It’s a quality selection of games, but they’re not exactly heavy hitters.
The PlayStation Vita is something of an oddity—a pricy, powerful portable gaming console adrift in a sea of smartphones, touchscreen controls, and inexpensive app-store games. All the same, we have a fondness for Sony’s beefy handheld, and the many unusual games you can play on it.
Axiom Verge is finally coming to Vita on April 19. If you already own the PlayStation 4 version of the Metroid-inspired action game, it’s free.
There’s a new Fate game! It’s called Fate/Extella and is headed to the PS Vita and PS4 in Japan. This week’s Famitsu will have more details.
The Romancing SaGa 2 remake has a release date in Japan. It’s heading to iOS, Android, and PlayStation Vita on March 24 for 2,200 yen (US$19.45).
The HD version of Tim Schafer’s classic time-traveling adventure game, Day of the Tentacle, hits PC in exactly two weeks, on March 22.
The PlayStation Vita TV (aka PlayStation TV) launched in Japan back in November 2013. Today, via AV Watch, Sony confirmed that it will cease shipping the hardware (in Japan, at least) at the end of February. That’s today.
Here’s what you’re getting if you’re a PlayStation Plus subscriber.
Hitman GO, the mobile, Hitman-themed strategy game, is coming to PC, PS4, and PS Vita next Tuesday. Launching as the “Definitive Edition,” it’ll feature full Steamworks integration on PC and cross-buy/cross-save on PS4 and Vita, with upgraded visuals and all updates from the mobile version intact.
A newly released Vita update is preventing some users from accessing the PlayStation Store on Sony’s spunky little handheld. It’s also draining some people’s batteries. Good times all around.
This week, the biggest selling video game in Japan is for the PS Vita. While the handheld seems to be on its last legs in the west, here in Japan, it’s doing pretty well.
Another month, another batch of games for PlayStation Plus.
Although Mighty No. 9, the Megaman-like, crowdfunded platformer, was originally expected in April 2015, its release date was first moved to September 15, then to February 9 of this year. This latest delay shifts the date to spring 2016. At the earliest.
Stoic Games is a tiny developer. While their Viking-inspired strategy game The Banner Saga became a hit, they didn’t have the bandwidth to port it themselves, so they found another studio to handle the game coming to PS4, Xbox One, and Vita. Unfortunately, that studio went bankrupt.
What was the hottest game in Japan last year? Do you know? Let’s find out! Right now, even.
Sony’s finally announced its PlayStation Plus lineup for next month, and it’s coming with some pretty great games.
Ready for more Gundam Breaker? Well, that’s exactly what you’ll get, then. Today, Namco Bandai announced Gundam Breaker 3 for PS4 and PS Vita. It’ll go on sale next year in Japan. no word yet about an international release.
The Attack on Titan game has a release window for Japan. It’s heading to the PS Vita, PS3, and PS4 next February. No word yet about its release outside the country.