Velocity 2X: Critical Mass Edition Arrives on PS4 & PS Vita This Month

Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

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Award-winning sci-fi platformer, Velocity 2X: Critical Mass Edition, is coming to the PlayStation 4, and PlayStation Vita on June 30.  Those who pre-order the game will receive an exclusive artbook courtesy of FuturLab (retailer-dependent). More about this title in the trailer below, and press release at the bottom.

 

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Velocity 2X: Critical Mass Edition  Arrives on PlayStation 4 & PS Vita on June 30th

Pre-order now and receive an exclusive Velocity 2X artbook

MADRID – June 6th, 2017 – Publisher BadLand Games and developer FuturLab have now confirmed that the award-winning sci-fi platformer Velocity 2X: Critical Mass Edition will be coming to PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita as a boxed release on June 30th, 2017. On top of that, if you pre-order the game, you’ll receive an exclusive artbook courtesy of FuturLab (retailer-dependent).

Fans and newcomers to the franchise will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the development of Velocity 2X with war stories about the game’s creation, bass thumping tunes from the soundtrack, and the buttery-smooth 60 fps puzzle-platforming action Velocity 2X is known for.

“Aside from receiving the lovely art book, soundtrack and all the expansions, the behind the scenes special feature content is really excellent,” says James Marsden, director at FuturLab. “Fans will learn a great deal about how the game came about, how it developed, and the important roles that Shahid Ahmad and Joris de Man played in its production

ABOUT VELOCITY 2X:

Velocity 2X: Critical Mass Edition casts players as Lt. Kai Tana, the pilot of the prototype Quarp Jet. Nefarious tactics send Kai Tana and her teleporting Quarp Jet to a galaxy ruled by the evil Vokh, a tyrannical race of aliens who believe they have a divine right to rule the universe. They’ve created an armada by enslaving other races and seek to make humanity their next conquest. Kai Tana must free the enslaved races and use her Quarp Jet to stop the Vokh before they can discover its secrets and invade Earth.

KEY FEATURES:

* Experience top-down shoot ’em-up gameplay mixed with a side-scrolling platformer.

* Play more than 66 levels – plus the Daily Sprint expansion at 60 fps.

* Employ a variety of moves – including on-foot teledash, Vokh teledash combat, 360-degree shooting, telepod throwing, and cybernetic sprint.

* Engage the Quarp Drive teleport to outsmart your enemies in race-tuned space combat – and then dock your ship to infiltrate bases and destroy their defenses.

* Enjoy an expanded soundtrack by the talented Joris de Man, who’s back on board to provide audio and music!

Pre-Order Incentive:

Order now to get an exclusive Velocity 2X artbook courtesy of FuturLab. (retailer-dependent).

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PlayStation 4

Critical Mass Edition PlayStation 4 (on disc):

* Velocity 2X game.

* Critical Urgency expansion with 6 extra levels.

* Dual Core expansion with 10 extra levels.

* Daily Sprint expansion (a platforming level that is generated randomly each day; players can practice the level as many times as they like – but once they choose to start their final run, that score will be the one that appears on the leaderboard).

* Exclusive Making-Of Documentary (20+ minutes) produced by BadLand Games and Picture Book Films.

* Official soundtrack CD by Joris de Man (OST composer of Horizon: Zero Dawn).

* Exclusive Studio Booklet focusing on the inspiration behind the creation of the game.

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PlayStation Vita

Critical Mass Edition PS Vita (on cartridge):

* Velocity 2X game.

* Critical Urgency expansion with 6 extra levels.

* Dual Core expansion with 10 extra levels.

* Daily Sprint expansion (a platforming level that is generated randomly each day; players can practice the level as many times as they like – but once they choose to start their final run, that score will be the one that appears on the leaderboard).

* Exclusive Making-Of Documentary (20+ minutes) produced by BadLand Games and Picture Book Films.

* PS Vita edition does not include the OST and Exclusive Studio Booklet.

 

 

About Crystal Colwell

What's up everyone? Crystal here! I spend my time writing up the news for you all and keeping us all up to date with incoming game info from Japan. I do a little bit of everything else around here, too. 🙂 Happy Reading!




  • Mr0303

    I’m very happy that the game is getting a proper physical release – it’s one of the few indie games that deserves it.