GOG Deals: The Monstrous Winter Sale! New deals everyday on DRM-free games.

Not an American user?

Description

WipEout is a futuristic racing game set in the year 2052. Racing for one of four teams, the player competes in the F3600 Anti-Gravity Racing League on six tracks. Each team's hovercraft racer has different ratings in speed, acceleration and turning. In addition to high-speed racing, there is also shooting in the game, with different weapon pickups like rockets and mines available, useful for slowing one's opponents down. Shields can also be picked up and can block the weapons' effects.

There are championship, single race and time trial modes. Winning the championship in the regular Venom class unlocks the Rapier class, where the craft are faster and the tracks have slightly different looks.

There is also a two-player mode where two opponents can race and shoot at each other.

Screenshots

WipEout SEGA Saturn Deploying the awesome shield powerup.
WipEout DOS Third-person view
WipEout DOS Main menu
WipEout SEGA Saturn Woohoo! I'm first! Unlike the second installment Wipeout allows you to select a pilot.

Promo Images

There are no promo images for this game


Alternate Titles

  • "WipE'out"" -- Alternate spelling
  • "ワイプアウト" -- Japanese spelling

Part of the Following Groups

User Reviews

Better than Playstation version? You decide... SEGA Saturn AG Wolf (255)
A little piece of history PlayStation Ashley Pomeroy (233)
A interesting piece of history, but little else. PlayStation DANIEL HAWKS ! (1894)

Critic Reviews

Game Players PlayStation Nov, 1995 96 out of 100 96
Video Games & Computer Entertainment PlayStation Nov, 1995 9 out of 10 90
neXGam SEGA Saturn Jul, 2011 9 out of 10 90
Game Zero DOS 1995 22.5 out of 25 90
Mega Fun PlayStation Sep, 1995 89 out of 100 89
Electric Playground SEGA Saturn Jul 09, 1996 8.5 out of 10 85
Score DOS Dec, 1995 7 out of 10 70
All Game Guide PlayStation 1998 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
PC Player (Germany) DOS Dec, 1995 63 out of 100 63
IMPLANTgames SEGA Saturn Aug 10, 2009 5 out of 10 50

Forums

There are currently no topics for this game.


Trivia

The Saturn version dropped the CoLD SToRAGE track Transvaal from its audio selection, but included three unique songs not available on any other soundtrack or PlayStation version. The tracks were Poison, Planet 9 and Brickbat. Occasionally miscredited to Orbital, Chemical Brothers, and Leftfield, these three tracks were actually created by Rob Lord and Mark Bandola, who are better known as "PC Music," the composers for most of the songs in Wipeout 64.

Related Web Sites

Contributed to by Corn Popper (69305), GTramp (50862), CrankyStorming (2755), Kartanym (10724) and Goteki45 (307)