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Space Racer

MobyRank MobyScore
Thomson MO
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DOS
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4.3
Thomson TO
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4.0
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Description

Space Racer is an action racing game with a sci-fi theme. The player controls a futuristic hoverbike, competing against computer-controlled vehicles of a similar kind. The races take place in outer space-themed environments, resembling surfaces of alien planets. The player should try to avoid collision with the other bikes to get to the finish line first; a more violent way of solving the same problem involves shooting at the opponents. The altitude of the hoverbike depends on its speed - the faster it goes, the farther away from the ground it is, and vice versa.

Screenshots

Space Racer Amiga The game has just started and I already hit one of the roadmarks
Space Racer DOS Chasing the opponent on the twisted track...
Space Racer Atari ST Title
Space Racer Thomson TO On the starting line

User Reviews

A racing game with fabulous backdrops and a few nice touches Amiga *Katakis* (37795)

The Press Says

Atari ST User Atari ST Dec, 1988 7 out of 10 70
Zzap! Amiga Feb, 1989 51 out of 100 51
Power Play Amiga Feb, 1988 4.5 out of 10 45

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Trivia

Space Racer's title music is pieced together from small sound snippets that are arranged on the fly to form a longer piece of music. It's very clever, and works well.
Contributed to by Trypticon (6652), Rola (6926), Donny K. (426), Martin Smith (63169) and Blood (1803)