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 4Stars4.pngEdit rating: Wave Race: Blue Storm
Playable
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.

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 30 FPS. Perfect. No odd jittering, strange textures from the racer (when playing in the free roam mode). jedivulcan
3.5 Windows XP x86 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 x64 Intel Core i5-2500K @ 3.4GHz Intel HD 3000 Crashes after menu /w Direct3D9/11 jarupxx
3.5-413 Windows 8 x64 Intel Core i5-2500K @ 3.4GHz Intel HD 3000 Playable /w OpenGL jarupxx
4.0.2 Windows 7 x64 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 x86 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 x64 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 x64 Intel Core i5-3570k @ 3.4GHz AMD Radeon R9 270 Perpetual black screen. Runs at 2FPS with no change. Recompiler Anonymous

Gameplay Videos