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4 Wheel Thunder (Dreamcast)

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Description

4 Wheel Thunder is the off-road racing sequel to the popular power-boat racing game, Hydro Thunder. In this game, players race around two types of courses; huge outdoor tracks and smaller indoor tracks. All in all, there are 24 areas in which to race, including various day/night, rain/sunshine variations. The game includes the standard championship, practice race, and 2-player modes.

The thunder series of games is unique in that the key to winning the race lies not in careful steering and braking, but in finding the "boost" power-ups that lie around the tracks. Each boost icon adds a few seconds of time to your boost meter. The player then can press a boost button to increase the speed of his or her truck dramatically. Without the boost power-ups, the player has no hope of winning a race.

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4 Wheel Thunder Dreamcast Title Screen
4 Wheel Thunder Dreamcast Arena Racing
4 Wheel Thunder Dreamcast Desert Racing
4 Wheel Thunder Dreamcast Each Race Starts with a Course Fly-Through

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Fast Glitzy but largely underwhelming Mike Rogers (6) 3.4 Stars3.4 Stars3.4 Stars3.4 Stars3.4 Stars

The Press Says

Game Vortex 2000 90 out of 100 90
Jeuxvideo.com Jun 16, 2000 17 out of 20 85
HappyPuppy May 22, 2000 8.5 out of 10 85
Power Unlimited Jun, 2000 8.2 out of 10 82
IGN May 05, 2000 8.1 out of 10 81
Planet Dreamcast May 10, 2000 8 out of 10 80
The Video Game Critic Jan 11, 2002 B 75
GameSpot May 25, 2000 7.3 out of 10 73
Super Play Jul, 2000 7 out of 10 70
Digital Press - Classic Video Games May 07, 2005 7 out of 10 70

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quizzley7 (21213) added 4 Wheel Thunder (Dreamcast) on Jul 15, 2001