Horizon Chase 2, homage to 16-bit racers, is out on PC now

Horizon Chase 2, homage to 16-bit racers, is out on PC now

I purchased a Steam Deck pondering I might enjoyment of having the ability to play the breadth and depth of PC gaming away from my desk. Then I downloaded arcade racer Horizon Chase Turbo and principally performed nothing else. It was quick, accessible, a throwback to the Amiga racers of my youth, and ideal for sneaking in between work conferences and emails.

Now its sequel Horizon Chase 2 is out on PC… however solely through the Epic Video games Retailer. Rattling.

The announcement trailer for Horizon Chase 2 coming to PC.

Horizon Chase video games are 3D racers, however they hark again to the 16-bit period of 2D racers, with a automotive that is fastened within the centre of the display and a observe that feels as if it strikes round you. There are additionally powerups to refuel, a lift meter, and a set of globe-trotting tracks.

The enchantment of Horizon Chase 2 appears largely unchanged, albeit with extra detailed environments surrounding its new tracks and on-line in addition to native multiplayer. It is also nonetheless received a soundtrack from Scottish composer Barry Leitch, who additionally produced music for Lotus 2 (together with this banger) and several other different ’90s racing video games.

This sequel was launched through Apple Arcade in September final 12 months, however launched on PC earlier right now. Alas, whereas I do not usually thoughts utilizing the Epic Video games Retailer, its exclusivity there means I can not simply play it on the Steam Deck like I did the final recreation. Horizon Chase Turbo is presently 80% off on Steam in the event you’re tempted by that as an alternative, although.

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