The Wipeout games have always served as a solid system showcase with their flashy graphics and impressive sense of speed, so Studio Liverpool's latest, Wipeout 2048, makes for a nice launch title for the PlayStation Vita. Nice, but not easy.
As with the other games in the series, this one's lovely looks reel you in. But then you're quickly hit with a lack of road resistance, too-fast movement, and the slight sense of motion sickness from all the swerving. That's not to mention the tight turns, gut-dropping dips, and the heat-seeking missiles on your tail. Suddenly you're sweating, heart pounding, gritting your teeth into turns, and wondering what you signed up for.