- Playrise Digital CEO Nick Burcombe
announced today that Table Top Racing is coming to PS Vita on August 5th, 2014.
To quote: Hi, I'm Nick Burcombe, head of Liverpool-based indie development studio Playrise Digital
. We've joined forces with publisher Ripstone
to bring our award-winning game Table Top Racing to PS Vita on August 5th.
I was part of the original team that created WipeOut back in the mid '90s for PlayStation, and I have always loved combat racers and driving games above all other genres - games like Micro Machines and Mario Kart.
So when we were looking at building a new racer, it felt natural to reference those classics when crafting Table Top Racing. We set out to capture some of that essence of what made them so much fun, and I think we've done a pretty good job on that front!
Table Top Racing features a host of crazy tracks complete with shortcuts, over-sized obstacles, jumps, and all manner of other hazards. As the game picks up speed, you need to understand the best racing lines and drift momentum you can get with some of the later cars - it's pretty frantic.
We've included one shot weapon power-ups which give players a temporary advantage, be it a speed boost, missile...