PlayStation is synonymous with two racing properties in particular: Gran Turismo and WipEout. Of course, the former is very much on the side of simulating real-life racing, while the latter is a full-on sci-fi speed-fest. They may be on opposite ends of the spectrum, but you can still enjoy both — as Neill Blomkamp demonstrates.
The District 9 director has revealed that he's a WipEout fan ahead of the release of his big screen Gran Turismo adaptation later this year. Replying to a tweet from the official account for Over Jump — an indie project looking to capture the feel of old school rally titles — Blomkamp teases his appreciation for the anti-gravity racer.
"@NeillBlomkamp should definitely do a Wipeout movie next! Imagine what kind of cyberpunk dystopian world would have such races!" writes Over Jump. Blomkamp responds: "I lovvvvvvvved Wipeout".
He's forgotten about the capital 'E' in WipEout there, but we're prepared to overlook such an error since the man clearly has good taste.
And to be fair, a WipEout movie could be pretty cool — although the CG budget would likely need to be astronomical.