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Vanishing Point (Dreamcast)

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Description

Vanishing Point is an arcade style racer featuring real cars and road course style tracks. The main difference between Vanishing Point and countless other racers is that you are never racing directly against other cars, but rather are racing against the clock. Your position at the end of the race depends solely on your time, not on your finishing position relative to other cars. What's more, there are loads of computer controlled cars that are there simply to slow you down.

The standard racing game modes are here: Tournament, Time Trial, and Single Race. One unique feature, however, is the stunt competition. You can compete in a series of events that test various driving skills in timed events. Some example events are the long jump and the slalom.

The selection of cars is quite diverse. You can race vehicles that range from low performance, like a VW Microbus, to high performance, like a Dodge Viper.

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Vanishing Point Dreamcast Publisher/Developer
Vanishing Point Dreamcast Title Screen
Vanishing Point Dreamcast Lots of traffic.
Vanishing Point Dreamcast Lots of cars to drive... but they ALL must be unlocked.

Alternate Titles

  • "VP" -- Official abbreviation

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User Reviews

A great game for racing fans. Weston Sharpensteen (32) 4.2 Stars4.2 Stars4.2 Stars4.2 Stars4.2 Stars

The Press Says

Game Vortex Dec, 2000 95 out of 100 95
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Apr 26, 2001 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
4Players.de Feb 14, 2001 89 out of 100 89
Netjak Jun 14, 2002 8.8 out of 10 88
Futuregamez.net Apr 10, 2001 87 out of 100 87
neXGam Dec 27, 2009 8.5 out of 10 85
Planet Dreamcast Oct 30, 2000 8 out of 10 80
Power Unlimited Mar, 2001 7.8 out of 10 78
Consoles Plus Feb, 2001 70 out of 100 70
The Video Game Critic Feb 02, 2002 F 0

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quizzley7 (21203) added Vanishing Point (Dreamcast) on May 07, 2002
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