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Favourite Wipeout game?

Post by yethboth » Sat Nov 24, 2007 4:59 am

What is everyone's favourite Wipeout game?

My favourite has got to be Wipeout 2097 on the PS1 and Sega Saturn. I was particularly impressed with the Sega Saturn version.


I am looking forward in playing Wipeout Pulse on the PSP and I am also looking in playing Wipeout HD on the PS3 which is due out in the near future.

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Post by pottyboy » Sat Nov 24, 2007 8:49 am

Same here... although I have fonder memories playing the original Wipeout. It was the first PS1 game I ever played, and it was a VERY big leap forward from the 16-bit games I played beforehand! Wipeout Pure on PSP is also very good, especially with those downloadable add-ons :)

Apparently, you can get the original Wipeout for free to play on PSP if you sign up to Sony's new PSPstore. Never tried Sony's rips before - do they play better than the UK PAL rip I have on my PSP?
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Post by Graham Humphrey » Sat Nov 24, 2007 8:50 am

Wipeout 3 Special Edition on the PS1 is my favourite, I really like the two-player modes which the earlier games don't have. I have 2097 for the Saturn too and that's great as well but 3 SE will always be my fave.

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Post by Sureshot » Sat Nov 24, 2007 9:45 am

While I loved the first Wipeout, I think 2097 on the Saturn was my favourite version.

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Post by Antiriad2097 » Sat Nov 24, 2007 10:03 am

PS1 Wipeout2097 for me. That game gives me chills, it just gets so many things right.
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Post by will2097 » Sat Nov 24, 2007 10:20 am

I liked the original on the PS1.

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Post by Kaptain_Von » Sat Nov 24, 2007 11:56 am

Has to be 2097 for me. Everything just gelled in that game. Track design, balance and even music. The only future racers that I have discovered since that come close are the Extreme-G series. I still dig Wipeout 2097 out every once in a while for an evening of racing.
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Post by sleeper77 » Sat Nov 24, 2007 1:57 pm

Wipeout Pure on the PSP as I can play it when I get bored in the outside world. At home, I am more of a F-Zero player.

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Post by blakespot » Sun Nov 25, 2007 6:56 am

My Wipeout collection:

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It was Wipeout that pushed me to grab a Playstation - I could not believe the fluidity and quality of the 3D gfx. I recently picked up a Saturn and the Saturn version of the original Wipeout. It's interesting to see how it differs from the Playstation version. A nice example of what each machine is capable of (the Playstation version being notably smoother and nicer looking).

I really enjoy the most recent Wipeout Pure. An excellent game. The only version I am not really fond of is Fusion for the PS2. Wipeout 3 for Playstation is surprisingly good (and looks great in the PS's high-res 640x200 gfx mode).

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Post by StarEye » Sun Nov 25, 2007 7:13 am

I think I suck hard at these games, 'cause I can't seem to get any enjoyment out of them. What's wrong with me? I much preferred Rollcage that came later on, and especially Rollcage Stage 2.

Seeing the hysteria, I wonder what I'm doing wrong. Now that Wipeout HD is coming on the PSN as well, I'm keen on getting to grips with the game and see what it's all about.

On the bright side, it took a long time until I saw the brillance in Ridge Racer as well, so I guess I may get hooked sometime in the future. Hopefully by Wipeout HD.

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Post by Scooby1970 » Sun Nov 25, 2007 12:52 pm

The original PS1 Wipeout is my favourite, been playing quite alot lately and it's still holds up really well in both gameplay and graphical terms.

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Post by Antiriad2097 » Sun Nov 25, 2007 12:59 pm

Jut had an email from Sony, telling me if I sign up to their new online store I'll get a free download of the original Wipeout for my PSP.
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Post by dangief » Sun Nov 25, 2007 7:52 pm

has to be 2097... wipeout 3 is less fun, seems more dreary.... and wipeout fusion was just trying too hard....

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Post by Mighty_Zol » Mon Nov 26, 2007 2:52 am

PS1 Wipeout 2097 for me, it had the most fluid feel of the series (maybe due to the excellent track design). It had the best music of the series, and its support of the much underused link cable made it an even more special PS1 title.

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