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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 Gotta love a game with Space Shuttles
Vanishing Point Dreamcast Title Screen
Vanishing Point Dreamcast Publisher/Developer
Vanishing Point Dreamcast Yee-haw!  Lookit that jump!

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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

Critic Reviews

Game Vortex Dec, 2000 95 out of 100 95
4Players.de Feb 14, 2001 89 out of 100 89
SegaFan.com Dec 13, 2001 8.8 out of 10 88
neXGam Dec 27, 2009 8.5 out of 10 85
Defunct Games May 06, 2006 85 out of 100 85
Video Games Jan 03, 2001 83 out of 100 83
GameSpot Jan 04, 2001 8.1 out of 10 81
Gamekult Jan 04, 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

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quizzley7 (21131) added Vanishing Point (Dreamcast) on May 07, 2002
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