(Pocket-lint) - Sony Interactive Entertainment volition proceed its enlargement into games beyond the PlayStation consoles by bringing WipEout to Android and iOS mobile devices aboriginal adjacent year. However, it's not rather the WipEout you and we cognize and love.
Instead, WipEout Rush is simply a paper crippled with racing elements. Developed by Rogue Games, the mobile rubric volition beryllium story-lead and seems to beryllium much a absorption crippled than a breakneck racer.
You negociate a squad of racers and proviso them with vehicles and weapons: "Merge vehicles to unlock caller ones, and merge weapons to equip your drivers with superior firepower," the workplace says nether the announcement trailer. "Work your mode done the ranks, equipping your squad of drivers with the close cogwheel to instrumentality down the soon to beryllium erstwhile champions."
As the crippled is inactive aboriginal successful development, determination is small other to spell connected for now. Rogue Games' founder, Matt Casamassina, told his aged leader IGN that the WipEout practice volition beryllium respected, but successful refashioned form: "We’re delighted that we could rethink WipEout for mobile with immoderate amusive caller play mechanics and gorgeous visuals.
"We anticipation fans volition travel to it with an unfastened caput due to the fact that - though antithetic - we’re arrogant to bring the WipEout franchise backmost into absorption with a caller instrumentality connected the formula."
The crippled volition see implicit 60 ships from the archetypal PlayStation releases, positive 12 title cupful races and a single-player campaign.
It volition beryllium retired successful aboriginal 2022.
Writing by Rik Henderson. Originally published connected 17 September 2021.