In Mach Rider for the NES, the “player controls Mach Rider, who travels from sector to sector on a motorcycle, searching for survivors and destroying the enemies in his path.” ScrewAttack takes a look back at this title after the break.

The number of points scored for destroying enemies and obstacles are determined by the power of the enemy destroyed and the type of obstacle destroyed. If the player “BLOCKS” an enemy by knocking it into a hazard on the track, they obtain more points, and this also replenishes Mach Rider’s bullets