Excerpt: If you've played any of the Wipeout games on the PSP, then you'll have a pretty good idea of what to expect from Wipeout HD. In fact, you'll know exactly what to expect. Wipeout HD gets its ships, tracks, and gameplay straight out of Wipeout Pure and Wipeout Pulse, so as its name states, it really is Wipeout, but in HD.
Excerpt: First Impressions My reaction is Many PS3 owners have been waiting for Wipeout HD for quite some time. Initially announced during E3 in 2007, gamers were promised to be blazing through Wipeout’s futuristic locales by the end of that year. Now, in late 2008, after numerous developmental setbacks, Wipeout HD has finally found its way onto the PSN. And the wait was well worth it.
Excerpt: It's been one of the most highlighted and covered PlayStation 3 games since its announcement, and it's been in development for just about two years. We first heard word of a PS3 WipeOut game last February, but Sony wouldn't confirm it until a few months later. Well, after an endless wait filled with delays, WipeOut HD has finally surfaced on the PlayStation Network, and it is easily the best damn $20 you can spend for your PlayStation 3.
Excerpt: Wipeout HD has seen a lot of hardships in development since its announcement at E3 2007. An initial release date within that same year was pushed back several times, modes that were originally meant to be featured in the game were cut, and a failed epilepsy test caused even more delays. The wait has not been in vain, however.
Excerpt: Racing The game that, inexplicably, put consoles in nightclubs in the 90s is back. Back in the mid nineties Wipeout helped make Sony great, back in the day it brought edgy club culture into the living room and revolutionised what people could expect from videogames. It was an unreserved success and managed to etch a special place in the hearts and minds of the gamers of that time.