This retro classic has arrived at Play Leisure…

Oh yes, one of the first ever ‘3D’ arcade games to hit the floor, it’s Continental Circuit!

Continental Circus is a racing simulation arcade game, created and manufactured by Taito in 1987. In 1989, ports for the Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MSX and ZX Spectrum were published by Virgin Games.
The arcade version of this game comes in both upright and sit-down models, both of which feature shutter-type 3D glasses hanging above the player’s head. According to Computer and Video Games in 1988, it was “the world’s first three dimensional racing simulation.” The home conversions of Continental Circus lack the full-on 3D and special glasses of the arcade version.
Circus is a common term for racing in France and Japan, likely stemming from the Latin term for a racecourse

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