VITA Reviews

Debate team deathmatch – Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc

by 10 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 10 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 11 months 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 1 year 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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Don’t let your feathers get ruffled — Rocketbirds: Hardboiled Chicken PS Vita Review

by 2 years ago

It’s hard these days to set yourself apart in the world of 2D platformers.  You need to have some quirk that sets it apart.  In Rocketbirds: Hardboiled Chicken, the evil …

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Did anyone ask for this game? Because I sure didn’t — Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 Plus review

by 2 years ago

Before I start my review, I'd like to begin with a little context. Ninja Gaiden Sigma Plus, the Vita port of Ninja Gaiden Sigma (an enhanced port of Ninja Gaiden …

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