Action Fighter

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Action Fighter
Action Fighter.jpg
Japanese arcade flyer
Developer(s) Sega
Publisher(s) Sega
Platform(s) Arcade Game, Commodore Amiga, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, Sega Master System
Release date(s) 1986 (Arcade)
1986 (Sega Master System)
1988 (Commodore Amiga)
1989 (Commodore 64)
1989 (Amstrad CPC)
1989 (ZX Spectrum)
Genre(s) Shooter game, Racing game
Mode(s) Up to 2 players, alternating turns
Arcade system Sega System 16
Display Vertical, Raster, 224 x 320 pixels, 6144 colors

Action Fighter is an overhead vehicular combat game released by Sega in 1986.

It mimics the style of other games such as Spy Hunter and Traverse USA. The player begins the game riding a superbike. In subsequent levels a sports car, jetski, helicopter and Formula One racing car can all be driven, as seen in the game's title screen. All of the vehicles are fully armed to deal with enemy vehicles and gun emplacements intent on stopping the player's progress. The helicopter levels play as a vertically scrolling shoot 'em up and resembles Xevious.

This game was also ported to the Sega Master System and later to all the most popular home computer platforms.

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