If you had a fresh planet to colonise, probably the last name you'd think of (barring a few other unacceptable options) would be Spazm. Pity the Spazmoids didn't think like that...Having saddled themselves with such a depressing name, the Spazmoids need something to cheer them up - so (wait for it)... they flock to the lazercycle arena. Obviously really. In glorious 3D, you try to get your computer-controlled opponents to crash into the energy trails emitted by their vehicles or the arena walls.
If you win, you're a hero, if not, you're dead. Isn't sport great?