Daily Archives: February 22, 2012

Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 bashes its way onto PS Vita

Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3 (360, PS3, Vita) PS Vita Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

The Vita is getting in on the brawling action early with the launch of Capcom’s Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3. The updated re-release includes the new on- and offline Heroes & Heralds mode, available today as a downloadable update; eight new stages; a tweaked fighting system; 12 new fighters (six for each side); and a six-player Spectator Mode. The Vita version also includes touch screen controls, a Near-only Gold Herald color option, and the ability to fight and share replays anywhere via wi-fi. Also, any DLC purchased for the PlayStation 3 version can be shared with the handheld version.

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DLC, PlayStation Vita News

Alan Wake’s American Nightmare finds way to Live Arcade

Alan Wake (360, PC) Alan Wake American Nightmare DLC Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

It’s time to face down The Dark’s latest creation, Wake’s serial-killer doppelganger Mr. Scratch, in Alan Wake’s American Nightmare. The download-only standalone spin-off is now available for 1200 MS Points on Live Arcade. American Nightmare features a single-player storyline inspired by the game’s Twilight Zone-esque Night Springs TV show as well as a new arcade mode. Wake will have to fight for the life of his wife, and his own, against Mr. Scratch, while the Horde-style Fight till Dawn mode will pit him against increasingly difficult waves of enemies.

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DLC, Xbox 360 News

Plants vs. Zombies now available for PS Vita

Plants vs. Zombies (360, Android, DS, Mac, PC, PS3, Vita) PS Vita Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Plants and zombies, forever enemies. The war between flora and the undead continues on the PS Vita with the release of PopCap Games’ Plants vs. Zombies. The new handheld version will support the system’s touchscreen and motion sensors, as well as sport five game modes, 20 minigames, 18 puzzle games, and 10 survival games.

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PlayStation Vita News

Sony launches PlayStation Vita in North America and Latin America

PlayStation Vita (PSV) Launch Announcement - Header

The PS Vita, successor to the PlayStation Portable, is now available. The system comes in two versions, a $249.99 Wi-Fi model and a $299.99 3G/Wi-Fi model. The system features an OLED front touch screen and rear touch pad, dual analog …

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PlayStation Vita News