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DOS - 1995

Also available on: SEGA Saturn

Alt names ハイオクタン, 狂野飙车, Hi-Octane: The Track Fights Back
Year 1995
Platform DOS
Released in Germany, Italy, United Kingdom, United States
Genre Racing / Driving
Theme Hovercraft, Sci-Fi / Futuristic, Shooter, Vehicular Combat Simulator
Publisher Electronic Arts, Inc.
Developer Bullfrog Productions, Ltd.
Perspectives 1st-Person, Behind view
4.54 / 5 - 43 votes

Description of Hi-Octane

1995, the year Hi-Octane was released on DOS, as well as SEGA Saturn. Made by Bullfrog Productions, Ltd. and published by Electronic Arts, Inc., this racing / driving game is available for free on this page.

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Comments and reviews

TUPAC AMARU SHAKUR 2020-06-03 1 point

This was one of the best bullfrog's releases. We've been playing this for hours! Really addictive racing, combined with shooting and a lot of fun! Loved it back then and it's still amazing today. A rework of it would be my suggestion :)

sam 2019-08-20 -1 point

You need to run this program under dos32a in dosbox otherwise it will crash.

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 1 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.

Oldie 2015-07-18 0 point DOS version

A true classic. Had a lot of fun with this game.

pazhosch 2015-05-23 4 points 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.

:] 2014-04-15 1 point DOS version

one of the coolest games I've played as a kid

Jason 2014-03-10 0 point DOS version

Great Game !

indstr 2014-02-12 1 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!

bassdokter 2013-07-19 0 point DOS version

oh yes! classic game! way better than wipeout..

admin 2012-06-26 1 point DOS version

Updated, let's play with the full version now ;)

keen 2012-06-25 0 point DOS version

This is demo version with only one level playable

Marcos 2011-11-05 0 point DOS version


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DOS Version

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PatchPatch 1.2 English version 3 MB


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