WipEout 2048

WipEout 2048

2012

System
PlayStation Vita
Publisher
Sony Computer Entertainment

8.3

Game Rating

User Ratings: 3

Our Review: 9/10

WipEout 2048 News

September2012

  • News Sony Continuing to Support WipEout While Franchise's Future Is Decided

    As you were

    Sony will continue to support WipEout 2048, according to a post on the game’s Facebook page. The announcement follows a mysterious Tweet this afternoon that claimed the brand was still alive. “While we wait for news on the future of WipEout, online play will continue to be supported and there will be plenty of WipEout comm

  • News WipEout 2048 Community Team Tweets: "We Are Alive"

    What?

    The official WipEout 2048 Twitter account has teased that it is “alive” this afternoon, causing mass confusion amongst PlayStation fans. Regular readers will recall the sad news regarding developer Studio Liverpool’s closure earlier this year, but it seems like something is bubbling behind the scenes. Exactly what, we’re not entirely...

June2012

  • News New WipEout 2048 DLC Races onto PSN This Week

    Start your engines

    As suspected, Sony has announced the first batch of DLC for Vita launch title WipEout 2048. The content – which is set to release later this week on the PlayStation Store – will include new tracks, vehicles and events based on the PlayStation 3’s WipEout HD Fury. In total, two new DLC packs will be made available. The first...

  • News WipEout 2048 DLC Lingers on the Horizon

    Hairpin bend

    There’s something big around the corner, according to WipEout 2048’s official Twitter account. Developer Studio Liverpool’s keeping schtum about what that new arrival might entail, but an updated trophy list for the Vita launch title suggests we might be about to get showered with DLC. The refreshed list of digital trinkets...

March2012

  • News Download the Free WipEout Generation Soundtrack Now

    Beating the drum

    For many PlayStation fans, the sound waves of WipEout are a cultural touchstone. That’s especially true for the “WipEout Generation”, a group of independent music producers who – inspired by the work of former series composer Tim Wright (aka CoLD SToRAGE) – have written and performed their own free WipEout themed...

February2012

  • News Expect More Free Content to Come to Wipeout 2048

    Tools, tracks and more

    Wipeout 2048 is easily one of the best Vita launch games, but Sony Studios Liverpool intends to tighten it up further with future updates and downloadable content on the way. Lead designer Karl Jones spoke to Official PlayStation Magazine and cleared up his earlier comment that the game isn't a "one shot approach",...

  • Talking Point What Has Sony Learnt for Vita's Launch?

    Alright on launch night?

    The last time Sony launched a console, it didn’t quite go as swimmingly as desired. Now more than ever, with overall company losses of €2.2bn predicted for the latest financial year and a recent downgrading of its credit rating from financial agency Standards & Poor to BBB+, the Tokyo-based company needs to pull...

  • Talking Point Are Vita's PSN Prices Right?

    Pocket money

    At the start of this week Sony announced UK prices of PS Vita’s download-exclusive launch titles, dazzling fans with low costs of entry. MotorStorm RC will skid onto your memory card for just £4.79, while Top Darts, Hustle Kings and Super Stardust

  • News Sony Expands Single Price Offers for PS Vita Launch Titles

    Buy one, get one free

    Sony’s announced that any future PlayStation Vita owners that already own copies of Hustle Kings and Top Darts on the PlayStation 3 will be able to download the handheld versions of the recreational sports titles absolutely free. The offer's set to swing both ways, with those that pick up the PS Vita versions of the titles...

  • Feature The Positives and Negatives of PS Vita

    Good news, bad news

    PS Vita is nearly upon us, and we couldn’t be more excited. Here at Push Square we've decided to pick our most anticipated elements of Sony’s new handheld baby before it hits stores, from new online approaches to all those control methods, plus more. We've also bashed out a few of our quibbles and concerns, too. Which parts...

  • News Vodafone's PS Vita Bundle Includes 4GB Stick and WipEout 2048

    Not a bad deal

    If you’re looking for a good PlayStation Vita bundle here in Europe and, for whatever reason, you don’t want to shop at Amazon: telecommunications giant Vodafone just might have your back. The mobile company’s uploaded its ordering page for Sony’s slick new handheld, and is offering a free 4GB memory card and copy of WipEout...

  • News Purchase PS Vita Titles from the US PlayStation Store

    Patience

    Here’s a juicy little tid-bit for those of you that can’t wait until 22nd February (or 15th February if you’re a First Edition Bundle pre-order holder): a bunch of PlayStation Vita titles can now be purchased from the North American PlayStation Store. You’ll need to search for the titles to find them, but it’s not like they’re...

  • News Playable PS Vita Demo Units Drop into GameStop

    Love at first sight

    If you haven’t yet sampled a PlayStation Vita with your own eyes: boy, are you in for an incredible weekend. US retailer GameStop’s just announced that it now has demo systems setup at over 3,300 of its stores. You can find your nearest participating retailer through here. Each demo unit will come equipped with a number of...

January2012

  • Interview Sony Studios Liverpool - WipEout 2048

    Back to the future

    With Sony calling WipEout 2048 "the biggest WipEout ever", and our positive WipEout 2048 preview available, we needed to find out more about the futuristic launch racer. We sat down with Sony Computer Entertainment Studio Liverpool's Mike Humphrey, senior designer on WipEout 2048, to learn more about this bewitching...

  • First Impressions WipEout 2048

    Wow-pEout

    PS Vita’s launch line-up is crammed full of quality, yet WipEout 2048 looks to rocket past many of its competitors right out of the gate. Set before the other games in the franchise, 2048 takes fans back to the start of the anti-gravity racing league and gives SCE Studio Liverpool ample opportunity to experiment with its high-speed baby...

  • News Sony: "WipEout 2048 is Our Biggest WipEout Ever"

    Shoot for the stars

    WipEout 2048 is the most content-rich game in the series, according to Sony's Studio Liverpool senior designer Mike Humphrey. We spoke to Humphrey at the launch of Sony's Vita Rooms UK tour and asked what players will get for their money: Basically when you buy WipEout 2048 — it’s a huge game, it’s actually the biggest...

  • News WipEout 2048 Almost Had a Zombie Mode, Demo Drops This Month

    And you thought zombies were slow

    Zombies are everywhere in the gaming world. They've brought upon the apocalypse countless times, eaten our neighbours and have even taken to fighting plants. But you know what they hardly ever do? Race. Sony's Vita launch title WipEout 2048 almost amended that sad fact however, as the game once featured a...

November2011

  • News PS Vita's First-Party European Launch Line-up Revealed

    Ready and waiting

    Sony has just revealed the complete list of first-party games launching on PS Vita across Europe on February 22nd of next year. The list includes games like Uncharted: Golden Abyss, WipEout 2048 and Escape Plan, as well as the two new PS Vita games just announced. Browse the full list below, and be sure to

  • News Wipeout 2048 Controls, Courses and Camera Detailed

    Futuristic Q&A

    Wipeout 2048 is one of the most anticipated Vita games racing toward launch, and the PlayStation Blog just posted a Q&A with producer Michael Pulst about what players can expect come launch. Pulst revealed that tracks can now span multiple vertical levels, with alternate paths offering an extra layer of strategic choice: will you...

June2011

  • News Crash Into This New WipEout 2048 Trailer

    Near functionality and augmented reality

    The WipEout series has gone portable before, with the WipEout Pure and WipEout Pulse making a home on Sony's last handehled the PSP. The games made great use of the hardware, and where stellar examples of how to translate the fast-paced world of WipEout to a smaller screen. WipEout 2048 on PS Vita takes that...

  • News NGP Gameplay Video Round-up

    Uncharted, Sound Shapes and WipEout

    Sony updated the PS Blog with tons of content yesterday, detailing the online gaming features of WipEout 2048, releasing a bunch of screenshots for Uncharted: Golden Abyss and debuting the new game

  • News WipEout 2048 Lets You Race PS3 Owners Online

    Bridging the gap

    Cross-platform online gaming isn't a widespread reality just yet, but Sony's next WipEout title is certainly another step in the right direction. Sony says that the new feature will allow owners of WipEout HD Fury to race against up to seven WipEout 2048 racers online. Aside from this impressive feature, game director Stu Tilley...

May2011

  • News Is WipEout Trinity Sony’s NGP WipEout Title?

    Mysterious title unearthed

    Sony is already rumored to be readying a new WipEout game for the launch of the PlayStation NGP, but the title of the game has still not been set in stone. A recently uncovered domain name registration by Sony Computer Entertainment Europe reveals that it now owns the domain WipeoutTrinity.com, and has since November of...

April2011

  • Rumour Uncharted, WipEout and ModNation Ready for Launch

    Not a bad line-up

    More sources have apparently leaked Sony’s first-party line up for the PlayStation NGP, with four first-party titles set for the system’s holiday launch. The four first-party titles are: UnchartedSmart AsWipEout 2048ModNation Racers. Resistance is supposedly launching in early 2012. The source also claims that the previous...