Sony’s Wipeout Is Coming Back, But As A Card-Based Mobile Racer

A new Wipeout game is finally coming out next year, but it won’t be headed to its usual PlayStation home. Instead, the latest entry in the anti-gravity racing series is on its way to mobile devices, as publisher Rogue Games has announced Wipeout Rush for Android and iOS devices. Due for release in the early part of 2022, Wipeout Rush has its own single-player campaign, 60 ships from the original games, and a comic book-influenced approach to storytelling.

There’s also a new system for how you’ll speed through the game’s 12 championship cup races, as Wipeout Rush is described as a “card-based racing” game.

“We hope fans will come to it with an open mind because–although different–we’re proud to bring the Wipeout franchise back into focus with a fresh take on the formula,” Rogue Games CEO Matt Casamassina said to IGN regarding possible skepticism from fans. “And we’ve poured a lot of love into the presentation, which includes loads of iconic ships and tracks, a new comic book-inspired narrative, a fitting electronica soundtrack, and gorgeous visuals that run at 60 frames per second on modern hardware.”

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Author: Darryn Bonthuys