JAW’s Gravity Crash is 1080p, 60fps – screens and details [Update]

By Patrick Garratt, Wednesday, 3 June 2009 10:24 GMT

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Just Add Water retro shooter Gravity Crash will run at 1080p and 60fps, the UK dev said today.

The PSN retro shooter was announced in the Sony conference at E3 yesterday.

The title, which harks back to 80s arcade shooters, features a level editor, multiplayer and 37 planets for you to blow up.

Screens and a press release after the break.

It’s out in “Q3/Q4”.

Update: There’s an IGN preview here.

“Gravity Crash”

PlayStation® 3 – PSN

Release Q3/Q4 2009

Gravity Crash combines vintage arcade shooter gameplay with striking 1080p 60fps vector
graphics. The player pilots a small craft, mastering the flight mechanics to combat the
perpetual gravitational pull is the key to success. Armed with an arsenal of main and special
weapons, shield and a carefully watched fuel gauge, players battle gravity and inertia
through 37 planets that each feature environmental dangers, enemies and other obstacles.

Additionally, Gravity Crash is the first Arcade Shooter on PSN to offer a Level Editor. Players
can design their own planets fraught with danger, from narrow, twisting tunnels to deadly
enemies. Then, they can publish and share it for others on the PlayStation Network to
download and enjoy.

With “old school” arcade gameplay and glossed and colourful 1080p 60fps HD vector visuals,
Gravity Crash offers a sense of 1980s arcade nostalgia while delivering the latest in visuals
exclusively on PS3.

KEY FEATURES

. Classic Arcade Gameplay – With fast, fun and precise arcade controls, Gravity Crash
brings back twitch-based gameplay where a steady hand is just as important for
success as spot-on aim with a weapon.
. Level Editor – The first arcade shooter title to feature a Level Editor on PlayStation
Network, players can create their own planets to play and then upload for others to
enjoy.
. Single Player and Multiplayer Modes – Players can explore the 37 planets on their
own, or they can bring along some friends with fun multiplayer modes, including
local split-screen.
. HD vector graphics – Players will enjoy the advanced special effects in Gravity Crash,
including heat haze, refraction, light blurs and more.
. Thirty Seven Planets to Explore – Each planet presents a different objective and
obstacles to keep the arcade action fresh and to keep the player on their toes.

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