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F355 Challenge: Passione Rossa (Dreamcast)

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Description

Get behind the wheel of one of the most worlds most prestigious cars, the F355 Ferrari, in this conversion of Sega's arcade game.

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

The Press Says

Defunct Games Nov 12, 2006 94 out of 100 94
Futuregamez.net Jan 28, 2001 92 out of 100 92
GameSpot Aug 17, 2000 9.1 out of 10 91
Gamezone (Germany) Apr 27, 2001 9 out of 10 90
neXGam 2002 9 out of 10 90
4Players.de Oct 30, 2000 81 out of 100 81
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Oct 21, 2000 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Gamekult Nov 04, 2000 7 out of 10 70
GamePro (US) Nov 28, 2000 3.5 out of 5 70
Game Revolution Oct 01, 2000 B- 67

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Trivia

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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Macintrash (2514) added F355 Challenge: Passione Rossa (Dreamcast) on Jul 24, 2001
Other platforms contributed by Kohler 86 (7272) and Peter Bridger (171)