When Sony Liverpool (once Psygnosis) was shut down earlier this year, it looked like the end for the WipEout series.
Racing games on handheld systems can be a tough sell—with a smaller screen and lower hardware horsepower, it can be difficult to convey the sense of speed that makes great racing games great. The new PlayStation Vita handheld seems designed to address the racing genre head-on—its processing power is closer to a…
How do we get from today's F-1 racers to the gravity-defying hover cars of Wipeout 2048 in a mere 36 years? Sony Liverpool details this mechanical evolution in the intro video for the upcoming PlayStation Vita launch title.
For some odd reason Wipeout 2048 lead designer Karl Jones and game director Stuart Tilley decided it was a good idea to explain in detail just how cool the futuristic PlayStation Vita racer was before they scrapped the terror-inducing Zombie secret game mode.
It sounds like hype, but really it's a matter of fact; with two analog sticks, shoulder buttons, front and back touch controls and a motion sensor, these ten Vita launch window titles are going to put your manual dexterity to the test.
Line up each version of Wipeout against a wall and, in all honesty, the only major difference is the platform it's appearing on. So what differentiates WipeOut 2048 on the PlayStation Vita?
In recent years (and maybe longer) PlayStation has put their graphical power front and center. The original PSP, the PS3 and the upcoming PS Vita are all graphical powerhouses compared to the competition. That fact is a large reason Sony is in the position it's in today.
Think WipEOut 2048 looks nice on the PlayStation 3? Check out how it looks on the PS Vita.
Sony uploaded a few videos today showing off some of the games from the newly detailed NGP lineup. In addition to three game-centric videos, there's also a featurette about Sony's history creating augmented reality games, which ends with a brief overview of the AR features for the NGP.
Futuristic anti-grav racer Wipeout is a great fit for portables. It was a launch title for the original Playstation Portable and it looks like the latest iteration will be a launch title for the NGP.
Wipeout 2048 offers smooth controls and liquid fast graphics as you zip around the game's multi-tiered tracks against…