Tag: Wipeout

  • Guide How to WipEout Omega Collection

    Epic gamer tips and tricks for ace pilots

    Strap on your helmet and slip into the cockpit: WipEout Omega Collection is on PlayStation Plus. Though it's not nearly as suggestive as the previous sentence may imply, it's still a damn sexy addition to the lineup, and one you should check out pronto. If you're a pro gamer like us, you'll no doubt have...

  • Hands On WipEout PSVR Will Totally Melt Your Mind

    Free patch is a game changer

    What the freakin’ heck? Sony casually dropped the PlayStation VR patch for WipEout Omega Collection, and it’s transformed the fast-paced futuristic racer into one of the best virtual reality experiences you’ll find on the platform. This is an extraordinary achievement – it’s so impressive that we’re...

  • News WipEout Omega Collection Demo Zooms to PS4

    Test pilot

    WipEout Omega Collection may be a simple remaster, but it's still one of PS4's best racing games, offering blisteringly fast, buttery smooth gameplay and a generous amount of content. The recent virtual reality update makes it even more enticing for those with PlayStation VR, especially as it happens to be one of the headset's best...

  • News WipEout Omega Collection PSVR Update is Available Now

    Sick

    We hope you don't get travel sickness -- WipEout Omega Collection's free virtual reality update is here and ready for takeoff. As you can see from the launch trailer embedded above, you'll be able to pilot your favourite ships (and even some new ones) from a new cockpit view. You can play any of the game's modes in PlayStation VR too,...

  • PSX 2017 WipEout Omega Collection Ups the Ante with Free PSVR Patch

    Are you VReady to go?

    WipEout Omega Collection is getting a free update in Early 2018 which will incorporate PlayStation VR support. This will allow you to play through all three titles in the compilation in virtual reality. But that's not all: Sony's also adding three new bespoke PSVR vehicles with full 3D interiors. If that wasn't enough, the...

  • News This WipEout Themed Pro Has to Be the Most Gorgeous PS4 to Date

    Need for speed

    Good God, what a stunner of a console this is. This uniquely designed PS4 Pro is up for grabs as part of a competition that Sony's holding in central Europe. As you can see, the system's WipEout-themed, and comes with a matching controller. The look is completed with a lovely gloss finish. Phwoar. We'd try to win it ourselves,...

  • News Get Misty Eyed with WipEout Omega Collection Video

    How the series found success

    WipEout Omega Collection plots the return of an iconic PlayStation brand next week, and Sony’s released a new trailer featuring interviews with some of the people who shaped its success. The short but sweet clip includes anecdotes from creator Nick Burcombe, composer Tim Wright, and ex-community manager Ami Nakajima...

  • News Zut! You'll Have to Beat Zico Twice for WipEout Omega Collection's Platinum

    You are already dead

    We don’t know who the heck Zico is, but we do know he has God-like reflexes. The bane of every WipEout player’s life has returned with not one but two Trophies in the upcoming WipEout Omega Collection. Spare a thought for all of those DualShock 4s that will be thrown to the floor and promptly stamped to smithereens in...

  • Feature June 2017 - The Return of 3 Iconic PSone Properties on PS4

    Tekken, Crash, and WipEout are back

    June may well turn out to be a very memorable month for those of you who have been fond of PlayStation since the PSone days. Sony's first console launched in Japan all the way back in 1994, which seems like a lifetime ago. The success of the system is well documented, and its popularity saw Sony form an iron grip...

  • News WipEout Omega Collection's Soundtrack Will Make Your Ears Bleed

    Not literally, of course

    Electronic music has been part of WipEout’s DNA since its inception; the game used to pop up in UK clubs during the PSone days. Apparently. We were too young to be licking WKD off a stripper’s abs back then, and now it seems we’re too old to recognise half of the songs on re-release WipEout Omega Collection’s...

  • News Melt Your Face Off with 7 Minutes of WipEout PS4 Splitscreen Gameplay

    Zip zip zoom

    The folks over at PlayStation Access have been putting in some time with upcoming PlayStation 4 remaster WipEout: Omega Collection - the lucky gits - and they've uploaded seven minutes of gameplay to YouTube. Focusing on splitscreen racing, the video's well worth a watch if you're eager to see more of the glorious looking title...

  • News Sony Has Gone Above and Beyond with This Amazing WipEout: Omega Collection PSone Sleeve

    Back to the future

    Damn, would you look at that thing? Those of a certain age will no doubt be smashed in the face by a wave of nostalgia upon viewing these pictures - and rightly so. Sony has revealed that pre-ordering the upcoming WipEout: Omega Collection at specific shops will snag you a gorgeous original PlayStation-style sleeve. Seriously...

  • News WipEout: Omega Collection Adds the Tigron Team

    PS4 remaster adds new craft

    These remasters get more and more confusing to classify, don’t they? WipEout: Omega Collection may technically be an updated edition of WipEout HD Fury and WipEout 2048, but Sony’s going above and beyond – even adding a new team and vehicle to the title’s roster of anti-grav racing machines. Welcome to the fray...

  • News WipEout: Omega Collection Crosses the Finishing Line

    Game goes gold ahead of launch

    WipEout: Omega Collection is finished and ready for release. The game – which is due out on 6th June in North America and 7th June in Europe – is a compilation of remastered races, including WipEout HD Fury and WipEout 2048. Both games have been upgraded to take advantage of 4K resolution on the PlayStation 4 Pro,...

  • News Good God, WipEout Omega Collection Is Looking Glorious on PS4 Pro

    Gotta go fast

    German channel Inside PlayStation's got a little more pre-release footage for you to feast your eyes on, this time from WipEout Omega Collection. This was playable at a recent convention so it does appear that Sony's plumped up for one of the title's slower speeds to make the experience more comfortable for attendees – but that...

  • News WipEout Omega Collection's Steelbook Pays Homage to PSone

    Box art will take you back

    In case you didn't know, WipEout Omega Collection is getting a retail release on the PlayStation 4, and if you shop at as of yet undetermined retailers you'll be able to nab a tasty looking steelbook copy. Here's what it looks like in all of its retweet baiting glory: The coolest thing about the steelbook box art is...

  • News WipEout Omega Collection's Pre-Order Theme Is a Thing of Beauty

    Omega

    There are no shortage of terrible PlayStation 4 dynamic themes, but this WipEout Omega Collection pre-order bonus is not one of them. On the bottom panel it shows anti-grav vehicles zooming around a hairpin bend, while the top section includes models of some of the franchise's most iconic jets. And it's all set to the sound of ear-shattering...

  • News WipEout Omega Collection's Anti-Grav League Opens 6th June

    4K, 60 frames-per-second on PS4 Pro

    It's the one many of us have been waiting for: WipEout Omega Collection will release on the PlayStation 4 on 6th June in North America and 7th June in Europe, with pre-orders rolling out on the PlayStation Store as we type. The compilation – a collection of remastered versions of WipEout HD, WipEout HD Fury, and...

  • News WipEout Omega Collection Looks 4King Unreal on PS4 Pro

    Beam it into your Asseg-eyes

    You know you've put together a strong press conference when something like WipEout Omega Collection – a jaw dropping reveal under ordinary circumstances – doesn't even feel like the main draw. But make no mistake: Sony XDev Europe's compilation of classic anti-grav racing tracks is looking like a real treat –...

  • PSX 2016 WipEout Finally Races onto PS4 in Omega Collection

    The t-shirt delivers

    Shawn Layden, you're alright. WipEout has been conspicuously missing on Sony's current gen hardware for far too long, and at the beginning of the company's PSX 2016 presser, the iconic racing series was revealed to be coming to the PlayStation 4 by everyone's favourite bearded executive. It's called WipEout: Omega Collection,...

  • News WipEout Co-Creator Will Make Sequel if Sony Allows Him

    In the fast lane

    The closure of Studio Liverpool seemingly placed the final nail in WipEout's coffin – but co-creator Nick Burcombe has said that he'd make a sequel if Sony gave him the rights to the brand. Of course, you may want to temper your expectations here – Burcombe's current team, PlayRise Digital, created Table Top Racing: World Tour,...

  • News You Owe It to Yourself to Spin This Free WipEout Record Today

    Groove jet

    As any of you that have had a cursory glance at the Push Square homepage will know: today is PlayStation's big 20th anniversary in Europe. Of course, this means that it's also WipEout's birthday, as the first entry in Psygnosis' high-octane series deployed alongside the PSone all the way back on 29th September, 1995. And what better way...

  • News Never Say Never to New WipEout Release on PS4

    Not quite wiped out

    WipEout is a part of PlayStation's DNA, and speaking at EGX 2015 this week, Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida suggested that the series has not been retired - despite the closure of legendary developer Studio Liverpool a few years ago. Speaking during a panel, the super passionate suit said that it tries to find a...

  • News This May Be the Closest Sony Gets to Bringing WipEout to PS4

    But we'll take it

    WipEout is coming to the PlayStation 4 – as part of a new Resogun ship pack. The crafts – inspired by Studio Liverpool's legendary racing series – include a handful of the most famous teams from the franchise's futuristic antigravity league, including Feisar, Piranha, Auricom, AG Sys, and Qirex. We're frowning at the absence...

  • Feature The Making of WipEout

    We speak exclusively to the guys that changed the face of racing games

    Republished on Thursday, 2th December 2014: We're bringing this article back from the archives to celebrate the PSone's big 20th Anniversary this week. The original feature follows. Originally published on Friday, 14th September 2012: Following the recent closure of Studio...

  • News Fan-Made WipEout Album Pays Tribute to Psygnosis

    Download for free now

    It surprised many when Sony shut down Studio Liverpool, formerly Psygnosis and developer of one of the most iconic game series on Sony's systems, WipEout. The most recent entry, WipEout 2048, is one of the best titles on Vita, but the fate of the franchise is unclear now that its driving force has been disbanded. For many,...