July 15, 2016

Coder Child announces Stickman Super Athletics for 3DS

Posted on July 15, 2016 by Jason Nason

Coder Child will be competing with a new game on the horizon. Are you skilled? Are you competitive? Do you like to win? You’ll have the chance to prove this and much more in Stickman Super Athletics.

With the Olympic Games just round the corner, Coder Child’s latest will have you participating in stickman versions of various events which you might find in a world class international competitive sporting event.

The game features 8 game types including qualifying rounds, 100m, 110m hurdles, swimming, cycling, long jump, and more. You can compete against your friends and see who is the most skilled by uploading your score on to the online record leader boards. The various events are controlled via the touch screen by tapping in time and also by having a steady hand with the stylus.

While no North American release date is set just now the game is expected to cost $2.99 USD when this single player sports competition game is released. The game is set to be released in Europe on August 4th, 2016 for €2.99. The game will be available in English, French, German, Spanish and Italian.

Check out the trailer and some screens below.




Sony Clarifies Stance On PSVR Game Compatibility: Not All Games Will Work With Dualshock 4

Posted on July 15, 2016 by Rae Michelle Richards

Excited PlayStation fans have been wondering for a while whether or not PSVR titles will indeed be fully playable with the DualShock 4. After issuing a statement earlier this week that all PSVR games would support play through a ds4 controller, Sony has amended their statement. Now they say that some games will require the PlayStation Move controller while the majority are fully playable with the Dualshock Controller.

Here is the newly revised statement:

“Nearly all PlayStation VR titles will support DualShock 4 controllers, and several games will deliver an enhanced experience that further immerses gamers with the use of peripherals such as Move or the recently announced Aim controller. There will be a limited number of titles that require Move controllers.”


I’m expecting the price for PlayStations Move controllers is going to skyrocket unless Sony begins pumping out new controllers. Leading right up to the release of the PSVR I’m kind of worried that controllers will be hard to come by – I’ve actually purchased a pair to use with SteamVR , since they can now be used to emulate the Vive controllers with consumer grade webcams with some degree of accuracy.

When it comes to the playability of titles without the move controllers – it really depends on the nature of the experience. Something like Job Simulator or Space Pirate Simulator practically requires the use of a wand-like controller and simply mapping those controls to analogue sticks on the DualShock would be doing a disservice to those type of games where motion control are so integral. For other titles, like Resident Evil 7, we know that a traditional controller works just fine.


Valkyrie Drive Debuts On PS Vita This September With Pre-Order Bonuses

Posted on July 15, 2016 by Rae Michelle Richards

Valkyre Drive: Bhikkhuni is a brand new third person action game coming to the PlayStation Vita this September and some of the staff involved in the game may be familiar with our readership – the creators of the popular Senran Kagura series. The game’s publisher has revealed a special pre-order bonus for players who decide to pick up a physical copy of Valkyrie Drive.

With a focus on third-person real-time combat Valkyrie Drive is going to feel a niche that doesn’t get much attention in the portable space – anime action titles designed specifically for handhelds.  There is bound to be a large amount of variety in Drive with 7 playable characters spanning 28 single player missions. Of course, Hack and slash aerial combat isn’t just a solo affair – Valkyrie Drive will also offer owners the chance to duke it out online against their friends.


Probably the most unique feature in Valkyrie Drive is the weapons system – players won’t be using the standard swords, guns  or shields. Instead members of the female cast will turn into powerful super weapons that players can use to wreck havoc on their enemies. If you are getting images from Soul Eater in your mind, you aren’t alone.

In terms of pre-order bonuses – 8 different art postcards will be offered, featuring characters from the game.

Valkyrie Drive will be out on PlayStation Vita on September 16th.


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