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Wave Race 64: Kawasaki Jet Ski (Nintendo 64)

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Written by  :  Matthew Bailey (1143)
Written on  :  Jun 01, 2001
Platform  :  Nintendo 64

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Summary

The best physics i've ever seen in a video game!

The Good

I consider myself a hardcore console gamer. Never really got into the console scene but i've owned pretty much every console since the nes and have played a lot of games. Which can be a problem cause i play so many i rarely get to spend a lot of time on one. But Waverace 64 is one such game. The physics in this game are amazing to this day and it's still the best ingame water effects ever.

The idea is simple race a few other jet ski riders around a course but there is a feeling you get when playing waverace that can only be found in it's 'sequals' (1080 and Excitebike) and that is the perfect balance between realism and arcade experience and it is one that I will always remember with a smile.

The Bad

Not much pure class.

The Bottom Line

Race around beautifully created tracks on jet skis