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XGIII: Extreme G Racing

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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.


XGIII: Extreme G Racing GameCube The Ice Cave
XGIII: Extreme G Racing GameCube Notice the subtle rain effect
XGIII: Extreme G Racing GameCube Lens Flare
XGIII: Extreme G Racing PlayStation 2 The game's licensing screen is followed by an animated race sequence in which the text "In A Race Where Losing Is Not An Option/The Only Way To Survive/Is To Display On Two Wheels" is displayed

Alternate Titles

  • "XG3: Extreme-G Racing" -- European title
  • "XG3" -- Abbreviated title

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Pretty Average PlayStation 2 piltdown_man (98615)

Critic Reviews

Gamezilla PlayStation 2 Sep 27, 2001 89 out of 100 89
Digital Press - Classic Video Games GameCube Jul 23, 2005 8.5 out of 10 85
Game Informer Magazine PlayStation 2 Nov, 2001 8.5 out of 10 85
GameSpy GameCube Dec 21, 2001 83 out of 100 83
4Players.de PlayStation 2 Oct 04, 2001 83 out of 100 83
Deaf Gamers GameCube 2002 8.2 out of 10 82
Super Play (Sweden) PlayStation 2 Sep, 2001 8 out of 10 80
Gamezone (Germany) PlayStation 2 Aug 24, 2001 8 out of 10 80
Peliplaneetta.net PlayStation 2 Sep 02, 2001 78 out of 100 78
PSM PlayStation 2 Nov, 2001 5 out of 10 50


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