Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: PS Vita

Hatoful Boyfriend: Holiday Star lands on PSN for PS4, PS Vita

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Hatoful Boyfriend: Holiday Star is spreading its wings of love today for PS4 and PS Vita. Mediatonic is sending players back to St. Pigeonations as the only human girl at a school populated by birds. In addition to meeting new students, a few old friends return for another semester. Before everyone can enjoy the holidays, however, players must get to the heart of a mystery centered on the school.


PlayStation 4 News, PlayStation Vita News

Hatoful Boyfriend: Holiday Star out for PC, next week for PS4, PS Vita

Hatoful Boyfriend HB (PC, PS4, PS Vita) PC Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Love is in the air with the release of Hatoful Boyfriend: Holiday Star for PC. Mediatonic’s latest re-enrolls players in St. Pigeonations as the only human girl on campus joined by all of the birds from the original game. The holiday season is bringing more than a sense of joy, however, as a sinister mystery begins to take shape. Players will need to get to the bottom of things before it all runs … afowl.


PC News, PlayStation 4 News, PlayStation Vita News

Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: India, Russia dated for early 2016

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The Assassin’s Creed Chronicles trilogy will be wrapping up on February 9, according to Ubisoft. Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: India will go live on January 12 for PC, PS4, and Xbox One, and Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: Russia on February 9. All three episodes will be bundled together in Assassin’s Creed Chronicles Trilogy Pack, which will also be available on February 9 digitally for PC, PS4, and Xbox One and in retail for PS4 and Xbox One. A PS Vita version is slated for April 5. Episodes are standalone but linked narratively, and can be purchased separately for $9.99.


PC News, PlayStation 4 News, Xbox One News

Double Fine announces new Psychonauts, Full Throttle Remastered

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More out of this year’s PlayStation Experience, this time from Double Fine. The studio has revealed that Psychonauts will be returning as a PlayStation VR game, Psychonauts in the Rhombus of Ruin. The sequel will continue immediately after the original, finishing the cliffhanger that’s been hanging for many, many years. Note that this is a different game from Psychonauts 2, which is currently being crowdfunded. Rhombus of Ruin will serve as the link between Psychonauts 1 and 2. Full Throttle Remastered was also revealed. Similar to the recent Grim Fandango Remastered, the upcoming re-release will feature new artwork, high-res backgrounds and animation, commentary tracks, and more.


PC News, PlayStation 4 News, PlayStation Vita News

Acttil bringing new dungeon crawler to PS Vita, Ray Gigant

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Acttil has announced that they will be bringing a new dungeon-crawler to PS Vita next spring, Ray Gigant. Developed by Experience Inc., the studio behind Demon Gaze and Operation Abyss: New Tokyo Legacy, and published in Japan by Bandai Namco, the upcoming adventure will put players in the shoes of three different characters. The trio offer different points of view as each attempts to save the world from the Gigants and their minions, and by the end, their three journeys will converge as they cross paths. Gigants are massive creatures the size of skyscrapers that are rampaging across the planet, and to defeat them, the characters will have to grow stronger through the evolve tree system and utilize a rhythm-based battle system to add extra damage to their attacks.


PlayStation Vita News

Odin Sphere Leifthrasir gets Storybook Edition for PS4, extra for all

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Atlus has announced a Storybook Edition for Vanillasoftware’s Odin Sphere Leifthrasir. The $79.99 limited edition will be exclusive to PS4 and come packed with a 64-page hardcover art book with work by George Kamitani and Vanillaware, a soon-to-be-revealed art print, a potion recipe t-shirt, a metal slipcase for the game, and an outer box. Standard version buyers won’t be completely left out, as those will come bundled with a 64-page softcover art book. A release window was also revealed: spring 2016.


PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation 4 News, PlayStation Vita News

Zero Escape 3 officially titled Zero Time Dilemma

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Aksys Games has revealed that the sequel to Spike Chunsoft’s Zero Escape 3 has been officially titled Zero Time Dilemma. As with Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors and Virtue’s Last Reward, players will once again need to navigate a series of puzzles and difficult moral decisions in order to survive a gruesome death and uncover the truth behind their confinement. Series creator Kotaro Uchikoshi is once again heading up development.


3DS, PlayStation Vita News

Persona 4: Dancing All Night gets Hatsune Miku DLC, songs, more

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Atlus has released the penultimate DLC set for Persona 4: Dancing All Night. Three downloads are on offer: Hatsune Miku’s version of Heaven (ATOLS Remix), playable in Solo Dance; the Persona 4 Golden Animation Set, which includes two tracks; and the Nanako costume set. Info on upcoming download plans can be found here on the official site.


DLC, PlayStation Vita News

New story trailer released for Sword Art Online: Lost Song

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Bandai Namco has released a new trailer for Sword Art Online: Lost Song. The latest video offers a quick look at the story and premiered at New York Comic Con 2015. The follow-up to last year’s Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment for PS Vita will feature an original storyline set within the follow-up VRMMORPG, ALfheim Online.


PlayStation 4 News, PlayStation Vita News

Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax out now for PS3, PS Vita

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Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax, the latest 2D fighter from Ecole and French Bread, is now available for PS3 and PS Vita. The crossover release from Sega features a roster of characters from across the Dengeki Bunko imprint, including Sword Art Online, Accel World, Durarara!!, A Certain Magical Index, and Oreimo. Fourteen primary characters are joined by 23 assist characters from over 20 series. Sega got in on the action as well and contributed some of their properties, including characters from Virtua Fighter and stages from Sonic and Virtual On. Launch copies also come with a soundtrack.


PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation Vita News