Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: PS Vita

(PS Vita Review) Dragon’s Crown

(PS Vita Review) Dragon’s Crown

” … another feather in Vanillaware’s crowded cap.”

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PS Vita Reviews

PlayStation 4 to be playable at Comic-Con International 2013

PlayStation 4 (System) Announcement - Picture 7

The PlayStation 4 is still several months away, but next week, Comic-Con attendees will be able to get some hands-on time with the system. In addition to being able to check out some new peripherals, including the camera and headset, gamers will be able to try three titles for themselves at SCEA’s booth (#301): #DriveClub, Knack, and Octodad: Dadliest Catch. There will also be demos of five PS3 games, including Beyond: Two Souls and Diablo III, 10 PS Mobile games, and six PS Vita games on display, detailed below, as well as staff to help attendees make their way around each title. Some gamer-centric panels were also detailed, including a The Last of US signing and another discussing Telltale’s Walking Dead series.

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Convention, PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation 4 News, PlayStation Vita News

Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster Limited Edition bonus announced

Square Enix has announced a Limited Edition version of Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster for everyone who pre-orders a copy. The premium set comes with special packaging and a 24-page art book that is filled with commentary from the original development teams as well as a message from producer Yoshinori Kitase. It was also revealed that a 30-minute audio drama from scenario writer Kazueshige Nojima will be included as part of the end-game credits, and that there will be cross-platform support between the PS3 and PS Vita. A dozen new screens and a new comparison video were also released.

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PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation Vita News

Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc announced for PS Vita

DanganRonpa Trigger Happy Havoc (PS Vita) Announcement - Screenshot 1

NIS has announced another title bound for PS Vita in 2014, DanganRonpa: Trigger Happy Havoc. Originally released in 2010 for PSP, the investigative mystery title put players in Hope’s Peak Academy, a prestigious school turned into a violent prison. As Makoto Naegi, players must discover the identity of a murderous bear named Monokuma, who has trapped the students and promised freedom to those who can murder a classmate without getting caught. Monokuma serves as the judge and jury in mock trials in which Makato must confront students with the evidence he gathered to discover the guilty party behind the latest murder.

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PlayStation Vita News

NIS bringing Demon Gaze to North America in 2014

Demon Gaze (PS Vita) NA Announcement - Screenshot 1

NIS will be bringing some dungeon-crawling action to the PS Vita next year with Demon Gaze. The Experience, Inc.-developed title will feature the journey of Oz, a young adventurer who awakes to find himself in the cursed, labyrinth-filled land of Misred. Setting out in this strange new land, Oz must track down artifacts, recruit allies, and uncover (sweet) loot in an RPG sporting five different races, eight classes, and subclass support.

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PlayStation Vita News

Muramasa Rebirth ships to retail for PS Vita

Muramasa Rebirth (PS Vita) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Muramasa Rebirth, an enhanced re-release of Vanillaware’s 2009 Wii action-RPG, has shipped to retail for PS Vita. In Muramasa, players must scour Japan for the 108 demon blades, searching in the east as the ninja Kisuke and in the west as the possessed princess Momohime. The PS Vita version features updated visuals, two modes of play (hack-and-slash and traditional), and access to upcoming character and scenario downloadable content.

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PlayStation Vita News

Hotline Miami launches on PSN for PS3, PS Vita

Dennaton might have just revealed Hotline Miami 2, but that doesn’t mean that the original is ready to pack it in. Publisher Devolver Digital has announced that Hotline Miami, with its bizarre animal masks, 30-plus weapon arsenal, and 20 violent missions, has launched on PSN for PS3 and PS Vita for $9.99. The PSN version supports cross-save and buy, as well as adds trophies, leaderboards for each level, the new Russell Mask, which changes the colors to black and white, and a touch lock-on aiming system for PS Vita.

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PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation Vita News

E3 2013: Sony details PS4 price and policies, plus PS3 and PS Vita

PlayStation 4 (System) E3 2013 Announcement - System 2

I think it’s safe to say that Sony surprised quite a few people, including us, during their E3 2013 conference. The event covered a wide variety of topics, including cloud gaming, PS4, PS Plus, and PS Vita, and how each works within the Sony ecosystem. For starters, the PS4 will have no restrictions regarding used games, no online authentication requirement, and will launch this holiday season for $399.99. PS Plus will function as it does now, with game giveaways and special discounts, but it will also be required to play games online; however, it will not be required for streaming media from such services as Hulu and Netflix.

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Limbo launches on PSN for PS3 and PS Vita, supports cross-buy

Limbo (360, PC, PS3, PS Vita) PSN Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Limbo, Playdead’s stylish puzzle-platformer, has launched on PSN for PS Vita. Originally released in 2010 for 360, Limbo follows a young boy as he searches for his sister in a dreary world filled with monsters and environmental hazards. The PS Vita version is available for $14.99 and supports cross-buy, which means that the download also comes with a version for PS3 at no additional cost.

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PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation Vita News

Dragon’s Crown gets new launch promo, free Voice Pack DLC

Dragon's Crown (PS3, PS Vita) Free DLC Promo Announcement - Screenshot 1

Atlus has announced that Vanillaware’s upcoming beat ‘em up Dragon’s Crown will come with free launch DLC. The pack will replace the original narrator with one of the six characters—Amazon, Dwarf, Elf, Fighter, Sorceress, or Wizard—depending on the player’s preference. The pack is free only for the first month, after which it will cost $1.99 to download.

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