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Description:Manufacturer: Acclaim / Genre: Driving & Racing / Take a pinch of Tron's lightcycle action, mix in more than a dollop ... more
Extreme G3 (GC) ... of WipEout and introduce the mix to the PlayStation 2, and you have Extreme G3. It's a tried and trusted formula--futuristic motorcycling on gravity-defying circuits with armaments on the cycles and turbo boosts which make everything go blurry--and it's utterly engrossing. There's no attempt at realism here; it's arcade racing at its best. Graphics are incredibly smooth, with no distance pop-up, and the background details are splendid--the cityscapes have a stark reality to them and the 360-degree loops are a joy to behold (if a little stomach turning). With a bike that's boosted to the hilt, hitting the turbo button produces an utterly stunning effect; the screen distorts as you hit high G and the sound goes woozy, waving in and out of phase to simulate the effect of raw speed. It's really very impressive. Add to this the novelty of the side-by-side two player mode and Extreme G3 is great fun and good value for money.
Newest Review: ... if you can't replenish your shield quickly, as it's pretty risky trying your luck if finishing the race with low health. The ... more
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by - written on 18/04/07, updated on 18/04/07 (Very useful, 215 readings)
-(Game Information)- Name:Extreme G-3 Published and developed by Acclaim Genre:Futuristic Racing Release Date:May 3, 2002 Age Rating:3+ for mild violence Number Of Players:1-4 Online:No Memory Card Usage:6 blocks -(History)- Acclaim were quite a mixed company. It had many great games, like the original Turok games, Aggressive Inline and Extreme G-3, yet they had some less than stellar games. They had a track record for not doing so well on licensed games like South Park on the original Playstation. In 2004, Acclaim filed for bankruptcy. First released on the N64, the Extreme Racing series has been one of Acclaims ... Read the complete review