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Sadly, we must be realistic and point out that the video is a naughty fib.
Let’s look at the evidence – Firstly the way the gas moves at 0.45. Looks like CG to us.
Then there’s the whole Wipeout involvement. The video comes at an implausibly convenient time considering Wipeout 2048′s imminent release on PS Vita, and come to think of it why would such an esteemed academic body as the The Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology bother to include a Wipeout logo on their track?
The actual organisation is called The Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, and we doubt they’d get their own name wrong. And draw a logo with said wrong name:
Then there’s the copyright information in the video’s description, which states “All rights reserved belong to Sony Entertainment and SCE Studio Liverpool.”
Case closed – looks like a bit of sneaky viral marketing.
I am not saying it is, But the cars look like CGI, bit jumpy and blurry. And its not really antigrav in the quantum sense. But very very cool, look out Scalextric