Excerpt: Does the world really need another futuristic racing game? I found myself asking this question more and more as I glided down the myriad tracks of Kinetica . It felt like I had fired these same weapons and done these same power slides hundreds of times over, only in a slightly different form.
Excerpt: Kinetica follows a long line of futuristic racers, like Wipeout and Rollcage , which have tried to convey a sense of speed while keeping a futuristic theme intact by presenting well-done racing environments.
Pros: High-speed action, Good variety of tracks, Inventive racing concepts for tracks and Power-Ups
Cons: Harsh difficulty curve, Some bits of slow-down, 2 player view is hard for racing
Excerpt: Sony's new PS2 racer is definitely not your run-of-the-mill racing game. In Kinetica, the contestants are not sitting in a car, they're wearing it. The game is set in a future where underground street races have become insanely popular and new technology has developed specialized suits that utilize...