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Distance, the amazing atmospheric racing platformer is now officially out

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I've been waiting on this for what feels like forever, after a great run in Early Access the atmospheric racing platformer Distance is now out. A game I've gone back to many times during Early Access! Everything about Distance hits the mark for me.

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It gives a very different kind of rush to other racing games, mainly thanks to the excellent track design with some of the tricky platforming elements paired with the seriously good music. It also has the thickest atmosphere I've ever known in a racing game, especially so with the new and complete campaign which has seen a ridiculous amount of improvements to the feel and design.

I would like to have a chat with who designed these roads, they're really dangerous! Who put that laser there…

Features:

  • Adventure: A short single player experience. Drive into the heart of a dark, mysterious city as you pursue an ominous threat.
  • Arcade: Race ghosts to take on the leaderboards' best. Earn medals to unlock new tracks in several different modes.
  • Multiplayer: Online (up to 12 players) and split-screen (2-4 players) play in modes such as Sprint, Reverse Tag, Stunt, etc.
  • Trackmogrify: Random track generation with advanced seed modifiers.
  • VR: Full VR integration with support for Oculus Rift CV1 and HTC Vive.
  • Level editor: Use a powerful level editor to create levels from within the game and share them with players around the world. Over 2,500 levels have already been shared on Steam Workshop!
  • Original soundtrack: New music from the composer behind award-winning games like Nitronic RushSolace, and The Fourth Wall. Listen to a preview here.

This is absolutely one release you don't want to miss out on. Find Distance on Humble Store and Steam.

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Kels 18 September 2018 at 1:15 pm UTC
Does it have a death counter? It needs a death counter.
bidinou 18 September 2018 at 1:57 pm UTC
Humble does have a DRM free version, so there should be a GoG version one day...

Is that similar to F-Zero GX ? Been waiting for a similar title since this one was released on the GC... (fortunately, Dolphin is here
Cybolic 18 September 2018 at 2:49 pm UTC
Quick note: You've get the Steam link filter on the SoundCloud link ;) Fixed

Also, Distance is a fantastic game.


Last edited by Cybolic at 18 September 2018 at 4:54 pm UTC
bradgy 18 September 2018 at 3:00 pm UTC
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Everyone should play this game, it's great. Even if they don't like racing games, because it's actually a 3D platformer
Dunc 18 September 2018 at 3:25 pm UTC
My initial thought was, “A... racing... platformer? What is this madness?” But actually, that looks pretty danged awesome. Another one for the wishlist, I think.
Rooster 18 September 2018 at 3:52 pm UTC
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DuncMy initial thought was, “A... racing... platformer? What is this madness?” But actually, that looks pretty danged awesome. Another one for the wishlist, I think.

Racing platformers have been around for a while, never heard of Trackmania or Stunts?
Tchey 18 September 2018 at 4:14 pm UTC
I've played the full content last year(s) and plenty of player-made maps too, and it's really awesome.

Happy to see it fully released, time to fire the engine again.
ElectricPrism 18 September 2018 at 4:47 pm UTC
I heard some people who buy it go in having expectations of it being like other racers. I don't think it is at all.

It's basically neon lights racing with techno music and some really awesome challenges. I might even call it a puzzle racer however the hell that is possible I odn't know.

Still, 10/10 would buy again.
Julius 18 September 2018 at 5:31 pm UTC
Anyone else having trouble getting it to run? I had it working previously, but now that I tried it again it just fails to launch (on Solus Linux with the latest Nvidia beta drivers).
liamdawe 18 September 2018 at 5:51 pm UTC
JuliusAnyone else having trouble getting it to run? I had it working previously, but now that I tried it again it just fails to launch (on Solus Linux with the latest Nvidia beta drivers).
No issues for me.
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