It’s exciting times indeed and the PlayStation Vita is officially released, along with a fantastic launch lineup! On the PS3 side I’m sure lots of you are excited to try out Twisted Metal. What games are you picking up this week?
|Grand Slam Tennis 2
EA SPORTS Grand Slam Tennis 2 is the ulitmate tennis experience, featuring all four Grand Slam championships and Wimbledon. Players can experience the thrill of serving up aces on Wimbledon’s prestigious Centre Court, hitting cross-court winners on the clay courts of the French Open, play under the bright lights at the U.S. Open or work on your serve and volley game at the Australian Open.
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|House of the Dead III
Defy the undead with shotgun in hand as you explore a post-apocalyptic wasteland of unrelenting terror in The House of the Dead III. Fans of the series will thrill to an abundance of 3D gore, time-sensitive gameplay, and a wide variety of branching paths. Gamers take out wave after wave of horrific zombies as they travel different routes and advance the story line, uncovering new secrets and hidden areas along the way.1 3 8
Welcome to Kung Fusion! Whip up your favorite pseudo-arguably-Asian-inspired dishes and meet the new waiter Harry in Order Up!!, the exciting follow-up to the hit game that lets you run your own restaurant. The Playstation 3 version is built to give PlayStation Move owners added access to this crazy game. The game also features split-screen cooperative and turn-based competitive multi-player, as well as new gameplay features, new high-res visuals and lighting, a new restaurant, and much more for players to discover.
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High atop his penthouse office, a mysterious ringleader named Calypso lords over the contest of vehicle combat known as Twisted Metal. He returns again to host the ultimate contest of skill and destruction. Contestants have been chosen to compete and, should they emerge victorious, win whatever prize their heart desires.1 5 5 29
|UFC: Undisputed 3
UFC Undisputed 3 is the 2012 installment in the critically acclaimed and best-selling mixed martial arts (MMA) video game franchise based on the Ultimate Fighting Championship. The game marks takes players inside the virtual Octagon with extensive focus on intense toe-to-toe combat, impressive visual presentation and significantly increased accessibility, including the introduction of PRIDE Mode, two new weight classes and an impressive playable roster of more than 150 UFC fighters.
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|Worms: Ultimate Mayhem
Worms: Ultimate Mayhem is a souped-up, re-vamped, high-definition re-imagining of Worms 3D and Worms 4: Mayhem, bringing both games together in one incredibly over-stuffed, over-the-top package. The game includes 60 missions, 38 weapons and 12 graphical themes, as well as full online play for up to four players.
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Asphalt Injection offers pure arcade racing at its finest with collectibles, crashes, jumps, shortcuts and nitro for thrilling races. Master the Career Mode which features 10 different types of events, and over 100 races. Discover new social features and share your best performances with your friends; or enjoy multiplayer modes both locally and online with up to 8 players.
|Hot Shots Golf: World Invitational
Hot Shots Golf: World Invitational offers a completely new way to play Hot Shots Golf! The over-the-top golf franchise is back with a bag full of PlayStation Vita system features. Never leave the golf course with non-stop challenges from friends or bitter rivals. Add to that new PlayStation Vita system specific functions that enable you to better prepare each shot from tee to green.
|Hustle Kings Vita
Hustle Kings features a career mode as well as various trick shot and tournament modes. The game also features online play, allowing the player to compete against other players over the PlayStation Network.
|Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Vita
In Ultimate Marvel Vs. Capcom 3, fill the shoes of legendary characters from both the Marvel and Capcom Universes –including massively popular characters such as Ryu, Wolverine, Iron Man, and Morrigan, as well as fan favorites such as Trish from Devil May Cry and the wise-cracking Deadpool. They all come to you battle in a living comic book art style powered by Capcom’s MT Framework.
|Uncharted: Golden Abyss
Uncover the dark secret behind the 400-year-old massacre of a Spanish expedition as Nathan Drake follows the murderous trail of an ancient and secret Spanish sect in Uncharted: Golden Abyss. Caught in the middle of a rivalry between Jason Dante — his old friend — and Marisa Chase — the granddaughter of an archaeologist who has mysteriously vanished without a trace — Nathan Drake races into the treacherous river basins, undiscovered temple ruins and karst caverns of Central America in search of a legendary lost city, only to find himself pushed to the edge of the Golden Abyss.
|Virtua Tennis 4 Vita
Virtua Tennis 4 is the third sequel to Sega’s tennis game franchise, Virtua Tennis. The game allows the player to step into the shoes of some of the world’s most famous tennis players – or use the camera to turn himself into a character. Aside from online play with social dimensions (friend chats, stat-sharing, challenges etc.), there is also a game mode called «Touch Versus Match», which enables multiplayer on a single system.
|BlazBlue Continuum Shift Extend
BlazBlue is a high definition 2D fighter from the makers of Guilty Gear. Players throughout the world can participate in online matches, or enjoy the immense story mode featuring individual stories for each character. This is a second edition of the Continuum Shift arcade expansion edition (which originally added two new characters: Tsubaki and Hazama.) For Continuum Shift Extend, the character Valkenhayn R. Hellsing is now a playable character.
Get ready to experience the thrill and speed of anti-gravity racing as the original hyper velocity racing game, Wipeout 2048, is back and completely rebuilt for the the next-generation PlayStation handheld. Rebuilt exclusively for the intuitive game handling of a touch interface, motion active tilt, and voice activated controls, players can race against anyone anytime (including PS3 players) with up to 8 players simultaneously and compete for first place within the online leaderboards.
|ModNation Racers: Road Trip
ModNation Racers is a thoroughly fresh take on classic kart racing that empowers the player to personalize their entire game. Players can express themselves by creating their own Mod character, styling their own racing kart and even building — in just minutes — an imaginative track that can be shared with the rest of the PlayStation community via the free PlayStation Network service. Modnation Racers for Vita brings endless hours of Kart racing to players fingertips, where creativity rules on and off the track.
|Lumines Electronic Symphony
Shine on with this PlayStation Vita entry into the popular puzzler franchise. Lumines: Electronic Symphony marks the return of Q Entertainment’s landmark puzzle series, bringing together addictive block-dropping puzzle action, an all-new 3D graphics engine, and some of the most significant names in electronic music history.
|Dungeon Hunter: Alliance Vita
Create your hero and push evil back to the depths of hell and squash the destructive ambitions of a tyrannical Queen who was once your beloved! Dungeon Hunter: Alliance is the first action RPG for PS Vita that immerses you in the heart of a unique online multiplayer experience. It has all the ingredients for a great role-playing game: choose your class, optimize your hero’s development by assigning experience points to the attributes of your choice, and equip him with the best armor!
|Michael Jackson: The Experience HD Vita
He is the legendary King of Pop! In Michael Jackson: The Experience HD, players step into the shoes of Michael Jackson himself and re-live his most iconic performances through their own singing and dancing. The game includes the most famous tracks from Michael Jackson’s extensive catalog such as Beat It and Billie Jean, as well as an array of his awe-inspiring dance moves for players to learn and emulate within the game. Additionally, fans can sing along and test their vocal skills while immersed in the performance.
|Rayman Origins Vita
In Rayman Origins the Glade of Dreams is overrun by nefurrious Darktoons, the Fairy Council hastily invokes Rayman to save the day. To help him, Rayman teams up with his best friend, Globox, and two crafty wizards, the Teensies. Together, the world’s most hilarious team of heroes will need to restore peace to the Glade or watch as their beloved home vanishes like a bad dream…
EA Sports’ FIFA Soccer on PS Vita gives you the same physics-based, data driven technology that powers FIFA gameplay on home consoles. Take part in eight different game modes, including 11 vs. 11, Tournament Mode with over 50 real-world competitions, a full in-depth Career Mode, and compete online with Head-to-Head matches against your friends and gamers around the world. Create custom online leagues with your friends and compare your online performance with global and friend focused leader boards.
|F1 2011 Vita
In F1 2011 players will be challenged to ‘be the driver, live the life, go compete,’ with wide-ranging technical and gameplay advancements on and off the track.
|Super Stardust Delta
The Super StarDust franchise blasts its way into players’ hands with Super StarDust Delta. With brand-new features made specifically for VITA, players can access an arsenal of weapons with the VITA’s touch control screen, including freezing time, unleashing missiles, creating black holes, and crush attacks. Players can also tilt the screen to view beyond the horizon and shake the VITA to create a devastating Shockwave attack.
|Ben 10: Galactic Racing Vita
The first kart racing game set in the popular BEN 10 universe and based on the hit Cartoon Network TV series features Ben and his alien friends competing in an over-the-top, galactic grand prix race through a variety of tracks on five different planets! Compete for the best times in the high-speed grand prix modes or engage in four-player multiplayer mayhem!
|Army Corps of Hell
Defeated in battle, the King of Hell is stripped of his powers and is banished from his throne. In Army Corps of Hell, burned to a meager corpse, the dethroned king uses the last of his strength to take command of a corps of weak-minded goblins. He commands his ragtag army of bloodthirsty goblins as he fights through Hell to reclaim his throne, destroying his enemies and looting their corpses for equipment along the way.