Formula One 99

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Formula One 99
Formula One 99
PAL region Cover art
Developer(s)Studio 33
Publisher(s)Psygnosis
Take-Two Interactive
Platform(s)PlayStation, Microsoft Windows
ReleasePlayStation
  • EU: October 20, 1999
  • NA: December 15, 1999
  • JP: October 1999[1]
Windows
Genre(s)Racing simulation
Mode(s) Single Player, Multiplayer

Formula One 99 is a racing video game developed by Studio 33 and published by Psygnosis. The game was released in 1999 for Microsoft Windows & PlayStation. It is a sequel to the 1998 video game Formula 1 98, and was based on the 1999 Formula One season.

Reception[edit]

Reception
Review scores
PublicationScore
PCPS
EdgeN/A7/10[3]
FamitsuN/A28/40[4]
Game InformerN/A7.75/10[6]
GameFanN/A65%[5]
GameProN/A4/5 stars[7]
GameSpotN/A7.7/10[8]
IGN4.2/10[2]8.5/10[1]
OPM (UK)N/A8/10[10]
OPM (US)N/A3.5/5 stars[9]
PC Gamer (US)40%[11]N/A
Aggregate score
GameRankingsN/A78%[12]

The PlayStation version received "favorable" reviews according to the review aggregation website GameRankings.[12] Official UK PlayStation Magazine said that the game "put the series back on track after last year's debacle", with top gameplay and true sense of speed.[10] GameSpot said, "Formula One 99 has great control and enough settings to keep any longtime fan of the Formula One series glued to the TV for quite some time."[8] IGN said, "Welcome to the best F1 game on the PlayStation."[1] In Japan, where the PlayStation version was ported and published by Sony Computer Entertainment on October 21, 1999, Famitsu gave it a score of 28 out of 40.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Bishop, Sam (February 2, 2000). "Formula One '99 (PS)". IGN. Ziff Davis. Retrieved January 18, 2019.
  2. ^ a b Rouse, Rich (May 30, 2000). "Formula One 99 (PC)". IGN. Ziff Davis. Retrieved January 18, 2019.
  3. ^ Edge staff (December 1999). "Formula One 99 (PS)". Edge. No. 78. Future plc.
  4. ^ a b "フォーミュラ ワン 99 [PS]". Famitsu (in Japanese). Enterbrain. Retrieved January 18, 2019.
  5. ^ "REVIEW for Formula One 99 (PS)". GameFan. Shinno Media. January 3, 2000.
  6. ^ Anderson, Paul (January 2000). "Formula 1 '99 (PS)". Game Informer. No. 81. FuncoLand. Archived from the original on May 22, 2000. Retrieved January 18, 2019.
  7. ^ The Freshman (2000). "Formula One 99 Review for PlayStation on GamePro.com". GamePro. IDG Entertainment. Archived from the original on February 15, 2005. Retrieved January 18, 2019.
  8. ^ a b MacDonald, Ryan (January 4, 2000). "Formula 1 99 Review (PS) [date mislabeled as "April 28, 2000"]". GameSpot. CBS Interactive.
  9. ^ "Formula One 99". Official U.S. PlayStation Magazine. Ziff Davis. 2000.
  10. ^ a b "Formula One 99". Official UK PlayStation Magazine. No. 52. Future plc. December 1999.
  11. ^ Goble, Gord (2000). "Formula One 99". PC Gamer. Future US. Archived from the original on March 15, 2006. Retrieved January 18, 2019.
  12. ^ a b "Formula One 99 for PlayStation". GameRankings. CBS Interactive. Retrieved January 18, 2019.

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