4 Wheel Thunder

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4 Wheel Thunder
4 Wheel Thunder ntsc-front.jpg

North American Dreamcast cover art
Developer(s) Kalisto Entertainment
Publisher(s) Midway Games
Series Thunder Series
Platform(s) Dreamcast
Release date(s) NA 20000504May 4, 2000

EU 20000609June 9, 2000

Genre(s) Racing
Mode(s) Single player, multiplayer
Distribution GD-ROM

4 Wheel Thunder is a racing game developed by Kalisto Entertainment and published by Midway Games. While the game had been in development for some time prior as a separate title, it was eventually decided to rebrand the game into Midway's Thunder series.


Aggregate scores
Aggregator Score
GameRankings 75.51%
Review scores
Publication Score
Eurogamer 9/10
GameSpot 7.3/10

The game received fairly positive reviews, carrying a rating of 75.51% on Metacritic.[1] The game has been praised for its realistic graphics and fun gameplay, but criticized for its high difficulty level.[2] Midway's influence has been met with mixed reactions, with claims that the game suffers from an "identity crisis" due to elements of the Thunder series being implemented toward the end of the development process.[2]


  1. ^ "4 Wheel Thunder for Dreamcast". GameRankings. 2000-05-04. Retrieved 2012-09-08. 
  2. ^ a b "4 Wheel Thunder - IGN". Dreamcast.ign.com. Retrieved 2012-09-08. 

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