Renegade Racers Defies Water Physics on Playstation – Today in History – March 9th, 2000

Carl Williams writes, "It is not all that unique in gaming to have real world physics completely, and utterly, ignored in favor of making a fun game possible. This happens in virtually every video game that is not a simulation of some sort. Physics aren’t all that fun in most games since they keep the player stuck in reality in some form. Take water physics for instance- water doesn’t normally flow uphill, right? Water does indeed flow uphill in Renegade Racers by Interplay, though. Released 15 years ago today, Renegade Racers was Interplay’s take on the “kart racer” that Mario Kart started mixed with the Jet Moto idea of water based craft doing amazing things. The results are unique to say the least."

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