Porsche Challenge

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Porsche Challenge
Porsche Challenge Cover.jpg
Developer(s) SCEE Internal Development Team
Publisher(s) Sony Computer Entertainment
Platform(s) PlayStation
Release date(s)
  • EU April 1997
  • NA 30 June 1997
  • JP 25 September 1997
Genre(s) Racing
Mode(s) Single-player, multiplayer
Distribution CD-ROM

Porsche Challenge is a racing video game developed by SCEE Internal Development Team and published by Sony Computer Entertainment released exclusively for the PlayStation. The player and computer controlled cars in the game consist exclusively of Porsche Boxsters.

Gameplay[edit]

One of the tracks on the game is set at Porche's test track in Stuttgart.

Players must choose one of the Porsche Boxsters at the start of each race and race around tracks trying to win. Each car has a different driver and each driver has a different personality. The drivers can comment on how other drivers drive and their relationship with the other drivers can affect this as well. Usually they say how bad the other drivers are and how they are better.

There are three types of races for each track:

Classic[edit]

The player races in an arcade-type fashion. No changes to the environment.

Long[edit]

A long race where "barriers, shortcuts and numerous other features" are changed throughout the race; the player must notice these small changes to ensure their chances of winning races. The changes are made once every lap.

Interactive[edit]

This type of race randomises tracks, physically changing the track all the time. While driving, all of a sudden the track could change, forcing the player to go the long way around.

The game also features time trial and practice modes.

Reception[edit]

Reception
Aggregate scores
Aggregator Score
GameRankings 72.79%[1]

The game received an average score of 72.79% at GameRankings, based on an aggregate of 12 reviews.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Porsche Challenge for PlayStation". GameRankings. Retrieved 10 August 2014.