Radial-G : Racing Revolved – Coming to Steam Early Access on 11th December ‘14

Posted November 17, 2014 by David in News

Climb into the cockpit of a futuristic race craft and tear up the anti-gravity track as battle commences with over 30 real and AI opponents.

Oculus Rift ready, offering single and multiplayer action, Radial-G delivers full immersion racing on tubular tracks featuring gut-wrenching twists, jumps, splits and unique inverted racing.

Heralded as the spiritual successor to sci-fi racing greats WipeOut and F-Zero, newly-founded Tammeka have seen critical acclaim for the title from industry heavyweights including Shuhei Yoshida, President of Sony Studios Worldwide, and Palmer Luckey, Inventor and Founder of Oculus VR, following the release of a free-to-download single player demo in July 2014 (available from their website Radial-G.com). The demo led to a successful Steam Greenlight campaign in September 2014, with arcade racing enthusiasts able to purchase the Early Access version on 11th December 2014.

radial-g virtual realitySteam Early Access Features

The initial Steam Early Access version of the game will include the following features:

  • A new environment set in the depths of space in and around a derelict asteroid mining station.
  • Three additional courses offering insanely fast racing around tracks including dizzying splits and twists, crazy stomach-defying jumps and inverted tunnel sections.
  • A choice of two race craft with unique handling models
  • 16-player online multiplayer support
  • Offline and single player modes
  • Balance the risk and reward of converting your shield to additional user-controlled boost
  • Enhanced ship physics
  • DK1, DK2 and regular 2D monitor modes supported for Windows-PC

 

First Full Release Features

The first full public release of the game on Steam, after a short period in Steam Early Access, will offer much more to the player at an increased price, in line with other indie game offerings. These additional features include:

  • Three environments in total
  • Three tracks per environment, with mirrored and reversed track options to unlock
  • Three ships to choose from, offering individual and unique handling mechanics
  • Customisable ships and pilots
  • 32-player online multiplayer support
  • Compelling game modes including single races, championships, elimination and more*

* Exact details to be confirmed nearer release

Continued Support & Future Content

Radial-G : Racing Revolved will continue to be supported post-release with monthly content updates, including new environments, new tracks, new ships and new gameplay features such as weapons, ship and pilot customisation, track editors, achievements and in-game perk systems to gain the advantage in online races. Mac, Linux and PS4 versions are in development with staggered releases throughout 2015.

 

About Tammeka

Tammeka is a Brighton, UK-based independent video game developer. The creators are former Black Rock Studios and NCsoft developers with a pedigree in arcade racing and MMO titles. Tammeka are early adopters of virtual reality (VR) and Radial-G: Racing Revolved is their debut title, a sci-fi arcade racer developed from the ground-up with VR in mind. The title will be the first Oculus Rift-ready arcade racer to market and is currently the most polished VR experience available, attracting critical acclaim by players and experts alike.

Download Demo Here

 Our Review of an Early Radial-G Demo

 

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David Whelan a professional web developer has been a serial early adopter of the latest technology. From an early age playing on a C64 he always dreamt of entering virtual worlds and exploring the endless possibilities that could be offered up by the platform.

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