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Average Player Score Based on 488 ratings
7.9
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Score Breakdown Based on 488 ratings
  1. 10 (66)
  2. 9 (156)
  3. 8 (138)
  4. 7 (78)
  5. 6 (23)
  6. 5 (11)
  7. 4 (7)
  8. 3 (3)
  9. 2 (1)
  10. 1 (5)

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What Gamespot Users have to say about Wipeout

  • User Rating 9.5

    It launched the console & it defined the console.My favourite PS1 game.

    Rated on March 31, 2011 by snes_vs_ps1

    this is a futuristic jet simulator...a racing competition set in the 2nd half of the 21st century.maybe i'll be lucky enough to witness this kind of future:).the ship that you pilot levitates like it'...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.2

    Rated on July 05, 2004 by -HighStakes-

    Most people bought their PS because of games like Toshinden and Jumping Flash, i bought mine because of this game! Wipeout is pretty much Mario Kart in drugs. The graphics are unlike anything out th...

    4 out of 6 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6.9

    Wipeout remains one of the few sci-fi racing games left. The original left its mark on gamers everywhere.

    Rated on April 12, 2005 by mikromouse

    For me the introduction to Wipeout began in 1995 with the release of a cyberpunk movie called Hackers. A character within the movie went to an arcade and began playing a racing game with hovercraft a...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 5

    It had a lot of potential, but it with bad controls, this just doesn't work.

    Rated on November 25, 2009 by jazzfan4

    This is a okay game, there is nothing great about it. I did play the PS3/PSP version of it,and although they are the same, I prefer the PSP version, the required D-Pad is a lot more comfortable. It ha...

    0 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.4

    Adrenalin is a trademark of wipEout!

    Rated on July 06, 2007 by R-Force

    WipEout was one of the first games released for the original PlayStation back in 1995. A great game if you’re looking for a bit of a retro recap. Set in 2052 AD, anti-gravity racing has become the wor...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 5

    Why have you aged so poorly?!

    Rated on January 21, 2010 by grablinux4000

    Yeah. I picked this up for my Saturn and popped it in and started my first race.. only to be completely disappointed. It has aged horribly, from the muddy polygonal nightmare of a vehicle that you a...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    The best Sci-Fi racer ever!

    Rated on August 27, 2008 by CLeRKSfan4life

    Wipeout was released in 1996 for the Sega Saturn as well as the Playstation 1 and PC. It's a futuristic racing game where instead of driving cars, you fly small ships around various courses. There ...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    When I was playing this game on the PS1's early days, it really feeled like I was in the future...

    Rated on December 02, 2005 by zux2000

    Wipeout was one of my first PS1 games, and was also from the classic devoloper Psygnosis how doesn't exist anymore. (A lot of my first games was created by Psygnosis, some of them was Destruction Derb...

    5 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.7

    The introduction of blazing fast speed

    Rated on May 18, 2006 by K1LLSWITCH

    Before Burnout, there was Wipeout. This game was the originator of speed. With an awesome soundtrack from the likes of The Prodigy, Orbital, Fluke and many more, screaming in your ears as your tearing...

    2 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.4

    WipE'out" takes what F-Zero started, and makes it better than ever in the third-dimension!

    Rated on May 28, 2006 by metalsonicgc2k4

    F-Zero for the SNES paved the way for a new type of racing game, the Futuristic racer. This new sub-genre is trademarked by their futuristic look, anti-gravity racing crafts, amazing sense of speed, a...

    6 out of 7 found this review helpful.