December 02, 1994 at 05:00 AM EST

Okay, so it’s overexposed from MTV’s recent heavy rotation. Still, Speed Racer In: My Most Dangerous Adventures is a blast for the nostalgia it’s capable of provoking in baby boomers — a feeling those boomers won’t get if they pick up this ho-hum adaptation of the hit cartoon. Accolade nails the campy, hardware-heavy Racer mystique just once, and that’s in the manual, with detailed specs for the Mach 5’s space age equipment. But the game’s racing sequences are a big snooze — if it’s G force you’re after, there are three-year-old cartridges for the Super NES that go much, much faster. C-

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