“… do not enter the Rally with great expectations.”
– from the full review, which you can read here.
If I want to play a vertically scrolling top-down racer, I think I am just going to have to stick with Spy Hunter.
I mean, Rally Bike is not, like, monstrously bad. Look at it, this kinda looks like fun:
Although it is certainly missing some charm from the arcade original:
Really, though, I believe in judging the NES game on its own merits, regardless of its arcade counterpart, no matter whether the port is well-done or done atrociously. This one falls middle-of-the-pack for me.
Read The Full Review For: Several comparisons to other NES games, what I think of the soundtrack, additional gameplay screenshots, and what the ultimate problem of Rally Bike on NES is.
NES Gameplay Tips for Rally Bike: Go fast without hitting anything and win every race. Right? No but seriously I am not good at this game sorry.