27w ago - Sony Product Planning & Platform Software Innovation Director Don Mesa announced that Toro's Friend Network and Paint Park Plus are out tomorrow on PS Vita!
Below are the details, to quote: As we mentioned back in February, we have plenty of new applications on the way to PS Vita, and we're here today to talk more about what's coming your way soon for your favorite handheld.
First off, we're really excited to bring you Toro's Friend Network, PS Vita's first social gaming application, which you can try for yourself tomorrow when PSN updates.
Toro's Friend Network is free to download, and offers you the ability to connect with your existing friends on Twitter and Facebook, as well as giving you the opportunity to meet new friends on PSN.
In addition to taking part in activities, such as building a town and adventuring into the Friend Dungeon to unlock new items, you'll be able to purchase hundreds of items to personalize your experience, like new outfits for your avatar, ability enhancements, and new name card designs.
Check out the trailer below to get an idea of how Toro's Friend Network can connect you and your gaming buddies in a new unique way.
86w ago - Sony Product Manager Mayumi Donovan has announced today that Paint Park, Treasure Park and Wake Up Club are coming to PS Vita for free!
To quote: PlayStation Vita owners can look forward to a trio of free applications to help you make the most of the handheld console's unique features, the first of which will be available to download this week, on April 18.
Turning the PS Vita's impressive 5" OLED screen into a sketch pad, Paint Park is fun for beginners and expert artists alike.
Using PS Vita's touchscreen to make and share drawings; you can doodle, sketch and scribble quickly and easily with the virtual markers and on-screen colour palette.
The PS Vita's front and rear cameras can play a part too, as you can take pictures and add your own creative imaginings to them.
Simple and fun Paint Park can also be a socially rewarding as users can share their work and even compete with up to five friends in the online multiplayer via the Ad Hoc mode.
This summer we'll be releasing Treasure Park, an application that allows you to create your own puzzles to challenge your friends with. It's a great way to connect with friends and other PS Vita users, as you can use the near application and 3G to find puzzles to play and share your own, wherever you are.