Spanish publisher BlitWorks has announced that retro-themed racing recreation Slipstream will be coming to consoles on 7th April.
The game, developed completely by one-male growth team Sandro Luiz de Paula – aka ansdor – is greatly motivated by Sega’s 80s arcade vintage Outrun. The Brazilian developer has even engineered a proprietary video game engine to mimic the 2D sprite-scaling pixel art fashion closely made use of by the racing style of the time.
Slipstream characteristics a 4-participant regional break up-screen mode, 20 tracks, five raceable automobiles, six recreation modes, rewind element and the potential to gradual the recreation motion down.
Speaking of which, BlitWorks has promised frequent 60fps gameplay and graphical filters to imitate an authentic CRT Television/NTSC/30fps working experience. Activity mechanics these types of as drifting and slipstreaming will be essential to good results in the considerable Grand Prix manner, with the emphasis on flat-out motion.
The video game also functions an unique soundtrack by Stefan Moser – aka Effoharkay – with nine special music.
Slipstream releases for Xbox 1, Xbox Collection X|S, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and Nintendo Change on 7th April 2022, costing $9.99/€8.99. It’s currently readily available for Laptop (Steam) appropriate now for $9.99/€8.19£7.19.
Slipstream comes at a time when retro indie racers are massively well-liked. In new periods we have been taken care of to the likes of Horizon Chase Turbo, Formula Retro Racing, Victory Heat Rally and Retro Pixel Racers. Does Slipstream do ample to stand out in a crowded indie racer marketplace? Allow us know in the comments underneath.