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News: Digital Foundry Gives a Thumbs Up to FAST Racing NEO

Digital Foundry Gives a Thumbs Up to FAST Racing NEO

"The end results are simply fantastic in motion"

FAST Racing NEO is out now on the Wii U eShop, and as far as we're concerned it's a fantastic racing game. It delivers pacey action and looks great, standing out one of the store's best titles and also helping to fill that sci-fi racing itch some may have. Intriguingly, our chums at Digital Foundry...

Video: Five Ways FAST Racing NEO Isn't F-Zero

Five Ways FAST Racing NEO Isn't F-Zero

That's not a bad thing

FAST Racing NEO is hitting the eShop on 10th December, and we've already shared our review in which we say it's downright excellent. We even mention F-Zero in the opening paragraph, yet the devil's in the detail - this is very much its own game, not a tribute act. Our video man Alex has decided to make this clear, so has...

Review: FAST Racing NEO (Wii U eShop)

FAST Racing NEO (Wii U eShop)

Christmas comes early for race fans

FAST Racing NEO is a game that seeks to fill the F-Zero-sized hole in every Nintendo fan's heart. Shin'en's racer is quite different from Nintendo's classic franchise, but it still does a great job at giving that high speed racing fix that some Wii U owners are desiring the most. The first thing we should note...

Video: FAST Racing NEO's Hero Mode Melts Further Faces with an F-Zero Twist

FAST Racing NEO's Hero Mode Melts Further Faces with an F-Zero Twist

Shield your eyes

FAST Racing NEO is fast, we've certainly established that, but lurking in the game's menus is another mode that takes the speed to further levels of ridiculousness. Hero Mode bring in new rules and mechanics that aren't found in the rest of the game, so rather than just trying to get around and rank as high as you can, these...

Feature: A Glimpse Behind the Scenes of FAST Racing NEO - Part Three

A Glimpse Behind the Scenes of FAST Racing NEO - Part Three

Martin Sauter talks about creating landscapes for racing

FAST Racing NEO is certainly set to be one of the year's biggest Wii U eShop releases, with its arrival due on 10th December. Shin'en Multimedia has established itself as a leading 'Nindie' developer capable of producing wonderful visuals and strong gameplay, while sci-fi racing is a genre...

Video: We Might Melt Your Face Off With This Speed Comparison for FAST Racing NEO

We Might Melt Your Face Off With This Speed Comparison for FAST Racing NEO

It's not called MODERATELY QUICK Racing NEO, after all

With FAST Racing NEO it's all in the name - it's futuristic sci-fi racing that's supposed to feel ludicrously quick, bringing to mind classic franchises like F-Zero and WipEout. In total it has three core speed settings - Subsonic, Supersonic and Hypersonic, or as we call them 'quite fast',...

News: FAST Racing NEO Release Date and Pricing Speed Into View

FAST Racing NEO Release Date and Pricing Speed Into View

Start your engines

It's an eagerly anticipated Wii U eShop exclusive, and now Shin'en Multimedia has finally confirmed the launch details for FAST Racing NEO; the good news is that we'll be on the grid soon. It will arrive in North America and Europe on 10th December, and even better it'll be at a rather reasonable €14.99 / $14.99 / £10.99...

Gallery: Pretend to Make Your Devices Faster With Some FAST Racing NEO Wallpapers

Pretend to Make Your Devices Faster With Some FAST Racing NEO Wallpapers

'Big news' teased for 2nd December

FAST Racing NEO is heading to the Wii U eShop in December and certainly has the potential to be one of the download highlights of the year. While we await the final release date, however, we have some pretty wallpapers that we can add to our desktops to keep us going. You can see them below (click to enlarge), but...

Feature: A Glimpse Behind the Scenes of FAST Racing NEO - Part Two

A Glimpse Behind the Scenes of FAST Racing NEO - Part Two

Bernhard Wodok on its technology and a surprise DS cameo

FAST Racing NEO is certainly set to be one of the year's biggest Wii U eShop releases. Shin'en Multimedia has established itself as a leading 'Nindie' developer capable of producing wonderful visuals and strong gameplay, while sci-fi racing is a genre that's been long-neglected on Nintendo...

Feature: A Glimpse Behind the Scenes of FAST Racing NEO - Part One

A Glimpse Behind the Scenes of FAST Racing NEO - Part One

Manfred Linzner talks us through an early car and track

FAST Racing NEO is certainly set to be one of the year's biggest Wii U eShop releases. Shin'en Multimedia has established itself as a leading 'Nindie' developer capable of producing wonderful visuals and strong gameplay, while sci-fi racing is a genre that's been long-neglected on Nintendo...

News: FAST Racing Neo Given a Release Window of December

FAST Racing Neo Given a Release Window of December

Hopefully, racing to Wii U consoles before Christmas

Today's Nintendo Direct was a pleasing return to form, with a plethora of new games, updates, and announcements to get gamers excited for Nintendo's lineup for the near future. One of the games briefly covered in the presentation was FAST Racing Neo, the exciting futuristic racer that aims to...

Feature: Finding Top Speed in FAST Racing NEO

Finding Top Speed in FAST Racing NEO

"It's been the biggest production for us. We're sure it'll pay off"

FAST Racing NEO, still due this year, is almost certainly among the most highly anticipated Wii U eShop releases of the next two months. In fact, among the hardier and most dedicated band of Wii U devotees it may be one of the most exciting upcoming releases on the system full...

Video: Shin'en Discusses FAST Racing NEO's F-Zero-Inspired Hero Mode And Multiplayer Options

Shin'en Discusses FAST Racing NEO's F-Zero-Inspired Hero Mode And Multiplayer Options

"We really wanted this to be a full package"

FAST Racing NEO is coming this year, and is likely to scratch that F-Zero itch with its brand of anti-grav racing action. We got chance to sit down with Shin'en's Martin Sauter to talk about the game at this year's EGX, and as well as speaking about the game's development, he revealed that the title is...

News: FAST Racing NEO's F-Zero-Like Hero Mode is For The "Hardcore Science-Fiction Racing Fans"

FAST Racing NEO's F-Zero-Like Hero Mode is For The "Hardcore Science-Fiction Racing Fans"

An unlockable for those up to the challenge

Fast Racing NEO is one of the hottest titles in the Wii U 'Nindies' section at EGX, which is currently taking place at the NEC in Birmingham in the UK. It's the largest expo of its kind in the country, and the Shin'en Multimedia title is getting plenty of attention. We've spent plenty of time with Martin...

Exclusive: Get Revved Up With the First FAST Racing NEO 60fps Footage

Get Revved Up With the First FAST Racing NEO 60fps Footage

Hitting top speed

E3 week may typically be associated with the big beasts of gaming, but there's more to be enjoyed from the LA extravaganza. It's an industry event also graced by many smaller Indie developers, and the Nindie contingent will be there in force to show off exciting new downloads on the way. We have a Nindie treat before the expo...

News: FAST Racing NEO To Feature 'Hyper Real Graphics'

FAST Racing NEO To Feature 'Hyper Real Graphics'

Shin’en to use 4K - 8K textures within the game

Shin’en’s recently announced Wii U eShop title FAST Racing NEO will feature “hyper real graphics” according to a tweet made by the developer earlier today. The follow up to 2011’s FAST Racing - League for WiiWare, will use between 4K and 8K textures to impress from a technical standpoint...