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"Shockway Rider" is an action game taking place in some distant future where every big city is surrounded by moving pedestrian walkways called shockways. The goal of the game is to complete a full circle on the shockway, which consists of three lanes moving at different speed. Obstacles are provided by gang members and angry citizens who block the shockways and have to be fought off with weapons or bare fists.


Shockway Rider Commodore 64 Dying saw the player's head carried off by the moving walkway
Shockway Rider ZX Spectrum Beginning the level
Shockway Rider ZX Spectrum Getting into a scrape, armed with bricks
Shockway Rider ZX Spectrum Dodging along the roads

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Zzap! Commodore 64 May, 1987 86 out of 100 86
Commodore User Commodore 64 May, 1987 8 out of 10 80
Tilt ZX Spectrum Jun, 1987 14 out of 20 70
Happy Computer Commodore 64 1986 68 out of 100 68
Tilt Amstrad CPC Jun, 1987 13 out of 20 65
Computer Gamer Commodore 64 Jun, 1987 65 out of 100 65
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amstrad CPC Apr, 1987 6.6 out of 12 55


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On November 28, 1987, Shockway Rider was put on the infamous German index by the BPjS. For more information about what this means and to see a list of games sharing the same fate, take a look here: BPjS/BPjM indexed games.
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