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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 Opening Movie
Vanishing Point Dreamcast Yee-haw!  Lookit that jump!
Vanishing Point Dreamcast Publisher/Developer
Vanishing Point Dreamcast Lots of cars to drive... but they ALL must be unlocked.

Alternate Titles

  • "VP" -- Official abbreviation

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User Reviews

A great game for racing fans. Dreamcast Weston Sharpensteen (32)

Critic Reviews

Game Vortex Dreamcast Dec, 2000 95 out of 100 95
SegaFan.com Dreamcast Dec 13, 2001 8.8 out of 10 88
neXGam Dreamcast Dec 27, 2009 8.5 out of 10 85
Video Games Dreamcast Jan 03, 2001 83 out of 100 83
Gamezone (Germany) Dreamcast Apr 27, 2001 8 out of 10 80
GameSpot PlayStation Feb 23, 2001 7.4 out of 10 74
Power Unlimited PlayStation Apr, 2001 68 out of 100 68
Game Chronicles PlayStation Feb 25, 2001 5.1 out of 10 51
Super Play (Sweden) PlayStation Apr, 2001 5 out of 10 50
All Game Guide PlayStation 2001 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40

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