If you grew up playing blisteringly fast arcade racing games that were bursting with colour, then Hotshot Racing is the release for you.
An homage to genre heavyweights like Virtua Racing, OutRun and Daytona USA, Hotshot Racing is the newest game by UK developer Sumo Digital.
This is kind of an important fact, because Sumo Digital made its name by developing what is arguably the best arcade racer ever in OutRun 2.
There are even some traces of OutRun 2 within Hotshot Racing. Gaining speed by drafting behind opponents is crucial for overtaking, and drifting around corners is an essential part of maintaining your top speed.
Utilise these techniques successfully and you’ll gain boost, which can be the difference between first and second place in the game’s extremely competitive races.
With its wheels firmly planted in the arcade racing genre, Hotshot Racing is simple enough to pick up and…