Kevin McCann, Director of Development at Tiki Games has announced that NovaStrike has been approved by SCEA and will be hitting the PlayStation Network in today’s PlayStation Store update.
In his post on the Official PlayStation Blog, McCann writes:
"NovaStrike is going to be the first self-published game available on PSN so we’re pretty pleased with that. I’d also like to thank SCEA for all their assistance in making that possible. For you gamers that might understandably not mean much, but for any independent developers that are currently developing a title for PSN or thinking about doing it – we’re proof that you can self-publish a game on PSN."
”I suppose I should probably give a little overview of the game now. NovaStrike is a free-roaming top-down arcade shooter where you’re flying an advanced fighter and combating the Draelus invasion. Yes, aliens are pretty single-minded in that regard. Airborne enemies consist of fighters, aces, kamikazes, bombers and capital ships, and you’ll also need to deal with enemy ground installations."
"Fortunately the ship you’re flying – the Scythe – can acquire and upgrade weapons over time. And there are nine weapons total, each with three additional upgrade states, to aid you in sending the Draelus to the great beyond."
So for those of you, who enjoy classic top-down shooters, check out NovaStrike when it hits the PSN later today.