Slipstream 5000

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Description

Take over control of one of many futuristic racers which fly through courses all over the world. A very nice feature is the ability of picking up weapons during fight to keep your opponents under control. You're able to upgrade your racer after every track.

Screenshots

Slipstream 5000 DOS Select a vehicle
Slipstream 5000 DOS Welcome to Slip TV (only in championship)
Slipstream 5000 DOS In the hangar
Slipstream 5000 DOS Close race

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User Reviews

Excellent game. Needs DOS based computer. DOS Gabor Laufer (5)
Slipstream 5000 - Has to be the best game fo the year! DOS Sean O'Sullivan (3)

Critic Reviews

PC Gamer DOS Jul, 1995 89 out of 100 89
Joystick (French) DOS May, 1995 83 out of 100 83
High Score DOS Jul, 1995 4 out of 5 80
PC Games (Germany) DOS Jun, 1995 79 out of 100 79
Freak DOS Jul, 1995 75 out of 100 75
PC Player (Germany) DOS May, 1995 74 out of 100 74
Power Play DOS May, 1995 73 out of 100 73
Computer Gaming World (CGW) DOS Aug, 1995 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Gameplay (Benelux) DOS Aug, 1995 48 out of 100 48

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Inspiration

Although not an official film adaptation, both the title and the design of the airplanes are reminiscent of the 1989 sci-fi film Slipstream, starring Mark Hamill.
Contributed to by Picard (30005), Sciere (307876) and robotriot (8631)