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Description

Enduro is an action racing game similar to Pole Position. Your goal is to last as long as you can in an enduro race; each day of the race you are required to pass a certain number of cars. If you succeed, you get to continue on, fail and you are out of the race. The driving conditions will vary as the days pass by; not only will you have to drive at different times of day with different amounts of light, but the seasons can change as well. Snow, ice, and fog will occasionally appear to make driving more treacherous. With each day that passes, the other cars will become faster and more aggressive. At the bottom of the screen is an odometer, so when the race is finally over you can see how far you made it.

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Enduro Atari 2600 Be careful when the road turns icy!
Enduro ZX Spectrum Loading screen
Enduro ZX Spectrum Driving at night
Enduro Atari 2600 Beginning a race

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Alternate Titles

  • "Super-Ferrari" -- German title, published by Quelle

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Critic Reviews

TeleMatch Atari 2600 Sep, 1983 1 out of 6 100
All Game Guide Atari 2600 1998 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Le Geek Atari 2600 2012 5 out of 5 100
Woodgrain Wonderland Atari 2600 Jan 19, 2017 A 100
The Atari Times Atari 2600 Feb 19, 2004 95 out of 100 95
Atari HQ Atari 2600 2000 9 out of 10 90
Electronic Games Atari 2600 Jun, 1983 3.5 out of 4 88
VideoGame Atari 2600 Mar, 1991 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
neXGam Atari 2600 Jun 27, 2013 7.6 out of 10 76
Your Spectrum ZX Spectrum Dec, 1984 7 out of 15 47

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Trivia

Competition

In 1983, Activision ran the "Enduro Race-For-Riches Sweepstakes". Grand prize was a Datsun 280ZX pace car and a trip for 2 to Caeser's Palace Grand Prix Weekend. Second prize was a Datsun 200SX Hatchback SL, 3rd prize was a trip for 2 to Caeser's Palace Grand Prix Weekend, 4th prize was 1 of 50 radio controlled cars, 5th prize was 1 of 500 Activision Grand Prix video game cartridges, 6th prize was 1 of 2000 Datsun Racing posters. Here is a poster advertising this contest. Who won the pace car or whether or not the contest was ever completed is, as of 2012, unknown.

Awards

  • Retro Gamer
    • Issue 46 - #21 in the “Top 25 Atari 2600 Games" poll

Activision patch

If you survived 5 days and sent in a picture of your TV screen showing proof, Activision would send you a Roadbusters patch. Here is a picture of that patch at AtariAge. Information also contributed by PCGamer77
Contributed to by Alaka (71169) and Servo (57413)