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F355 Challenge: Passione Rossa (Dreamcast)

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Get behind the wheel of one of the most world's most prestigious cars - the F355 Ferrari.

F355 features a number of game modes: the Arcade mode which is the same as the checkpoint arcade version; Championship mode where you race a total of 6 races for the combined highest score; Single play which is the same as Arcade mode but with no time limit; Versus play with a two player split screen; and Network Race where you can connect to the Internet and race a time attack against other players ghost cars.

The courses that are available to race on are Motegi, short and long versions of Suzuka, Monza, Sugo, Long Beach, Atlanta Motor Speedway, Nurburgring (GP track), Laguna Seca, Sepang, and Fiorano (Ferrari's test track).

The game features 3 levels of difficulty. There are also four Assist functions - Stability Control for cornering, Traction Control from the engine to the tires, Anti Lock Brake System to keep the tires from locking during braking and Intelligent Brake System for braking before corners so beginners can concentrate on steering.

You can also connect to the Internet and register your driver data.


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There are 3 other screenshots on file for other versions of this game.

Alternate Titles

  • "Ferrari F355 Challenge" -- Actual PS2 title
  • "F355 Challenge" -- Original arcade title

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User Reviews

Excellent Driving Simulation. Ahead of its time: For true enthusiasts only. Forever Sport (26) 4.2 Stars4.2 Stars4.2 Stars4.2 Stars4.2 Stars

Critic Reviews

The Next Level Aug 23, 2000 A 100
Planet Dreamcast Oct 14, 2000 9.5 out of 10 95
Armchair Empire, The Oct 12, 2000 9.5 out of 10 95
Defunct Games Nov 12, 2006 94 out of 100 94
IGN Sep 19, 2000 9.2 out of 10 92
Gaming Target Oct 16, 2000 9 out of 10 90
SegaFan.com Jan 03, 2003 8.5 out of 10 85
Super Play (Sweden) Oct, 2000 8 out of 10 80
Gamekult Nov 04, 2000 7 out of 10 70
Game Revolution Oct 01, 2000 B- 67


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1001 Video Games

Ferrari F355 Challenge appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

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