DOS - 1995
Description of Hi-Octane
Hi-Octane (aka 狂野飙车, ハイオクタン) is a video game published in 1995 on DOS by Electronic Arts, Inc.. It's a racing / driving game, set in a sci-fi / futuristic, shooter and hovercraft themes.
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phrozen 2018-07-12 0 point
this game was so amazing! i wish there would be a remake or this. p.s.: i believe ati rage 4mb handled it perfectly hahah, the love
Andy 2016-11-23 0 point
A little help? When I start the game, it shows me the intro movie and then the bullfrog studios screen, then stops there. It won't advance no matter which key I press.
mon 2015-08-16 3 points
Hi, purchased the game in 1995 and this year also purchased the Green Pepper Version of this game in the hope that there are the additional three racing tracks on the CD. It cost me a lot off efforts to find the patch 1.2 in the net. Last but not least, I have found the update to version 1.2 with the three additional courses and patched my early version of the game. I feel like twelve now playing this game in DosBox. For those interested in the patch it is split in two downloads each for a 1,44 MB diskette unzip the archives in one folder and start this install process in Dosbox. The two parts of the patch are available here
Mike 2015-08-15 0 point
Would be really great if you could add the additional map pack that became later available for the dos version. Okay three additional maps don't sound great but I wish I could download them somewhere.
pazhosch 2015-05-23 0 point DOS version
One of the very few games that actually used the ability of SB AWE32/64 soundcards to load custom samples into onboard RAM, then playing MIDI tracks using these (check sound/bullfrog.sbk with any SoundFont/sf2 editor) samples, along with some built-in ones. I felt like it's sort of magic to have CD-like soundtrack (CDs and CD-ROM drives were still expensive in 1995/6, especially for a teenager) in the game that weighs ~15 Mb. The gameplay is well-balanced and addictive - although it has only 6 tracks to race, I spent countless hours (totaling in weeks, if not months) playing it again and again.
bene 2014-08-31 0 point DOS version
Awesome game! Is anyone have the 1.2 patch? I can't find it on the web.
indstr 2014-02-12 0 point DOS version
A solid futuristic racing game that I spent a decent amount of time with back in the day. There was also a playstation port but I prefer the DOS version. Recommended!
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