WipEout HD (PlayStation 3)

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In Wipeout HD players can choose from a variety of futuristic racers and try to beat the other pilots or the clock to win the race.

The game contains several different racing leagues. To unlock the next league, the player has to win a certain amount of points in the current one. The main difference between each league is that the game gets progressively faster and thus it's harder to keep control of the racer. The race modes are single race, tournament, time trial, fastest lap and zones, where acceleration is automatic, and the single goal is to survive as long as possible without the ship breaking apart.

Ships are controlled mainly by air brakes to achieve tight turns at high speeds. In certain race modes, players also have power-ups at their disposal, like weapons and speed boosts. It is possible to win a race by destroying the entire competition as well. The game also features a multiplayer online mode.


WipEout HD PlayStation 3 Nice marina (Vineta K).
WipEout HD PlayStation 3 Flying high (Chenghou Project).
WipEout HD PlayStation 3 Dodging a missile (Moa Therma).
WipEout HD PlayStation 3 Starting grid (Anulpha Pass).

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Cheat Code Central Sep, 2008 4.6 out of 5 92
Wonderwallweb.com Sep 27, 2008 9 out of 10 90
GameCell UK Nov, 2008 9 out of 10 90
engarde Jan, 2009 9 out of 10 90
Playstation Universe Oct 22, 2008 8.5 out of 10 85
Game Revolution Oct 06, 2008 B+ 83
4Players.de Sep 30, 2008 83 out of 100 83
Gamer.nl Oct 05, 2008 8 out of 10 80
PSW (Playstation World Magazine UK) Sep 29, 2008 8 out of 10 80
NZGamer Sep 30, 2008 8 out of 10 80


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1001 Video Games

WipEout HD appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.
robotriot (8631) added WipEout HD (PlayStation 3) on Dec 24, 2008