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WipEout

A futuristic racing game that has given rise to one of the most popular series in its genre. Players sit at the helm of modern antigravity cars, taking part in the ruthless struggles taking place on seven different routes.

Racing | science fiction | multiplayer | PSOne Classics | splitscreen

WipEout cover

developer: Psygnosis

publisher: Psygnosis

Game mode: single / multiplayer

game release date:

29Sep1995

PS1

24Aug1996

PC

08Mar2007

PS3 PSP

06Jun2011

AND

28Aug2012

PSV

WipEout is a futuristic racing game, which gave rise to one of the most popular series in its genre, and subsequent editions of the series, most often published on Sony family consoles, very often set new standards in the field of graphics and fluidity of racing games. This cult title was developed by the legendary British studio Psygnosis for PCs, PlayStation and SEGA Saturn.

The action of the game was set in 2052, and players take part in the league struggles of futuristic antigravitational cars. Four teams compete against each other and each team is equipped with two different machines with different parameters such as acceleration, maximum speed, weight and turning radius. In each of the races, apart from the player, there are seven racers, controlled by a computer AI.

The creators have prepared seven different routes, six of which are located in futuristic versions of Canada, Germany, Greenland, the United States, China and Japan. If we manage to finish each of them at the highest level of difficulty, we will unlock the hidden route on Mars. Rivalry has not much in common with fair play rules, and while driving we can use a number of weapons and power-ups, such as shields, afterburns, mines, shock waves, rockets and missiles. Thanks to them we can hinder the task of other participants in the race, at the same time protecting our own car from damage.

When WipEout premiered in 1995, it impressed both with its SVGA graphics, as well as with its smoothness and speed while driving. An additional advantage of the game is also a dynamic soundtrack in the atmosphere of techno, where you can hear such artists as Leftfield, The Chemical Brothers or Orbital. Depending on the platform, the title allows up to 8 people to play offline and/or direct competition between 2 players in the local network or via the Internet.

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Age Rating

age requirements: everyone

System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

Minimum: 486/DX2 66 MHz, 8 MB RAM, DOS

Sony PlayStation 3

Sony PlayStation 3

Uses: PlayStation Network

PlayStation Portable

PlayStation Portable

Uses: PlayStation Network

PlayStation Vita

PlayStation Vita

Uses: PlayStation Network

Android OS

Android OS

Requirements (AND): Xperia Play

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