Space Racer (ZX Spectrum)

Space Racer ZX Spectrum This screen displays as the game loads.
Just before the game is ready to play it turns into a monochrome black and yellow picture


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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.


Space Racer ZX Spectrum After a crash, in this case into a pylon, the racer restarts from the same point and gives a cheery one or two fingered to the scenery
Space Racer ZX Spectrum The game starts with the player driving up to the start line. A 3 - 2 - 1 - countdown starts the race
Space Racer ZX Spectrum I think this is the end of the race. 
The racer stopped. All the energy lights are flashing randomly, and a computer controlled racer just flew by and crashed.
Space Racer ZX Spectrum It is possible to go so high the racer is off the screen

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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.
Blood (1812) added Space Racer (ZX Spectrum) on Apr 10, 2005
Other platforms contributed by Trypticon (10065), Rola (7631), Donny K. (420), Martin Smith (63030) and Blood (1812)