Notably, the new tracks are all inspired by real-life locations: Marseille, Pompeii, Transylvania, Granada, and Edinburgh. One-man developer De Paula learned a lot from the core release, and applied some new graphical techniques, including fog and dynamic lighting, to these additional courses. The end-result is a release that looks closer to a 32-bit title, as opposed to the original 16-bit style.
The press release adds: “Musically, ifoharke’s goal was to maintain some of the consistency of the same synthy vapor OST but without relying on synth sounding instruments. Most of the songs were inspired by the eccentric electric club-ish racing tunes of Ridge Racer 4, Need for Speed, and Wipeout. He wanted it to be pulsating and driving and diverse, while not worrying about the quality or structure of the original production.
All in all, this looks like a great free update – and considering the title can be purchased fairly cheaply, it’s worth a look if you don’t already have it. Just in case you missed it, we were very appreciative of ourselves Slipstream PS4 reviewSo if you are curious to know more then give it a look.
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