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Vita shooter Velocity Ultra free this week on PlayStation Plus

FuturLab's Velocity Ultra is this week's featured addition to the PlayStation Plus Instant Game Collection, giving subscribers a chance to check out an underrated PS Vita gem free of charge. Velocity Ultra is both a vertically scrolling shoot-'em-up and a frantically paced puzzler, challenging...

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Velocity 2X blends shmups with Metroid platforming on PS4, Vita

Indie developer FuturLab has detailed Velocity Ultra's upcoming PlayStation 4 and PS Vita sequel Velocity 2X, showcasing an in-progress alpha version in the newly launched trailer above. While its predecessor Velocity Ultra was an overhead-view shooter that encouraged players to backtrack...

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Velocity Ultra dev's electric match-3 puzzler charges onto Vita next week

Surge Deluxe is the next PS Mobile-to-Vita game from Futurlab, the UK studio that turned Velocity into Velocity Ultra. Sure, the world has plenty of match-3 puzzlers, but this one has rainbow neon lights, lightning-like currents, and super high scores that make "CYBORG" appear on the screen - as...

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Velocity Ultra enters Steam's orbit on December 12

Indie-friendly publisher Curve Studios announced that FuturLab's twin-stick scrolling shoot-'em-up Velocity Ultra is set for a PC release via Steam on December 12. Originally released for the PlayStation minis service, Velocity was significantly overhauled for its Ultra upgrade on the...

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Twin-stick puzzle-em-up Velocity Ultra also heading to Steam

Velocity Ultra is bringing its mix of vertical shooting and teleport puzzling to Steam, as well as PS3. The PC port of FuturLab's Vita game is being handled by Curve Studios, the same team working on the PS3 port. According to Curve, the PC version runs at 60 frames per second, and should make for...

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Puzzle shooter Velocity Ultra making a light-speed dash for PS3 this year

FuturLab's hybrid puzzler and shoot-'em-up Velocity Ultra will hit the PlayStation 3 later this year in an HD-rendered port co-developed by Curve Digital. Originally launched as part of the PlayStation minis catalog, Velocity Ultra saw an upgraded PlayStation Vita release earlier this year that...

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Velocity Ultra: One tiny ship's journey through hyperspace

This is Portabliss, a column about downloadable games that can be played on the go. Shoot-'em-ups often cater to a hardcore niche, so it's encouraging to see developer FuturLab take an alternate approach to the genre with its recent PlayStation Vita release Velocity Ultra. The finished product...

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Velocity Ultra launches on PS Vita July 2

Sony-funded indie studio FuturLab announced that an enhanced version of its puzzley shoot-'em-up Velocity will premiere for the PlayStation Vita in North America on July 2. Originally released last year as part of the PlayStation Minis service, Velocity Ultra is a vertically scrolling shooter...

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PS Plus Europe explores Amalur, Demon's Souls, Ico/SotC in June

European PlayStation Plus subscribers have plenty to keep themselves busy with when the rain inevitably lashes down on Wimbledon next month. June's Plus update brings two very different breeds of RPG to the PS3's Instant Game Collection in Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning and Demon's Souls, as well...

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Catherine stalks PS Plus EU on May 1, Velocity Ultra shoots in May 15

Raunchy puzzler Catherine is one of the five games coming to Europe's PlayStation Plus next month. The not-so-sheepish Atlus game joins Malicious and the previously announced Hitman Absolution in the PS3's Instant Game Collection on May 1. Meanwhile, Vita-owning subscribers can power up with a...

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