With 4 days left and 18% still to go in their Kickstarter campaign, Refract Studios just released a new gameplay trailer for Distance. The video reveals intense gravity defying parkour-like action on twisted roads within a dystopian city. It's captured from pre-alpha code and viewable at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=F2ztiIe9cPY
Several unique abilities of the car are showcased, such as boost, flight, and full rotation of the vehicle in any direction. Distance challenges players to not only race in typical fashion, but it tests players' abilities to use the full spectrum of mechanics available with their vehicles.
Kickstarter Announcement Highlights
Today the team is also unveiling two new reward tiers! Time-travelling announcement video here: http://youtu.be/bLy0RccbmoA
· A new single all digital tier at $55, including alpha access without any physical goods
· A new double all digital tier at $75, like $55 but with two copies of alpha access
· Distance will now be supported on Linux
· Distance will now include split-screen multiplayer
· A new tier at $35, including a unique Kickstarter-only vehicle for backers (vehicle concept image here).
The full listing of Kickstarter updates can be read here: http://kck.st/TGJzrP.
Distance will be released for Windows/Mac/Linux in 2013. To be a part of the action and help the team in the final hours, please check out: http://kck.st/PzXxKA
About Refract Studios
Founded in Spring 2012, Refract Studios is a US-based independent video game developer. The studio was formed from three developers behind several experimental, award-winning games like Solstice, Nitronic Rush, Solace, and many others created while attending DigiPen Institute of Technology. The team is currently developing a futuristic arcade racer called Distance, as a spiritual successor to their hit student PC game Nitronic Rush.
Contact Info / Assets
Team contact info, social media links, and images/video of Distance (press kit): http://refractstudios.com/press/sheet.php?p=distance