6 posts tagged outrun
Whoa, 3D OutRun has two new songs in it ⊟
Not sure why, but M2 went ahead and added new music (and a new car?) to the 3D Classics version of OutRun, coming out April 23 in Japan: “Cruising Line” by Manabu Namiki and “Camino a Mi Amor” by Jane-Evelyn Nisperos.
There’s also… a new car, three different simulated cabinets, four screen modes, totally remappable controls, replay saving (with multi-speed playback), mid-race saving, customizable volume for game audio, engine noise and ambient arcade machine sound…
This is deluxe even for Sega 3D Classics! M2 has OutDone itself.
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Yep, OutRun 3D is coming up on 3DS ⊟
For some reason, I feel like people were worried this wouldn’t happen, but of course it is! OutRun’s logo has been added to the group of Sega 3D Classics on Sega’s Japanese site, confirming that it will be next.
There’s no information on it – including release date or what crazy abundance of options will be available, but it’s coming to Japan sometime soon.
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Is that Ryo Hazuki driving an Outrun arcade cabinet? ⊟
I haven’t been paying attention to Sonic & All-Star Racing Transformed at all, but apparently it’s a top-tier kart racer? I don’t think I can disagree, not when it has Shenmue's Ryo Hazuki drifting in an Outrun cabinet (just like this crazy thing I wrote about three years ago).
It looks like this might be free DLC coming to the PC version, though I haven’t seen it ruled out for the console editions yet. There’s also a pic of Ryo riding a Hang-on sit-down machine in water. O_O
Credit to Wario64 for the GIF taken from the Yogscast Humble stream.
Wonder Boy & Asha in Outrun World
There’s a peek of this art, non-animated, in the back of the newly released Hardcore Gaming 101 Presents: Sega Arcade Classics Vol. 1 book — available in color, black and white, and as a downloadable PDF.
“Passing Breeze" by Lamar Abrams. This great Outrun-themed design is part of Meat Bun’s “Checkpoint” line of t-shirts, which also includes a Transformers/Daytona mashup, Mario Kart filtered through Rat Fink, and Shinobi/720.
The Outrun shirt conveys the carefree feeling I imagine people who are actually good at Outrun feel while playing.
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VB Racing, a homebrew Outrun clone for the Virtual Boy.
I totally missed this, but Planet Virtual Boy held a homebrew coding competition earlier this year, and Martin Kujaczynski’s VB Racing took third place (out of six entries).
Unfortunately, VB Racing doesn’t share Outrun's wonderful soundtrack, but it’s still a remarkable looking game, especially when you consider that this is Kujaczynski’s first Virtual Boy project and that he managed to include the following:
- a fast raycasting engine
- self-drawn stereoscopic graphics
- three stages
- AI players that become angry when you hit them
As for the game that beat out VB Racing and won the homebrew coding competition, that would be Pat Daderko’s Mario Kart Virtual Cup:
I need to get a FlashBoy! (and a Virtual Boy)