Vita Reviews

Site Upgrade: Explaining All the New Features and Changes

As I’m sure all of you have noticed, a lot of changes were made to the site recently.  So, I figured it would be prudent and appropriate to detail these changes and explain what each section is for and why some things look the way that they do. First of all, thanks to the funded …

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Star Wars: The Force Unleashed Review

Title: Star Wars: The Force UnleashedDeveloper: Lucas Arts Entertainment (Publisher)Game Type: PlayStation PortableDownload: 1.0 GBNA Availability: Digital DownloadEU Availability: Digital DownloadPSTV Support: Yes With the Star Wars holiday last week, I’ve made it my personal mission to get plenty of throw-back reviews going for the Star Wars games that are available on the PS Vita.  Since these are newly-compatible as direct downloads …

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Rayman Legends Review

Title: Rayman LegendsDeveloper: UbisoftGame Type: PlayStation VitaDownload: 1.0 GBNA Availability: Digital Download | RetailEU Availability: Digital Download | RetailPSTV Support: No The genre of side-scrolling platform games has been around for a very long time.  Since the age of the NES and even earlier, this genre has been around and has only gained popularity since then.  When thinking about the genre, gamers …

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Star Wars The Clone Wars: Republic Heroes Review

Title: Star Wars The Clone Wars Republic HeroesDeveloper: Lucas Arts Entertainment (Publisher)Game Type: PlayStation PortableDownload: 1.0 GBNA Availability: Digital DownloadEU Availability: Currently UnavailablePSTV Support: Yes It is officially Star Wars week with May 4th as Star Wars Day, so all of you gamers should have spent this week, playing Star Wars games and watching Star Wars movies and TV shows.  Be it …

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God of War: Ghost of Sparta Review

Title: God of War: Ghost of SpartaDeveloper: Santa Monica StudiosGame Type: PlayStation PortableDownload: 1.1 GBNA Availability: Digital DownloadEU Availability: Digital DownloadPSTV Support: Yes Many of Sony Computer Entertainment’s ongoing first-party franchises are developed on Western shores.  There are a lot of Sony franchises out there in general that are still exclusive to Sony, but how many of those franchises are still going?  Legend …

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Sayonara Umihara Kawase Plus Review

  Title: Sayonara Umihara Kawase +Developer: Agatsuma EntertainmentGame Type: PlayStation VitaDownload: 433 MBNA Availability: Digital DownloadEU Availability: Digital Download (Starting April 30, 2015)PSTV Support: Yes Puzzle Platformer games have been around in the game industry for a long time.  Games that use puzzle elements as well as platform elements to give you stages or areas to go through in very specific ways.  They …

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Shovel Knight Review + Video Review

  Title: Shovel KnightDeveloper: Yacht Club GamesGame Type: PlayStation VitaDownload: 137 MBNA Availability: Digital DownloadEU Availability: Digital DownloadPSTV Support: Yes Retro games is a breed of games that is often experimented on in the indie world.  Retro games, in essence, are games that are made to play very similar to older games.  They are games meant to not straight-up copy older games, letter …

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Medieval Defenders Review

Title: Medieval DefendersDeveloper: 8 Floor GamesGame Type: PlayStation VitaDownload: 80 MBNA Availability: Digital DownloadEU Availability: Digital DownloadPSTV Support: No Tower Defense has been a genre of games growing in popularity over the past 25 years. Ever since Atari launched the first tower defense game back in 1990, the genre has slowly grown and evolved over the years. While it was scarce back …

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Dead Nation Review + Video Review

  Title: Dead NationDeveloper: Housemarque, Sony Computer EntertainmentGame Type: PlayStation VitaDownload: 1.8 GBNA Availability: Digital DownloadEU Availability: Digital DownloadPSTV Support: Yes Zombies have been a large and popular theme in media for decades.  Ever since the dawn of Romero with Night of the Living Dead back in 1968, there has been an ever-growing craze with the idea of the zombie apocalypse.  It …

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Element4l Review

Title: Element4lDeveloper: i-IllusionsGame Type: PlayStation VitaDownload: 444 MBNA Availability: Digital DownloadEU Availability: Digital DownloadPSTV Support: No There are a lot of puzzle games that are coming out on the PlayStation Vita in the form of indie games as well as other games.  Thinking back on games that require you to think, a few come to mind.  Some of the puzzlers that I have …

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