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Released in 1987 on NES
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Rad Racer, originally released in Japan as Highway Star, is a NES racing game developed and published by Square for the Family Computer in 1987. Play Rad Racer online!

Rad Racer game description

Rad Racer is an arcade style 3-D racing game. The object of the game is to race to the goal within the given time limit. Along each course are several checkpoints which will increase the amount of time you have to reach the final destination. There are eight different stages with increasingly difficult roads, changing weather conditions, and a variety of opponents who tend to get in the way. Included with the game is an optional pair of red-blue 3-D glasses which can be used to give the game an even more 3-D appearance.

The idea of Rad Racer is to rally through a course and its checkpoints before the timer expires. The player’s car crashes if it collides with a road sign or tree at any speed. Cars hit from behind slow down and cars hit from the side are jettisoned in that direction. Crashes take time and make it more difficult for the player to reach the check point. There are eight different levels of increasing skill. Even if time runs out, the vehicle can continue to coast for a while; if the vehicle reaches a checkpoint before running out of momentum, the game continues. If time runs out and the car fails to coast through a goal before coming to a stop, the game is over.

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  • Game Developer
    Square Co., Ltd.
  • Game Publisher
    Nintendo of America Inc.
  • Game Genre
    Action, Racing / Driving
  • Game Perspective
    Behind view
  • Game Release date
Avarage user rating
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