Inspired by the classic arcade game Out Run, the upcoming 3D Jam submission Ferrari Cops brings a new spin on an old favorite. Along with fast-paced gameplay and challenging courses, it also features the ability to blitz through the streets and control guns with your fingers.

With design and engineering by Jacob Knipfing, and art design from Archie Prakash, Ferrari Cops was originally conceived at Glitch City LA – an indie artist and game development collective. The duo’s recent projects include a virtual reality haunted house at Cinefamily:


For the final version of the game, Jacob envisions adding new courses and obstacles, along with a light story and progression system. “It was pretty clear from playtesting that people really enjoy interacting with the game in a very physical and intuitive way,” he says, “so I want to make sure that core gameplay stays satisfying and easy to pick up.”

What are your favorite arcade memories – and what retro games still inspire you in 2014? Let us know in the comments!

Alex Colgan is the senior director of marketing and developer community at Leap Motion. By transforming how we interact with technology, he believes we can make our world feel more human.

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