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Play the Windjammers 2 demo on Steam tomorrow

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The Steam Game Festival begins tomorrow, and you'll be able to hit the beach and blow off some steam in Windjammers 2, which will be available in demo (opens in new tab) form. To see what you're in store for, take a gander at the very brief trailer above. 

Windjammers 2 is the follow-up to the 1994 Neo Geo game, which has since be re-released on modern consoles, but we've never had an official release on PC before. If you're not au fait, it's a competitive frisbee-tossing affair where you bounce your disc around hoping that your opponent won't be able to return it. 

While the original let you throw the frisbee, put a bit of spin on it or put some extra power behind it, the sequel introduces some new mechanics and power movies, and it will give you a bit more control over your high-speed projectile. It looks great, too, with tonnes of style and some really slick animation, but it's still immediately recognisable as Windjammers. 

The Steam Game Festival kicks off on July 16 and runs until July 22. Hop on over to Steam to set yourself a reminder (opens in new tab) for when it starts.

Fraser Brown
Fraser Brown

Fraser is the UK online editor and has actually met The Internet in person. With over a decade of experience, he's been around the block a few times, serving as a freelancer, news editor and prolific reviewer. Strategy games have been a 30-year-long obsession, from tiny RTSs to sprawling political sims, and he never turns down the chance to rave about Total War or Crusader Kings. He's also been known to set up shop in the latest MMO and likes to wind down with an endlessly deep, systemic RPG. These days, when he's not editing, he can usually be found writing features that are 1,000 words too long or talking about his dog.