Wave Race: Blue Storm

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Wave Race: Blue Storm
Wave Race-Blue Storm.jpg
Developer(s) Nintendo Software Technology
Publisher(s) Nintendo
Series Wave Race
Platform(s) GameCube
Release date(s) JP September 14, 2001
NA November 18, 2001
EU May 3, 2002
Genre(s) Racing
Mode(s) Single-player, Multiplayer (4)
Input methods GameCube Controller
Compatibility 5Stars5.pngEdit rating: Wave Race: Blue Storm
Perfect
GameIDs GWRE01, GWRP01, GWRJ01
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Wave Race: Blue Storm is a wave runner racing game released as a launch title for the Nintendo GameCube. A sequel to the 1996 Nintendo 64 game Wave Race 64.

Problems

Configuration

Only configuration options for the best compatibility where they deviate from defaults are listed.

General

Config Setting Notes
CPU Emulator Engine JIT Recompiler JITIL Experimental Recompiler causes freeze when loading a track.

Enhancements

Please enter these under the action replay code section under the game properties. Credit goes to Takla for his hard work creating these codes.

PAL Enhancements.

16:9 – Outputs 3D graphics to 16:9 aspect ratio (set Dolphin to force 16:9 display)

04005000 FD002090 04005004 C0429214 04005008 48095944 0409A948 4BF6A6B8 04696434 3FE38E39

21:9 – Outputs 3D graphics to 21:9 aspect ratio (set Dolphin to stretch to window)

04005000 FD002090 04005004 C0429214 04005008 48095944 0409A948 4BF6A6B8 04696434 4017B426

21:9 (3440x1440 resolution only) – Outputs 3D graphics to 21:9, for displays with a resolution of 3440x1440 only! (set Dolphin to stretch to window)

04005000 FD002090 04005004 C0429214 04005008 48095944 0409A948 4BF6A6B8 04696434 4018E38E

Force 60Hz – Forces the internal display refresh rate to 60Hz

040000CC 00000000 04007074 38600000

Version Compatibility

The graph below charts the compatibility with Wave Race: Blue Storm since Dolphin's 2.0 release, listing revisions only where a compatibility change occurred.

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Compatibility can be assumed to align with the indicated revisions. However, compatibility may extend to prior revisions or compatibility gaps may exist within ranges indicated as compatible due to limited testing. Please update as appropriate.

Testing

This title has been tested on the environments listed below:

Test Entries
Revision OS Version CPU GPU Result Tester
r7690 Windows Vista Intel Core 2 Quad Q9300 @ 2.5GHz NVIDIA GeForce GTS 250 Playable, graphical glitch where racer's head is visible through torso. Incompatible with JITIL Experimental Recompiler Anonymous
3.0-124 Mac OS X 10.7.2 Intel Core i5-2435M @ 2.4GHz Intel HD Graphics 3000 Playable, graphical glitch where racer's head is visible through the torso jedivulcan
3.0-373 Mac OS X 10.7.2 Intel Core i7-2675QM @ 2.2GHz AMD Radeon HD 6750M Runs at a constant 30FPS. Perfect. No odd jittering, strange textures from the racer (when playing in the free roam mode). jedivulcan
3.5 Windows XP Intel Core i3-2100 @ 3.1GHz NVIDIA GeForce GT 9600 Game Runs fine with no known problems. No slowdown and no graphical glitches. Yugix
3.5-395 Windows 8 Intel Core i5-2500K @ 3.4GHz Intel HD 3000 Crashes after menu /w Direct3D9/11 jarupxx
3.5-413 Windows 8 Intel Core i5-2500K @ 3.4GHz Intel HD 3000 Playable /w OpenGL jarupxx
4.0.2 Windows 7 Intel Celeron G1610 @ 2.6GHz Intel HD Graphics Couldn't get past the save menu, no matter the backend hivaoa
4.0.2 Windows 7 Intel Core i7-2600 @ 3.4GHz NVIDIA GeForce GTX 580 Game doesn't load, perpetual black screen from the start no matter the configuration. May be an OS problem. Anonymous
4.0-828 Windows 7 Intel Core i7-3820 @ 4.3GHz NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680 x2 Perfect, no slowdown whatsoever on both back ends, this should be stared 5 stars now phil6891
4.0-5472 Windows 7 Intel Core i5-3570K @ 3.4GHz AMD Radeon R9 270 Perpetual black screen. Runs at 2FPS with no change. Recompiler Anonymous

Gameplay Videos