Playtonic Friends and SkyDevilPalm have revealed that Victory Heat Rally is coming to Nintendo Switch next year.
Paying homage to arcade classics such as Out Run, After Burner and Rad Mobile, the developer has looked to create its own “turbocharged, high-energy racing game” with Neo-Superscalar aesthetics.
Choosing from 12 characters and 12 cars, you will have the chance to participate in the Victory Heat Rally tournament – competing in 36 stages across 12 locations. You will be able to put the pedal to the metal in modes such as Arcade, Time Attack, Rally Mode and more, with the chance to unlock bonus mini-games, easter eggs and other content.
“As the saying goes ‘They don’t make ’em like they used to’ and that’s what really drew us to create Victory Heat Rally,” explains SkyDevilPalm co-game designer Ian Cid. “Arcade racers have fallen out of fashion over the last few years and we wanted to bring back the joy, the visual appeal and overall the satisfaction we used to feel playing titles like SEGA Rally, Ridge Racer and Jet Moto 2.”
Playtonic Friends CEO Gavin Price adds: “We all remember that thrill of piecing together a perfect race in Out Run or After Burner, how you’d drop one more coin in the slot to reach the top of that leaderboard and Victory Heat Rally really captures that ‘just one more go, I can go faster’ desire from the arcades, that desire to want to beat your friend’s lap times.”
Victory Heat Rally will release on the Nintendo eShop for Nintendo Switch worldwide in 2022.