Nnooo, the Autralian developer behind the abstract puzzle game EscapeVektor, received approval from Sony to develop new titles for its PlayStation 4 and PS Vita platforms, and is currently working on a new title for numerous platforms including those under Sony's umbrella, VG247 reports.
Creative director Nic Watt issued a statement acknowledging the studio is receiving early access to PS4 development kits.
"It's exciting to be developing for a new generation of consoles. We're delighted to get early access to PS4 development kits so we can get our games on the console as quickly as possible," he told VG247.
"We're still at an early stage of development of our new game. We don't want to announce anything until we are more advanced with the project. Hopefully we'll be able to say...
EscapeVektor, a fast-paced puzzle game from Australian developer Nnooo, will launch on the PS Vita PlayStation Store next tuesday, the studio announced on PlayStation Blog.
The title (which is also already available for 3DS and WiiWare) casts the player as Vektor, a sharp angle stuck within a CPU, who must solve a series of mazes in order to escape. To do so, Vektor will have to trace the perimeter of "nodes" within the computer, all the while dodging sentries with well-timed boosts of speed and obstacles built into the environment. Check out the trailer above to see Vektor in action.
The game will cost $9.99 when it launches Jan. 22, and will be discounted 20 percent for PlayStation Plus subscribers until Feb. 5.
The Nintendo eShop for the 3DS received three new original titles today and a slew of retail games that are now available digitally, such as escapeVektor, Wario Land 2 and Bit.Trip Saga.
The three original titles hitting the store today are escapeVektor ($9.99), PIX3D ($3.99) and Riding Stables 3D ($29.99). In addition, Wario Land 2, which was originally released for the Game Boy Color in 1999, is now available on the 3DS for $4.99.
The following retail games are also now available via the eShop: Mario Tennis Open, Pilotwings Resort, Pokémon Rumble Blast and Bit.Trip Saga.
Retro action puzzle title escapeVektor will be released for the Nintendo 3DS and PlayStation Vita in Europe next week, Australian developer Nnooo announced.
The game will hit the PlayStation Network on Dec. 19 for €9.99 (about US $13), and the 3DS eShop on Dec. 20 for the same price.
EscapeVektor is all four chapters of the game's original WiiWare version rolled into one. Players control Vektor, a being held captive inside a CPU, and must aid his escape by solving patterns in obstacles and avoiding intelligent enemies. Puzzles increase in difficulty as the game progresses, and players can unlock new abilities as well as coded memories shedding light on Vektor's story.
The game includes 50 puzzles across 27 different worlds, new enemy types not included in the WiiWare version, and...