follow us:

Latest News

Join the Thieves Guild in upcoming Elder Scrolls Online DLC
A new DLC pack for Elder Scrolls Online lets players join the iconic Thieves Guild. It's time to make the pockets across Tamriel a little lighter. ... [read more]
New trailer gives you a behind the scenes look at Unravel
With the release of Unravel, the indie 2D platformer with the adorable character made of yarn, in just a few weeks, EA unveiled a new trailer with more info about the gameplay. ... [read more]
Far Cry Primal story revealed in new trailer
A new video for FarCry Primal is available and shows what lies ahead for our hero, Takkar. Massive hunting grounds showcase the new wildlife and enemies that inhabit the ecosystem of Oros. It is up to you to defend your people from the enemy tribes and find your place in thi... [read more]

Latest Articles

Your safe space doesn't belong in my competitive game
Whether it’s trash talking or teabagging, some people are looking for a nicer online experience. Guess what? We’re not in elementary school anymore. This is digital dodgeball and players like me are aiming for your head. ... [read more]
Smite Preview: Hey look at me, I'm playing a MOBA on my console
There's no doubt that the top two MOBA games are DotA 2 and League of Legends, and with the control layout for those games, it's unlikely we'll see those games make the jump to the consoles. However, Smite, the third-person perspective MOBA game and arguably the third most p... [read more]
It doesn't matter how you get your Gjallarhorn
Destiny has seen its share of ups and downs. From the amazingly unbalanced Vex Mythoclast Fusion Rifle to its poor story, players have had plenty of reasons to trash the game. And now, the ultimate storm of garbage has landed. The Destiny community lost its mind when the Gja... [read more]

Latest Reviews

Undertale Review: An 8-bit RPG with a twist
Toby Fox first made himself known to the public with his ROM hack, “Press the B Button, Stupid!” for an Earthbound Halloween Pack back in 2008. With the help of artist Temmie Chang, he created a game that will take you back in time with its 8-bit look, music and turn-bas... [read more]
Batman: Arkham Knight Review: A fitting end for the Dark Knight
Rocksteady Studios did the unthinkable in 2009 by making a game based on a comic an actual GOTY contender. The follow-up, Arkham City, continued the pattern of quality and faithfulness to the comic making for another great game. To finish off the series, Rocksteady is back w... [read more]
Heroes of the Storm Review: The WoW of MOBAs is here
MOBAs are becoming more and more common as the competitive arena of choice. League of Legends and DotA changed the face of eSports by putting the new genre in the spotlight. Blizzard has entered the fray with their answer in the form of Heroes of the Storm.... [read more]

Latest Videos

Top 10 Hardest NES Games of All-Time
The NES was a console that had a huge library that had some of the most notoriously difficult games of all time. 8-Bit Eric counts down the Top 10 Hardest NES Games of All-Time. ... [read more]
8-Bit Eric Review: Yoshi's Woolly World
8-Bit Eric reviews the woolly adventure of Yoshi in Yoshi's Woolly World. ... [read more]
8-Bit Eric Review: Citizens of Earth Review (Wii U)
Remember Earthbound? Well, Citizens of Earth is like Earthbound, but not really. 8-Bit Eric explains why. ... [read more]
Playstation Blog details PS Vita launch and day one games
Posted on December 23, 2011 by

We are two months away from the North American launch of the PS Vita and SCEA’s director of hardware marketing John Koller made a couple of announcements regarding it on the Playstation blog. First up on the post are the games for the Vita. There will be 25 games that will be launching alongside the PS Vita that will range between the prices of $9.99 to $49.99. The games, available as download and retail are as follows, starting with the Sony first party games:

  • Escape Plan (PSN Only), 
  • Hot Shots Golf: World Invitational, 
  • Hustle Kings (PSN Only), 
  • Little Deviants, 
  • ModNation Racers: Road Trip, 
  • Super StarDust Delta (PSN only), 
  • UNCHARTED: Golden Abyss, 
  • wipEout 2048, 

The second set of games are games from third party partners and will also launch alongside the Vita:

  • Army Corps of Hell- Square Enix, 
  • Asphalt Injection- Ubisoft, 
  • BEN10 GALACTIC RACING- D3 Publisher of America, 
  • Blazblue: Continuum Shift EXTEND- Aksys Games, 
  • Dungeon Hunter Alliance- Ubisoft, 
  • F1 2011- Codemasters, 
  • EA SPORTS FIFA Soccer- Electronic Arts, 
  • Lumines Electronic Symphony- Ubisoft, 
  • Michael Jackson: The Experience- Ubisoft, 
  • Plants vs. Zombies (PSN)- SOE, 
  • Rayman Origins- Ubisoft, 
  • Shinobido 2: Revenge of Zen- Namco Bandai, 
  • Tales of Space: Mutants Blobs (PSN)- Drinkbox Studios, 
  • Touch My Katamari- Namco Bandai, 
  • Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3- Capcom, 
  • Virtua Tennis 4: World Tour Edition- SEGA, 

In addition to these 25 launch games, there will be 10 launch window titles that will release a month or so after the Vita. Those games are as follows:

  • Gravity Rush, 
  • MLB 12 The Show, 
  • Reality Fighters, 
  • Unit 13, 
  • LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7- WB Interactive, 
  • Disgaea 3: Absence of Detention- NIS America, 
  • NINJA GAIDEN SIGMA PLUS- Tecmo Koei, 
  • Ridge Racer- Namco Bandai, 
  • Silent Hill Book of Memories- Konami, 
  • Supremacy MMA: Unrestricted- 505 Games

If you were one of the many that took advantage of getting the First Edition Bundle and were worried that you were just going to get one game, Sony has took that into consideration and will be releasing the games at the same time as the First Edition. For those not wanting the First Edition, Sony also listed the prices of accessories that will be available for sale. Those are as follows:

Product Name

MSRP

4 GB Memory Card

$19.99

8 GB Memory Card

$29.99

16 GB Memory Card

$59.99

32 GB Memory Card

$99.99

Starter Kit with Memory Card

$39.99

In-Ear Headset

$19.99

Carrying Case

$19.99

Travel Pouch

$19.99

Protective Film (2 pack)

$9.99

Card Case

$5.99

Cradle

$19.99

Portable Charger

$49.99

AC Adaptor

$14.99

Car Adaptor

$14.99

USB Cable

$14.99

 

From the looks of it, not only are a majority of the North American launch titles match what I have predicted to be in an article about the Japanese Vita lineup a few months back, but this will be the largest game lineup for a console, both home and portable. The memory sticks, also, seem to be priced fairly well with the 32GB at $100. My only question is, will we see the same services that were offered in Japan, here in the US. Like will we see a dedicated Twiiter app, Facebook app, a Youtube app or will we be able to stream our gameplay? Either way, I might just be one of the many who will be picking up a PS Vita come February 22 with one of those games and a 16GB memory card. 

Source: Playstation Blog

What's your most anticipated game for February?

Project X Zone 2
Fire Emblem Fates
XCOM 2
Dying Light: The Following
Mighty No. 9
Unravel
Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare 2
Megadimension Neptunia VII
Firewatch
Far Cry Primal
View Results - View Comments

Podcast


Catching up with Koretzky


Wii U starting at $299 and launching on Nov. 18th in the U.S.

Level 5 reveal four new games at Vision 2013 event

Namco releases launch trailer for Tales of Symphonia Chronicles

Other Gaming News From The Web