Review: Kinetica (PS4) Review: King’s Quest – Chapter I: A Knight to Remember (PS4) Review: King’s Quest – Chapter II: Rubble Without a Cause (PS4) Review: Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning (PS4) Review: Klaus (PS4) Review: Knee Deep (PS4) Review: Knock Knock (PS4) Review: Knowledge is Power: Decades (PS4 PlayLink) Review: KOI (PS4) Kinetica is a ferociously fast racing title with a few cart battle elements and some tricks to boot (that’s the figure skating part). It looks sharp in HD, what with the silky smooth framerate. Additional enhanced features include Share Play*, Remote Play, Activity Feeds and Second Screen support for game manuals with PS Vita system or PlayStation App. Original PS2 Release Date: October 14, 2001 Please try your search again later. Intense speeds and gravity-defying tricks abound in this incredible racing revolution. We encourage you to read our updated PRIVACY POLICY and COOKIE POLICY. I thought, “Ok, this should be cool.” WRONG! The tracks are all highly detailed, with plenty of lighting and particle effects layered on for good measure. At any rate, it’s a solid distraction until Wipeout Fusion arrives. PS Nation Review Policy. The key thing to remember here is that all of these different facets of the game are really important in determining whether or not you'll be able to consistently win each of the races. All the Wipeout games suffered from this on one track or another. They’re executed the same way for each character (hold R1 and spin the left analog stick in various ways), which makes learning them a breeze. However, if you've already burnt yourself out on the PS2's other futuristic racing game, Extreme-G 3, and simply cannot wait until the release of WipeOut Fusion next year, Kinetica can serve as a proficient placeholder. The track designs are highly original and feature an insane amount of crazy twists, turns, up and downs, and while this makes for some intense racing in single player, it can get somewhat frustrating when playing with half the screen in two-player mode. Please enter your birth date to watch this video: You are not allowed to view this material at this time. Capitalizing on these concepts and others, SCEA has come up with Kinetica, a futuristic racing game with a taste for the outlandish. Episode 653-Weren’t We Promised Gameplay? In fact, I discovered very early into my first race that you will get your ass handed to you if you do not take advantage of the stunt combo system. These problems are even more apparent when racing against another human in the game's two-player split-screen mode. Slip into a kinetic suit and harness the ability to scale walls, execute intricate stunts and reach terminal velocity. There was a problem completing your request. During the race, you collect yellow crystals and perform dazzling stunts. It’s faster than a cheetah hopped up on meth and the simple stunts are fun to pull off. But overall, the trick system is pretty slim. Experience Kinetica for PS2 system with 1080p up-rendering and Trophies. The only possible turnoff is that it might just be a little too hectic for its own good and even after you've learned to master the tricks, tracks and power-ups, it's all too easy to make a very minor mistake that sends you from first to dead last, whether it be falling off the track after a big jump or getting stuck in a small corner that you have to reset to get out of. based on Unfortunately for Kinetica, extreme track design doesn't translate directly into fun. Pure arcade-style racing, Nine unique Kinetic Suits, 12+ intricately designed anti-gravity tracks, Execute breathtaking ground and aerial stunts, Boost strips and power-ups amplify the intense levels of competition, Utilize advanced racing tactics with siphon boosts, short-cuts, and drafting. Well now on PlayStation 4 the framerate is definitely not a problem, and you cannot blame a racing loss on crippling choppy frame issues. And more than that, it’s actually still a fun game to play. Parts of the track that are easy to fall off of in single player mode become a major problem when racing with another player. Welcome to the new GameRevolution community platform.