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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 Configuration
Slipstream 5000 DOS Into the signs...
Slipstream 5000 DOS TV commentary about the track
Slipstream 5000 DOS In the hangar

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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)

The Press Says

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

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Trivia

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. (See movie cap)
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