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  • Summary: Shift to the future and compete in racing grudge matches against your archrival and multiple racing opponents. Each of the 16 drivers has their own unique ship, home circuit, and weapons. It takes skill and weapons strategy to master the game's 16 tracks filled with massive jumps and rough terrain. As you acquire more racing trophies, you'll earn higher speeds, special characters, and tracks. Ensure your victory by attacking characters with everything from plasma bolts or tidal waves to nuclear weapons. Expand
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  1. Positive: 6 out of 21
  2. Negative: 0 out of 21
  1. With incredible track designs, a spot-on control system and a soundtrack by Junkie XL, Quantum Redshift leaves little to be desired. It may not be perfection, but it's pretty darn close. [Dec 2002, p.125]
  2. Explosions, good lighting and cool particle effects are everywhere in Quantum Redshift. But the graphical effect that stands out the most is the subtlest of them all: water.
  3. Distracted by the majesty of the visuals, it's difficult sometimes to keep your head in the game. [Oct 2002, p.67]
  4. Offers great production softened by gameplay more derivative than a cloned ear, and will have lasting appeal really only to most hardcore racers.
  5. 63
    You can instantly tell that it was born out of corporate necessity, not creative passion. It's a game without a soul, thrown together to "fill a niche" and "target a demographic."
  6. Lacks the white-knuckle, sweat-inducing, warp-speed intensity that the futuristic-racing genre thrives on. [Dec 2002, p.258]
  7. If Quantum Redshift achieves anything, it’s to make us aware that this genre is in serious need of some new ideas.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 10
  2. Negative: 1 out of 10
  1. Mar 28, 2014
    10
    One of the few good alternatives to Wipeout.
    This game amazed me from the start, great controls, great sense of speed, addictive play.
    As
    it was stated before underrated. Expand
  2. Jan 18, 2014
    9
    A game that should stand out in it's genre, it incorporates the weapon system and shields very well, along with a nice feeling of comfort for any certain racer. With great visuals and even greater gameplay, this game is a definite must-buy. Expand

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