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Description

Take over control of one of many futuristic racers which fly through courses all over the world. A very nice feature is the ability of picking up weapons during fight to keep your opponents under control. You're able to upgrade your racer after every track.

Screenshots

Slipstream 5000 DOS Configuration
Slipstream 5000 DOS Under a sunset
Slipstream 5000 DOS Into the signs...
Slipstream 5000 DOS TV commentary about the track

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User Reviews

Excellent game. Needs DOS based computer. Gabor Laufer (5) 3.57 Stars3.57 Stars3.57 Stars3.57 Stars3.57 Stars
Slipstream 5000 - Has to be the best game fo the year! Sean O'Sullivan (3) unrated

Critic Reviews

PC Gamer Jul, 1995 89 out of 100 89
PC Joker Jun, 1995 85 out of 100 85
Joystick (French) May, 1995 83 out of 100 83
High Score Jul, 1995 4 out of 5 80
PC Games (Germany) Jun, 1995 79 out of 100 79
Play Time Jun, 1995 78 out of 100 78
Freak Jul, 1995 75 out of 100 75
PC Player (Germany) May, 1995 74 out of 100 74
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Aug, 1995 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Gameplay (Benelux) Aug, 1995 48 out of 100 48

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Trivia

Inspiration

Although not an official film adaptation, both the title and the design of the airplanes are reminiscent of the 1989 sci-fi film Slipstream, starring Mark Hamill.
robotriot (8629) added Slipstream 5000 (DOS) on Jan 02, 2000
Other platforms contributed by Picard (33153) and Sciere (367498)