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Rail Chase is a very aptly named Rail Shooter from Sega with two games in it's series.The first game game out in 1991. In it you play a pair of explorers who manage to locate a priceless artifact. However just as they get their hands on it, the floor collapses underneath them where they land in a minecart and get rolling. Pretty soon pursued by natives and rival treasure hunters.The game was noticeable for being a motion ride, a arcade that has a seat that bobbed and weaved with the action on screen. The game was played with two joysticks that controlled the cross-hairs on screen. Oddly the game never used a lifebar, rather the cart serves as this means. Attacks damaged it until it was rendered unusable, allowing your pursers to catch up and finish you off. The game included four stages each with their own pursuers who served as the bosses.Five years later came Rail Chase 2 (1996) which of course updated the graphics to 3D. The time around the game is set in 1938 and you play as two adventurers who run afoul of the EKKL empire. They make their escape in a rail cart with the empire's army in hot pursuit. Beside the graphical update, the game allows you to switch the tracks letting you take different paths, allowing some great replay value. The game also uses standard lifebars as well. Otherwise it likewise used the motion ride seat up as it's predecessor.
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