The game take place in the year 2090, the world is calm and stable. To get some action and entertainment, extreme sports have developed and Ballistics is one of the bigger ones. And you play as one of the contenders, you are a Ballistics Pilot.
Ballistic is a futuristic racing game where you race at enormous speeds through high tech tunnels in different places.
There are different leagues to contend in, and you may replace parts such as chassis and engine of your speeder (the racing vehicle).
Ballistics was developed for arcades, and appears in an unconventionally shaped cabinet in which the player lies backwards, looking up at the screen. Otherwise, the cabinet is very similar to racing game cabinets with a steering wheel and pedals.