Road Blaster

The Arcade Video Game by Data East Corp. See Timeline

Road Blaster screenshot


Emulated in MAME ! Coin-Operated Arcade Video Game

Road Blaster © 1985 Data East Corp.

Your mission is to seek out a gang of bikers who attacked and killed your wife. You are behind the wheel of a supped-up sports car, weaving in and out of traffic and other obstacles while in pursuit of the bikers.


This game uses a laser disc.

Film Produced by Toei Animation Co., Ltd.


Road Blaster was released in August 1985.

The player's car makes a cameo in "Double Dragon" as soon as the garage door opens in the beginning of the game.


Game Staff
Producer & Director : Yoshihisa Kishimoto (Yoshi Kishimoto)
Programmers : Shintaro Kuma
Sound Programmers : Hironobu Mohre, Masa Yoshihara
Engineers : Takatoshi Kato, Junichi Nabe

Picture Staff
Producer : Shuichi Sato, Tadao Okubo
Co-Producer : Kenkichi Matsushita
Director : Hideki Takayama
Chief key Animato r: Yoshinobu Inano
Background Design : Yoshiyuki Yamamoto
Animators : Baik Nam Yeul, Shinichi Imaguma, Shigeo Matoba, Kim Dae Jung, Kaoru Shinbo
Xerox & Paint : Yoshihiro Maeda, Yoshiaki Okada
Camera : Toshiharu Takei
Editor : Shinichi Fukumitsu
Music Director : Michael K. Nakamura
Sound Effects Editor : Kenichi Mori



Sega Mega-CD japan (December 18, 1992) "Road Blaster FX [Model T-32124]"
Sega Mega-CD europe (1993) "Road Avenger [Model 4603-50]"
Sega CD usa (1993) "Road Avenger [Model T-6207]"
Sega Saturn japan (October 20, 1995) "Interactive Movie Action - Thunder Storm & Road Blaster [Model SLPS-00094~5]"
Sony PlayStation japan (October 20, 1995) "Interactive Movie Action - Thunder Storm LX-3 & Road Blaster [Model T-20701G]"


MSX japan (1986) by Nippon Victor)
PC [MS Windows, CD-ROM] japan (May 4, 2009)
Sharp X68000 japan (May 4, 2009)


Pioneer LaserActive usa (1995) "Road Prosecutor [Model PEASU1033]"
Pioneer LaserActive japan (January 25, 1995) "Road Blaster [Model PEASJ1033]"
Apple iPhone/iPod usa (January 15, 2011) "Road Blaster [Model 338399795]"
Apple iPhone/iPod usa (March 16, 2011) "Road Blaster HD [Model 418262266]"

Game's ROM.

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