- Zen Studios Creative Director Neil Sorens
shared a video today of KickBeat on PlayStation Vita strutting its stuff at E3 2013.
To quote: Hey there, Playstation fans. Lots of excitement in the air these days as this yearââ‚¬™s E3 is shaping up to be one of the most exciting yet.
Not only did we get our first real look at the PlayStation 4 ââ‚¬" Iââ‚¬™m pre-ordering it already, myself ââ‚¬" but Vita got its share of E3 love, too. KickBeat, for one, is playable in the Sony booth!
If this is your first time hearing about KickBeat, introductions are in order. KickBeat is a rhythm action where you fight baddies in time with the music. Itââ‚¬™s different from other rhythm games in that you play the action itself instead of playing an interface (bars, arrows, button icons, etc.) thatââ‚¬™s slapped on top of the action.
Enemies come at you from all directions, and you fight them off by pressing the buttons representing those directions at the right time. So letââ‚¬™s say an enemy is attacking you from the left.
Hit the Square or left button (or tap the left side of the screen) when he gets close enough, which will match up with a beat from the song, and youââ‚¬™ll serve him some kung fu smackdown. Simple enough, right? There are some more advanced controls later on, but you...