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System(s): Sega Saturn
Publisher: Psygnosis (EU), Sega (US), Soft Bank (JP)
Sound driver: SCSP/CD-DA (10 tracks)
Peripherals supported: Arcade Racer Joystick
Genre: Racing

Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code

Wipeout (ワイプアウト), often stylised wipE'out'', is a futuristic 3D racing game developed by Psygnosis. It was the first in the series, and was followed by Wipeout 2097.

Production credits

  • Executive Producer: Mark Cochrane
  • Producer: Leon Walters
  • Quality Assurance: Mark Inman, Paul Tweedle, Nevin Gaston
  • Publishing Staff: Glen O'Connell, Sue Campbell
  • Thanks to: Andrew Parsons, Dominic Mallinson, Dave Rose, Craig Duddle, Jenni Rees
Original Wipeout Team
  • Producer: Dominic Mallinson
  • Designer: Nick Burcombe
  • Programmers: Dave Rose, Rob Smith, Jason Denton, Stuart Sockett
  • Artists: Nicky Carus Westcott, Laura Grieve, Louise Smith, Darren Douglas, Pol Sigerson
  • Other Artwork: Lee Carus Westcott, Jim Bowers
  • Additional Graphic Design: The Designers Republic
  • Music and Sound Effects: Tim Wright
  • Manual and Packaging Design: Keith Hopwood, Damon Fairclough, The Designers Republic
Saturn version by Tantalus
  • Game Programmer: Shane Stevens
  • Saturn Engine: Shane Stevens
  • Technical Director: Andrew Bailey
  • Executive Producer: Arthur Kakouris
  • Additional Artwork: Alun Bjorksten
A Perfect Entertainment Production
  • Project Manager: Colin Fuidge
  • Quality Assurance: Matt Stamps
  • Additional Music for Perfect Entertainment: Rob Lord, Mark Bandola, Planet 9, Brickbat, Poison
  • Special Thanks to: Angela Sutherland, Trevor Nuridia
Source: In-game credits

Promotional material

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
95 №53, p126/127
60 №174, p82/83[1]
78 №396, p31
91 №86, p71
91 №42, p34/35/36
80 №5, p148
91 №43, p68-71[2]
89 №63, p96/97
87 №79
92 №6, p70/71[3]
67 №1996-10, p230[4]
83 №, p10[5]
99 №80, p11
Sega Saturn
Based on
15 reviews

Saturn, US
Wipeout Saturn US Box Back.jpgWipeout Saturn US Box Front.jpg
Wipeout Saturn US Disc.jpg
Wipeout sat us manual.pdf
Saturn, EU
Wipeout saturn eu cover.jpg
Wipeout saturn eu cd.jpg
Saturn, JP
Wipeout Saturn JP Box Back.jpgWipeout Saturn JP Box Front.jpg
Wipeout Saturn JP Disc.jpg