Arcade-style racing game inspired by the spirit of the early 90s, with drifting mechanics and exotic tracks.
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Very Positive (335) - 94% of the 335 user reviews for this game are positive.
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By Ѕtеам 250 December 9, 2018

“Slipstream was a member of the Hidden Gems until December 31st, 2018.”

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March 11

v1.1.8, tutorial fixed

another minor update:

- fixed the bug in tutorial mode. due to an oversight, the car speed was being reset to zero when you restart a part of the tutorial. now that doesn't happen anymore and the tutorial can actually be completed again

- reduced the difficulty of easy mode a little. I've seen a lot of complaints from new players (including some negative reviews) that the game is too hard. being a little hard is intentional but easy mode is supposed to give a more relaxed experience. the normal/hard difficulties remain the same

that's all, thanks!
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March 8

v1.1.7 update, xbox one controller bug fixed

Hello everyone, I hope you're doing well.

Slipstream was updated to version 1.1.7, with a fix to the Xbox One controller vibration bug. I was able to reproduce the bug on both of my windows machines and the changes made to this version fixed it on both of them, so hopefully this will apply to all cases. You can re-enable controller vibration if you want.

Nothing else was changed on this version. I got some other bug reports (which I'll look into now), but this was the only problem that was reported by more than one user.

So... That's all. Thanks for playing Slipstream!
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About This Game



Slipstream is a racing game inspired by the visuals, music, games and cars from the late 80s and early 90s. It's built on a custom game engine, with an authentic retro feel and unique graphics. The soundtrack, drawing from synthpop and jazz fusion influences, sets the tone for a race across a variety of exotic locations from all around the world, including cities, deserts, forests, mountains and beaches. Drifting and slipstreaming mechanics add depth to the driving gameplay, and the result is a challenging and exciting experience.

Features

  • Authentic pseudo-3D game engine with 2D graphics, just like the glory days of the arcade racers.
  • 20 Different tracks, set on a variety of exotic locations all around the world... and beyond.
  • Local multiplayer up to 4 players!
  • 6 Game modes:
    • Grand Tour, a road trip through exotic landscapes, with branching paths and rivals to race against.
    • Cannonball, a freely customizable race mode with optional traffic, rivals and other racers
    • Grand Prix, a championship mode with five races back to back and money prizes used to upgrade your car!
    • Single Race, just a race in any of the game's 20 tracks
    • Time Trial, a solo race against time
    • Battle Royale, an elimination endurance race mode
  • 5 Car models, each with its own specs and playstyle.
  • Original soundtrack with 9 exclusive songs + you can add your own music.
  • A variety of graphical options to customize the game's visuals, including 30fps mode, CRT and NTSC filters.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 5000
    • Storage: 500 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: macOS 10.9+
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 5000
    • Storage: 500 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Ubuntu 16.04
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 5000
    • Storage: 500 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system

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