Pure is a Racing game available on the PSP 360 PS3. It can be played in Singleplayer Competitive Splitscreen modes.
Pure can be played in a Singleplayer mode. Single Player Campaign games focus on one player's experience. Rather than collaborate with other players either locally or online, players progress alone. The campaign style of gameplay offers a connected series of challenges to play through. These chapters work together to tell a story through which players progress. Single player games are able to focus on one experience of a scenario, so that it is usually a richer, more visceral game.
Pure can be played in a Competitive mode. Competitive Multiplayer games provide experiences where players compete against each other and the computer. Obviously lending itself to sports and team games, these competitive engagements have also dominated the shooting and fighting genres because of the direct combat and expertise involved in each. Although these games were originally played in a split screen style, more recently they are played online via services such as PlayStation Network, Xbox Live and the Nintendo Wireless Connection.
Pure can be played in a Splitscreen mode. Split Screen Multiplayer games involve multiple players by providing a portion of the screen for each person. This enables two, three or four players to be involved in the game using just one console. Although popular for the PS2, Gamecube and Wii it is becoming less common in modern 360 and PS3 games which are less willing to sacrifice horsepower from the visuals to accomodate the extra players - they opt for an online multiplayer mode instead.
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At its core, Studio Liverpool's Wipeout Pure for PSP is the game any Wipeout fan would expect; pilot ludicrously fast anti-gravity racers around futuristic raceways of increasing difficulty against AI opponents (or humans over Wi-Fi).
Sitting comfortably alongside the likes of Motorstorm and Burnout Paradise, Pure is an arcade racer thats full of spectacular fun and thrills. The unique trick system gave me endless hours of fun and racing All Terrain Vehicles instead of the motor vehicles was a refreshing change. I only found the game letting me down when we wanted to try the multiplayer. With no split-screen support it became clear that Pure lacked the one feature that would have made it a great family game racer.
Arcade racers have always been the source for my most enjoyable gaming moments. The insane speeds, easy handling and spectacular crashes have always provided me with plenty of fond memories. Now thanks to Pure I can add stupid stunts, tricks and death-defying jumps to the list as well.
Although there have been a few ATV games on the 360 and the PS3, most of them have been terrible - from bad graphics to bad gameplay. But this is by far the best off-road game. Now, Motorstorm is similar, but unfortunately it is just on the PS3. Thankfully for 360 owners, Black Rock Studio have truly created an amazing ATV experience, which not only contains great graphics but also great game play which thoroughly impressed me and people that have played it.
I love watching ATV and other motor sports, but to play it is a whole different thing. This game features never-seen before tracks, vomit-inducing-jumps in real-world quad locations. Pure brings loud and adrenaline-fuelled off-road racing that makes Motorstorm and other racing games look hopeless in comparison.
After a run of average games of late I was really in need of something to re-inspire me in the world of game play. Pure arrived on my desk with the promise of adrenaline filled four wheel madness in the shape of racing quad bikes which do stunts, to be honest if this doesn't do it nothing will!
First impressions are instantly good with a decent dose of surround sound and visual stimuli we've come to expect in a game intro these days. I have to say I thought the surround sound in this game was good and worthy of a special mention.
Wipeout was first released on the Playstation 1 in the lat 90's and became famous for demonstrating how to successfully mix two youth cultures - clubbing and gaming. The hover racing game spawn many follow ups, music albums and merchandise as it became the cool kid's racing franchise of choice.
Wipeout has remained exclusive to the Playstation brand and since then appeared on the Playstation 2, PSP and soon arrives in HD on the Playstation 3.
Pure is a racing game on ATV bikes and has the crazy 16 rider feel of Motorstorm PS3 and the tricks and jumps of SSX.
The opening of the game has you completing a training session, before you can build your own ATV which is really cool! Then it's into the game proper! When you've completed a few races and gained some points you unlock extra parts for your bike which helps to improve your ATV.
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