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Top Gear 2 (SNES)

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Title Screen

Top Gear 2

Also known as: Top Racer 2 (JP)
Developer: Gremlin Graphics
Publisher: Kemco
Platform: SNES
Released in JP: December 22, 1993
Released in US: September 1993
Released in EU: 1993

TextIcon.png This game has unused text.
RegionIcon.png This game has regional differences.

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Top Gear 2 is the sequel to the first game. (Who would have guessed?)

Hidden Text

This string is located at 0x3FD37 and 0x97193 in the US ROM:

Mangled v1.02

Regional Differences

Title Screen

Besides the obvious title change, "Licensed by Nintendo" has been removed. The Japanese logo also slides in rather than being stationary.

USA/Europe Japan
TopGear2SNESTitle.png TopRacer2SNESTitle.png


  • In the US version, you choose "START" to start the game, whereas in the Japanese and European versions, you choose "RACE GAME".
  • The Japanese and European versions have the speed set to KM/H by default, while the US version has it set to MPH.
  • The JP and EU versions changed "CONTINUE COUNTRY" to "COUNTRY SELECT".
  • In the Japanese version "AUSTRALASIA" was changed to "AUSTRALIA". This was likely a mistake on the part of the localization team, as Auckland is located in New Zealand (part of Australasia/Oceania), not Australia. The European version also has a mistake when converting miles to kilometers leaving the same values as the US version rather than the correct values, this was fixed in the Japanese version.
  • "DIFFICULTY" was changed to "GAME LEVEL", and the options themselves were renamed:
USA/Europe Japan