GDC announcement - Nnooo announces PlayStation®Vita and Nintendo 3DS™ versions of escapeVektor™

Australian based games developer Nnooo has revealed their award-winning game escapeVektor will be coming to both the PlayStation Vita and Nintendo 3DS. escapeVektor is a retro styled arcade game in which the player controls Vektor, an entity trapped inside the console’s CPU. 

The player has to help Vektor escape the CPU which has been holding him captive. In making his escape, Vektor must get through obstacles and avoid enemies, each with different hunting patterns and intelligence. As the player completes the various levels in the game, escape becomes more difficult. New abilities unlock to help the player outwit and destroy the CPU’s army. As the player continues through the game, old code and memories are unlocked which reveal more about Vektor’s past.   

“We were delighted by the reception the WiiWare™ version of the game received,” said Nic Watt, Creative Director at Nnooo. “We originally planned to have four Chapters but have now decided to roll them all into one game and bring it out on these new consoles to reach a wider audience.” 

The new version of the game will have new enemies and obstacles, plenty of extra levels and online leaderboards. Each console’s unique features will also be highlighted. 

“Playing the game in 3D on the Nintendo 3DS is really cool,” said Watt. “With the background to each level pulsing in time to the cool chip-tune soundtrack you really get drawn into game’s environment. For PlayStation Vita players we hope to make use of near™ and location based leaderboards. We’ll also be experimenting with the front and rear touchscreen controls.”   

An early build of the Nintendo 3DS version of the game will be showcased at GDC.    

escapeVektor for PlayStation Vita and Nintendo 3DS is scheduled for release in late 2012.   

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Nnooo is a games development studio based in Sydney, Australia.

If you would like to meet us at GDC for an interview and/or to play our latest build of escapeVektor 

on the Nintendo 3DS, please contact us at  press@nnooo.com.

More information about Nnooo is available at  www.nnooo.com while escapeVektor information can be found at  www.escapeVektor.com.

escapeVektor screenshots are available  here and  here.

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These projects are being developed with the assistance of NSW Trade and Investment.

Nnooo™ (pronounced "no") was formed in 2006 by Nic Watt, a former lead games designer at EA in London, with the aim to create and produce proprietary software and make it available via online distribution models. 

Nnooo’s first game Pop™ was released as a launch title for WiiWare™ in the Americas in May 2008 and in Europe, Australia, New Zealand and Japan later that year. The game was also launched on the iPhone™ and iPod Touch™ and Pop+ Solo™ was released for Nintendo DSiWare™ in 2009. 

Other titles released by Nnooo include the myNotebook™ collection, myPostcards™ and myDiary™ for Nintendo DSiWare and escapeVektor™: Chapter 1 for WiiWare.

Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DSiWare and WiiWare are trademarks of Nintendo. © 2012 Nintendo.

PlayStation and the PlayStation logo are registered trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. PS Vita is a trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. 

All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.  


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