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Wave Race: Blue Storm
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Wave Race: Blue Storm

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Overall 9
8.7

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GameCubicle.com
19 August 2003
  • Summary: From tranquil lagoons to raging tempests, this personal watercraft racer gleams with stunning water and lighting effects. But beautiful aquascapes are only part of the stunning story in this follow-up to the best-selling Wave Race 64.
  • Pros: Selectable Weather Conditions; Unsurpassed Presentation; Great Variety of Play Modes; Fun Multiplayer Options; Many Codes & Shortcuts
  • Cons: 1st Generation Graphics; Few Songs & Annoying Announcer; Learning Curve
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The Laser
11 June 2003
  • Summary: Wave Race: Blue Storm is a solid follow-up to one of the best N64 racing titles ever. Instead of changing everything, the series has simply evolved in a predictable direction. While this installment isn’t revolutionary, there are significant improvements to the graphics and gameplay that keep the...
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Overall 8
8.0

Wave Race: Blue Storm

GamesPaper
18 May 2003
  • Conclusion: One of the games strong points is the graphics. Making use of the Gamecube's graphics capabilities, the reflections in the water are something else - every splash is transferred onto the screen, giving you a greater sense of realism.
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Overall 8
8.1
Gameplay 8
7.8
Graphics 8
8.4
Sound 8
8.4
Multiplayer 8
7.8
Longevity 8
7.6

Wave Race: Blue Storm

NowGamer
5 March 2002
  • Summary: WaveRace for the Cubed generation? Oh yes, there's a Blue Storm brewing.
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Overall 8
7.8
Gameplay 6
6.0
Graphics 8
8.0
Sound 9
9.0

Wave Race: Blue Storm

The Next Level
17 January 2002
  • Excerpt: Clenched teeth and steady nerves. The eyes of the participants gazing steadfast over the lights. The double reds flash. The countdown begins: 3...2...1...
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Overall 8
8.0
Gameplay 10
9.5
Graphics 9
9.0
Sound 7
7.0
Control 8
7.5
Addiction 7
7.0

Wave Race: Blue Storm

Nintendo World Report
19 December 2001
  • Summary: With many apologies for the delay, Justin Nation gives the lowdown on Wave Race for the GameCube.
  • Pros: A visually spectacular game, Guaranteed to give you a unique race every time you pick it up, One of the most challenging racers you will find on any system
  • Cons: The learning curve for the control in the game will turn some people off, with a cascading effect that hurts its multi-player value, Though there are some other modes, outside of the circuits there is little to motivate you to play them, Ultimately a little too much redux of the original instead ...
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Overall 8
8.0

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TheStar.com
29 November 2001
  • Excerpt: Jet Ski racing in the fast, furious and fantastically fluid way one would expect from a "next-gen" console.
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Overall 8
8.0

Wave Race Blue Storm

Evergeek
29 November 2001
  • Excerpt: Jet Ski racing in the fast, furious and fantastically fluid way one would expect from a "next-gen" console.
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Overall 9
8.7
Features 8
8.0
Gameplay 9
9.0
Graphics 10
9.5
Sound 9
9.0
Lifespan 8
8.0

Wave Race: Blue Storm

Gaming Target
27 November 2001

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CVG
14 November 2001
  • Excerpt: Wave Race was a huge hit on the N64, and now it just got a major face-lift to debut with the Nintendo GameCube. However, is there more here than just great graphics?
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