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Description

XGIII: Extreme G Racing is a futuristic racing game. Six teams are competing to win a racing championship, the player taking control of any of the two riders available in each team. The game retains the action elements of the previous titles: as before, opponents will try to sabotage the race, and the player-controlled character is able to answer them with his own arsenal of weapons.

Unlike the previous installments, weapons cannot be picked up on the road: the player has to purchase them with the money earned after a successful race. All weapons now deplete the player's weapon bar with each shot. Another change is the absence of the "nitro" boosts utilized in the previous entries; they have been replaced with a turbo system, where using the boost drains energy from the player character's shields.

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XGIII: Extreme G Racing GameCube Disrupted!
XGIII: Extreme G Racing GameCube This game uses motion blur. A lot.
XGIII: Extreme G Racing GameCube At the starting line
XGIII: Extreme G Racing PlayStation 2 When the start=up animation is complete there's a screen with the white XGIII logo shown against a black background. That is quickly replaced with thew start screen

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Alternate Titles

  • "XG3" -- Abbreviated title

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User Reviews

Pretty Average PlayStation 2 piltdown_man (145482)

Critic Reviews

Gamezilla PlayStation 2 Sep 27, 2001 89 out of 100 89
Netjak GameCube May 22, 2005 8.4 out of 10 84
4Players.de PlayStation 2 Oct 04, 2001 83 out of 100 83
Super Play (Sweden) PlayStation 2 Sep, 2001 8 out of 10 80
Game Informer Magazine PlayStation 2 Nov, 2001 8 out of 10 80
Game Informer Magazine GameCube Feb, 2002 7.5 out of 10 75
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) PlayStation 2 Nov 26, 2001 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Officiel Nintendo Magazine GameCube May, 2002 6.5 out of 10 65
PlayFrance PlayStation 2 Apr 08, 2003 6 out of 10 60
PSM PlayStation 2 Nov, 2001 5 out of 10 50

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