Race The Sun is a high-speed game that uses simple controls and is set in a procedurally generated world. The goal is to get the highest possible score by racing into the sunset, avoiding obstacles and enemies, and collecting speed boosts and other powerups to help you along the way. You fly a solar-powered craft, and the game ends at sundown, if you can make it that far!
Race the Sun will, more often than not, kick your ass. It's one of those seemingly simplistic games at first glance, though once you start playing, you realize that it has a different agenda. It wants to suck you in, to keep you progressing, all the while making sure you're hand-eye coordination is at an all time high through some rather devious and punishing level design. I love it. Like the name implies, Race the Sun will have you steering a nimble ship through various geometric obstacles before the Sun sets. Your objective is to get as far as you can without crashing into said obstacles. On top of all that, your ship is solar-powered, meaning when the Sun is gone, so is your fuel. But the mechanics go even further. As the Sun sets, it casts longer shadows on all the... Read Review