Midway’s Thunder Series continues with a four-wheel frenzy! Choose from one of four classes of rugged off-road vehicles and watch the dirt fly by at a blistering 60 frames per second! 4 Wheel Thunder is the premier all-terrain racing game for the Sega Dreamcast!?
4 Wheel Thunder is the off-road racing sequel to the popular power-boat racing game Hydro Thunder. In this game players race around two types of courses; huge outdoor tracks and smaller indoor tracks. All in all there are 24 areas in which to race including various day/night rain/sunshine variations. The game includes the standard championship practice race and 2-player modes.
The thunder series of games is unique in that the key to winning the race lies not in careful steering and braking but in finding the ‘boost’ power-ups that lie around the tracks. Each boost icon adds a few seconds of time to your boost meter. The player then can press a boost button to increase the speed of his or her truck dramatically. Without the boost power-ups the player has no hope of winning a race.