If you weren’t already clued up, the newest Wipeout game, and Vita launch title is set before the events of every other title in the series so far. The hook for the game is that it is the inaugural season of anti-grav racing, with the craft you pilot being a little more realistic and the tracks being set in more or less recognisable locations like parks and up and over skyscrapers, as opposed to neon pathways suspended in mid-air.
It’s a nice idea and will hopefully appeal to people who haven’t previously ‘got’ the whole Wipeout experience. To cement this concept, the intro video for the game will take you on a journey of motorsport, from the early racing cars of the 30’s through the glory days of Formula One in the 80’s and beyond, into a fictionalized future of supercars and natty suspension, and finally showing the Wipeout that we know and love. Think of it as kind of like the intro to Star Trek: Enterprise, only with better music.