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Flashout 3D
Wiped out
by Damien McFerran 10/12/2012
Product: Flashout 3D
Developer: Jujubee Games Studio
Format: Android, iPhone, iPad
Genre: Racing
Players: 1
Version: Europe
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Although it borrowed elements from Super Mario Kart and Powerdrome, Psygnosis's WipEout was nevertheless a milestone for the racing genre, combining incredible speed with oh-so-trendy presentation to create a game-changing speed-fest.

Its creator is sadly now defunct, but WipEout continues to exert a tremendous amount of influence on futuristic racers - as Flashout 3D proves.

To all intents and purposes, this is essentially a rather shameless iOS clone of WipEout. The craft all look similar, the power-ups are pretty much the same, and the savvy combination of eye-catching visuals and a pumping techno soundtrack ensures that you'll be thinking of the classic PlayStation title as you complete each lap. ...
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Summary
The iPhone finally gets its own WipEout, but the puzzling absence of pure racing excitement makes this a tricky one to recommend.
RATINGS
Audio/visual: 8
Gameplay: 6
Value: 6
Innovation: 5
Overall: 6
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