Stylish hoverbike racing shooter, Desert Child, gets a stylish Cowboy Bebop inspired launch trailer
Australian indie developer Oscar Brittain and publisher Akupara Games announce the launch of the highly anticipated hoverbike racing shooter, Desert Child, for all consoles and PC/Mac/Linux. The successfully funded game on Kickstarter is available now for digital download for $11.99 on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Steam, and will release on Xbox One tomorrow on December 12, 2018. The original soundtrack for Desert Child will also be available on Steam for $7.99.
In Desert Child you are broke, but talented, hoverbike racer who needs to find a way off Earth to get to Mars to compete in the Grand Prix, the greatest race in the universe. Explore a vibrant pixel-art solar system in this stylized racing adventure flavored with colorful sidequests, fierce hoverbike competitions, and a chill, lo-fi hip-hop soundtrack.
Hunt bounties, do odd jobs, throw races - do anything you can to earn cash.
Explore a pixel-art solar system inspired by Cowboy Bebop, Akira and Redline.
Customize your vintage bike with various modifications.
Dine on a range of interplanetary cuisine with sweet buffs to help you win.
Master deep combat and racing mechanics and define your own style.
Race, shoot, and get better! Designed for replayability, with secrets that will keep you coming back.
Chill to an original lo-fi/hip-hop soundtrack.
About Oscar Brittain
Based out of Fremantle, Western Australia, Oscar Brittain left his pursuit of an Architecture degree at the University of Western Australia to finish work on Desert Child. His visual style is greatly influenced by his studies, and attributes much of his design knowledge to his time at college. For more information, visit: www.desertchildgame.com
About Akupara Games
Founded in 2016 by David Logan, the Los Angeles based company provides development, marketing, and publishing services to independent studios and designers. Akupara Games values creativity and digital storytelling, and seeks to create a compassionate, personalized experience for every client. For more information, visit: AkuparaGames.com