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F355 Challenge: Passione Rossa

MobyRank MobyScore
Arcade
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Dreamcast
87
4.0
PlayStation 2
67
3.4
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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.

Screenshots

F355 Challenge: Passione Rossa PlayStation 2 Track selection screen.
F355 Challenge: Passione Rossa PlayStation 2 Title screen.
F355 Challenge: Passione Rossa PlayStation 2 Menu screen.

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. Dreamcast Forever Sport (26)

The Press Says

Defunct Games Dreamcast Nov 12, 2006 94 out of 100 94
Futuregamez.net Dreamcast Jan 28, 2001 92 out of 100 92
Gamezone (Germany) Dreamcast Apr 27, 2001 9 out of 10 90
Power Unlimited Dreamcast Dec, 2000 9 out of 10 90
SegaFan.com Dreamcast Jan 03, 2003 8.5 out of 10 85
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Dreamcast Oct 21, 2000 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
GamePro (US) Dreamcast Nov 28, 2000 3.5 out of 5 70
Mania PlayStation 2 Oct 31, 2002 B- 67
Game Revolution Dreamcast Oct 01, 2000 B- 67
GamersHell.com PlayStation 2 2002 5.5 out of 10 55

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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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