Though players have been burned by recent top-down racers like Grand Prix Rock 'N Racing
, our previous coverage
of Mantis Burn Racing
sparked a tentative hope among the community that there might once again be an enjoyable arcade racer. VooFoo Studios have been gaining speed from premiering Mantis Burn
at gaming expos like Gamescom and EGX and are ready to officially release the title next week.
According to Sean Walsh from VooFoo Studios, the responses from testers at this summer's gaming conventions have been "nothing short of phenomenal." The racer has also spent the past several months in Steam's Early Access program, where it maintains overall positive reviews from users.
One last trailer has been released before the launch:
If you'd like to take a peek, TA scanners have already picked up the achievement list here
. Mantis Burn Racing
will be available for the Xbox One on Wednesday, October 12th.