15w ago - Abstraction Games Creative Director Tj'ien Twijnstra confirmed today that Gunslugs is coming soon to PS Vita.
Below are the details, to quote: Hi everyone, I'm Tj'ien, creative director at Abstraction Games, and I'm more than excited to tell you that we'll be bringing Orange Pixel's highly addictive, retro-inspired, side-scrolling roguelike Gunslugs to PS Vita.
We came into contact with Gunslugs' creator Pascal Bestebroer - "indie game developer extraordinaire" - through the nice people at Sony Computer Entertainment, who suggested he get in touch with us after they were amazed by the work we did on Hotline Miami for PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita.
We were tremendously honored to be referred by Sony and we were thrilled to be working with Pascal as he has created so many great, retro-inspired gems, that we felt we had no other choice than to jump onboard straightaway.
After we had worked on Knytt Underground and Hotline Miami, we're all really excited about the tremendous potential of the PS Vita and its unique input systems.
But the more traditional, natural feeling of the physical buttons, combined with the amazing OLED display, make the idea of bringing Gunslugs over a no-brainer from our perspective. In fact,...
23w ago - Sony Product Planning & Platform Software Innovation Director Don Mesa announced today that the PS Vita Indie Games category is now live on PSN.
To quote: PlayStation 3 owners have been enjoying the Indie Games category we introduced on the PlayStation Store last month, and we're happy to announce that the category is now available on PS Vita as well.
This will help PS Vita owners discover the latest indie games, and as you can see in the video above, there are a wide variety of games available today as well as many that will hit the store soon.
Kicking off the category is the launch of Hotline Miami, now available on PS Vita and PlayStation 3. And in the coming months, PS Vita owners will get to enjoy a wealth of fantastic indie games including Spelunky, Terraria, Flower, Luftrausers, Hohokum, Counter-Spy, and many more as we highlighted at our E3 booth.
In fact, there are over 50 indie titles currently in development for PS Vita, with more on the way!
Of course, PS Vita's "Indie Games" category is already loaded with indie favorites including LIMBO, Guacamelee!, Sound Shapes, Machinarium, and Thomas Was Alone. In total, we'll have 53 indie games in this category at launch. Now is the perfect time to catch up on any titles you may have missed.
24w ago - Sony European Product Manager Mayumi Donovan unveiled a PS Vita Mega Pack today, which includes 10 games and an 8GB memory card.
To quote: There's a whole world of gaming to experience on PS Vita, so where do you start? Well, we have good news for you - we're releasing the Mega Pack - 10 great games packaged on an 8GB memory card.
Available on 21st June, priced at €39.99 (RRP) it's a great value way to download and enjoy a selection of 10 games straight away - and better yet, pick up an 8GB memory card for you to store them all on.
31w ago - Fallen Tree Games Art Director Lewis Boadle revealed today that Quell Memento is sliding to PS Vita soon!
To quote: In developing Quell Memento for PS Vita, we realized that the project was first started 20 years ago!
You see, the game prototype was originally created on an Amstrad CPC computer, way back in 1993! Having said that, it was very different back then - it was called "Last of the Smileys" and was a lot more 8-bit in style.
As we set about improving the game for a modern release, we knew that we wanted to have a much more unique visual style. After much discussion, we decided upon a gentle old-fashioned look, in part because we read that the human brain is more intelligent when it is relaxed.
Quell Memento is intended to feel familiar, and to evoke feelings of nostalgia. After all, a game called Memento is always going to be about memories!
For this reason, we wanted all the elements to be recognizable from the real world (water droplets, pearls and roses, for example). This would mean, we felt, that the player is able to establish the rules of play quickly, because they know that a pearl is valuable, or that a thorn will likely burst a droplet.
We also decided that the puzzles would be set within an old abandoned house. What could...
36w ago - 505 Games Producer David Welch has confirmed today that indie adventure Terraria is coming to PlayStation Vita.
To quote: Your voices have been heard, and it's my great pleasure to announce that after much discussion the teams at 505 Games, Engine Software, and Re-Logic have decided to continue our exciting journey together and bring Terraria to PS Vita!
That's right, folks - Terraria will be available to play anytime, anywhere. It's almost like we never sleep!
Ever since we announced that Terraria was coming to PS3, we've been overwhelmed by requests for a Vita version. We're tremendous fans of the PS Vita system, and with its touch controls, dual analog sticks, gorgeous display, and robust online features, it seemed like a natural fit. PS Vita is a great platform for digital games in particular, and we couldn't be more excited to be a part of it.
For those who haven't heard of Terraria, it's a sandbox adventure in the style of our favorite "Metroidvania" games - an indie darling on PC that has gathered an impassioned community and sold over two million copies.
As a sandbox game, it has all the endless possibilities you've come to expect - you can build with dozens of blocks and craft hundreds of items - yet it's unique in how easy it is to pick up...