Killzone Mercenary is heading to the PS Vita this September, Guerrilla has revealed. You’ll be able to pick up the portable FPS in Europe from September 4th 2013, and September 6th in the UK. In addition, Guerrilla has also revealed details on the exclusive content you’ll get for pre-ordering your copy of the game, as well as releasing a new trailer.
Grip Games, the developer behind 5-in-1 Arcade Hits, The Impossible Game and Foosball 2012, are working on a new title for the PS3 and PS Vita: Atomic Ninjas, and will be headed to both consoles later this year. The game is a 2.5D multiplayer platformer with ninjas, where you control super-powered ninjas in frantic online matches against other players.
Ratchet And Clank: QForce finally arrived on the PS Vita next week, after it was delayed for some time back in February. The official release date for the game was revealed earlier today, pegging the release date for May 22nd 2013. For those that bought the PS3 version of the game, the PS Vita version will be available to download for free after next week’s PlayStation Store update.
Lots of new PS Vita and PS Mobile games are available on the PlayStation Store in Europe this week, along with new downloadable content. Velocity Ultra for the PS Vita has been added to the Instant Game Collection too, letting PlayStation Plus subscribers to download the game for free, or it can be purchased for £6.49/€7.99.
Sony has revealed that only 1.8 million PS Vita units have been sold world wide, as of March 31st 2013. The information was revealed in a Sony earnings call following the company’s annual earnings report this week, and was picked up by GameTrailers. The figures are very disappointing, considering the Vita has been available for over a year now.
Shahid Ahmad, Senior Business Development Manager at SCEE, has revealed that there’s “an amazing big title” coming to the PlayStation Vita via twitter. Although no details were revealed, he clarified in a second tweet that the title is not a indie game, and that players will be hooked to the game for “hours a day.”
Media Molecule has revealed details on the exclusive bonus content you’ll get for pre-ordering your copy of Tearaway for PS Vita. The game will be available in two different pre-order packages, available from participating retailers: The Jukebox Pack and The Special Delivery Pack. The game will be releasing in stores and on the PlayStation Store on October 23rd 2013.
Sony Europe has released the PlayStation Network chart for content downloaded in April 2013, revealing the top downloaded content on the PS Vita and PSP. The most downloaded PS Vita title was Guacamelee!, followed by Urban Trial Freestyle, which has dropped to number 2. New title Soul Sacrifice debuts on the chart at number 5, while AR Play title Table Mini Golf enters the chart at number 6.
A very light update to the European PlayStation Store this week, as only a handful of new content has been added. Nun Attack is available for just £1.99 / €2.49, and new PlayStation Plus content is available too. Sine Mora has been added to the Instant Game Collection, and you can also find new DLC content too.
Sony is making it even easier for people to become PlayStation Mobile developers, by removing any existing barriers. Sony has decided to waive the $99 publisher license fee for PlayStation Mobile, which means you can bring your games to PlayStation Vita or any PlayStation-certified device free of cost. Once your gave has been developed, you can get it onto the PlayStation Store and give it away for free, or sell it to gamers.