PS Vita exclusive OlliOlli by Roll 7 has been given an official release date by director Tom Hegarty. The indie game will be coming to the PS Vita in North America on January 21st 2014, followed by a European release the following day, on January 22nd 2014. Pricing for the title won’t be revealed until launch, and there won’t be a playable demo for the game, however.
A new video for the PS Vita TV device has been released for the Japanese market. The video showcases some of the features for the device, including the ability to play a game on the PS Vita and then continue playing it on the PS Vita TV by moving the Game card and memory card over to the device.
MediaMolecule, developers of LittleBigPlanet and upcoming PS Vita title Tearaway, have released a new behind-the-scenes video talking about the game’s world, story and music. The video features Rex Crowle, Lead Creator for the game; Kenny Young, Head of Audio; and James Spafford, Community Manager, talk about the various aspects of the game.
Sony has confirmed that a sequel to Gravity Rush (or Gravity Daze as it’s known in Japan) is coming to the PS Vita, but the teaser trailer doesn’t actually refer to the game as Gravity Rush 2. The teaser trailer doesn’t reveal much about the game, except that it’s being developed by Team Gravity, presumabely an internal devision at SCE Japan Studio.
Revolution Software has confirmed that Broken Sword: The Serpent’s Curse is coming to the PS Vita later this year, among other platforms. The title is the first Broken Sword adventure in six year, and has been backed by over 15,000 kickstarters to fund the development of the game.
Sony’s Gamescom press conference focused on new games coming to the PS4, PS3 and PS Vita, and with so many announcements to make, previously announced games didn’t get much stage time. However, it doesn’t mean Sony has forgotten about these titles – in fact, a new trailer for Tearaway has been released.
Telltale Games have released a launch trailer for their PlayStation Vita port of the their The Walking Dead game, which is releasing in North America today, and presumably in Europe tomorrow. The PS Vita version of the game includes new touch controls and includes all of the Season One episodes and the 400 Days DLC pack.
The PS Vita is getting it’s own Pet simulator called the original PlayStation Vita Pets, but will actually focus on dogs. The game is being developed by UK-based Spiral House, who’s assisted on many key PS3 titles, including MotorStorm and LittleBigPlanet, and developed EyePet and EyePet Adventures for PSP.
Media Molecule have released a new gameplay trailer for their upcoming PS Vita title Tearaway. The new trailer showcases how players can use the PS Vita’s controls to play the game, including the console’s rear touch pad. The game will be releasing in October, but you can pre-order it now and grab yourself some bonuses at the same time.
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.