In this high-speed racing game, originally released in 1991 for the Atari Lynx handheld console, experience the excitement of formula-style open-wheel racing across 18 unique tracks.
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Nov 3, 2022

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Includes 6 items: Todd's Adventures in Slime World, Checkered Flag, Zarlor Mercenary, Electrocop, Gates of Zendocon, Blue Lightning



“Checkered Flag is a winner. [...] This excellent racing simulator will appeal to players of all caliber. Definitely check out Checkered Flag!”
100% – GamePro (US) (November 1991)

“This is a high-performance title that does nothing but pure video racing, and does it extremely well. Crammed with exciting gameplay, fast action, options galore, hot sound and graphics [...] Checkered Flag is absolutely terrific!”
100% – IGN (July 6, 1999)

About This Game

Originally released in 1991, Checkered Flag brought the excitement of formula-style open-wheel racing to the Atari Lynx handheld console. Now, relive those days in this remastered emulated version.


Race on 18 unique tracks, in practice, single heat, or tournament modes. Options include customizing the length of the race, number of opponents, colour of the car, and gender of the driver.

This enhanced version introduces a number of modern features to this retro classic, including:

  • Saving/loading the game at any point
  • Support for most modern game controllers
  • Full control remapping
  • Image scaling and smoothing options

System Requirements

    • Memory: 50 MB RAM
    • Storage: 20 MB available space

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