Vita News


Galak-Z trailer urges pilots to survive

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 16, 2014 3:00pm PDT

17-bit Studios has released a new trailer for Galak-Z: The Dimensional, showing off their incredible survival rate and urging its players not to die.


Galak-Z aiming for early fall release on PS4

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 15, 2014 3:15pm PDT

Developer 17-bit is looking to release Galak-Z: The Dimensional during a late summer/early fall window on PS4, before releasing the game on Vita and PC.


"This game looked great at Pax East. I'll definitely be picking this one up."

- Gwyndion see all 6 comments

Rain World is a 'survival platformer' for Vita & PC

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 15, 2014 1:45pm PDT

Rain World is "a survival platformer" set in an abandoned industrial environment. The world has been ravaged and intense rains make life as we know...


Nuclear Throne adds co-op multiplayer

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 15, 2014 11:15am PDT

Vlambeer's roguelike, Nuclear Throne, is getting two-player co-op, because the apocalypse is better with friends.


"Got a free key for Nuclear Throne at PAX East. It's a lot of fun. So far I've gotten to 4-1."

- Goncyn see all 5 comments

No Heroes Allowed: No Puzzles Either brings free-to-play Badman to Vita today

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 15, 2014 9:15am PDT

Badman, the anti-hero protagonist of the PSP games What Did I Do To Deserve This, My Lord?! and its sequels, is heading to Vita today. Called "No Heroes Allowed: No Puzzles Either!," the game strays from the original premise quite a bit. Apparently, it's a match-3 puzzle gam...


Killzone Mercenary adds bots to multiplayer with paid DLC

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 15, 2014 8:00am PDT

Bots have finally come to Killzone Mercenary's multiplayer mode. However, you'll have to pay for the feature if you'd like to access it.


PlayStation Vita Pets gets Android and iOS demo

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 14, 2014 5:00pm PDT

Sony's upcoming PlayStation Vita Pets is more-than-a-little-inspired by Nintendogs. But, Sony's doing something Nintendo has never done before: releasing a demo version of their game on mobile.


"What an odd marketing tactic. Assuming they have part, or even all, of the game engine up and ..."

- daggot see all 4 comments

Backgammon and Chess coming to PS4 tomorrow

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 14, 2014 2:00pm PDT

Ah, the next-generation. It's time to harass the power of the newest consoles with... backgammon. If that's not exciting enough for you, how about chess?


"Damn auto-correct! (Even though I wrote this on a PC... Clearly, my bad. Thanks for catching!)"

- AndrewYoon see all 7 comments

Dead Nation coming to Vita tomorrow

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 14, 2014 12:30pm PDT

Dead Nation, the zombie-themed shooter from Resogun and Super Stardust developer Housemarque, is coming to Vita tomorrow.


"Maybe this will be better on the vita then it was on the ps4."

- davecrazy see all 3 comments

Soul Sacrifice Delta, Freedom Wars & Oreshika: three new JRPGs coming to Vita

By Steve Watts, Apr 14, 2014 9:30am PDT

Sony has announced three Japanese Vita RPGs that are coming to North America soon: Soul Sacrifice Delta, Freedom Wars, and Oreshika: Tainted Bloodlines.


BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma hits Vita on June 24

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 13, 2014 2:00pm PDT

BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma's Vita version has been given a release date and will hit the Sony handheld on June 24.


New releases for April 14-20

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 13, 2014 9:00am PDT

If you're playing Final Fantasy XIV on PS3, this is the week to finally move over to PS4, as Square Enix's MMO makes the jump to next-gen this Tuesday. If trying (and failing) to make daring motorcycle jumps is more your thing, Trials Fusion will ride in this week on console...


The Game Atelier make their games free to promote Flying Hamster 2

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 11, 2014 5:00pm PDT

The Game Atelier's Flying Hamster became a surprise hit, downloaded over 1.7 million times ever since its humble debut on PSP back in 2010. The French studio wants to make a sequel-of-sorts, and is turning to Kickstarter to make their game real.


Mercenary Kings & Curses 'n Chaos coming to Vita

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 11, 2014 10:30am PDT

We quite enjoyed Mercenary Kings, calling it "a charming retro throwback" in our review. While it's currently available on PC and PS4, it's moving to the handheld platform where every indie game seemingly ends up: Vita.


Ethan: Meteor Hunter gets touchy on Vita on April 15

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 11, 2014 8:30am PDT

Seavan Studio's Ethan: Meteor Hunter is a physics-based puzzle-platformer that has players freeze time and move around objects around at will. It's now coming to Vita with touch-screen support.


"The grab hand thing looks fun, and they seem to do physics pretty well. But I dont have a vita."

- threeup see all 2 comments