Velocity is a shoot ’em up video game developed by FuturLab for thePlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable, and PlayStation Vita as a PlayStation mini. The developers signed with Sony to create new titles for the PlayStation Vita.A sequel titled Velocity 2X was released on September 2, 2014 for PlayStation 4and PlayStation Vita, and on August 19, 2015 for Steam and Xbox One.
Velocity ’s gameplay involves navigating the Quarp Jet – a teleporting spacecraft – through space, whilst avoiding and defeating enemies using bombs that can be flung in cardinal directions. The main goal of the game is to rescue stranded ships. The game adds depth by introducing new abilities and obstacles. The stranded ships are protected by shields that must be disabled by switches in a specific order. The player’s ship has the ability to fire bombs. The game allows the player to teleport their ship anywhere. It also allows the player create telepods which they can return to anytime. The telepods add a puzzle element to the game because the player has to return to activate the switches in the right order.
Release Date: August 19, 2015
Velocity 2X Minimum System Requirements
|Operating System:||Windows Vista, Windows 7, or Windows 8|
|CPU:||Intel Core 4400 @ 2.00GHz or AMD Athlon 64 X2 3800+ @ 2.0GHz|
|RAM:||1 GB RAM|
|Graphics (GPU):||Radeon X1800 XL or Geforce 8800 GT or better|
|HDD:||3 GB available space|
|Sound Card:||DirectX® 9.0c or later|