- Beatshapers CEO Alexey Menshikov
has announced that StarDrone Extreme is launching on PlayStation Vita today in the US (next week in Europe) alongside a video trailer below.
To quote: Alexey Menshikov (Beatshapers
) and Andriy Sharanevych (Orb Games) here.
We are super excited to announce that long-awaited StarDrone Extreme for PlayStation Vita will be released today.
For those of you not familiar with what StarDrone Extreme
is about, here's a brief: you pilot the always-in-motion spaceship through diverse cosmic environments in order to beat each of the game's 60 levels' goals. Goals can range from getting to the end of the level, to destroying all enemies, to collecting certain items.
Each level starts by aiming and shooting yourself into the outer space from a cannon. Your spaceship is always in motion from this point on, and it's your job to attach to nearby gravity beacons to navigate your flight path.
While tethered to a beacon, you can swing and attempt to circle the beacon until you release and slingshot yourself further. This core mechanic allowed us to bring together elements of shoot 'em up, pinball,...