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consists of 6 releases.
Released June 1994
Running at 60 FPS is standard for arcade & PC games, but hardware restrictions of consoles often force developers to aim for lower framerates in order to preserve visual detail or allow greater scale. 3D console games hitting 60 FPS are thus uncommon, though the trend of re-releasing games on newer hardware has technically resulted in more 3D console games hitting 60 FPS.
A view point or camera angle that's fixed on the vehicles front bumper.
A professional racing circuit built on city streets. Not to be confused with illegal street racing.
Although force feedback is often used in games to indicate such commonalities as when a player character is taking damage or feeling weapon recoil, it is sometimes used in more creative ways, such as providing hints to finding an item or providing emphasis during an otherwise non-interactive cinematic sequence. These games feature more creative uses of rumble than the norm.
Drifting is a technique used in motorsports that involves intentionally over-steering the car to create a slide. This is done both as a competitive and exhibitive technique.
The "Physical" objects in a game world. All objects which a player can collide with, or interact with through game physics, consists of geometry.
Gouraud shading is a method of making polygonal objects appear much smoother by applying a gradient to each individual polygon, effectively blending them. Named after Henri Gouraud.
In many games there is a ranking system, the players with the highest point value are listed in a "high score" table.
The Namco System 22 is an arcade system board, the successor to the Namco System 21 arcade board. It debuted in 1992 with Sim Drive in Japan, followed by a worldwide debut in 1993 with Ridge Racer. It was first 3D gaming system to feature texture mapping and Gouraud shading.
A key component of an automobile.
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