There’s a new roguelite platformer, Scourgebringer, that just arrived on Playstation 4 and Vita…yes, we said Vita. You might have heard Sony had plans to shut down the digital market, but they changed their mind a week later. They probably held off the handheld’s execution date so this specific game could be released on it properly. “Oh right, ScourgeBringer.”
Approximately three weeks ago, Sony made the announcement that it was shutting down their digital marketplace for Playstation 3, Playstation Vits and PSP games this summer. PSP was to go down July 2, and PS3 and Vita would have their plugs pulled August 27. Any games purchased prior to that deadline would still be downloadable from the user’s account, but there would be no buying anything new from that point forward.
The tug of war continues between manufacturers, who want their products to be disposable, and consumers, who want their products to last as long as possible. A report is making the rounds that Sony has plans to turn off the digital marketplace for Playstation 3, PSP and PS Vita this summer. According to the report, the PS3 and PSP servers will shut off July 2, followed by the silence of the Vita servers August 27. Sony has not officially announced these plans.
We know when Battle Princess Madelyn is coming out! Casual Bit Games’ long-in-development sidescroller will at last be ours December 6.
Sony today confirmed their plans to cease production on the Playstation Vita in Japan sometime next year. Japan remains the only location where the woeful handheld is still produced — the US and European versions went out of circulation years ago.
Musynx just got even more accessible! The musical rhythm game was first released on phones, and then on Switch….and as of this week, now on Playstation 4 and PS Vita! In Musynx, bars progress toward you at a steady pace and hitting them composes snappy tunes. Keep up with the rhythm and create some great melodies! The game can be adjusted for beginners or skilled players.
Limited Run Games performs a great service to mankind by printing physical editions of digital games that might otherwise face eventual deletion from the universe. Ordinarily they keep their release schedule to their chest, until today: the company revealed a ton of upcoming releases on the way during their first-ever E3 presentation, broadcast on Twitch in hilariously low-budget fashion (greenscreened people on a CGI stage with a literal cardboard audience).
Remember Axiom Verge? It’s a sidescrolling exploration game heavily inspired by Metroid that won the hearts of critics everywhere in 2015. It’s a game so good, you could buy it twice. Now you should give that thought serious consideration, as a version for your shelf will be released soon.
Today, developers FuturLab and BadLand Games signed a deal to release the extremely popular and multiple award-winning game Velocity 2X for the PlayStation 4 and PS Vita as boxed editions. If you don’t recall, Velocity 2X made a big impact when it released in 2014. So, for it to come to the PS4 and Vita proves just how serious the developers are about showing the game off again.
Koei Tecmo America officially announced this week the upcoming release of Dynasty Warriors: Godseekers. The latest installment of the Dynasty Warriors franchise is a tactic-style epic game that’s set in the Dynasty Warriors universe. It will arrive on January 31 for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita. You can also check out a new trailer for the game in the player below.
IGN recently spoke to former Sony Computer Entertainment of America CEO, Jack Tretton, who was candid in his thoughts of the problems for the PlayStation Vita, Sony’s handheld PlayStation console. During a recent edition of IGN Unfiltered, Tretton voiced his thoughts that the device came out too late.
Aksys Games and Arc System officially announced this week that BlazBlue: Central Fiction will get its North American release later this November. Additional a special bundle is available now for fans called the HORI Fighting Bundle. Central Fiction will be available physically and digitally for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3. The new game features a new story mode, new characters, levels, modes, and system mechanics. The roster features over 33 fighters total.