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Description

Port of Midway's arcade boat-racer. The premise is non-existent, you simply rev up the engines and go on 13 water courses set in Antarctica, the far east, the Greek isles, etc. on different types of futuristic boats. Races use the usual arcade checkpoint system and scattered across the courses you'll find an assortment of power-ups and upgrades like nitro boosters.

Graphics are entirely 3D with reflective water effects and realistic bouncing and bucking in the boats. Multiplayer competitions are supported for 2 players on the PlayStation version.

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Critic Reviews

The Video Game Critic Sep 30, 2004 A 100
Video Games Oct, 1999 4 out of 4 100
Defunct Games Apr 30, 2005 84 out of 100 84
Mega Fun Oct, 1999 83 out of 100 83
Super Play (Sweden) Nov, 1999 82 out of 100 82
Gaming Target Jun 22, 2000 8.1 out of 10 81
Video Games Nov, 1999 80 out of 100 80
GamersMark Oct 28, 2000 8 out of 10 80
Armchair Empire, The Sep 01, 2000 7.5 out of 10 75
CoreMagazine.com 1999 C+ 58

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Trivia

Dreamcast versions

This game was released twice! Four games released by Midway back when they first started making Dreamcast games had several errors, which were fixed in subsequent pressings. How do you tell if you have a fixed copy? The cover should say "Hot! New!", the disc is slightly different, and the UPC may also be different.

The other games that were released as Hot! New! versions were Mortal Kombat Gold, Ready 2 Rumble Boxing, and NFL Blitz 2000.

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Zovni (10667) added Hydro Thunder (Dreamcast) on Aug 08, 2001
Other platforms contributed by Zovni (10667), Kabushi (191475) and Pseudo_Intellectual (58650)