DescriptionRoad Avenger dates from the era when interactive movies (e.g. Dragon's Lair, Escape from Cybercity, Time Gal...) with film-quality graphics, but limited player movement, were highly popular.
Players assume the role of an angry cop on a wild ride as he pursues a gang of bikers who killed his wife. Players need to race through oncoming traffic, squeeze between trucks, trash motorcycles and steer through lots of explosions. The only thing needed are quick reflexes to follow the instructions on the screen (with an increasing difficulty) in order to keep the animation going.
The action is shown from a first-person view and fast-paced, while still maintaining smooth and detailed anime drawn graphics.
- "Road Prosecutor" -- US LaserActive title
- "Road Blaster FX" -- Japanese SEGA CD title
- "Road Blaster" -- Japanese title
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The Press Says
|GameFan Magazine||Jan, 1993||95.75 out of 100||96|
|HonestGamers||Jun 13, 2008||9 out of 10||90|
|Sega-16.com||Oct 20, 2005||9 out of 10||90|
|Just Games Retro||Apr 15, 2005||90|
|GameHall||Sep 03, 2005||8.8 out of 10||88|
|The Video Game Critic||Feb 14, 2003||B+||83|
|SEGA-Mag (Objectif-SEGA)||Dec 22, 2008||8 out of 10||80|
|Shin Force||Aug 20, 2006||7.9 out of 10||79|
|Mega Fun||Aug, 1993||67 out of 100||67|
|neXGam||2002||6.4 out of 10||64|
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TriviaThe catchy theme song is performed by the Japanese rock band J-Walk, who are known as Jaywalk nowadays.
Related Web Sites
- Video review of the system (WARNING: Language) (The Angry Video Game Nerd, James Rolfe, reviews the Sega CD and gives brief reviews of some games, including Road Avenger.)