Space Harrier

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Space Harrier is a 1985 Sega shooting game set in the Fantasy Zone, the part which is the land of dragons.

The player controls a man with blond hair, red jacket, blue pants and a jetpack doubling as a laser cannon, who fights alien creatures while zooming towards the horizon at blisteringly fast speeds over highly colorful landscapes.

The original arcade game was built on a version of the powerful "Super Scaler" hardware Sega had introduced in Hang-On and would use again in After Burner and Thunder Blade.

Two console sequels were produced in the late 1980s: Space Harrier 3-D, which used the Sega Master System's SegaScope 3D system, and Space Harrier II, one of the launch titles for the Sega Genesis/Mega Drive.

In 2000, Sega attempted a reboot with Planet Harriers, a Panzer Dragoon-like game featuring an all-new cast; this was an Arcade Game that never made it to consoles.

Tropes used in Space Harrier include: