- Pentavision Global Product Manager Eddie Lehecka
has shared a video today spotlighting DJMax Technika Tune turning PS Vita into a rhythm game machine.
Below are the details, to quote: Making the decision to develop an entry of the DJMAX TECHNIKA franchise for PlayStation Vita was something of a no-brainer.
The arcade game is known for its stylish cabinet, high-definition background videos, and innovative touch-screen game play. PS Vita is known for its stylish design, high-definition graphics, and innovative dual touch control scheme. Everything seems to line up, until you realize that the gameplay experience on a 22" touch screen has to be re-created for a handheld platform.
If you're not familiar with the DJMAX TECHNIKA arcade franchise, at its core it plays like most other arcade music games. It has a dedicated control interface used to activate "notes" in as accurate timing with the music as possible.
In TECHNIKA's case the game uses two sets of four horizontal lanes with a timing line that scrolls clockwise on the screen. Even on the 22" arcade monitor, the play field takes up nearly all of the real estate out of necessity.
Our solution was to cut two of the rows to make the interface...