Official Title  Bakuryu
Common Title  Bakuryu
Serial Number(s)  SLPS-02429
Region  NTSC-J
Genre / Style  Sports  / Kajak Racing

Developer  Fujimic Inc
Publisher  Fujimic Inc
Date Released  14 September 2000
Disc Number &
Printed Serial Number

Serial Number In Disc SLPS-02429
Media Disc ID N / A
Number Of Tracks 1
( 1 Data Track )
Approx. Image Size
( Image Format Used )
( .bin / .cue )
Approx.Size On Disc MB
Approx. Archive Size
( Archive Type Used )
( 1 RAR File with
2% Recovery )
Barcode Number(s)
( UPC / EAN )

From the back cover
  •    4527264000011 


Menus and gameplay are in Japanese.

Kayaking is the use of a kayak for moving across water. Kayaking and canoeing are also known as paddling. Kayaking is distinguished from canoeing by the sitting position of the paddler and the number of blades on the paddle. A kayak is defined by the International Canoe Federation (the world sanctioning body) as a boat where the paddler faces forward, legs in front, using a double-bladed paddle. Most kayaks have closed decks, although "sit-on-top" kayaks are growing in popularity, as are inflatable kayaks which come without decks but which have air chambers surrounding the boat.

Wild Rapids is the first ever PlayStation game to deliver the adrenaline hit that is white water kayaking. An out and out arcade game rather than a kayaking sim, Wild Rapids nonetheless delivers a realistic physics model giving just the right balance between player control and being buffeted by the water.

  Manufacturer's description:

Experience the extreme thrill of white water rafting in this, the first EVER kayak experience for the Playstation.
Use skill, judgement and become utterly fearless as you negotiate the volcanic landscapes of Japan, the alligator infested waters of teh US and deadly icebergs in Northern Europe.
Risk your life to become the ultimate Wild Rapids champ either on your own or against the skills of your friends, but remember - once in the water, nothing can stop the raw terror of nature.

  • Third person perspective
  • 3D Graphics
  • Cartoon Graphics
  • Kajak Racing theme.
Number Of Players  1 or 2 Players
Number Of Memory Card Blocks  1 Block
Compatible Controllers Tested
( Official Gamepads Only )
 Standard Controller / Analog Controller ( Dual Shock Controller Compatible )
Compatible Light Guns
( Official Light Guns Only )
Other Compatible Controllers
( Official Controllers Only )
Special Controllers Included Or
Supported ( Official Only )
Vibration Function Compatible  Yes
Multi-Tap Function Compatible  No
Link Cable Function Compatibile  No
Emulator  ePSXe v1.7.0
Video Plugin  Pete's OpenGL Driver v2.9 ( internal X & Internal Y= Very High, Stretching mode: Stretch to full window size, render Mode: 2 (Use framebuffer object) text filt = 2 FPS limit= 63, Compatibility=1,3,2; Shader effects= 1 (Fullscreen smoothin))
Audio Plugin  ePSXe SPU Core v.1.7.0
CD-ROM Plugin  ePSXe Cdrom plugin
Game Pad Plugin  N / A
Vibration Compatible  Yes.
Console Bios Used  SCPH7502

  NOTE:   This is not the only possible combination of plugins. There are others that will work (better or worse) for your particular hardware. We provide you with one working set-up so that you may get the game up and running, hassle-free. Testing other emulators/plugins is up to you.

  Move kayak - D-Pad or Left Analog Stick 
  Row - X Button 
  Jump - Square Button 
  Slide left or right - L1 or R1 button 
  Turn kayak - R2 or L2 Button 
  Special Movement - Triangle Button 
  Pause game - Start Button 



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 - Disc Covers

  • Wild Rapids [SLES-02631]  - 

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