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Peak Performance (PlayStation)

Peak Performance PlayStation Title screen.


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Peak Performance is an arcade-style racing game similar to Cruis'n USA with over 20 vehicles ranging from normal street cars to high-end performance race cars and even buses and scooters. There are five different tracks to choose from: Seven Tight Corners, Uptown Driveway, Northern Country, Bay Area, and Pikes Peak Hill Climb along with the ability to change weather conditions to add more challenge.

Not only can players compete against 11 other A.I. drivers, they can also face off against a friend using a split-screen of their choosing (either vertical or horizontal) which will merge into one screen when the players come into close contact. There is also a Time-Trial mode where players race against the clock in an attempt to unlock certain vehicles by either beating certain times or finding them hidden on the track.

A Course Edit mode is also present that allows players to create their own Time Trial tracks and place time interval markers anywhere on the course. Also featured on the cover is Robby Unser, an eight-time winner of the Pikes Peak Hill Climb.


Peak Performance PlayStation Side view.
Peak Performance PlayStation Various nice camera views to choose from.
Peak Performance PlayStation Get Ready.
Peak Performance PlayStation ...this one?

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Alternate Titles

  • "Touge Max: Saisoku Driver Master" -- Japanese title

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Critic Reviews

NowGamer Nov 01, 1997 8.5 out of 10 85
Consoles Plus Nov, 1997 80 out of 100 80
Player One Nov, 1997 80 out of 100 80
IGN Apr 29, 1997 7 out of 10 70
GameSpot May 20, 1997 6 out of 10 60
GamePro (US) Mar, 1997 3 out of 5 60
Video Games Nov, 1997 56 out of 100 56
Mega Fun Nov, 1997 42 out of 100 42


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Big John WV (27240) added Peak Performance (PlayStation) on Apr 19, 2009