The builders behind Race The Solar’s minimalist glide are actually taking these excessive speeds to house in Whisker Squadron: Survivor, a neon homage to Star Fox. There are cat racers, low-poly ranges, and barrel rolling in bullet heaven. Verify, examine and examine. Hopefully, the attractive animation from the trailer (under) reveals up within the Early Entry launch of Whisker Squadron: Survivor on August twenty first.
Whisker Squadron: Survivor’s starship steering works in another way than in Star Fox, as there is a roguelite twist right here. Every 20-30 minute journey is procedurally generated, so no two rail corridors are too alike. You can too customise runs with ship upgrades and modifiers that unlock wherever. Oh, and preserve a watch out for portals that will seem and funnel you thru trickier secret areas. Possibly one in all them hides a killer slot machine.
The feline shooter is definitely one in all two upcoming video games within the Whisker Squadron collection. Developer Flippfly launched a Kickstarter marketing campaign for the collection in 2020, however at the moment they’d solely introduced Whisker Squadron with out subtitles, which is anticipated to launch subsequent yr. That sequel additionally has procedurally generated boss battles and a free house exploration mode.
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Regardless, the 2 video games appear to hold on the DNA of Race The Solar, with some fast evasive maneuvers to dodge collapsing polygons. Craig Pearson (RPS at peace) loved the limitless run ten years in the past: “I’ve dodged rolling boulders, ducked into closing gaps, and been blinded after flying via the blast a meteor left behind.”
Whisker Squadron: Survivor could be discovered on Steam forward of its Early Entry launch on August 21, and you may obtain a demo proper now. Its sequel Whisker Squadron can be launched subsequent yr, additionally on Steam.