VITA Reviews

More than one way to skin a monster – Toukiden: The Age of Demons review

by 10 months ago

I've never understood the appeal of monster hunting. Generally I prefer my RPG's with deep plots and rich characters rather than a focus on battles and collecting, which is why …

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Don’t forget your past — Ys Memories of Celceta Review

by 11 months ago

When most gamers make a list of the most popular console RPGs, the Ys series would be towards the bottom of the list. While several games in the Ys series …

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Debate team deathmatch – Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc

by 11 months ago

Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc takes great pride in slowly unravelling its twisted, sadistic narrative. You play as Makoto Naegi, a high school student lucky enough to get accepted to Hope’s …

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Free-to-play with a price

by 12 months ago

Somewhere in the course of history, we all decided that games needed to be shorter. Modern games tend to slot somewhere between eight and ten hours to complete, but only …

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Tearaway is a papercraft marvel

by 1 year ago

It’s official: Media Molecule is much more than just “the LittleBigPlanet studio.” Tearaway is host to a wonderful world of paper. Everything here -- from the sky and the clouds …

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Not quite worth the purse – Real Boxing review

by 1 year ago

Real Boxing, while fun, is a game that ultimately suffers an identity crisis. Light RPG elements are mixed with a relatively shallow combat mechanic and task you to master timing, …

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Legends in safe hands – Rayman Legends Vita review

by 1 year ago

Rayman Legends is one of the best platforming experiences in years. From its charming presentation to its fluid controls, this game will have you entertained for hours on end and …

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It’s dangerous to go alone – Killzone: Mercenary review

by 1 year ago

It’s an awesome concept: Take the standard dichotomy of the Killzone universe - ISA vs Helghast - and turn it on its head, inserting unbiased mercenaries catering only to the …

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Everybody was KickBeat fighting! — KickBeat review

by 1 year ago

When you look at Zen Studios, they have been known for making pinball machine simulations.  While these machines were their own creations, they felt like they were actual machines that …

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Feels like home – The Walking Dead and 400 Days Vita review

by 1 year ago

One of the most unexpectedly impressive titles in gaming history, Telltale Games’ episodic adventure series The Walking Dead won the acclaim of fans and critics alike in 2012. It earned …

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Monster blunder — Soul Sacrifice review

by 2 years ago

I tried to like Soul Sacrifice. I really did. It has a lot of great ideas -- some weirder than others -- but it takes more than some crafty gimmicks …

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It doesn’t get any better than brawlers, babes, and ninjas — Dead or Alive 5+ Review

by 2 years ago

I was fortunate enough to play on an Xbox before it was released, and the game used to highlight its capabilities was Dead or Alive 3. That game was the …

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