publisher: Atari, Inc.
Android
Developer: Code Mystics
Media: Downloadable Content
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Rating: (Not Rated)
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VIC-20 release
Rel Date: 1981-00-00
Publisher: Commodore International Limited (Commodore)
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Developer: HAL Laboratory, Inc.
Media: Cartridge
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Rating: (Not Rated)
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Night Driver
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US Atari 2600 edition
Rel Date: 1980-00-00
Publisher: Atari, Inc.
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Developer: Atari, Inc.
Media: Cartridge
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
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North American Arcade edition
Rel Date: 1976-00-00
Publisher: Atari, Inc.
Arcade
Developer: Atari, Inc.
Media: Arcade Machine
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Description Edit | History

Night Driver is a 1976 arcade game by Atari Inc. It is the original first-person racing game, and is believed to be the first published game to display real-time first-person graphics.

The player controls a car which must be driven along a road at nighttime without crashing into the sides of the road as indicated by road side reflectors. The coin operated game had a choice of three tracks from which the player could choose at game start. The turns were sharper and more frequent on the more difficult tracks.

Due to limitation of arcade technology at the time, the car the player is driving is not actually drawn by the game. Instead, the car is a printed plastic insert that is laid under the screen. Also, the fact that the car is driving at night made it easier for the programmers to draw the environment with limited graphics at the time; as most things (street, buildings, ...) didn't need to be drawn because they were supposedly completely dark.

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

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Video Game Rank: 6878
Atari 2600 Rank: 109
Arcade Rank: 241
VIC-20 Rank: 24
Android Rank: 271
Num Ratings: 21
Average Rating: 4.68
Standard Deviation: 2.27
Num Views: 528
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Personal Comments: 5
Users Owning: 38
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