Heat Wave (C64, 5 1/4" Disk) Accolade - 1990 USA, Canada Release

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Heat Wave
Packaging cover Heat Wave.
Product ID 15605-59114
Product UPC 015605591143
Product ISBN 1-56042-044-8
Manufacturer # HWCO
Platform(s) C64
Packaging Retail Box
Media 5 1/4" Disk
Copyright date 1990
Publisher(s) Accolade
Developer(s) Artech Digital Entertainment
Category(s) Entertainment, Arcade, Racing, Boat Racing
Country of Origin United States of America

Description from the packaging.

Race a million-dollar super boat through 3-D courses.
Seven ton, fifty-foot monsters. Computer designed. Hulls 38 times stronger than steel. Each behemoth can cruise near 100 mph - and their V-8 turboprops can puree the ocean like a blender.

Race head-to-head against 4 computer opponents.
Captains courageous. Scout out their boats, skills and stats - then watch the heat from a variety of camera angles and zooms. Battle it out under the bridges- but stay sharp. It's a long dog-paddle home.

Bring the ocean to a boil,
The rumble like thunder in the distance. The unmistakable sound of 3200 horsepower ripping apart a calm sea.
The superboats are coming.

Heat Wave: Offshore Superboat Racing puts you at the helm of 4 nautical thoroughbreds as you compete on a circuit of realistic, three-dimensional courses.

A fast fleet of 4 computer skippers stands between you and the most prestigious title in all of powerboat racing: US 1- best in the world. Buckle your life vest, it's going to be a bumpy ride.

Race on open ocean, rivers and through city canals.
What'll it be, skipper? Capsize a few canoes on the Mississippi or wake up the citizens of Miami? You've got 6 world-class race courses to roostertail through- or create and save your own custom course.

Race in different weather and water conditions.
Mother Nature takes her best shot. Your Superboat rocks in squalls- bounces in angry seas. Cut a wave wrong and you'll flip like a penny. Navigate by compass, landmarks or Loran. This is real racing, wakes and all.

Perform on-board repairs via the 3-D pit screen.
It's mid-race. You've blown a prop. And the pit crew is six miles away on a dock. What to do? Call up the high-tech Pit Screen. Inspect your ship from stem to stern, make repairs, then get the hull outa' there.

System Requirements

Required RAM 64K

Box Scans

Retail Box cover Heat Wave. Retail Box back Heat Wave.



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