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Enduro Racer

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For the Sega Master System game, see Enduro Racer (Master System)
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Enduro Racer
Publisher: Sega,
Amstrad CPC
Atari ST
Commodore 64
ZX Spectrum
Activision
Developer:
System(s): Sega Hang-On hardware, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum
ROM size:
Arcade
1.56 MB Media:EnduroRacer Arcade EU Flyer.pdf[1]
Genre: Racing































Release Date RRP Code
Arcade
World
1986  ?



Atari ST
UK
£24.99 SD 572
Amstrad CPC
UK (Cassette)
£9.99 Media:EnduroRacer C64CPCSpectrum UK PrintAd.jpg[2] UQK 572
Amstrad CPC
UK (Disk)
£14.99 Media:EnduroRacer C64CPCSpectrum UK PrintAd.jpg[2] UQD 572
Amstrad CPC
UK (The Hit Squad)
£2.99 SLA 97
Amstrad CPC
ES (Cassette)
?Ptas URK 572
Commodore 64
UK (Cassette)
£9.99 Media:EnduroRacer C64CPCSpectrum UK PrintAd.jpg[2] ?
Commodore 64
UK (Disk)
£14.99 Media:EnduroRacer C64CPCSpectrum UK PrintAd.jpg[2] EDD 572
Commodore 64
UK (The Hit Squad)
£2.99 ?
ZX Spectrum
UK (Cassette)
£9.99 Media:EnduroRacer C64CPCSpectrum UK PrintAd.jpg[2] URK 572
ZX Spectrum
UK (The Hit Squad)
£2.99 SLS 106
ZX Spectrum
ES (Cassette)
?PtasPtas URK 572




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Enduro Racer (エンデューロレーサー) is a 1986 racing arcade game designed by Yu Suzuki and developed by Sega AM2. It is extremely similar to Hang-On, using the same engine and base hardware (which is based on Space Harrier) but featuring dirt bikes. There are also numerous additions such as jumps and hills (the latter being used again in OutRun). Like Hang-On, sit-down arcade cabinets in the shape of bikes were produced, which if moved would control the player on-screen.

Like many of AM2's early arcade games, Enduro Racer was ported to the Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64 and ZX Spectrum, all with significant cutbacks and original music (except for the Spectrum and CPC ports, which used the original music and no music, respectively). Curiously, unlike most Sega arcade ports of this nature, no Amiga version was ever released - it is assumed one was planned at some stage, but it never surfaced.

Enduro Racer was also brought to the Sega Master System, albeit in a different form.

Production credits

Atari ST version

Presented by Activision
Programmed by Giga Games
Graphics by Focus
Enduro Racer ©Sega
The Computer Game © 1987 Activision

Commodore 64 version

Presented by Activision
Programmed by Icon Design
Graphics by Focus
A Software Studios Production
Enduro Racer ©Sega
The Computer Game © 1987 Activision

ZX Spectrum version

Presented by Activision
Programmed by Giga Games
Graphics by Focus
A Software Studios Production
Enduro Racer ©Sega
The Computer Game © 1987 Activision

Magazine articles

Main article: Enduro Racer/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

Physical scans

Arcade version

Arcade, JP
Arcade, US
EnduroRacer Arcade US Marquee.jpg

Amstrad CPC version

Amstrad CPC, UK (cassette)
EnduroRacer CPC EU Box Cassette.jpg
Cover
Amstrad CPC, UK (disk)
EnduroRacer CPC EU Box Disk.jpg
Cover
Amstrad CPC, UK (cassette)
(The Hit Squad)
EnduroRacer CPC EU Box Cassette THS.jpg
Cover
Amstrad CPC, ES (cassette) (Proein)
EnduroRacer CPC ES Box Cassette Proein.jpg
Cover

Atari ST version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
52 №4, p63Media:TGM UK 04.pdf[3]Media:TGM UK 04.pdf
70 №3, p65Media:Generation4 FR 003.pdf[4]Media:Generation4 FR 003.pdf
60 №3, p74Media:PowerPlay DE 003.pdf[5]Media:PowerPlay DE 003.pdf
Atari ST
61
Based on
3 reviews

Atari ST, UK
Enduro Racer Atari ST EU Box Back.jpgNospine-small.pngEnduro Racer Atari ST EU Box Front.jpg
Cover
Enduro Racer Atari ST EU Disk.jpg
Disk

Commodore 64 version

Commodore 64, UK (cassette)
EnduroRacer C64 EU Box Cassette.jpg
Cover
Commodore 64, UK (disk)
EnduroRacer C64 EU Box Disk.jpg
Cover
Enduro Racer C64 Disk.jpg
Disk
Commodore 64, UK (cassette)
(The Hit Squad)
EnduroRacer C64 EU Box THS.jpg
Cover
EnduroRacer C64 UK Cassette TheHitSquad.JPG
Cassette
Commodore 64, ES
EnduroRacer C64 ES Box.jpg
Cover
EnduroRacer C64 ES Cassette.jpg
Cassette

ZX Spectrum Verison

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
80 №67, p14/15Media:CVG UK 067.pdf[6]Media:CVG UK 067.pdf
96 №27, p38/39
ZX Spectrum
88
Based on
2 reviews

ZX Spectrum, UK
Enduro Racer Spectrum EU Box.jpg
Cover
EnduroRacer Spectrum UK Cassette.jpg
Cassette
ZX Spectrum, UK (The Hit Squad)
Enduro Racer Spectrum EU THS Box.jpg
Cover
ZX Spectrum, UK (The Hit Squad) (Alt)
Enduro Racer Spectrum EU THS Box Alt.jpg
Cover
ZX Spectrum, ES (Proein)
Enduro Racer Spectrum ES Proein Box.jpg
Cover

References

  1. File:EnduroRacer Arcade EU Flyer.pdf, page 2
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 File:EnduroRacer C64CPCSpectrum UK PrintAd.jpg
  3. File:TGM UK 04.pdf, page 63
  4. File:Generation4 FR 003.pdf, page 65
  5. File:PowerPlay DE 003.pdf, page 74
  6. File:CVG UK 067.pdf, page 14