playstation vita

New JRPGs For Vita Make Me Unreasonably Happy

Between PS1 Classics and newer games like Persona 4 Golden, the unheralded PlayStation Vita has become an essential beast for JRPG fans and today brings news of more cool Japanese stuff for western gamers.

The Vita Gets A Sweet-Looking New Action Game

Video: Freedom Wars, announced for Japan last year, is heading to the West at some point in 2014. Sony announced the news on its YouTube channel alongside this new trailer (above) for the upcoming Vita game, which lets you team up with other players to take down monsters and shoot your way through prison colonies. Looks neat.

Here's A Game You Can't Judge By Its Graphics

When I sat down at a park bench in the Yerba Buena gardens by the Game Developers Conference last week to play a build of Road Not Taken – a game named after the Robert Frost poem — my initial thought was that it seemed too adorable to say anything particularly deep. Like say, commenting on the inability to lead a perfect life. Or regret.

Trippy Game Gets Trippy, Interactive Trailer

Video: Metrico — which charmed the heck out of me when I saw it at PAX Prime last year — offers a small glimpse at the gameplay and design sensibilities inside its infographic, puzzle-heavy world. There’s a bit more about the upcoming Vita release at the official PlayStation blog.

Helldivers Is Proof That Friendly Fire Can Be A Wonderful Thing

The creators of Magicka have never made a console game before, but their first — Helldivers — is one hell of a doozy. The chaotic co-op charm of Magicka never quite felt right on a gamepad, but with Helldivers, Arrowhead Game Studios hits that mark hard.

48% Of PlayStation Vita Games Sales Are Digital

The PlayStation Vita is a complicated console. Is it successful? Is it in need of rescue. One thing is for sure, it’s an interesting experiment. IGN has reported that 48% of game sales on the PlayStation Vita have been digital. An incredible number.

She'll Make Your PlayStation Vita Virtually Sing

Today, Sega announced a March release for the portable version of Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA f. The PlayStation 3 version, released in North America last year, was one of my top 10 games of 2013. This one is just like that, only with a touch screen. Joy!

People Mistakenly Sent A Free Vita, Then Threatened With Legal Action

A retailer in the UK has accidentally sent some customers a free PlayStation Vita. And is now resorting to some heavy methods in an attempt to get them back.

PS4 Remote Play, Put To The Test

The PlayStation 4′s Remote Play functionality might be one of the system’s coolest features, at least in theory: the idea of being able to switch between the big screen and the Vita for just about any game is undeniably appealing to a ton of people — especially the ones who share their televisions with loved ones or other nuisances.

The Vita Gets A Slick New JRPG Today

The PlayStation Vita needs more games like Ys: Memories of Celceta, a Falcom-developed action-RPG that comes out today for Sony’s portable system.