Popular mid-Eighties arcade racing game from Sega. Used a scaling effect similar to that employed in Space Harrier and After Burner (suggesting Yu Suzuki had some input on the game) to simulate riding a motorbike at high speeds. Was ported to every home computer from the Spectrum upwards, and built in to the original Sega Master System console. A good way to torment a longtime Sega zealot is to make the "Doot ... Doot ... Ding" noise that accompanied the starting lights at the beginning of the game.

Later returned to the arcade and Sega Mega Drive as Super Hang On, which was seemingly identical to the original. The basic premise was later borrowed by EA to make the Road Rash series, which added some much needed elements to the mix (such as decent graphics and actual gameplay).

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