Since Nintendo made futuristic racers popular with 1991’s F-Zero for Super Nintendo, game after game has featured hovering cars racing on wildly twisting tracks. The best of these games (most notably WipeOut and Extreme G) have seen sequel after sequel that offer more tracks, more cars and more of the same predictable hover racing.

In light of all these repetitive sequels, the question inevitably arises: "How many futuristic racing games does one person need?" In the case of Majesco’s Hypersonic Xtreme for the PlayStation 2, the answer is "one fewer."

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