Vanishing Point

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Vanishing Point
System(s): Sega Dreamcast
Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment
Developer:
Distributor: Halifax (Italy)
Licensor: Alfa Romeo, Aston Martin, Audi, BMW, Dodge, Ford, Jaguar, Lotus, Shelby, TVR, Toyota, Volkswagen
Peripherals supported: Jump Pack, Dreamcast Keyboard, Dreamcast Modem, Race Controller, Visual Memory Unit, Dreamcast VGA Box
Genre: Racing

















Number of players: 1-2
Official in-game languages:
  • English
  • Français
  • Deutsch
  • Español
  • Italiano
  • Release Date RRP Code
    Sega Dreamcast
    US
    T-8110N
    ESRB: Everyone
    Sega Dreamcast
    DE
    T-8110D-18
    USK: 0
    Sega Dreamcast
    ES
    ELSPA: 3+ OK
    Sega Dreamcast
    FR
    T-8110D-59
    SELL: Tous Publics
    Sega Dreamcast
    UK
    £39.9939.99[4][5] T-8110D-05
    ELSPA: 3+ OK
    Sega Dreamcast
    IT
    ELSPA: 3+ OK
    Sega Dreamcast
    FR/NL
    T-8110D-59
    ELSPA: 3+ OK
    Sega Dreamcast
    AU
    $69.9569.95[9]
    Non-Sega versions

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    Vanishing Point is a Sega Dreamcast racing game.

    A Japanese release was planned for November 2000[10], but was cancelled.

    Gameplay

    Using Acclaim's "Netspine" technology, players of Vanishing Point could download challenges and compete through online leaderboards.

    Vehicles

    Alfa Romeo GTV 3.0
    Aston Martin DB7
    Aston Martin V8
    Audi TT
    BMW 325i
    Dodge Viper GTS
    Ford Explorer
    Ford Focus
    Ford Mustang Cobra
    Ford Ranger
    Jaguar XKR
    Lotus Elise
    Lotus Esprit
    Shelby Cobra
    TVR Griffith
    Toyota Supra

    Tracks

    Red Rock Canyon
    Newtown Expressway
    Mightnight Highway
    Harbor View
    Olympic Village
    South Riviera
    Alpine Pass
    Forest Fields

    Magazine articles

    Main article: Vanishing Point/Magazine articles.

    Promotional material

    VanishingPointAUPressDisc MEDIA RELEASE VANISHING POINT.pdf

    PDF
    AU press release (2001-01-14)
    VanishingPointAUPressDisc MEDIA RELEASE VANISHING POINT.pdf
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    Print advert in (US) #7: "September/October 2000" (2000-08-01)
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    Print advert in (US) #145: "October 2000" (2000-xx-xx)
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    Print advert in (FR) #8: "Mars/Avril 2001" (2001-xx-xx)
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    Print advert in (FR) #9: "Mai/Juin 2001" (2001-0x-xx)
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    Artwork

    Physical scans

    Sega Retro Average 
    Publication Score Source
    {{{{{icon}}}|L}} Division by zero.
    Based on
    0 review
    Sega Retro Average 
    Publication Version Score
    (HU)
    90
    [11]
    (YU) PAL
    85
    [12]
    (FR) PAL
    70
    [13]
    (UK) PAL
    50
    [14]
    (UK) PAL
    60
    [4]
    (UK) PAL
    82
    [5]
    (ES) PAL
    96
    [15]
    (FR) PAL
    91
    [16]
    (UK) PAL
    30
    [17]
    (US) NTSC-U
    60
    [18]
    (RU)
    81
    [19]
    (UK)
    70
    [20]
    (US) NTSC-U
    83
    [21]
    (AU) PAL
    79
    [22]
    (DE) PAL
    77
    [23]
    (PL)
    80
    [24]
    (US) NTSC-U
    50
    [25]
    (UK) PAL
    70
    [26]
    (FR) PAL
    81
    [27]
    Play (PL)
    79
    [28]
    (PL) NTSC-U
    60
    [29]
    (RU)
    73
    [30]
    (DE) PAL
    83
    [31]
    Sega Dreamcast
    73
    Based on
    23 reviews

    Vanishing Point

    Dreamcast, US
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    Cover
    VanishingPoint DC US Disc.jpg
    Disc
    VanishingPoint DC US Manual.pdf
    Manual
    VanishingPointDCUSInlay.jpg
    Inlay
    Dreamcast, UK
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    Cover
    VanishingPoint DC EU Disc.jpg
    Disc
    Dreamcast, DE
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    Cover
    VanishingPoint DC EU Disc.jpg
    Disc
    Dreamcast, FR/NL
    VanishingPoint DC 59 back.jpgNospine-small.pngVanishingPoint DC EU Box Front.jpg
    Cover
    VanishingPoint DC EU Disc.jpg
    Disc
    Dreamcast, IT
    VanishingPoint DC IT back.jpgNospine-small.pngVanishingPoint DC EU Box Front.jpg
    Cover
    VanishingPoint DC EU Disc.jpg
    Disc
    Dreamcast, ES
    VanishingPoint DC ES back.jpgNospine-small.pngVanishingPoint DC EU Box Front.jpg
    Cover
    VanishingPoint DC EU Disc.jpg
    Disc

    Technical information

    Main article: Vanishing Point/Technical information.

    ROM dump status

    System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
    Sega Dreamcast
     ?
    CRC32
    MD5
    SHA-1
    GD-ROM (US)
    Sega Dreamcast
     ?
    CRC32
    MD5
    SHA-1
    GD-ROM (EU)
    Sega Dreamcast
     ?
    CRC32
    MD5
    SHA-1
    2000-06-02 GD-R Page
    Sega Dreamcast
     ?
    CRC32
    MD5
    SHA-1
    2000-10-25 GD-R Page
    Sega Dreamcast
     ?
    CRC32
    MD5
    SHA-1
    2000-11-03 GD-R Page
    Sega Dreamcast
     ?
    CRC32
    MD5
    SHA-1
    2000-11-10 GD-R Page
    Sega Dreamcast
     ?
    CRC32
    MD5
    SHA-1
    2000-11-28 GD-R Page

    External links

    References

    1. http://www.ebworld.com:80/ebx/categories/newReleases/morenr-home.asp?site=SON=547 (Wayback Machine: 2001-01-12 00:41)
    2. http://www.chipsworld.co.uk/detProd.asp?ProductCode=3236 (Wayback Machine: 2001-06-28 00:08)
    3. http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASIN/B000051VHD (Wayback Machine: 2005-02-10 21:54)
    4. 4.0 4.1 DC-UK, "February 2001" (UK; 2001-01-18), page 54
    5. 5.0 5.1 Dreamcast Magazine, "No. 19" (UK; 2001-02-22), page 56
    6. http://www.okaysoft.de:80/DCNEU.HTM (Wayback Machine: 2001-03-04 08:10)
    7. http://www.centromail.es/top/ficha.asp?codmail=16425 (Wayback Machine: 2001-04-18 15:57)
    8. http://www.micromania.fr:80/zooms/?ref=17363 (Wayback Machine: 2001-04-13 09:33)
    9. 9.0 9.1 File:VanishingPointAUPressDisc MEDIA RELEASE VANISHING POINT.pdf
    10. Dream Lineup Vol. 9, page 4
    11. 576 Konzol, "Február 2001" (HU; 2001-xx-xx), page 27
    12. Bonus, "1/2001" (YU; 2001-02-25), page 43
    13. Consoles +, "Février 2001" (FR; 2001-0x-xx), page 115
    14. Computer & Video Games, "March 2001" (UK; 2001-02-15), page 102
    15. Dreamplanet, "Marzo 2001" (ES; 2001-02-15), page 40
    16. Dreamzone, "Février 2001" (FR; 2001-xx-xx), page 100
    17. Edge, "March 2001" (UK; 2001-02-26), page 82
    18. Electronic Gaming Monthly, "March 2001" (US; 2001-02-06), page 113
    19. Entsiklopediya igr dlya Dreamcast, "Izdaniye chetvertoye, dopolnennoye" (RU; 2002-xx-xx), page 289
    20. (UK) (+0:00)
    21. Gamers' Republic, "March 2001" (US; 2001-xx-xx), page 69
    22. Hyper, "May 2001" (AU; 2001-03-21), page 60
    23. MAN!AC, "02/2001" (DE; 2001-01-03), page 68
    24. Neo Plus, "Luty 2001" (PL; 2001-xx-xx), page 54
    25. Next Generation, "April 2001" (US; 2001-03-20), page 86
    26. Official Dreamcast Magazine, "March 2001" (UK; 2001-02-08), page 58
    27. Playbox, "Mars 2001" (FR; 2001-0x-xx), page 34
    28. Play, "Czerwiec 2001" (PL; 2001-xx-xx), page 30
    29. PSX Extreme, "03/2001" (PL; 2001-0x-xx), page 36
    30. Strana Igr, "Mart 2001 1/2" (RU; 2001-xx-xx), page 66
    31. Video Games, "02/2001" (DE; 2001-01-03), page 64


    Vanishing Point

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