| 81% |
22 October 2015
Single-player video game
| PlayStation Vita, PlayStation 4, Xbox One|
Arc System Works, Sony Interactive Entertainment, Atlus, Rising Star Games, Mindscape
Music video game, Rhythm game
Arc System Works games, Music video games, Other games
Superbeat: Xonic (Korean: 슈퍼비트: 소닉, stylized as SUPERBEAT: XONiC) is a 2015 rhythm game for the PlayStation Vita developed by Nurijoy, a company formed by former employees of Pentavision. The game is published by Sony Computer Entertainment Korea in South Korea, Arc System Works in Japan, PM Studios in conjunction with Acttil in North America, and by Rising Star Games in Europe with a release date of Q4 2015 worldwide. It is considered a spiritual successor to the DJMax music game series and its gameplay is based on the 2014 arcade game Beatcraft Cyclon, also made by Nurijoy.
Superbeat: Xonic Wikipedia
The gameplay of Superbeat: Xonic consists of tapping notes to the beat of a song, either with the PlayStation Vita's face buttons or touchscreen. Modes, in order of difficulty, include 4 TRAX mode, 6 TRAX, and 6 TRAX FX. When selecting any mode, 3 tracks are played in succession and the player's performance is evaluated at the end. Local scores can be uploaded to a global online leaderboard if connected to the internet.
Superbeat features over 50 different tracks from a variety of genres, including soulful house, RnB, indie pop, progressive metal, and big beat and many more, and will include a collection of original music from producers such as 3rd Coast, ND Lee, Tsukasa and others.
The World Tour mode consists of a series of missions that are unlocked as the player advances in level. Each mission requires the player to play one or more songs while accomplishing certain goals. The missions are set in fourteen nightclubs located across the world:Sirena (Maresias, Brazil)
Octagon (Seoul, South Korea)
Fabric (London, United Kingdom)
Space (Ibiza, Spain)
Myst (Taipei, Taiwan)
Womb (Tokyo, Japan)
Duel Beat (Pozzuoli, Italy)
Watergate (Berlin, Germany)
Avalon (Hollywood, United States)
Rex (Paris, France)
Route 66 (Bangkok, Thailand)
Kama Sutra (Bali, Indonesia)
Babyface (Beijing, China)
Superbeat: Xonic was first publicly announced in March 2015, with a western release later confirmed in June 2015. The game's North American publisher, PM Studios, was previously involved with the release of DJMax Fever. According to CEO Michael Yum, the decision to release the game on the Vita platform was based on fan feedback. The game is compatible with the PlayStation TV.