The test drive is a racing video game, which was released in the year 1987. The game is the first game of the series of the test drive. Several sequels have been released after the launch of this game. The game supports only one player. The game consists of a first-person perspective and features automobile and street racing. The game includes driving, racing, and vehicle simulation.
In the game, test drive the player an option of five cars from which he can choose one. The player can make a choice from Lamborghini, Lotus Espirit, Chevrolet, Porshe, and Ferrari. All the models of cars have high speed and several thrilling features. Moreover, each car possesses some different feature from the other. The track of the game is located near a cliff with several twists and turns. The player drives in a road with two lanes. While driving the player should be watchful about the traffic and the traps laid down by the cops.
The player has to race in 5 different levels in the game. The five levels are separated by stations of gas or fuel. Moreover, the game has only a single course.
The game offers superb graphics and excellent sound. The sound adds to the thrill of the game and creates an atmosphere of racing. Along with this, the graphics and the animations make the player feel as if he is actually a part of the race. The game received good critics and was much appreciated by the players. The game succeeded in giving the players the thrill and excitement of the racing game. The players could experience the shiver at the time of deadly turns and horrifying twists. The game is a good choice for the racing freaks.
Accolade was founded in USA in the year 1984. The company was founded by people who originally left Activision. They however created many successful titles and series mainly from racing category like Test Drive or Grand Prix series.