25w ago - Sony PlayStation Digital Platforms Community Manager Morgan Haro is here with this weeks PS Plus content updates, which include Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward free for members.
To quote: It's been quite a month for PlayStation Plus members. As we look back at the eight(!) games that were announced to arrive free for members in June, we've delivered seven of them including XCOM: Enemy Unknown, Deus Ex: Human Revolution, Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception, and more.
This week, we're happy to tie a bow on June and bring you Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward on PS Vita, free for PS Plus members. We've got some discounts for you as well, including one on PS3: new release Pool Nation. Check out the full story below, and let us know what you think in the comments.
June 25th PlayStation Plus Update
Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward (PS Vita)
PSN Price: $34.99, Free for PS Plus members
Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward is a suspense-driven visual novel/puzzle game and spiritual sequel to the hit, 999. Zero has kidnapped nine people and placed them in a warehouse to play the deadly Nonary Game. These seemingly nine strangers have bracelets that will kill them if they don't play the game correctly.
62w ago - Director of Production Frank "Bo" DeWindt at Aksys Games has announced that Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward is hitting PS Vita alongside a PSN demo arriving today.
To quote: This is Frank "Bo" deWindt II of Aksys Games, but you can all call me Bo. We have a demo coming today for our upcoming PS Vita title, Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward!
For those who aren't already familiar with the Zero Escape series, Virtue's Last Reward is a sequel to the critically acclaimed Zero Escape: Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors, which came out in November 2010 and received glowing accolades from IGN, as well as amazing reviews from Destructoid and Nintendo Power, among others.
Virtue's Last Reward is a visual novel-style game with puzzle elements that traps college student Sigma, a mysterious young woman named Phi, and seven other strangers in a game of life and death.
They are forced to take part in a game known as the Nonary Game: Ambidex Edition, which will place their lives on the line as they try to escape and discover the truth about why they're there in the first place.
As a visual novel, Virtue's Last Reward delves heavily into story, characterization, and reading in general. However, this is balanced by the...