DescriptionVanishing 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.
- "VP" -- Official abbreviation
Part of the Following Groups
- Automobile: AC Cobra
- Automobile: Audi TT
- Automobile: Dodge Viper
- Automobile: Ford Focus
- Automobile: Lotus Elise
- Automobile: Lotus Esprit
- Automobile: Toyota Supra
- Automobile: Volkswagen Golf
- Automobile: Volkswagen New Beetle
|A great game for racing fans.||Weston Sharpensteen (32)|
The Press Says
|Game Vortex||Dec, 2000||95 out of 100||95|
|Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault)||Apr 26, 2001||90|
|SegaFan.com||Dec 13, 2001||8.8 out of 10||88|
|IGN UK||Dec 20, 2000||8.6 out of 10||86|
|GameSpot||Jan 04, 2001||8.1 out of 10||81|
|Planet Dreamcast||Oct 30, 2000||8 out of 10||80|
|HappyPuppy||Feb 08, 2001||8 out of 10||80|
|Jeuxvideo.com||Feb 13, 2001||16 out of 20||80|
|Power Unlimited||Mar, 2001||7.8 out of 10||78|
|The Video Game Critic||Feb 02, 2002||F||0|
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Related Web Sites
- IGCD Internet Game Cars Database (Game page on IGCD, a database that tries to archive vehicles found in video games.)
- Vanishing Point (Official Website)
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