F-Zero X, is a futuristic racing video game for the Nintendo 64 console. Developed by Nintendo's EAD division, it was released in Japan, Europe and North America in 1998. The title can be used with a Rumble Pak, which allows for force feedback. F-Zero X has been re-released on the Wii Virtual Console in Japan, in Europe as the 100th VC title, and in North America, in 2007. The F-Zero X Expansion Kit was exclusively released in Japan, in 2000. While the Expansion provided extra features not in the original game including a level editor. It will only operate in conjunction with the cartridge and the N64 DD.
F-Zero X is the third installment in the F-Zero series. It is the first video game in the series to feature 3D graphics. When the game was later developed and released for the iQue Player in China, it became the first and only title of the series to feature online multiplayer, as well as beinhttp://fzero.wikia.com/index.php?title=F-Zero_X&action=edit Edit this pageg Nintendo's first racing title with online multiplayer. The game has a steep learning curve and its gameplay experience is similar to that of the original F-Zero title. However, the title does introduce a "death race" mode and a random track generator called the "X Cup". In the death race, the player's objective is to annihilate the 29 other racers as speedily as possible, while the X-Cup "creates" a different set of tracks each time played.
At first, only six machines are avalible for play, extra ones are unlocked by beating the Grand Prixs on the various difficulty levels. These are : Novice, Standard, Expert and Master (unlockable).
|#||Jack Cup||Queen Cup||King Cup||Joker Cup|
|1||Mute City 1||Sector a||Fire Field||Rainbow Road|
|2||Silence||Red Canyon||Silence 2||Devil's Forest 3|
|3||Sand Ocean||Devil's Forest 2||Sector b||Space Plant|
|4||Devil's Forest||Mute City 2||Red Canyon 2||Sand Ocean 2|
|5||Big Blue||Big Blue 2||White Land 2||Port Town 2|
|6||Port Town||White Land||Mute City 3||Big Hand|
The death race is a special event where the player has to defeat the other 29 racers on a vertical loop shaped course. The aim is to defeat them all as fast as possible.
Time attack mode allows players to attempt to beat the best time for the courses. There is also unlockable staff ghosts, which have expert level times to beat.