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WipEout 3 (PlayStation)

85
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3.9
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Description

WipEout 3 is a futuristic racing game where the player pilots a high speed hover craft around a series of themed circuits, competing against a number of aggressive opponents. Enhancements for this version include full frame rate hi-res graphics, split-screen multiplayer, improved opponent AI, additional game modes including challenge and eliminator and a more accessible difficulty curve.

Screenshots

WipEout 3 PlayStation If not for the complete lack of texture antialiasing, W3 could probably be mistaken for an early PS2 game.
WipEout 3 PlayStation Track one - Porto Kora features some picturesque moments such as this...
WipEout 3 PlayStation This is what happens if you let Designers Republic run loose.
WipEout 3 PlayStation Taking screenshots while racing isn't exactly easy, hence the 10th place.

Alternate Titles

  • "Wip3out" -- European/Japanese title
  • "ワイプアウト3" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

The best futuristic racing game. Goteki45 (308) 4.67 Stars4.67 Stars4.67 Stars4.67 Stars4.67 Stars

The Press Says

Absolute Playstation Sep, 1999 95 out of 100 95
Offisielt Norsk Playstation Magazine Sep, 1999 9 out of 10 90
Super Play Oct, 1999 90 out of 100 90
Jeuxvideo.com Sep 17, 1999 18 out of 20 90
Power Unlimited Oct, 1999 8.9 out of 10 89
GameSpot Sep 27, 1999 8.3 out of 10 83
Game Revolution Oct, 1999 B+ 83
Spel för Alla Oct, 1999 8 out of 10 80
Official U.S. PlayStation Magazine (OPM) Nov, 1999 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
The Video Game Critic Sep 14, 2000 B 75

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Wayne Imlach (77) added WipEout 3 (PlayStation) on May 13, 2001