Posts Tagged ‘SKYDRIFT’

Racing Aeroplanes Over The Sea: SkyDrift

By Adam Smith on December 1st, 2011.

But for now we are young, let us lay in the sun, and count every beautiful thing we can see

SkyDrift is Burnout with Mario Kart powerups, or Pilotwings with more racing and shooting. The fact that it’s about planes rather than cars does take away the possibility of nudging competitors into oncoming traffic or sending them spinning out of control, which is disappointing. Powerups take the place of collisions and although shooting opponents down with missiles hardly seems sporting, no one seems to mind. Perhaps it’s because the settings are so idyllic and tranquil. There’s a demo available on Steam, which I took for a quick test flight. Thoughts follow, like a bogey on your six.

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Aeroplane Over The Sea: SkyDrift

By Lewie Procter on September 2nd, 2011.


You may remember that Quinns fellow told us about SkyDrift all the way back in May. It’s the one with the planes. Developer Digital Reality thought it was time to let us all check in on the development, by way of a series of video diaries. Here’s parts one and two: Read the rest of this entry »

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My Propeller: SKYDRIFT Announced

By Quintin Smith on May 20th, 2011.

How did everyone feel about the third Arctic Monkeys album, anyway?

Digital Reality, who Wikipedia assures me is the oldest Hungarian “video game developer company” in existence, has gone and announced SKYDRIFT, a download-only racing game that looks a bit like Crimson Skies crossed with Playstation high-speed headtrip Wipeout. Why do I feel the need to make all these comparisons? I suppose it’s so my brain doesn’t drown in all these games, each of which is secretly as unique and beautiful as a snowflake. Trailer and press release (“spectacular and exotic locations,” “extreme maneuvers,” “aircrafts”!) after the jump.
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