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POD

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82.50% Overall Rank: n/a
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1997 Games Rank: n/a
1997 PC Rank: n/a
Score based on 2 reviews

Description

The fastest, hypersonic, nitro-burning race of your life. Customize your own turbo-charged machine and prepare to rip through futuristic 3-D environments, subterranean tunnels, abandoned canyons and surreal nuclear landscapes. Link up to eight simultaneous players over the Internet or intranet, just to make things more intense. But be forewarned: miss a hairpin turn, spin out at 180 miles an hour -- make one small mistake, and you're vapor. And there's no going back. You've got to get in the race or die. Driving cutting edge technology to the outer limits. - The fastest game ever to come to the PC, playable at up to 32 frames a second! (up to 80 frames using a 3-D graphic accelerator card!) - State-of-the-art technology allows real-time, 3-D-generated images to achieve unparalleled acceleration in graphics, video, picture processing and sound. - Superior artificial intelligence allows the other cars to adapt to the player's style, strengths, and weaknesses. - 16 tracks (plus new tracks downloadable over the Internet), variable damage control, customizable cars and three levels of difficulty. On-Line Multi-player features and more! - Pre-calculated position engineering reduces latency making POD one of the first racing games to be multi-player over the Internet for FREE! - Mix and Match multi-player options with up to eight players (local area network; modem; two computer direct link; direct player connection over the Internet; and two player split screen option). - Revolutionary website includes player matching, chat rooms, ranking lists, downloadable and uploadable ghosts, tracks, cars and more.
Release Date: February 28, 1997

Latest Reviews

SiteDateTypeRating
PC Zone UK 08/13/01 Review 90 out of 100
GameSpot 04/17/97 Review 7.5 out of 10
GameSpot 01/06/98 Patch n/a