The arcade racing game wake, developed in Brazil, will arrive on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Switch, Xbox One and Xbox Series X/S consoles on April 7, priced at R$29.90. The game is available now for PC (via Steam) and was created over 4 years by developer Minas Gerais Sandro Luiz de Paulaor “andsor” as it is called on the internet.
Sandro has created his own game engine (engine), which recreates the graphic sprite scaling techniques used in racing games of the 80s and 90s to bring the real and authentic retro experience to modern hardware, by taking advantage of the extra power to deliver smooth 60fps gameplay.
The combination of colorful pixel art graphics and a soundtrack inspired by synth pop and jazz fusion by Stefan Moser, aka Effoharkay, sets the tone for a journey through a variety of exotic locations around the world, including cities, deserts, forests, mountains and beaches. . Drifting, time manipulation, and sliding mechanics add depth to the gameplay, and the result is a strategic, challenging, and thrilling experience.
Slipstream brings authentic 2D graphics with sprites to current platforms and lets you play local 4-player split-screen multiplayer matches. In all, the game features 20 different tracks inspired by landscapes from different corners of the world and six game modes, ranging from Grand Tour campaign, Grand Prix championship, timeouts and thrilling Battle Royale.
Available on PC, Slipstream will arrive on PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S on April 7.