Sunrise GP is a new colourful arcade racer coming to Nintendo Switch

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From Horizon Chase Turbo to Hotshot Racing, arcade racers have been making a comeback in recent years thanks to indie studios. Now, one more can be added to this growing list.

Developed by Polish indie studio Garage 5 and published by Gamedust, Sunrise GP is a new retro-inspired arcade racer that’s coming to Nintendo Switch.

Racing with a road trip atmosphere

Garage 5’s new arcade racer combines racing with a relaxing road trip atmosphere, presented in a bold, colourful, and cartoony art style harking back to '90s arcade racers.

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Sunrise GP combines racing with a relaxing road trip atmosphere

Sunrise GP features a single-player campaign with Grand Prix races and challenges, as well as  split-screen local multiplayer mode for up to four players. Other game modes include a challenge mode and quick race.

While the art style is simplistic, the handling of each car differs significantly in the “physics-based gameplay,” adding to the challenge. There are no licensed vehicles, but the fictional cars are inspired by classics from Eastern Europe.

Races take place in a variety of locations around the world. There is also a photo mode allowing you to capture shots of the picturesque scenery during road trips.

Release date

If you enjoy retro-inspired arcade racers or are looking for a casual racer to play on the go when you need a break from serious racing in Gran Turismo 7, Sunrise GP could be one to watch.

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Sunrise GP looks like it will bring back memories of classic '90s arcade racers

There is no release date yet, but a release is planned for 2022. It will need to stand out from the pack though, as 2022 is a very crowded year for new racing game releases.

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This isn’t the only retro arcade racer coming to Switch this year either, as Victory Heat Rally is also releasing on Nintendo’s hybrid console this year.   

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Currently, Sunrise GP is penned for Nintendo Switch, but we’re hoping it will become available on more platforms.